The Bemidji American Legion baseball team swept the Legion from Alexandria yesterday, winning 7-0 and 9-1. Bemidji will host Moorhead on Wednesday at BSU's Security Insurance Field.
The Bemidji VFW baseball team traveled to Perham yesterday. Bemidji won 13-2 and 16-2 to sweep the doubleheader. Bemidji hosts Fergus Falls today at 6pm.
J.B. Shuck singled in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the White Sox topped the Twins 6-5 at U.S. Cellular Field. Fernando Abad took the loss for Minnesota. Robbie Grossman and Brian Dozier hit solo homers for the Twins. Eduardo Nunez went 2-for-4 with two RBI, including a game-tying single in the seventh.
The Minnesota Twins are welcoming the American League-leading Texas Rangers to Target Field tonight. Texas has an AL-best 51 wins. Ervin Santana starts for the Twins. The veteran right-hander is 2-and-7 with a 4.64 ERA this season. The Rangers are countering with lefty Martin Perez, who's 7-and-4 with a 3.44 ERA. First pitch at 7:10.
NBA free agency is underway. The free-agent negotiating period began at 11:01 p.m. last night. Teams can now talk contract numbers with players on the open market, although deals can't officially be signed until the league formally announces the new salary cap next week.
The Minnesota Wild are bringing back Tyler Graovac and Zac Dalpe. Graovac has signed a two-year, two-way contract, while Dalpe re-signed a one-year, two-way deal. Graovac and Dalpe each appeared in two games last season for the Wild.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer give up two hits in seven shutout innings, Victor Martinez hit three-run homers from both side of the plate and the Detroit Tigers rolled to a 10-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.Almirola edges Allgaier to win Xfinity race at Daytona
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Greg Chalmers birdied five of his last eight holes Friday to take a two-point lead in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour's only modified Stableford scoring event.Bears award QB Shaw off waivers from Browns
July 1, 2016, 8:45 pm
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have been awarded quarterback Connor Shaw off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.