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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota sports news from The Associated Press

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rookie T.J. House combined with four relievers to pitch the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 5-0 last night. Rookie Zach Walters hit his sixth homer. It was his third home run in eight games with the Indians since he was acquired from Washington last month in a trade for shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera.

(AP) - A person close to the situation says Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award. The person says Moore will receive the award tonight in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals. Phoenix's Diana Taurasi finished second and Atlanta's Angel McCoughtry was third.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been bothered a sore right wrist. That has prompted coach Mike Zimmer to limit him in practice. Zimmer said the ninth-year veteran had an MRI and X-rays that showed no serious problem. Running back Adrian Peterson also missed practice yesterday due to an unspecified personal matter.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Rookie running back De'Anthony Thomas has been added to a lengthy list of Chiefs players who are missing practice as the team prepares for its preseason game Saturday night against Minnesota. Thomas missed yesterday's workout with spasms in his hamstring. Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles, Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry and wide receiver Dwayne Bowe are also dealing with injuries.

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