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Mabrey has career-high 28, Wings hit 17 3s, beat Lynx 95-77

Jun. 19, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored a career-high 28 points and hit five of Dallas' franchise-record 17 3-pointers to help the Wings beat the Minnesota Lynx 95-77 on Saturday night. Mabrey shot 9 of 13 from the field and tied the club single-game record for...

Pepi’s 2nd-half goal lifts FC Dallas to 1-1 draw with Loons

Jun. 19, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ricardo Pepi scored the tying goal in the 68th minute and FC Dallas held on for a 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Saturday night. Ryan Hollingshead led Pepi into the penalty area with a well-placed pass and Pepi finished with a left-footed shot...

Twins take lead on consecutive wild pitches, top Rangers 3-2

Jun. 19, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are getting healthier and will take any break they can get as the two-time defending AL Central champions try to get out of last place in their division. A twofer in Texas on Saturday could end up being a boost. ...

Twins activate Buxton after lengthy absence for hip strain

Jun. 19, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was activated from the 10-day injured list for Saturday's game at the Texas Rangers after being sidelined since May 6 with a right hip strain. Buxton played in three games on a rehab assignment with...

Police: 5 people shot, wounded near University of Minnesota

Jun. 19, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police say five people were shot in the Dinkytown neighborhood Friday near the University of Minnesota. The Star Tribune reports just before midnight, police responded to a call of shots fired. Officers found three men and two women had suffered...

Police ID dismembered human remains found in Minneapolis

Jun. 19, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have identified the dismembered human remains found on Thursday in northeast Minneapolis. Police spokesman John Elder said Friday evening that they’ve identified the victim as 36-year-old Adam Richard Johnson, who is believed to have...

Man who brought baseball back to Brandon killed in crash

Jun. 19, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man responsible for bringing amateur baseball back to his hometown of Brandon has been killed in a vehicle crash in Minnesota. The Argus Leader reports 26-year-old Jacob Mulder was killed in a two-car automobile crash near Luverne, Minnesota...

Sheriff, pipeline opponents keep the peace at Enbridge site

Jun. 19, 2021 09:01 AM EDT

SOLWAY, Minn. (AP) — Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson spent a lot of time in the sun. By the time folks occupying the Fire Light camp finished their ceremonies and broke camp, his clean-shaven head was a bright shade of red. Despite a nasty sunburn and some...

UM dental school group looks to promote diversity, inclusion

Jun. 19, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new student group in the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is looking to continue the effort to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the school. The group, Better Together, hosted its first event on May 25, exactly one year after...

Twins' triple and 2 bases-loaded walks in 10th beat Texas

Jun. 19, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are starting to get comfortable in extra innings. Luis Arraez hit an RBI triple to start the Minnesota 10th and the Twins then drew two bases-loaded walks to beat the Texas Rangers 7-5 on Friday night in the opener of a...