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

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yan Gomes had three hits including a home run as the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5 last night. Oswaldo Arcia homered in his third straight game for Minnesota. Cody Allen pitched the ninth for his 16th save in 17 chances.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The agent for free-agent forward Dante Cunningham says his client plans to file a civil lawsuit against the woman who accused him of domestic assault. Agent Joel Bell says Cunningham wants to clear his name after authorities dismissed a felony assault charge against Cunningham. The woman accused Cunningham of choking her in April.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has appealed a pending three-game suspension for a repeat violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. Simpson was absent from practice Monday to attend a hearing on his case at league headquarters in New York. Simpson acknowledged he was unsure whether his argument would persuade the NFL to reduce or eliminate any punishment.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries have been consolidated and will be heard by a federal judge in Minnesota. A special panel has assigned the cases to U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson in St. Paul. The order says Minnesota provides a central location for parties and witnesses.

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