The Minnesota Twins have severed ties with general manager Bill Smith, with Terry Ryan stepping in as interim general manager, effective immediately. The Twins cited "philosophical differences" as the reason for the move. Ryan says he's more than happy to "try to get the job done."
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
Terry Ryan on Valencia: 'He's not ready'
Will Danny Valencia ever play for the Twins again? Since being sent back to AAA Rochester in early May, Valencia is hitting .237 with 4 homers and 22 RBI. General manager Terry Ryan says, "If we felt comfortable bringing him back, we would ... but he's not ready."
Terry Ryan: Raking leaves one minute, Twins GM the next
Terry Ryan was raking leaves last week when Twins President Dave St. Peter called to talk about returning to the GM role. As the Star Tribune's LaVelle E. Neall III explains in this profile, Ryan had to run the idea by his wife first.
Souhan: Before you rip Twins GM, check out his record
The Twins have lost more star power than they've gained this off-season, but don't start complaining about what General Manager Terry Ryan is doing. His track record is filled with success stories, including Johan Santana, Francisco Liriano, Joe Nathan and Christian Guzman.
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