AP NEWS
Related topics

BC-MN--Minnesota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MN

May 13, 2019

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Minnesota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Doug Glass at (800) 552-7250 or (612) 332-2727 or apminneapolis@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

SCOUTING THE PORTAL

The NCAA’s new transfer rules, including the creation of the so-called portal, have changed the process by which athletes switch schools, loosening some restrictions and leading more players to explore options. “Before it was by word of mouth,” Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck said. “Somebody gave you a call, ‘This guy might be transferring,’ and get going. Now, it’s every day we have people that are in our program checking the portal.” By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 940 words, photos.

ANGELS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Minnesota Twins start a three-game series at Target Field against the Los Angeles Angels. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6:40 p.m. CT.

____

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apminneapolis@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them by FTP or email (statephotos@ap.org) to our state photo center in New York. Be sure to follow up emailed photos with a call to (888) 273-6867 or they may go unseen. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or (877) 836-9477.