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Twins-Astros: Keuchel not sharp, but he doesn't lose at home

Twins Insider

The Twins open a six-game road trip tonight when they face the Astros at Minute Maid Park.

Wild coaching search begins: Fletcher meets with Torchetti, makes contact with Boudreau

Russo's Rants

Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher met with the Wild's interim coach today and also got permission from Anaheim to talk with its recently fired coach.

Scores, schedules and stats

Vikings sign sixth-round draft pick Moritz Boehringer

Access Vikings

Sixth-round pick Moritz Boehringer has signed his rookie contract, the Vikings announced Monday evening. The German wide receiver is so fast, he is the first of the NFL’s 2016 draft picks to sign, according to the team.

Gophers DT Mose Hall announces that he's transferring

Gridiron Gold

The Gophers still have good depth at defensive tackle.

Scoggins: Gang of 16 interviewers clogging search for Gophers AD

The actual number on University of Minnesota Preside Eric Kaler's hand-picked committee is 16, but it might as well be 900 because the size of that group served as a stop sign for some potential candidates.


Vikings exercise options for Rhodes, Floyd; will not pick up Patterson's

Cordarrelle Patterson will be a free agent after this season because the Vikings declined Monday to pick up his fifth-year option.


McCarville appears set to return to Lynx + Photo Gallery

If the ex-Gopher pronounces herself physically healthy after playing in Europe, she's expected to join the Lynx.


Some softball coaches are making a pitch for change

Prep softball coaches weigh barring players from playing on clubs during the high school season.


Minnesota Duluth slugger/math major shows exponential improvement

UMD math major sums up his 30 homers this way: "Locked in long-term."


Vikings consensus draft grade: B-minus

If we can throw out the best grade (A) and worst (C), we arrive at a consensus of B-minus. Much of it hinges on first-round pick Laquon Treadwell.


LeBron, Cavs hold off Hawks 104-93 in Game 1

LeBron James scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a strong comeback by Atlanta to maintain their chokehold on the Hawks with a 104-93 victory on Monday night in the opening game of their second-round Eastern Conference series.


Big deal in Brainerd: NDSU lineman Haeg drafted by the Colts

From being a walk-on at North Dakota State to a fifth-round draft choice of the Indianapolis Colts, Joe Haeg's football journey has made the central Minnesota city happy.


Minnesota Scene: Gophers softball players honored by Big Ten

Maddie Houlihan received her third Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor of the season, and Sara Groenewegen landed her fifth Big Ten Pitcher of the Week award of the season, the conference announced Monday.


Vikings' rookie free agent class includes Gophers' Cockran, Badgers' Stave

Minnesota defensive end Theiren Cockran is among the 10 undrafted free agents who have agreed to terms with the team.


Elliot sets Anoka softball strikeout record, shuts out Spring Lake Park

The Tornadoes junior struck out 17 Panthers and only gave up one hit.


ACLU sides with suspected Minnesota deer poacher in surveillance case

The ACLU's involvement raises the profile of the already closely watched criminal prosecution of Joshua Liebl for alleged game violations in Lac qui Parle County.


SaNOOO video: 'He's out by 10 feet!' (and other Twins disasters)

Watch Miguel Sano's game-ending blunder and other plays that contributed to the Twins loss to Detroit on Sunday


Sports on TV and radio

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Leicester wins English title for first time in its 132 years

Leicester City completed one of the greatest-ever sporting achievements Monday when the 5,000-1 underdogs won the Premier League for the first time.