MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kennys Vargas homered and sparked rallies with two other hits to lead the Minnesota Twins past Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians 4-1 yesterday. Trevor Plouffe put the Twins back in front with a two-run double in the sixth. Kluber had his winning streak stopped at six despite eight strikeouts over seven innings.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Maya Moore scored 24 points to help the defending champion Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 88-84 last night in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals. Game 2 of the best-of-3 series is at San Antonio tomorrow night. Kayla McBride scored 21 points to lead the Stars.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the deal that will send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Wolves agreed weeks ago to send Love to team up with LeBron James in Cleveland. The Wolves will also get Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A person familiar with the situation says Chiefs linebacker Joe Mays will have surgery on his wrist after hurting it in a preseason game against Carolina and could miss the start of the season. The Chiefs play the Vikings in their third preseason game tomorrow night. Mays signed a $6 million, two-year contract with the Chiefs in the offseason.
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