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    The Timberwolves played on — and coached on — in Milwaukee on Tuesday night without Rick Adelman. While Adelman was away to attend a family funeral, top assistant Terry Porter returned to his hometown and …

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    28 Dec 11
  • Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, raises his hands in prayer at her grave to mark her death anniversary at the Bhutto family mausoleum in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, near Larkana December 26, 2011

    Pakistan’s embattled but defiant President Asif Ali Zardari used the fourth anniversary of the death of his wife Benazir Bhutto to ensure supporters he would not resign in the face of numerous crises building around him.

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    27 Dec 11
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    THE STORY: Minnesota will be playing its first true road game of the season when it opens its Big Ten schedule with a visit to No. 24 Illinois on Tuesday. The Golden Gophers completed non-conference …

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    27 Dec 11
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    Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and Eric Sugarman, the team’s head athletic trainer, said Monday that it’s realistic to expect Adrian Peterson to be back from a severe knee injury by the start of the 2012 …

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    27 Dec 11
  • Thunder 104, Wolves 100

    The Timberwolves began their 23rd season Monday night against Oklahoma City, the beginning of an opening stretch when they will play six of their first seven games at home. The NBA schedule makers sure didn’t …

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    27 Dec 11
  • hockey

    Defenseman Jan Hedja netted the game-winning goal and Ryan O’Reilly collected a goal and an assist as the Colorado Avalanche won on the road for the first time in over two months with a 4-2 …

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    27 Dec 11
  • A member of the clergy guides security forces through the scene of a car bomb explosion at St. Theresa Catholic Church at Madalla, Suleja, just outside Nigeria's capital Abuja, December 25, 2011. Islamist militant group Boko Haram said it planted bombs that exploded on Christmas Day at churches in Nigeria, one of which killed at least 27 people on the outskirts of the capital.

    Islamist militants set off bombs across Nigeria on Christmas Day – three targeting churches including one that killed at least 27 people – raising fears that they are trying to ignite sectarian civil war.

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    25 Dec 11
  • Twins and RHP Marquis agree to $3M, 1-year deal

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jason Marquis spent his entire 12-season career in the National League before becoming a free agent this offseason. With the Minnesota Twins in need of a fifth starter, he figured he’d give …

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    23 Dec 11