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Sid Hartman is a sports columnist. He also can be heard weekdays on WCCO AM-830 at 6:40, 7:40 and 8:40 a.m.

Hartman: Twins hanging in there without key players

Manager Paul Molitor continues to piece together lineups and keep them competitive.

Hartman: Falvey says Twins are ready for current, future challenges

Injuries and player struggles are taking their toll on the 2018 campaign while big contract decisions loom this offseason. Through it all, Derek Falvey says the Twins are in good shape.

Hartman: Gophers' athletic success driven by women's teams, coaches

Great coaching hires have led to fine seasons and/or optimism for many women's teams.

Hartman: Molitor encouraged by Twins' progress

After a rough start to the 2018 season, Twins Manager Paul Molitor sees signs of improvement and a still-close AL Central race.

Sid's jottings

JOTTINGS • Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck said that while the team will have more depth this year, that doesn’t mean it will have…

Hartman: Escobar, Kepler fuel Twins offense

Escobar's versatility and production have kept him in the lineup; Kepler has improved vs. lefties.

Hartman: Vikings eager to put last season's sour ending behind

One of the areas where the Vikings will adjust is on the offensive line, and Mike Zimmer said they are expecting big things out of guard Nick Easton, who fractured his ankle in the second-to-last game of the regular season

Sid's Sunday jottings

JOTTINGS • Even with Jamal Crawford opting out of the final year of his contract, the Timberwolves are currently slated to pay nine players…

Hartman: Vikings GM Spielman swayed to draft Hughes by UCF coach

Rick Spielman's chats with Scott Frost led him to believe Central Florida's Mike Hughes was a value pick at the end of the first round.

Hartman: Twins play through errors, injuries

Manager Paul Molitor sees some positives with the Twins despite the team's recent 3-12 downswing.