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The Latest: Bucs Gronkowski returns from injury in 2nd half

Sep. 26, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:50 p.m. Tampa Bay tight end Rob Gronkowski has returned to the field for a late-third quarter drive as the Buccaneers try to rally back against the Los Angeles Rams. ...

Jansen, Springer homer, Blue Jays beat Twins, keep pressure

Sep. 26, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Danny Jansen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, George Springer also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 Sunday to maintain pressure in the AL wild-card race before heading to Toronto for their final homestand. Toronto will enter...

Democratic leaders: Conditions improving for Afghan refugees

Sep. 26, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

FORT McCOY, Wis. (AP) — Democratic congresswomen from Wisconsin and Minnesota said they are encouraged about conditions for Afghans currently housed at an western Wisconsin base, though some of the refugees raised question about trauma-based care and cultural issues. ...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 26, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Raymond Central def. Ashland-Greenwood, 25-17, 25-16, 25-18 Adams Central Tournament= Adams Central def. Centura, 25-15, 25-23 Broken Bow def. Boone Central, 25-9, 25-16 ...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 26, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley def. Menahga, 25-22, 25-23, 21-25 Minnehaha Academy def. West Lutheran, 25-21, 25-21, 21-25, 25-21 Watertown-Mayer def. Belle Plaine Apple Valley Invite= ...

Blue Jays beat Twins 6-1; stay 2 back in AL wild-card race

Sep. 26, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teoscar Hernández, Marcus Semien and George Springer homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays held their position in the playoff chase by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Saturday night. Robbie Ray (13-6) scattered three hits in six innings as the Blue Jays...

Lod, Finlay each score as Minnesota United beats Dynamo 2-0

Sep. 25, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Robin Lod scored the fastest goal in franchise history, Ethan Finlay also had a goal and Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Saturday night. Lod slipped behind the defense and put away a one-touch shot — off a pass by Franco Fragapane...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Kenyon-Wanamingo 28, Hayfield 14 Litchfield 50, St. Cloud Cathedral 20 Maple River 51, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 12 Murray County Central 73, St. James Area 0 ...

Underdog Bowling Green stuns Minnesota at homecoming, 14-10

Sep. 25, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Quarterback Matt McDonald ran for a pair of scores, and two late interceptions by the Bowling Green defense sealed the win as the Falcons shocked heavily-favored Minnesota, 14-10, on homecoming Saturday. The loss snapped Minnesota’s streak of 21...

1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting on St. Paul's East Side

Sep. 25, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — St. Paul police are investigating a shooting that killed one man and wounded another on the city’s East Side. The Star Tribune reported that just before 7 p.m. Friday, several 911 callers reported shots fired at a small apartment building in the...