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Dozier's leadoff home run spoiled, Twins lose 12th straight

Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis (22) dives into home plate and is tagged out by Minnesota Twins' Kurt Suzuki (8) on a ball hit by Francisco Lindor during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

The Twins proceeded to go backward after Brian Dozier belted the first pitch of Tuesday's game into the seats.

Stunning blow: Bridgewater faces surgery after complete tear of ACL

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater had been sedated and was getting an MRI on the knee, coach Mike Zimmer said.

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on Tuesday left Winter Park by ambulance. Asked if Bridgewater would play again this season, coach Mike Zimmer said, "It doesn't look good right now."

Scores, schedules and stats

Three stars unlike any others in the college football universe

Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey torched Iowa in the Rose Bowl, part of his NCAA-record 3,864 all-purpose yards last year.

Christian McCaffrey, Jabrill Peppers and Adoree' Jackson can do it all. They are must-watch players this college football season.

John Sullivan released by Vikings after losing job to Berger

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said daily grades prompted the decision.

Star Tribune all-metro football dream team offense

Who to watch under the lights on offense this fall.

Here are Vikings QB options with Bridgewater out for year

Mark Sanchez

Here's a quick look at the Vikings’ quarterback situation, under the assumption — and it is only an assumption — that Bridgewater is out of action for a while.

Wolves' Kris Dunn will win NBA Rookie of the Year, peers say

Minnesota Timberwolves' Kris Dunn shoots against the Denver Nuggets during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game Friday, July 8, 2016, in Las Vegas.

The Timberwolves will have their third consecutive NBA Rookie of the Year winner — at least according to the rookies themselves.

Cristo Rey basketball star Sims picks Texas over Gophers, others

Cristo Rey High School's Jericho Sims

Four-star big man Jericho Sims from Cristo Rey in Minneapolis committed to Texas on Monday night after visiting campus over the weekend

Escobar endures a yo-yo season for Twins

Eduardo Escobar this season has been the victim of slow starts, both his own and his team's.

Tyler Johnson, a prep QB last fall, will be key WR for Gophers

Gophers football coach Tracy Claeys has repeatedly called former Minneapolis North QB/defensive back Tyler Johnson one of the team's ­surprises.

U.S. women's soccer team to play Switzerland at new stadium

The U.S. team was ousted in the quarterfinals of the Olympics, after which goaltender Hope Solo was suspended for six months for calling the victorious Swedish team "cowards."

Bridgewater's injury sparks tweets from fans, media, players

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater

Vikings quarterback's injury stopped practice Tuesday afternoon, and an ambulance arrived at Winter Park minutes later.

Former Apple Valley star Gary Trent Jr. switches schools again

Gary Trent Jr. (2)

After saying he was leaving Apple Valley for Findlay Prep in Nevada, Trent Jr. has decided to play for a California program instead.

Scoggins: Amid anger, sadness of Bridgewater injury, Zimmer vows to fight

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer spoke to the media during a news conference after a 'significant' injury to quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer's immediate task is to keep players believing that all is not lost with Teddy Bridgewater out, that enough talent remains to achieve their goals.

Westwood, Kaymer, Pieters get captain's picks for Ryder Cup

Trophy tales: A muskie picked out of a crowd

A look at this week's big catches and information how yours could be included in future weeks.

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Scoggins: Amid anger, sadness of Bridgewater injury, Zimmer vows to fight
Chip Scoggins

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer's immediate task is to keep players believing that all is not lost with Teddy Bridgewater out, that enough talent remains to achieve their goals.

Postgame: Light's turnaround good sign for Twins bullpen, Molitor hopes
Twins Insider

Pat Light faced seven batters Tuesday night and did not allow a hit. He struck out three.

Ryan Lochte attends a charity event on Oct. 8, 2013, in New York City.

Lochte's bad night in Rio will cost him $1M — but at least his throat won't be sore

Gwen Jorgensen donates bike to help paratriathlon club
US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil
Serena's US Open begins with tough matchup vs Makarova

U.S. Bank Stadium sold out for Vikings 2016 season

Labor secretary, Sen. Franken tour U.S. Bank Stadium, tout its diverse workforce
Metro Transit's Rail Control Center leans in to stadium learning curve
Vikings setting up bar, music, kid games outside U.S. Bank Stadium

Craig: Vikings talent surrounding fill-in QB Hill offers hope

With the Vikings, Shaun Hill is stepping onto the sound base of a run-oriented, defensive-minded defending division champion.

Away from home, China begins bid for World Cup glory

Despite the improving Chinese Super League and its growing number of famous foreign stars, it is a second appearance at the World Cup by its…

Greinke solid, D'backs beat Cueto and Giants 4-3

Zack Greinke threw six solid innings to continue his mastery of San Francisco and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Johnny Cueto and the Giants 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Yankees weather rain, Royals comeback for 5-4 win in 10

Jacoby Ellsbury drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees hung tough after blowing a four-run lead for a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

Cron's 2 homers lead Angels over Reds 4-2

C.J. Cron hit two home runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Tuesday night.