Jul 18, 2014 at 5:04 am
Sports for Friday, July 18th
MLB: Twins were idle last night
- Twins kick-off the second half of their season tonight against the Tampa Bay Rays
- Pitching match-up, Alex Cobb (4-6) vs. Kyle Gibson (8-7), first pitch at 7:10pm
Northwoods League: Huskies 5, Rox 4
- Rox have now dropped 4 in a row
- Duluth Huskies still in town tonight, Mountain Man from "Duck Dynasty" will be at Joe Faber field tonight, first pitch is at 7:05pm
NBA: Kevin Love on the move?
- According to sources, the Cleveland Cavaliers are willing to include number one pick Andrew Wiggins in a potential trade for Kevin Love.
- Vikings open their training camp in 6 days in Mankato. Leighton Broadcasting sports director Matt Wood and KNSI news director Mike Tanner will be in Mankato next Thursday and Friday.
- Roger Goodell announced that the NFL is down to Chicago or LA for next year's draft
- Wild have resigned John Curry to a one year contract, but sound like they are willing to let defenseman Nate Prosser walk as a free agent
Golf: British Open at Royal Liverpool
- Rory McIlroy leads after the first round with a 66, 6-under
- Tiger Woods got fire on the back 9 and finished with a 3-under
- Phil Mickelson struggled with a 2-over 74
- Erica Traut, a Sartell High School graduate, is racing today in the National High School Rodeo finals in Rock Springs Wyoming. She is in 11th after the first round.
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