MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Ryan Doumit hit a two-run double in the eighth inning last night to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox. Joe Mauer homered and Trevor Plouffe added an RBI single for the Twins. Paul Konerko went 4 for 4 and an RBI for the White Sox.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings are playing coy about their interest in linebacker Desmond Bishop. Coach Leslie Frazier declined after minicamp yesterday to confirm that Bishop was visiting with the team. Bishop was released by the Green Bay Packers on Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota native has signed a scholarship tender to join the Gophers basketball team. Drake transfer Joey King signed his tender yesterday. The forward's application with the NCAA to be eligible to play this season is pending.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota junior guard Rachel Banham has undergone successful surgery for patellar tendonitis in both knees. Coach Pam Borton made the announcement yesterday. Borton says the surgery was performed this week to make sure Banham "will be at 100%" for next season.
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