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Vikings fans fill new stadium, help work out the kinks

Fans did the wave in the fourth quarter of the Vikings' first preseason game Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

First preseason game in new stadium sold a record number of tickets.

Twins fall to Blue Jays, run losing streak to 10

Twins starter Kyle Gibson (44) left the mound after being removed in the sixth inning Sunday against Toronto. The Blue Jays won 9-6, extending the Twins' losing streak to a season-high 10 games.

Their slide hit double digits thanks to a trio of homers from Josh Donaldson.

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Whalen times push perfectly in Lynx win

Lynx Olympians Seimone Augustus, left, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen celebrated during the victory over Seattle on Sunday at Target Center.

Guard scores 24, swings momentum when she speeds up the tempo.

Tournament victory seals Ryder Cup spot for Reed; Fowler falters

Barclays champion earns automatic Ryder Cup berth.

Jim Harbaugh positioned to laugh last at Michigan

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

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.

Scoggins: Bridgewater puts rumors about shoulder to rest

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater joked with teammates and Chargers players after the game.

Sure, the shoulder was a thing, but all's forgiven and forgotten.

Craig: Snap judgment: Did Berger win Vikings' center job?

Joe Berger played in Sunday's preseason game while John Sullivan was a healthy scratch.

Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change

Two days after he refused to stand for the "The Star Spangled Banner" before the 49ers' preseason loss to the Packers, Kaepernick insists whatever the consequences, he will know "I did what's right."

Endwell, N.Y., wins Little League World Series

Ryan Harlost led New York to the title, striking out eight and limiting South Korea to five hits in six innings in a 2-1 victory.

Vikings notes: Sendejo doesn't stop working to keep his job

The safety appears to have locked up the starting job next to Harrison Smith.

Take the Big Ten football history quiz

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First-pitch outfield collision lands Twins' Danny Santana on disabled list

A sprained AC joint will sideline him for at least a couple of weeks.

Oh yeah, about that Vikings game

Hunting's future rests with recruiting from new audiences

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

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Scoggins: Bridgewater puts rumors about shoulder to rest
Chip Scoggins

Sure, the shoulder was a thing, but all's forgiven and forgotten.

MyCole Pruitt, Antone Exum Jr. set for further testing on injured legs
Access Vikings

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
What to watch Monday at US Open: Djokovic, Nadal left wrists

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

After a set off Serena, McHale aims for US Open success

Since Christina McHale won a first-set tiebreaker against her idol Serena Williams at Wimbledon last month, she's played three tournaments and World Team Tennis to prepare for the U.S. Open.

Reed gets off the bubble and into victory mode

Patrick Reed occupied the eighth and final spot in the Ryder Cup standings going into the final qualifying event, which brought him the attention no one wants. He was the guy on the bubble, and most of the chatter was negative.

Pick Six: Blanding, Harris, Likely star for struggling teams

Nick Saban likes to tell all his four- and five-star recruits that if Alabama succeeds, all the individual accolades they crave will come with it.Good…

What to watch Monday at US Open: Djokovic, Nadal left wrists

All eyes will be on a very important pair of left wrists during Day 1 of the U.S. Open — those belonging to Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

Big Ten East football: a closer look

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