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Twins want to keep one streak alive tonight: Their success vs. Bauer

Entering Monday's game, Cleveland's Trevor Bauer hadn't had much success against the Twins. Minnesota had won eight of the 10 games he pitched.

Another good game against Indians pitcher would help end their 10-game losing streak.

Zimmer vs. local media gets national TV attention during Vikings game

Zimmer explained to FOX broadcaster John Lynch why the Vikings coach was 'prickly' with the local media throughout the past week.

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Smith, McCrary ready to run for Gophers against Oregon State

Minnesota running back Rodney Smith

Rodney Smith was effective as a freshman, and junior college transfer Kobe McCrary has emerged as the top backup with Shannon Brooks recovering from a broken bone in his foot.

Lynx win behind Whalen, take over top spot in WNBA

Coming on the heels of a frustrating 84-80 loss at Connecticut on Friday, it was clear that something had to change.

Mackensie Alexander proving to be a worthwhile 'handful' for Vikings

Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander

Confidence from the 54th-overall draft pick should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Mackensie Alexander’s career -- or simply asked him about his abilities.

Vikings' Boone on Kaepernick sitting during anthem: 'It's shameful'

Vikings lineman Alex Boone said his former 49ers teammate "probably would have had a problem on the sideline" during Friday's game if the two were still teammates.

How many 2016 Twins players are opening day roster locks in 2017?

Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor, center, stands in the dugout during a rain delay in the Twins' baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Thursday, April 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Twins have used 47 players this season. They’re still throwing things at the wall to see what sticks, which in a lost season is not a bad short-term plan. But in a mostly lost decade, it’s not a good long-term plan.

The Latest: Kerber advances at US Open when opponent retires

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Bridgewater looks sharp as Vikings move into stadium with a win

Teddy Bridgewater put to rest any remaining concerns about his health by passing for 161 yards and a touchdown before taking a seat at halftime of the 23-10 victory over San Diego.

Craig: Did Berger take Vikings center job from Sullivan?

With time to decide on a starting offensive line unit running out, Sunday's game was the most significant test to date for the team's No. 1 offseason priority.

BTN football rankings: Gophers ahead of Badgers (and many others)

Maybe the Big Ten — and particularly the West — is just so wide open that it’s hard to predict this season. Maybe there is just a lot of faith in Tracy Claeys’ team.

U women's basketball opens Big Ten schedule with top title contenders

Gophers women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings

Gophers women's basketball opens Big Ten play Dec. 28 at Ohio State and Jan. 1 vs. Maryland at home. The conference schedule was released Monday.

St. Paul Saints try to survive big blow to pitching staff

The Saints lost three of their top pitchers in the last month, but hold a three-game lead in the race with Winnipeg for a division championship.

Going deep on Gophers football 'mystery' offense

The Gophers ranked 105th in scoring offense last year, capping a five-year grind under offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover. So new coach Tracy Claeys replaced him

Despite concerns over concussions, this doctor prescribes football

Dr. Uzma Samadani, a neurosurgeon and parent of a player, says a proper approach takes the concern out of the game.

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Twins want to keep one streak alive tonight: Their success vs. Bauer
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Another good game against Indians pitcher would help end their 10-game losing streak.

Vikings looking to trade center John Sullivan
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The Vikings are looking to trade veteran center John Sullivan, an NFL source confirmed to the Star Tribune. Sullivan, 31, has practiced in full and…


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
Wheaties creates Lifetime Achievement box for Michael Phelps

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

Metro Transit's Rail Control Center leans in to stadium learning curve
Vikings setting up bar, music, kid games outside U.S. Bank Stadium
U.S. Bank Stadium doors and Vikings Voyage open

LSU's Miles: Fournette's recent ankle soreness not an issue

LSU running back Leonard Fournette can live with a lessened workload, if that's the way coach Les Miles wants it.


American Townsend inaugurates new Grandstand with near upset

American qualifier Taylor Townsend nearly inaugurated the new Grandstand Stadium with an upset.


Big 12 coaches preparing for some high-profile opening games

Kansas State's Bill Snyder let a slight chuckle when asked if playing a season opener at No. 8 Stanford was the sign of a change…


Milwaukee Bucks re-sign free-agent forward Steve Novak

The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed free-agent forward Steve Novak.


Twins place CF Danny Santana on DL with sprained shoulder

The Minnesota Twins placed center fielder Danny Santana on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left shoulder.