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Reusse blog: Things look different with Dundas Dukes on field and in grandstand


There was a Duke thrown out trying to go from first to third. Honest to Lew Olson, it happened.

Postgame: Nunez sacrificed on his own, and it nearly paid off

Twins Insider

Monday's game featured several unusual defensive plays and alignments.

Penguins open Cup Final with victory on late goal

Journeyman Nick Bonino got winner with 2:33 left after two rookies scored.

Lynx's Reeve, former colleague Laimbeer mirror each other's intensity

Cheryl Reeve was called a perfect fit when she joined Laimbeer's Detroit staff.

Four siblings bring competitive edge to Anoka-Hennepin adapted softball team

The France siblings bring different gifts to the team, but share a fierce will to win.

Twins move struggling Hughes to long-relief role

Phil Hughes has spent much of the season searching for an answer to why he's lost the effectiveness that made him such a success with the Twins two years ago. Now the Twins want him to look in a new place: the bullpen.

Curry, record-setting Warriors headed back to finals

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson carried the 73-win Warriors right back to the NBA Finals, as Golden State rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-88 on Monday night in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.

Judging Joe Mauer's highs and lows

Suddenly, after struggling at the plate, Mauer is on pace to hit around 20 home runs (which would easily be the second-highest total of his career behind his MVP season of 2009, when he hit 28).

Hundreds of dead fish wash ashore in west metro lake

An estimated 500 to 1,000 dead crappies were reported at the boat access on Lake Independence in Maple Plain over the long Memorial Day weekend.

Defenseman Martin supplies steadying force for Sharks

Twelve years in the NHL, and first-year San Jose Sharks defenseman Paul Martin never has missed the playoffs and is striving to become the third Elk River-raised player to win a Stanley Cup (Joel Otto, 1989 Flames; Dan Hinote, 2001 Avalanche).

Athletes of the week: Armstrong track senior on pace to finish strong

After finishing second in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Class 2A state meet last year as a junior, Evan McClellon has worked to improve on those finishes at this year's state meet.

Minnesota Scene: Saints' Hamburger is pitcher of the week

The Saints' Mark Hamburger was selected pitcher of the week in the American Association after winning twice and improving to 3-0 with a 1.90 ERA.

Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido overpowered kidnappers

About 24 hours after he was kidnapped, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido found himself alone with one of his captors and saw his chance. He wrestled away the man's pistol and his cellphone and dialed Mexico's emergency number.

Baylor hires former Wake coach Grobe to replace Briles

Briles was let go last week after the release of a report commissioned by the Waco, Texas, school that accused the successful coach of not responding to or inappropriately handling allegations of sexual assault and violence by members of his team.

French Open washed out for 1st time in 16 years

Not so much the French Open as the French closed.

Sports on TV and radio

ON THE AIR TUESDAY BASEBALL TIME TV RADIO Interleague: San Diego at Seattle 2:30 p.m.

Ron Rosenbaum, attorney and commentator, dead at 68

Also an attorney, he had battled an aggressive form of cancer.