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Ohtani's MLB-best 35th HR lifts Angels past Twins 6-2

Jul. 25, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 35th home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Sunday. Ohtani, who had two hits, lasered a line drive into the right-field seats for a solo homer in the sixth inning that broke a 2-all...

Mack Motzko, 20, son of Minn. hockey coach, dies after crash

Jul. 25, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The 20-year-old son of Minnesota hockey coach Bob Motzko has died of injuries from a car crash, after the speeding vehicle he was riding in went off the road in a Minneapolis suburb. Mack Motzko, who played junior hockey last season, died at a...

Wildfire warning issued for 9 counties in Minnesota

Jul. 25, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A wildfire warning has been issued for areas of north-central and northeast Minnesota, the National Weather Service said Sunday. The alert is due to extreme fire risk conditions in the counties of Aitkin, Beltrami, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching,...

Minnesota United edges Portland 2-1, Gasper scores

Jul. 24, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Chase Gasper scored once and Minnesota United secured a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers on Saturday. Felipe Mora gave the Timbers (6-7-1) a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute, assisted by Dairon Asprilla. Gasper put United (6-5-3) on the board in the...

Sandoval has no-hit bid end in 9th; Angels beat Twins 2-1

Jul. 24, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Patrick Sandoval knew history was within his grasp. The young Los Angeles Angels left-hander looked up at the scoreboard after every inning to confirm his work: no hits allowed. His teammates also let him know what was at stake, by staying as far away...

Angels' Sandoval loses no-hit try with 1 out in 9th vs Twins

Jul. 24, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Patrick Sandoval of the Los Angeles Angels has lost his no-hit bid with one out in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins. Twins rookie Brent Rooker hit a soft, opposite-field double just inside the right-field line for Minnesota's first hit. ...

Tringale shoots 66 to top crowded 3M Open leaderboard

Jul. 24, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The third round of the 3M Open was filled with shots into the rough and the water around the 18th green, and sometimes both. Cameron Tringale stayed out of trouble that so many others didn't Saturday — and took the lead into the final round. ...

Sheriff must stop blocking property used by pipeline foes

Jul. 24, 2021 10:29 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota district judge has issued a temporary restraining ordered against the Hubbard County sheriff, ruling that the county must stop obstructing access to a property used by opponents of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline project. The Star Tribune...

Homeownership study asks, 'Who owns the Twin Cities?"

Jul. 24, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new study found that between 2005 and 2020, the percentage of single family rentals increased by over 10% in North Minneapolis, Southeast Como and parts of St. Paul, with Southeast Como’s rentals changing due, in part, to an aging homeowner population and localized...

Twins overtake Angels 5-4 with rally in 8th inning

Jul. 24, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have transitioned into development mode in this disappointing season, having traded All-Star slugger Nelson Cruz in the first move of what could be a more significant sell-off. Nick Gordon and Ryan Jeffers took full advantage of...