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Reeve unhappy Lynx forced to Williams Arena for playoffs: 'It's not OK'

Cheryl Reeve on being evicted from Xcel Energy center for the WNBA playoffs: “No, it’s not OK from the standpoint that it sucks we’re in this position. But what we do as women is we’re resilient. Unfortunately, we find ourselves in these situations often.”

The WNBA playoffs, which start in September, conflict with the Wild's preseason schedule. So the Lynx are being forced out because of the potential scheduling conflicts.

Twins trade John Ryan Murphy to Arizona for minor-league closer

Gabriel Moya

Gabriel Moya, 22, is 4-1 with a 0.82 ERA and 68 strikeouts in 43 innings for Class AA Jackson. He was a Southern League All-Star and has converted 17 of 17 save opportunities.

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A real walk-off: Minnesota umpire leaves field over teams' ball-strike objections

A town ball game between Waseca and St. Peter ended up as a 1-1 tie when the lone umpire working the game walked off the field in the 10th inning in apparent protest over the teams questioning his ball-strike calls.

Heinicke wants to be 'Most Careful Viking' after last year's 'stupid injury'

Quarterback Taylor Heinicke

If there's an award for Most Careful Viking, backup quarterback Taylor Heinicke probably raised the trophy this offseason after recovering from his self-inflicted foot injury.

Alabama defensive tackle O.J. Smith transfers to Gophers

O.J. Smith, who played in two games for Alabama, will be eligible to play for the Gophers in 2018.

Hartman: Tim Brewster sings praises of Vikings' rookie Cook

Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook

Former Gophers coach Tim Brewster recruited Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook to Florida State.

Vikings working on contract extensions, but apparently not for Bradford

Sam Bradford, 29, has said he would like to find a long-term home after playing his first seven seasons for three different teams. Teddy Bridgewater's health makes that future more uncertain.

Get nastier: Vikings veterans want more training camp mayhem

Harrison Smith is among players who want to see more of an edge from players as the Vikings try to take more of a blue-collar approach.

Fourth Vikings player identified from football brain injury study

Ross “Rip” Hawkins, the Vikings’ leading tackler in each of their first four seasons, was one of the four former Vikings among the 111 deceased NFL players whose brains were studied by researchers from Boston University.

Goalkeeper Alvbage has no bitterness toward Loons after being let go

Earlier this week, Minnesota United declined the option to extend the goalkeeper's loan, which ran out Sunday.

Reusse: Former state star among elite receivers in Canadian Football League

Brandon Zylstra is a rising star for Edmonton of the CFL, but he might “catch passes on Sundays” someday, as his college coach predicts.

Brandon Zylstra, a former star at Concordia-Moorhead and New London-Spicer High School, is among the top receivers in the Canadian Football League this season.

P.J. Fleck reads mean tweets about himself

The Gophers football coach took a minute during the Big Ten's football media days to read some unflattering things about himself.

Nationals hit 8 HRs to blast Brewers 15-2

The Washington Nationals tied a franchise record with eight home runs, including two apiece by Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman, and Max Scherzer pitched six innings of three-hit ball in a 15-2 rout of the fading Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday.

Buxton going to Rochester for rehab; Sano still sidelined

Neither Byron Buxton nor Miguel Sano was in the Twins' lineup for a second consecutive day in Los Angeles.

Griffen's new contract puts Vikings in position for more big deals

GM Rick Spielman said Everson Griffen's $58 million deal gives the Vikings more financial flexibility with a handful of other key starters set to become free agents over the next two seasons.

Can Wild avoid arbitration hearings with Niederreiter, Granlund?

Nino Niederreiter and Mikael Granlund are thought to be seeking long-term contracts north of $6 million annually. They have hearings scheduled for next week.

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A real walk-off: Minnesota umpire leaves field over teams' ball-strike objections
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A town ball game between Waseca and St. Peter ended up as a 1-1 tie when the lone umpire working the game walked off the field in the 10th inning in apparent protest over the teams questioning his ball-strike calls.

Goalkeeper Alvbage has no bitterness toward Loons after being let go
The United Beat

Earlier this week, Minnesota United declined the option to extend the goalkeeper's loan, which ran out Sunday.


The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate a walk-off single by Justin Turner, center, after a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Granite's gaffe helps take Twins from 5-0 lead to 6-5 loss to Dodgers

Buxton going to Rochester for rehab; Sano still sidelined
Twins schedule about to get easier, should keep them in playoff chase
Pearce hits 10th-inning grand slam, Jays sweep A's, win 8-4

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater speaks at his first press conference since his knee injury last year, during NFL football training camp in Mankato, Minn., Thursday, July 27, 2017.

'In it for the long haul': Bridgewater talks about his comeback journey

Griffen's new contract puts Vikings in position for more big deals
Vikings working on contract extensions, but apparently not for Bradford
Hartman: Tim Brewster sings praises of Vikings' rookie Cook

United States' Jordan Morris (8) and Michael Bradley celebrate after Morris scored a goal against Jamaica during the second half of the Gold Cup final soccer match in Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Morris's 88th-minute goal gives US Gold Cup title

Goalkeeper Alvbage has no bitterness toward Loons after being let go
FIFA fines Qatar after players' political support for Emir
Team captain Francisco Calvo back with Minnesota United

CORRECTS DATE - Minnesota NCAA college football running back Rodney Smith speaks at Big Ten Media Day in Chicago, Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Gophers' Rodney Smith: Etiquette, fashion and life under Fleck

Hartman: Tim Brewster sings praises of Vikings' rookie Cook
Reusse: Pennsylvania sportswriter figures out 'cartoon character' Fleck
Alabama defensive tackle O.J. Smith transfers to Gophers

Gabe Kalscheur of DeLaSalle rebounds over Jarvis Wright of Columbia Heights during semifinal class 3A basketball action at Target Center Thursday March 23, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN.] DeLaSalle Islanders beat Columbia Heights Hylanders 86-60. JERRY HOLT ï jerry.holt@startribune.

DeLaSalle guard Gabe Kalscheur verbally commits to Minnesota

Mountain bike racing exploding in popularity in high school ranks
Orono's Thomas brings 'hype' with commitment to Gophers basketball
Reusse: Former state star among elite receivers in Canadian Football League

Stephen A. Smith: Kyrie Irving's 'No. 1 preference' for trade? Minnesota

Free agent guard Anthony Brown to join Timberwolves
Stephen Curry, Warriors finalize $201 million, 5-year deal
Poll: Would you trade Andrew Wiggins to Cleveland for Kyrie Irving?

Cheryl Reeve on being evicted from Xcel Energy center for the WNBA playoffs: “No, it’s not OK from the standpoint that it sucks we’re in this position. But what we do as women is we’re resilient. Unfortunately, we find ourselves in these situations often.”

Reeve unhappy Lynx forced to Williams Arena for playoffs: 'It's not OK'

Thriller at the X: Lynx hold off Liberty rally to win by one
Lynx 76, New York Liberty 75
Montgomery picking up Lynx's backcourt with energy, range

Rowan, Maura, Bobby and Jack Marko at Myre-Big Island State Park.

'Something epic': Young Chanhassen family prepares to bike-paddle-hike through the Arrowhead region

Dennis Anderson: It was the wrong body of water for trouble
Bike thieves rivaled bike riders in late 19th-century Twin Cities
Will Steger's videographer speaks to the challenges: 'You're not going to get a second chance'

Dismissed Ducks receiver Darren Carrington transfers to Utah

The Utes may have a new No. 1 receiver after former Oregon wideout Darren Carrington transferred to Utah.


Dynamic Martellus Bennett adds life to Packers locker room

Martellus Bennett finished dressing at his locker and turned around to face the media, wearing a foam cheesehead atop his head.


Markov leaves Canadiens to sign in KHL, may play in Olympics

Andrei Markov wanted badly to play a 17th season with the Canadiens and finish his career in Montreal.When it was clear that wouldn't happen, the…


Pearce hits 10th-inning grand slam, Jays sweep A's, win 8-4

Steve Pearce hit a game-winning grand slam in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep.


Packers rookie LB Vince Biegel starts first camp on sideline

Green Bay Packers rookie linebacker Vince Biegel will start training camp on the physically-unable-to-perform list as he continues to recover from foot surgery.