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Vikings fans fill new stadium, help work out the kinks

Rebecca Nelson hugged her dad, Ray Renstrom, while visiting with him and her mom, Lila, in the stands before the kickoff. A Vikings cheerleader from 1997-99, she was going to join other alumni on the field later.

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.

Collision injures Danny Santana, puts him on the DL.

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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 rising 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 forgotten and forgiven.

Craig: Vikings' battle for No. 1 center job takes a turn

Joe Berger played in Sunday's preseason game while John Sullivan sat out.

Fowler plays his way off U.S. Ryder Cup team

"Very disappointing," he said. "Just made a couple bad swings at the wrong time."

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.

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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 forgotten and forgiven.

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
Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

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

Dalton, Bengals sharp early in 26-21 preseason lost at Jags

The Cincinnati Bengals were so sharp against Jacksonville that Andy Dalton and several teammates were done long before halftime.


Minnesota Scene: Gophers volleyball team falls at Stanford

  The third-ranked Gophers volleyball team fell to 1-1 on the season Sunday with a 25-23, 25-15, 25-27, 25-19 loss at No. 11 Stanford. Stanford…


Big Ten East Division story lines for 2016

Here are five things to watch in the upcoming season


Big Ten East football: a closer look

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


Larson wins first Sprint Cup race

First Sprint Cup victory comes in 99th career start.