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First-rounder Treadwell still looking for first NFL catch

First-round draft pick Laquon Treadwell has no catches this year and was inactive last week.

Neither he nor starter Charles Johnson has been a factor in the Vikings' passing game.

Youth comes through for Twins in 7-6 victory over Royals

Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton follows through on a two-run triple off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy during the seventh inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

The team-record 103rd loss will have to wait for another day.

Scores, schedules and stats

Fire up the rumors: Kevin Garnett was at Clippers practice today

The tweet called KG a “special guest” but KG doesn’t really do anything halfway. Even in the somewhat blurry photo, he looks plenty sweaty and into contesting the shot.

David Ortiz given standing ovation in Yankee Stadium finale

Playing in the Bronx one last time, Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was given a 30-second standing ovation at Yankee Stadium instead of the usual boos.

Kyle Rudolph emerging as a favorite target for Sam Bradford

Minnesota Vikings Kyle Rudolph (82) and Sam Bradford (8).

It’s not how Kyle Rudolph envisioned, but he’s made a solid first step toward fulfilling the potential the Vikings saw when signing him to a lucrative five-year extension in 2014.

Matt Limegrover's Nittany Lions line awaits Gophers

Jerry Kill helped him land on the staff at Penn State.

Gophers hockey coach Don Lucia hopes to sign contract extension soon

Don Lucia has not signed a contract extension as Gophers men's hockey coach, but indicated he met with new athletic director Mark Coyle and hopes something can be worked out soon.

Lindsay Whalen still the driving force on Lynx

She played with speed and aggression in Game 1 rout.

It's almost here: Previewing the Ryder Cup

After three-days of build-up, the matches between the United States and Europe are scheduled to begin Friday at 7:35 a.m. Click here for the latest news, video and more from Hazeltine National

Schedule: The week at Hazeltine

Tee time: Ryder Cup begins Friday

Long lead-up is over; it's time to play some high-intensity golf

Understanding Ryder Cup scoring

Rivalry helps Spieth-Reed U.S. team succeed at Ryder Cup

Olympic silver doesn't earn Henrik Stenson much respect at Hazeltine

Leidner is spreading the ball around, which pleases his coach

Minnesota Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner, right, celebrated wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky's touchdown in the first quarter as the Gophers took on Indiana State at TCF Bank Stadium, Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. ] (ELIZABETH FLORES/STAR TRIBUNE) ELIZABETH FLORES • eflores@startribune.com

Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner found eight different receivers against Colorado State and nine against Indiana State. Can he keep that up in Big Ten play?

Sports on TV and radio

Where to find today's games.


A good hunt unfolds all in good time
Dennis Anderson

These mornings trigger a desire to lay up by one's own hand enough venison and fowl to last the coming winter.

Reusse: Sorry, Ryder Cup crowds, you just can't hate Europe
Patrick Reusse

We're not playing the Soviet Union here. We're not even playing Putin's Russia, which would be a contest worth all of the red, white and blue toggery and "USA, USA'' chants at Hazeltine National.


First-round draft pick Laquon Treadwell has no catches this year and was inactive last week.

First-rounder Treadwell still looking for first NFL catch

Sam Bradford thinks he could help running game
Randy Moss still bleeds purple, likes what he sees from Sam Bradford
Kyle Rudolph emerging as a favorite target for Sam Bradford

Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton follows through on a two-run triple off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy during the seventh inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

Youth comes through for Twins in 7-6 victory over Royals

David Ortiz given standing ovation in Yankee Stadium finale
Twins president uses expletive to describe team at environmental meeting
Buxton: I knew I'd get a curveball

U.S. Bank Stadium, seen from the sky in all its splendor, stands ready for today’s Vikings season home opener.

Vikings bring fanfare for biggest day in long franchise history

In settlement, Vikings allow Wells Fargo to keep elevated signs on roofs near stadium
What you need to know before Sunday's first Vikings game
Gophers to play basketball in U.S. Bank Stadium next year

Vikings to try dedicated skyway as a way to tackle postgame congestion

The Vikings will announce Friday that they’re giving fans a new option for getting to the next two home games at U.S. Bank Stadium: a…


Pederson leads Dodgers to 9-4 victory over Padres

Joc Pederson doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 on Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep.


Ward has big game, No. 6 Houston beats UConn 42-14

The sixth-ranked Houston Cougars were determined to take care of business this year after Connecticut detailed their perfect season a year ago.


Cooper's Dress for Success program

COOPER'S DRESS FOR SUCCESSWho: Football players, other athletes and students.What: Dress shirts, ties and dress slacks each Monday and Wednesday.Requirements: Wear dress clothes, either their…


David and Jim's prep football picks, Week 5

Prep picksIn presidential debate terms, staff writers David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen each claimed victory last week. Both went 2-1, underscoring that agreement —…