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Fletcher says Torchetti a serious coaching candidate, chemistry 'overblown'

Selecting a permanent coach is part of Chuck Fletcher's fix-it project for the Wild's offseason following this year's roller-coaster of a campaign.


Twins' rookie slugger Park adapts to high heat

Few pitchers in the Korea Baseball Organization, where Byung Ho Park hit 104 homers over the past two seasons, can hurl a fastball more than 90 mph.


Najarian, Goetz, Frazier among 9 top candidates in U AD search

Sources say a group of top candidates, consisting of interim AD Beth Goetz and eight men with Upper Midwest ties, has emerged.


Craig: Can Tunsil recover from draft drop like Vikings' Griffen did? + Video

Everson Griffen used his draft free fall six years ago as motivation to make his freakish size, speed and athleticism assets to become a valuable member of the Vikings.


Hartman: Spielman's draft record with Vikings should be admired + Video

The Vikings have fared well in the draft with Rick Spielman involved in the decisionmaking.


Rand: Usually, only one of the two 1-2 quarterbacks work out

This is the seventh time that quarterbacks have been drafted in the first two spots since 1967. Here's a look at how things have worked out.


Sano impressive at third base for Twins

Miguel Sano hasn't just occupied third base in his two starts there this week, he has thrived at the position.


Granlund, Coyle will continue to play both center and wing

Their versatility could go a long way for the Wild.


Worst Vikings draft picks? Take our quiz, test your knowledge

We've been testing your Vikings draft knowledge with our series of quizzes. Today's questions test your knowledge of some of the worst picks and decisions ever made by the team. How good is your knowledge of the bad stuff?


Champlin Park's John knows how badly Gophers fans want him

One day last summer, Champlin Park's Theo John walked out to his car and found it covered with maroon and gold décor – including streamers and stuffed Goldy Gophers.


Marlins' Dee Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

Reigning NL batting champion Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins says he unknowingly took the performance-enhancing drugs that led to his 80-game suspension, but he'll accept the penalty.


Harper Lee sent signed 'Mockingbird' editions to paralyzed hockey player Jablonski

"As private as she was, she had a big heart for someone like Jack."


Live Blog replay: Fans celebrate Treadwell; Wentz goes to Eagles

Our Live Blog captured reaction to the big stories of the first round of the NFL draft, with special focus on Laquon Treadwell coming to Minnesota and NDSU's Carson Wentz going to the Eagles.


Test your knowledge: Vikings late-round draft trivia

We've been testing your Vikings draft knowledge this week with our series of quizzes. Our final quiz is about picks made by the team in the late rounds. How many of these can you recall?


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