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

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers ended the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals' three-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory last night. Brandon Kintzler got the last out in the 11th and Francisco Rodriguez closed for his 42nd save in 47 chances. The third-place Brewers have won five of six.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Aaron Hicks hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 4-3 win over the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers last night. J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run to give Detroit a 3-2 lead in the top of the ninth. Trevor Plouffe drew a one-out walk against Joe Nathan and was replaced by pinch-runner Doug Bernier. Bernier scored when center fielder Ezequiel Carrera dived for a line drive off the bat of Kurt Suzuki and missed it.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list. The move requires him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges. Peterson is charged with a felony for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have nominated closer Glen Perkins for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award. Perkins is one of the 30 club finalists for the annual award. It recognizes the player whose contributions on and off the field best represent the game.

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