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Wild Re-Sign Defenseman Marco Scandella

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Marco Scandella to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal on Monday. Scandella was eligible to be a restricted free agent, but the Wild locked the 23-year-old before he could hit the market. Scandella missed training camp in January because of a...
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Former Packers Donald Driver Draws Big Crowd for Charity Softball Game

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) – Former Packers receiver Donald Driver drew a sellout crowd of more than 9,000 fans Sunday for his annual charity softball game. “I was successful as I was because of the fans,” said Driver, who took over the game after the Packers traded Brett Favre. “This has always been such a...
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Twins Outfielder Receives Treatment on Knee

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham was out of the lineup against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday after receiving a cortisone shot in his balky left knee. The slugger had the shot after Saturday’s game, with the Twins scheduled for an off day Monday. Willingham and manager Ron Gardenhire said Sunday they...
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Fister, Hunter Lead Tigers Over Twins 5-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Doug Fister held Minnesota hitless until the sixth inning and Torii Hunter connected for his 300th career home run, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Twins 5-2 Sunday. Fister (6-4) didn’t allow a baserunner until walking Ryan Doumit with two outs in the fourth inning, then lost his no-hit bid when...
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