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Apr 24, 2014 at 4:52 am

Sports for Thursday, April 24th

 
MLB: Twins 6, Rays 4 F/12
- Chris Colabello had 4 RBI's. He has 26 on the season, which ties him with Kirby Puckett for most RBI's in the month of April for the Twins
- Sam Fuld made his Twin's debut in CF, he went 2-5 with a double and a RBI
- Twins vs. Rays 12:10pm: Ricky Nolasco (1-2) vs. Erik Bedard (0-0)
 
Other Headlines
- Yankees starter Michael Pineda (Pin-yay-da) was ejected in the 2nd inning when umpires found pine tar on his neck
 
NBA: First round of the playoffs
- Heat 101, Bobcats 97 (Miami leads series 2-0)
- Mavericks 113, Spurs 92 (series tied at 1-1)
- Blazers 112, Rockets 105 (Portland leads series 2-0)
 
Tonight's games:
- Pacers @ Hawks 6pm (series tied at 1-1)
- Thunder @ Grizzlies 7pm (series tied at 1-1)
- Clippers @ Warriors 9:30pm (series tied at 1-1)
 
NHL: Avalanche @ Wild, 8:30pm drop of the puck
- Wild LW Matt Cooke was suspended 7 games for a knee to knee hit in game 3
- This is Cooke's sixth suspension for player safety violations
 
Tonight's other games:
- Bruins @ Red Wings 7pm (Bruins lead series 2-1)
- Sharks @ Kings 9:30pm (Sharks lead series 3-0)
 
Last night's games:
- Blue Jackets 4, Penguins 3 (series tied at 2-2)
This is the 4th time in this series in which a team has blown a 3-1 lead
- Stars 4, Ducks 2 (series tied at 2-2)
- Blackhawks 4, Blues 3 OT (series tied at 2-2)
 
College Sports: (Men's baseball) 3rd ranked MSU Mankato swept a double header from 9th ranked SCSU, 3-1 and 12-2 on Wednesday
- The SCSU Huskies Men's baseball team will finally open their season at HOME this weekend against Bemidji State. Pat Dolan and the team have played 37 games on the road to open the season
 
NFL: All teams announced their season schedules, the Vikings schedule is posted on KNSIradio.com.
- Vikings only have one prime time game, at the Packers in week 5 on Thursday Night
- Jared Allen will return to Minnesota in the final week of the season with the Bears
- The opening game @ St. Louis is the furthest West the Vikings will go this season
- St. Louis is a 5 point favorite in week one against the Vikings
 
Vikings schedule

1 SEP 7 12:00PMCDT )  AT   RAMS

2 SEP 14 12:00PMCDT *    PATRIOTS

3 SEP 21 12:00PMCDT )  AT   SAINTS

4 SEP 28 12:00PMCDT )    FALCONS

5 OCT 2 7:25PMCDT *  ,  AT   PACKERS

6 OCT 12 12:00PMCDT )    LIONS

7 OCT 19 12:00PMCDT )  AT   BILLS

8 OCT 26 12:00PMCDT )  AT   BUCCANEERS

9 NOV 2 12:00PMCST )    REDSKINS

10 BYE

11 NOV 16 12:00PMCST )  AT   BEARS

12 NOV 23 12:00PMCST )    PACKERS

13 NOV 30 12:00PMCST )    PANTHERS

14 DEC 7 12:00PMCST *    JETS

15 DEC 14 12:00PMCST )  AT   LIONS

16 DEC 21 12:00PMCST )  AT   DOLPHINS

17 DEC 28 12:00PMCST )    BEARS

 

Other games of note:

- Season opening game is Packers @ Seahawks, a replay of the "Fail Mary" game

- Thanksgiving games: Bears @ Lions // Eagles @ Cowboys // Seahawks @ 49ers

- Week one's Sunday night game is Colts @ Broncos

- Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady will happen Nov. 2nd in New England

- Super Bowl rematch in week 3 when the Broncos go to Seattle

 
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