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Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer gave a thumbs-up, as he signed autographs during the the 3M Championship in 2012.

The seven-time major winner was one of golf's most charismatic champions

Souhan: Zimmer's coaching has attention - and respect - of Vikings

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer in the fourth quarter.

Mike Zimmer's straight talk and expertise have won over the Vikings locker room since he took over as head coach.

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Twins lose home finale, and 100th game of the season

Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler

The Twins lost 4-3 to Seattle on Sunday to fall to 56-100 on the season, just the second time in club history they have lost 100 games

Craig: Vikings special teams on top of their game

From punts to returns, the Vikings displayed it all on Sunday.

Wild's Graovac, healed from injuries, ready to start fresh

Tyler Graovac needed surgery to repair his bilateral core muscle last season and never got to speed.

Gophers to face Penn State team thin on linebackers

Penn State is running out of bodies to fill what has been a position of strength.

Offense hums early before Packers hold off Lions 34-27

The timing is back for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the rest of Green Bay's offense.

Rookie Dak Prescott solid again, Cowboys beat Bears 31-17

Maybe the Cowboys will be OK without quarterback Tony Romo this time. The future of the Dallas running game with Ezekiel Elliott looks pretty good, too.

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out.

Ryan Moore rounds out U.S. Ryder Cup team

Ryan Moore, who finished second Sunday in a playoff at the Tour Championship, joins Rickie Fowler, J.B. Holmes and Matt Kuchar as Davis Love III's four captain's selections.

Reusse: Palmer became just 'Arnie' to his many fans

Arnold Palmer regularly came to the 3M Championship because he was a close pal of the tournament director.

At the Ryder Cup this week, everyone — American or Euro — will talk of Arnold Palmer's importance to the game at which they now play for hundreds of millions.

Hartman: Vikings' second-half defense best in team history

Mike Zimmer's crew held Cam Newton to 95 yards passing and sacked him five times after halftime.

Patrick Reed: U.S. heart and soul

A gesture at the 2014 Ryder Cup lives on. So does his match-play fervor.

Sergio Garcia: European heart and soul

Competing for Europe brings out a passion that's unmistakable.

Twins players mourn Jose Fernandez's death

The Twins held a moment of silence before game, as a few fans gasped in surprise when Fernandez's death was announced.

Dodgers clinch NL West title in Scully's final home game

Sprayed champagne and beer flooded the blue carpet in the Dodgers clubhouse. The stench of alcohol hung in the damp air. Wives, kids and a puppy were in on the party with music blaring.

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Hartman: Vikings' second-half defense best in team history
Sid Hartman

Mike Zimmer's crew held Cam Newton to 95 yards passing and sacked him five times after halftime.

Reusse: Palmer's one U.S. Open win came at crossroad of golf greatness (Aug. 8, 2010)
Patrick+

The King's great comeback in 1960 started with his drive over the creek at Cherry Hills. He left Hogan and Nicklaus in his wake.


Cam Newton (1) was sacked by Harrison Smith (22) in the fourth quarter.

Eight sacks later, Vikings leave Carolina in their wake

Souhan: Zimmer's coaching has attention - and respect - of Vikings
Craig: Vikings special teams on top of their game
Hartman: Vikings' second-half defense best in team history

Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler

Twins lose home finale, and 100th game of the season

Twins players mourn Jose Fernandez's death
How's Mauer's health? 'I feel terrible'
Dodgers clinch NL West title in Scully's final home game

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

Peaceful protests don't interrupt Vikings-Panthers game in Charlotte

About 100 people peacefully demonstrated the fatal police shooting of a black man before the Carolina-Vikings game Sunday.


Ross helps Cubs edge Cardinals 3-1

David Ross got fired up when Cubs manager Joe Maddon walked to the mound with two out in the seventh inning, ready to argue for Jon Lester to stay in the game.


Mark Craig's Five Extra Points

NFL writer Mark Craig with a look at what stands out from Sunday's Vikings win over the Panthers.


Vikings lose another lineman in Boone

Three days after left tackle Matt Kalil had hip surgery that likely ended his season — and maybe his Vikings career — left guard Alex Boone was injured in the second quarter of Sunday's victory.


Column: A 'King' who never quit working on his own clubs

Arnold Palmer considered the question, fighting back a mischievous grin.This was in June 2016, and he was sitting in a golf cart behind his office…