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Apr 18, 2014 at 3:57 am

Sports for Friday, April 18th

MLB: Twins Doubleheader
Game 1: Twins 7, Blue Jays 0
- Kyle Gibson threw 8 shutout innings picking up his 3rd win of the season
- 8 out of the 9 starters had a hit
- 31 degrees at first pitch, the coldest start to a home game in Twins history
Game 2: Twins 9, Blue Jays 5
- Blue Jay pitchers walked 8 hitters in the 8th inning, scoring 6 runs on one hit, 8 walks and 3 wild pitches. (The last time a team walked 8 hitters in one inning was 1996)
- Colabello went 3-4 with 3 RBI
- Brian Dozier hit his 5th HR on the season, rest of the team has a combined 7
Twins are @ Knasas City tonight, first pitch is at 7:10, Ricky Nolasco vs. Jason Vargas
- Yankees turned a triple play yesterday against the Tampa Bay Rays
NBA: Rick Adelman will not return next season according to sources. He has an ill wife and would like to spend more time with his family. He had the most career wins among active head coaches.
- According to his son, TNT sideline reporter, and fashion icon, Craig Sager has acute Lukemia and may miss the upcoming playoffs.
NHL: Avalanche 5, Wild 4: Colorado leads series 1-0
- Colorado scored the tying goal with 13 seconds left in regulation
- Jason Pominville had a shot go off the pipe in OT
- Game two of the series will be Saturday night
- Wasn't the longest game of the night, Blues 4, Blackhawks 3 - Triple OT
College Sports:
- The NCHC released their full schedule for the 2014-2015 season. The Huskies will open up their conference schedule at home against Minnesota Duluth on Nov. 7th. For a full look at the schedule, visit
- St. Cloud State spring football game is April 26th, it will also feature a Youth Football Clinic and an autograph session with SCSU Football and Hockey players. KNSI's Benchwarmers will be broadcasting LIVE from the event.
- MSU-Mankato football team has decided they will play for current Head Coach Todd Hoffner, who was rehired after being cleared of a child pornography case. The team refused to practice Wed. afternoon and wanted intern Head Coach Aaron Keen to remain coach.
NFL: Former Minnesota Viking Donovan McNabb served one day in jail for a DUI from December 
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