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Going deep on Gophers football 'mystery' offense

Gophers offensive coordinator Jay Johnson, who spent the past five seasons at Louisiana-Lafayette, said everything starts with running the football.

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

Kepler takes the blame for latest Twins loss

Minnesota Twins' Trevor Plouffe (24) slides safely into third base in front of Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, 2016. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Max Kepler dove for - and missed - a ball in right field, allowing Toronto to take the lead in the eighth inning and send the Twins to their ninth straight defeat.

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Ryder Cup hopefuls Fowler, Reed lead at The Barclays

Rickie Fowler

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

Hunting's future rests with recruiting from new audiences

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

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.

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.

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.

U.S. Open tennis preview: Bravo to Andy Murray, he figured it out

Years of heartbreak are fading into the past.

Twins notes: Santiago thumb injury has bothered him for months

Hector Santiago played catch Friday for the first time in a week, then threw a bullpen session Saturday, and believes the bruise has healed

Gophers football: Ailing linebackers coach Mike Sherels comes to practice

Sherels, still out indefinitely after suffering complications from an undisclosed health issue, returned to practice for the first time since before fall camp.

Take the Big Ten football history quiz

Think you know Big Ten football? Test your knowledge with this 12-question quiz.

Sunday Q&A: Vikings lineman T.J. Clemmings

Clemmings figures to be the top backup at both tackle spots for the Vikings.

MLB Insider: Denard Span sparked near no-hitter — and perhaps a Giants turnaround

The former Twin made two big plays for Matt Moore, hoping to be help turn around the Giants.

Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities.

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

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.

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

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


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
At Puerto Rico parade, gold medalist Puig saw island's hope

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 as game day gets closer

Finlay and Meram score, Crew beat Quakes 2-0

Ethan Finlay and Justin Meram scored and the Columbus Crew beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 on Saturday night.


Time running low for winless drivers as Chase draws near

With time running out on his bid to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Greg Biffle is back at the site of his most recent victory.


Impact wins 1-0, ends Toronto's unbeaten streak at 7 games

Ignacio Piatti scored in the 73rd minute and the Montreal Impact beat Toronto FC 1-0 on Saturday night to end the Reds' unbeaten streak at seven games.


Alberg's goal and assist help Union beat Sporting 2-0

Roland Alberg had a goal and an assist to help the Philadelphia Union beat nine-man Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Saturday night.


Reusse: A guess at the Twins’ 2017 starting rotation

With this season all but gone, let's look ahead to next spring.