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Reusse: Hey, Thibs - speak up and sell us on your Wolves vision

Tom Thibodeau’s vision for the Wolves on the eve of the NBA draft remains unclear.

There's no sports business in the Twin Cities that needs selling more than the Timberwolves. You don't do that by being secretive to the point of invisibility.

Berrios a well-oiled 'La Máquina' as Twins win second in a row

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios throws to the Chicago White Sox during the fifth inning.

Jose Berrios' nickname is "La Máquina" — The Machine. And the machine was working perfectly Wednesday as Berrios devoured Chicago's lineup to raise his record to 7-1.

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Five position battles to watch in Vikings training camp

Some clarity was gained during the offseason program, but there’s much to sort out for the Vikings when the team assembles for training camp in Mankato next month.

It's official: Vegas inks Wild's Haula, acquires Tuch

Erik Haula, who could have become a restricted free agent July 1, signed a three-year, $8.25 million contract with the expansion Vegas Golden Knights.

Ricky Rubio and the Wolves: Is an era coming to an end?

Is Ricky Rubio the Timberwolves' point guard of the future or the past? We travel back eight years and then look to the present in an attempt to answer that question and others that define his legacy.

Loons pick up much-needed home victory, 3-2 over Portland

Rookie Abu Danladi scored the United's third goal in the 64th minute - and later received a red card.

'And the Wolves take ...': A final mock draft round-up

There's nothing resembling consensus about what the Timberwolves will do when they use the seventh pick in the NBA draft. Here's an assortment of predictions.

Ben Clymer: Ex-Gopher, Stanley Cup champion, TV analyst ... and golf phenom

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ben Clymer (7) celebrates his goal against the New York Rangers with center Vaclav Prospal in 2001.

A self-described "golf nerd," former pro hockey player Ben Clymer got his game in shape for this season and qualified for the Minnesota State Amateur championship.

Hartman: Timberwolves weigh (many) options for draft night

Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau has a long list for improving the team and many options to consider on draft night.

Tom Thibodeau says they could move up. Or down. Or stay put. Or trade for an established NBA veteran.

Postgame: Sano, Berrios and speed add up to a win

Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano

The Twins beat the White Sox 4-2 on Wednesday as Miguel Sano homered and Jose Berrios pitched eight innings.

Glen Perkins comeback shut down for a week by tendinitis

Glen Perkins, still on the comeback trail following surgery last year for a torn labrum, will be shut down one week because of biceps tendinitis.

Wolves Draft Day Live Chat with Jerry Zgoda at noon, open for questions now

Join basketball writer Jerry Zgoda and Timberwolves fans to chat about what the team could do in the NBA draft -- and what's ahead during the rest of the off-season. The floor is open for questions and your opinions.

Oops: 'Mittlestadt' honored at Wrigley Field before NHL draft

NHL draft prospect Casey Mittelstadt of Eden Prairie is in Chicago ahead of the draft, but the Cubs proved he's not yet a household name.

Packers' Guion charged in Hawaii with intoxicated driving

Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion has been charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant in Hawaii.

Santiago, Hughes fare well in minor league appearances at Rochester

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes (45) reacts after giving up a two run homer to Cleveland Indians second baseman Jose Ramirez (11) in the third inning at Target Field

Hector Santiago and Phil Hughes each had scoreless and hitless outings Wednesday for Class AAA Rochester during their rehabilitation stints.

Twins, Cleveland to play two-game series in Puerto Rico in 2018

The 'home' games will be played April 17 and April 18 next year.

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Horses evoke great pleasure even if the riding is, well, not so great
Dennis Anderson

Event might be a practice, but all riders want to win.

Five position battles to watch in Vikings training camp
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Some clarity was gained during the offseason program, but there’s much to sort out for the Vikings when the team assembles for training camp in Mankato next month.


Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios throws to the Chicago White Sox during the fifth inning.

Berrios a well-oiled 'La Máquina' as Twins win second in a row

Twins, Cleveland to play two-game series in Puerto Rico in 2018
Glen Perkins comeback shut down for a week by tendinitis
Postgame: Sano, Berrios and speed add up to a win

Five position battles to watch in Vikings training camp

Norv Turner says he's open to a return to coaching
Vikings expect Morgan to push for roster spot as all-purpose tight end
U.S. Bank stadium authority seeks pay raises, code of ethics

Miguel Ibarra (10) passed the ball to a teammate in the first half.

Loons pick up much-needed home victory, 3-2 over Portland

Loons right-back Venegas sees rare multiple starts
Timbers built their side cleverly given MLS' salary constraints
Toronto, Montreal tie 1-1 in Canadian Championship 1st leg

The radio home for Richard Pitino and the Gophers men's basketball team is changing.

Gophers basketball, hockey leaving ESPN 1500 for 'The Fan' family of stations

Georgia, Ohio remain key recruiting battlegrounds for Gophers under Fleck
On point: Highlights from Isaiah Washington's summer basketball debut
Gophers get running back to flip commitment from Bowling Green

Eden Prairie too much for Forest Lake, wins 4A championship

Waconia caps undefeated season with Class 3A title
Minnehaha Academy repeats as 2A baseball champion
Denied in 2016, Parkers Prairie wins Class 1A baseball title

Timberwolves GM Scott Layden, left, and coach Tom Thibodeau discussed Thursday's NBA draft. The Wolves pick No. 7.

Draft day's here: Wolves wishing upon stars - and stars to be

Ricky Rubio and the Wolves: Is an era coming to an end?
Wolves Draft Day Live Chat with Jerry Zgoda at noon, open for questions now
Hartman: Timberwolves weigh (many) options for draft night

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles worked against Sun forward Morgan Tuck in a May game at Xcel Energy Center.

Lynx hold intense practice after being outplayed in first loss of season

Taurasi stands alone atop WNBA scoring list
Lynx dealt first loss of season after nine victories
WNBA brings back 3-point contest to All-Star Game

Sunset in Ontario’s Wabakimi Provincial Park, a remote wilderness twice the size of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Ontario's Wabakimi park delivers wild, remote alternative to BWCA and Quetico

A long-ago Minneapolis cyclist and his audacious dream to ride to New York City — in 1896
Minnesota's two-story lakes can bring different fishing experiences to one spot
Anderson: Record northern pike catch still a fish story for the ages

Ontario's Wabakimi park delivers wild, remote alternative to BWCA and Quetico

Twice the size of the BWCA and with all the wild beauty, Ontario's Wabakimi Park is even more remote and, in some ways, challenging.


A long-ago Minneapolis cyclist and his audacious dream to ride to New York City — in 1896

Primitive roads didn't make it easier for a store owner on an unlikely trip.


North Shore environmental education center touts expansion

Part of expansion at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center includes residence for graduate students.


Florida adds former NHL MVP Chris Pronger to front office

Former NHL MVP Chris Pronger eventually wants to be a general manager, and Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon saw that as an opportunity.


The cabin life meant getting used to travel by train, by rowboat

Back in the day, by rowboat was one way to get back and forth to the cabin near Grand Rapids.