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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.

Laing's chip shot helps Minnesota United to another draw

The United, which lost 4-0 to Miami on Aug. 6 at National Sports Center, earned its second consecutive draw in the state of Florida.

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

Take the Big Ten football history quiz

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Favored One Mean Man wins $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby

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.

No. 3 Gophers defeat San Diego in volleyball opener

Next up: No. 11 Stanford on Sunday.

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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

Siemian solidifies QB job in Denver's 17-9 win over Rams

Trevor Siemian thinks he's done enough to win the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback job.


LEADING OFF: Ellis starts for Phils, Jones maybe OK for O's

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:___SUNDAY SCHOOLA.J. Ellis is set to make his first start for the Phillies when he catches…


Sanchez hits another home run, Yankees rout Orioles 13-5

With each day, with every swing, this run by Gary Sanchez becomes even more remarkable.


Brewers hit 3 HRs, give up 4-run lead in 9-6 loss to Pirates

Hernan Perez homered twice and reliever Tyler Cravy went deep for his first career hit. However, it wasn't enough for the Brewers.


Johnny Love's Sunday Canterbury Park line

A look at Saturday's card from Star Tribune handicapper Johnny Love.