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Morning glory: United States takes 4-0 sweep in opening Ryder Cup matches

Team USA's Phil Mickelson and teammate Ricky Fowler embrace after beating Rory McIlRoy and Andy Sullivan in the morning matches.

It's the first 4-0 lead for any side after the morning foursomes since Laurel Valley in 1975 – Arnold Palmer's last Ryder Cup captaincy.

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.

Laquon Treadwell's name has yet to show up in a boxscore. The rookie still is looking for his first NFL catch. But the guy ahead of him on the depth chart is not producing either.

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Reusse: Europe's ham 'n egging doesn't have shot vs. USA's depth

Europe�s Lee Westwood lines up a putt with Europe�s Thomas Pieters on the ninth hole during a foresomes match at the Ryder Cup golf tournament Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn.

Europe sent out Westwood and rookie Pieters in what looked like a mismatch. And it became one in a hurry.

Vikings punter Jeff Locke gets back to basics

Minnesota Vikings punter Jeff Locke.

The Vikings got a second consecutive strong game from punter Jeff Locke in Sunday’s victory at Carolina. Locke averaged 48.4 yards per kick and benefited from strong coverage.

Mario Lucia, three others cut as Wild make more roster moves

The Wild trimmed its roster by four more this morning. It now stands at 38, but that includes injured players Gustav Olofsson, Sam Anas, Max Fortunus, Dylan Labbe and Chase Lang.

Lynx honored: Cheryl Reeve, Sylvia Fowles win top WNBA awards

Reeve was named WNBA coach of the year for the second time and 6-foot-6 center Sylvia Fowles was named the top defensive player for the third time in her career.

It's on! Complete Ryder Cup coverage

With four matches in the morning and four more in the afternoon, the shots are for real starting Friday at Hazeltine. Click here for the most up to date stories and more from the Ryder Cup.

Alex Boone returns to Vikings practice

Vikings guard Alex Boone

Boone was able to participate in some capacity, a good sign for his availability for Monday night’s game against the Giants at U.S. Bank Stadium.

USA 4, Europe 0: Match-by-match recaps from the Ryder Cup

A recap of all the matches this weekend at Hazeltine for the Ryder Cup

Matt Limegrover's Nittany Lions line awaits Gophers

Matt Limegrover was fired by Tracy Claeys and the Gophers last November, but there were enough signs for Penn State coach James Franklin to believe he could be the right fit for his program.

Ex-Viking inspires pride with off-field 'uniform' for Cooper football players

Twice a week, players go to class in dress shirts and ties, a look catching on with classmates. “When you look good, you act good, you do your work good and you play good,” one said.

X Factor: Stefon Diggs could be the difference maker vs. Giants

Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) was tackled by Green Bay Packers cornerback Damarious Randall (23) after a second quarter pass reception. ] JEFF WHEELER ï jeff.wheeler@startribune.com The Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers faced each other in their season opener NFL game Sunday night, September 18, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

A Giants secondary, having allowed seven receivers to surpass 50 yards in three games, limps into Monday night against the Vikings with four defensive backs unable to practice Thursday.

Heckler from N.D. sinks putt after mocking Rory McIlroy miss at Ryder Cup

A spectator celebrates after being challenged by Europe's Justin Rose to hole a putt for one hundred dollars and holing it during practice session ahead of the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on September 29, 2016 in Chaska, Minnesota. (Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Zuma Press) ORG XMIT: 1190934

When David Johnson heckled Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan on Thursday during Ryder Cup practice, Henrik Stenson invited him to come out to the putting surface and show the world how it's done.

Wild looking for much more success from Iowa minor-league affiliate

If the hockey side could ever catch up with the business side, the Iowa Wild would be perennial playoff participants in the American Hockey League.

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

A team-record 103rd loss was held off after a ninth-inning rally vs. Kansas City.

'Weezy mode:' Lindsay Whalen still the driving force on Lynx

Weezy mode — borrowed from the nickname of hip-hop star Lil Wayne, a favorite of Whalen and Augustus — powered Whalen to 19 points and seven assists as the Lynx pummeled Phoenix to begin the semifinals.

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Alex Boone returns to Vikings practice
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Boone was able to participate in some capacity, a good sign for his availability for Monday night’s game against the Giants at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Reusse: Europe's ham 'n egging doesn't have shot vs. USA's depth
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Europe sent out Westwood and rookie Pieters in what looked like a mismatch. And it became one in a hurry.


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
Alex Boone returns to Vikings practice

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
Kennys Vargas needs more than just power to win a job

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

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

California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved two bills that emerged after a former Stanford University swimmer was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually assaulting a woman passed out near a trash bin.


Teeing off: Ryder Cup play begins

Ryder Cup play begins


Browns coach Jackson says team 'moved on' from Josh Gordon

The Browns have personal compassion for Josh Gordon. They're done with him professionally.


Ryder Cup first tee walk-up

Foggy morning at Hazeltine. Big cheers, though.


A-Rod starts new role as minor league instructor in Tampa

Alex Rodriguez is back on the field for the New York Yankees in his new role as an instructor.