Scoggins: Gophers football team enters a new world of credibility

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Coach Jerry Kill now has players and fans believing.

Rookie Austin Shepherd is 'a guy that kind of knows how to play'

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We have spilled digital ink on rookie linemen T.J. Clemmings and Tyrus Thompson, who at different points in the spring lined up with the first-team offense. We have not …

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What you might have missed at training camp on Monday, Aug. 3

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SETTING THE SCENE: Another sunny day with low humidity, 14 mph winds and players who are eager to start hitting some enemy players come Sunday in Canton, Ohio. This …

Crichton has 'nagging injury;' long-snapper competition 'very, very even'

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Some highlights from the press conferences held not long ago with defensive coordinator George Edwards and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer … From Edwards … – Defensive end Scott Crichton suffered …

East Ridge football coach resigns amid player eligibility probe

Mike Pendino led the team to the state tournament last season before a school district investigation found an ineligible player who later said there were other players with residency …


Flip Saunders breaks 16-month Twitter silence to talk about three-pointers

When you have as many jobs as Flip Saunders has — part-owner, head coach and President of Basketball Operations with the Timberwolves — it can be hard to keep …


Notes: With bases loaded, Twins can't solve Price

The Twins are in a 0-for-15 slump with the bases loaded, striking out seven times in that span.


DNR shutting down walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs today

In historic first, walleye fishing on Mille Lacs is ending midseason as limits are surpassed.


Jerry Kill on a potential Maxx Williams replacement and more

Gophers coach Jerry Kill weighs in on Berkley Edwards, Jerry Gibson, Peter Mortell and Ryan Santoso.


Dayton appoints Tony Sertich to sports facilities commission

Benson quit after complaining about the role held by Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen.


Duffey gets passport delivered after big league call-up + Video

Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey wasn't entirely prepared when he got called up to the major leagues for the first time.


Postgame: Molitor wanted a ground ball, not a bunt

Boyer's problem with the first batter he faces persists; Manager has fond memories of his days as a Blue Jay.


Adrian Peterson barely makes SI.com ranking of top 10 running backs

I make a grocery list every week. Actually, it’s pretty much the same list. I keep it on my iPhone — a list of staples I generally need to …


7 teens on Mpls. basketball team charged with assaulting homeless men in Wichita

Three people suffered minor injuries when the youth, in town for a basketball tournament, began throwing rocks and concrete debris.


U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame adds Drury, Ruggiero, Schneider and DeGregorio

The four will be inducted on Dec. 17 in Boston.


Andre Miller is officially a Timberwolf

The 39-year-old has averaged 12.8 points and 6.7 assists during his 16-year career.


Moore named Western Conference player of week

It is the third consecutive time Lynx forward Maya Moore has earned the honor.


Vikings tailbacks in a rush to step up their pass protection + Video

Pass protection is really, really hard for an NFL running back. So hard that even Adrian Peterson isn’t great at it. But keeping Teddy Bridgewater upright will be vital to the Vikings success.


Brandon Fusco settling in at left guard

This past spring, as Brandon Fusco first started to make the conversion from right guard to left, his most challenging opponent was not defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd or big …