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Aug 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

Sports for Monday, August 25th

 

MLB: Tigers 13, Twins 4

Twins set a franchise record for most hits allowed in a four game series as the Tigers had 60 in the series

Yohan Pino was sent to Triple-A and will miss a few weeks with an elbow injury

Twins are off today before kicking off a 3 game series against the Royals

 

NBA:

The worst kept secret in the world was announced over the weekend. Kevin Love was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday in a 3 team deal. The Wolves get in return Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thadues Young.

 

High School Sports:

Football season is days away, the Metro Sports Commission will have Cathedral on 660AM Thursday night. The Tech Tigers will be on KNSI Friday night taking on the Sartell Sabres. 

 

College Football:

The Golden Gophers start their season Thursday when they host Eastern Illinois

St. Cloud State will go on the road September 4th to Mankato

Johnnies start their season at home September 6th when they host Wisconsin-River Falls

Cool note from Colorado State, their running back is 4 foot 1 and 53 pounds. His name is 9 year old Jack Miller who has brain tumors and has battled them for 6 years. Rams head coach Jim McElwain named Miller as an honorary captain. 

 

NFL:

Vikings looked good again over the weekend, taking down the Chiefs 30-12

They have to make the first round of cuts to 75 by Thursday afternoon

Vikings final preseason game is Thursday at the Titans

Vikings open up their season against the St. Louis Rams who lost Sam Bradford for the season over the weekend when he tore his ACL again.

 

Weird Note:

Algerian soccer player Albert Ebosse was killed after being hit in the head with a rock from the stands following his team's 2-1 loss. He actually scored the lone goal in his team's loss. He was hit and taken to the hospital where he died.

 

Tennis:

The US Open kicks off today, it will last until September 8th

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