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Day 1 unfolds for Vikings' debut at new stadium

Steve Bayle cheered as the Vikings were introduced at U.S. Bank Stadium Sunday at August 28, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN.

Inside and out, the buildup was evident before the preseason game's kickoff.

Twins fall to Blue Jays, run losing streak to 10

Toronto's Josh Donaldson took a curtain call after his third home run against the Twins in Sunday.

Collision injures Danny Santana, puts him on the DL.

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Jim Harbaugh positioned to laugh last at Michigan

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh talke to fans at the Signing With the Stars spectacle on Feb. 3 in Ann Arbor, Mich. College football's recruiting circus has found its ringmaster in Michigan's coach. Harbaugh was the real star of the Wolverines show that former coach Lou Holtz predicted will be copied in years to come by other schools.

Football and Michigan's turnaround are serious for Jim Harbaugh. Beyond that …

Going deep on Gophers football 'mystery' offense

What do Tracy Claeys and new coordinator Jay Johnson have up their sleeves?

Despite rising 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.

Hunting's future rests with recruiting from new audiences

With white men dominating the industry, others must be courted.

Ryder Cup hopefuls Fowler, Reed lead at The Barclays

Rickie Fowler and Patrick Reed can solidify their U.S. Ryder Cup status with a 1-2 finish Sunday in New York.

Sports Illustrated’s predictions will make Vikings fans' purple blood boil

Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson runs during the second half an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

If SI is right, this will not be a good year for the Minnesota side of the Vikings-Packers rivalry.

Fowler plays his way off U.S. Ryder Cup team

Rickie Fowler needed a birdie on the 18th hole at Bethpage Black to make the team. He made bogey, and Zach Johnson was in.

Tony Romo out with another back injury, no word on return

Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star quarterback to play this season.

Hartman: 'Old man' Berger remains a key figure on Vikings offensive line

Joe Berger (61) talked with Vikings teammate John Sullivan, right, during a game in November 2014. Berger started all 16 games at center last season when Sullivan was injured, and now the two longtime teammates are battling for a starting job.

The Vikings have a big decision to make on who will start. But ultimately Joe Berger said he and John Sullivan are just going about their work.

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Big Ten East Division story lines for 2016

Here are five things to watch in the upcoming season

Big Ten East fooball: a closer look

In predicted order of finish by Star Tribune college football writer Joe Christensen

Scoggins: Coach Bart Miller molding a meaner Gophers' offensive line

Bart Miller wants workouts to be hellacious. He's not fond of shortcuts or excuses.

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Postgame: Molitor considered, but resisted, using Kintzler two innings early
Twins Insider

"Out of the box" move would have meant scrambling to cover the ninth inning.

MyCole Pruitt, Antone Exum Jr. set for further testing on injured legs
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A few Vikings starters with nagging injuries were held out of Sunday's preseason game as a precaution. Though a couple more players were added to…


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
Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

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

Sunday's Canterbury Park results

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Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

Nine days after withdrawing from the Rio Olympics the 20-year-old Thai player made a 12-birdie putt on the final hole for a four-stroke victory.


Rangers top Indians 2-1 to take 3 of 4 in series

Derek Holland has been a model of consistency for the Texas Rangers since coming off the disabled list.


Brook Osweiler solid in Texans' 34-24 victory over Cardinals

Brock Osweiler threw for 146 yards and a touchdown and Houston intercepted two of Carson Palmer's passes in the Texans' 34-24 exhibition victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.


Stewart, 4 relievers throw 4-hitter; Dodgers beat Cubs 1-0

Brock Stewart and four relievers combined on a four-hitter and Andrew Toles scored on a fielder's choice in the eighth inning, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Sunday.