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America's 20-somethings provide Ryder Cup hope

American Jordan Spieth is among the youth headed to Hazeltine this week for the Ryder Cup.

There's a new generation of Americans coming to Hazeltine National and the Ryder Cup this week, which probably is a good thing considering the U.S. has lost to Europe eight of the past 10 times.

Duffey takes the mound for Twins vs. playoff-minded Mariners

Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey throws against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, in Minneapolis.

The Twins have never failed to have a nine-game winner, but righthander Tyler Duffey is only starter with a chance this year. He takes the mound against Seattle tonight at Target Field.

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Fleischmann will not be attending Wild training camp

Chicago Blackhawks left wing Tomas Fleischmann (12) passed away the puck as he fell to the ice in the first period.

The Wild signed the veteran winger to a pro tryout, but he failed his physical.

The Kid calls it a career: Garnett retires after 21 NBA seasons

Kevin Garnett leaves the NBA having played 970 of his career 1,462 games for Minnesota, having scored 19,201 of his 26,071 points and grabbing 10,718 of his 14,662 rebounds in a Timberwolves uniform.

Watch another huge hit by Gophers' Tai'yon Devers

Colorado State quarterback Collin Hill loses his helmet and football after being tackled by Minnesota defensive lineman Tai'yon Devers during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Tai'yon Devers made another huge hit Saturday, forcing yet another fumble, and electrifying the crowd at TCF Bank Stadium.

Vikings like Diggs' passion, even when it boils over

Stefon Diggs certainly would like to keep the money he lost for last week's unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, but the Vikings will take the passion that led to the flag.

Adrian Peterson takes to Twitter to comment on racial injustice

Peterson tweeted twice about the sentencing disparities between blacks and whites

Reusse: Wily Walter Bush knew his hockey, and Minnesota benefited

Walter Bush, in 1964

"Walter Bush was the most universally liked guy you were ever going to find in our sport," Lou Nanne said.

Hornibrook proves he's ready in Badgers' win over Spartans

By the time Alex Hornibrook's first start was over, there wasn't much question about whether he could handle one of the toughest road tests in the Big Ten.

No. 1 Alabama rolls Kent State 48-0, loses Harris to injury

Alabama didn't miss a beat after tailback Damien Harris went down a couple of minutes into the game.

No. 23 Rebels find their rhythm, beat No. 12 Georgia 45-14

Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly faked the handoff and then took off running toward the end zone. A few seconds and 41 yards later, the quarterback had cruised through the middle of the Georgia defense and into the end zone untouched.

Cook gets rolling, has 267 yards in win over South Florida

Those questions about whether Dalvin Cook can recover from a slow start? He just answered them.

Minnesota gets ready for global sports spotlight with first Ryder Cup

With 250,000 spectators over the six-day event, the operation is the biggest in golf.

Love to name final Ryder team member Sunday

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will complete his team by naming his last captain's pick at halftime of NBC's "Sunday Night Football" game.

Lynch has knee surgery; Gophers' new center out at least a month

Reggie Lynch, pegged to be the Gophers starting center this fall, had left knee surgery Friday and is expected to miss at least a month, the university said in a statement.

Live at 1 p.m.: Watch the rivalry game between St. Thomas and St. John's

Click for a link to the livestream of Saturday's game between St. John's and St. Thomas in Collegeville.

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Duffey takes the mound for Twins vs. playoff-minded Mariners
Twins Insider

The Twins have never failed to have a nine-game winner, but righthander Tyler Duffey is only starter with a chance this year. He takes the mound against Seattle tonight at Target Field.

Fleischmann will not be attending Wild training camp
Russo's Rants

The Wild signed the veteran winger to a pro tryout, but he failed his physical.


Stefon Diggs’ touchdown catch vs. Green Bay highlighted a 182-yard night Sunday that made him the NFL’s leading receiver.

Vikings like Diggs' passion, even when it boils over

Vikings place Adrian Peterson on injured reserve
Rhodes expected to return, bolster Vikings' secondary
Matt Kalil had labrum tear repaired in right hip, Vikings report

Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey throws against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, in Minneapolis.

Duffey takes the mound for Twins vs. playoff-minded Mariners

Twins reliever Chargois hopes to hit 100 mph
Postgame: Loss No. 99 leaves only 1982's Twins record-setter as worse
Twins shut down 10-1 by Seattle, lose 99th game of the season

U.S. Bank Stadium, seen from the sky in all its splendor, stands ready for today’s Vikings season home opener.

Vikings bring fanfare for biggest day in long franchise history

In settlement, Vikings allow Wells Fargo to keep elevated signs on roofs near stadium
What you need to know before Sunday's first Vikings game
Gophers to play basketball in U.S. Bank Stadium next year

Claeys pleased how Gophers offense responds when opponent scores

Gophers coach Tracy Claeys speaks to the media after Saturday's win over Colorado State.


Detroit's Levy out against Packers; Lions sign Gooden

Detroit linebacker DeAndre Levy will the Lions' game Sunday at Green Bay because of a quadriceps injury.


Golf Capsules

Dustin Johnson made one mistake that suddenly put some intrigue into the final day of the PGA Tour season — the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup.


Ryder Cup schedule

Gates open at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday.


Junior Ryder Cup matches begin Monday at Interlachen

The two-day, match-play team competition featured 12 top junior golfers from the U.S. and 12 from Europe.