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Dozier homers twice, Gibson earns shutout over White Sox

Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier swings on a three-run home run off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Tuesday night was the Twins' first victory over the White Sox this season, thanks to plenty of offense from Brian Dozier and seven strong innings from Kyle Gibson on the mound.

David Plummer headed to Rio Olympics in 100-meter backstroke

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The former Gopher swam the 100-meter backstroke in 52.28 seconds in Tuesday's finals at the U.S. Olympic trials.

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Scoggins: Summitt was a treasure to Tennessee and beyond

Chip Scoggins

All Tennesseans — men and women, young and old, basketball fans and non-basketball fans — adored Pat Summitt.

Two recent defeats don't concern Lynx too much

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve said her team's foundation is solid even though it has lost the past two games by a combined 42 points.

Ex-Vikings WR Troy Williamson reflects on time in Minnesota, wanting to fight Brad Childress

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A first-round pick in 2005, Troy Williamson caught just 79 passes in three seasons with the Vikings before being traded to Jacksonville for a sixth-round pick.

Trophy tales: The best of a bunch of walleye

This week's fishing tales from around the state, and information on how you can be included in future reports.

Kevin Love pays unexpected tribute to Cleveland teammate

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Cleveland star Kevin Love used social media to gush about another one of his teammates, but it wasn't LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, J.R. Smith or any of the other individuals that played a major role on the court.

Wolves free agency roundup (and why a splashy trade might make sense)

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An increase in the NBA salary cap will make free-agent season, which starts Friday, that much more interesting around the NBA. Here's a look at how things could play out for the Timberwolves.

Souhan: Buddy Ryan's abrupt, unapologetic manner will be missed

Jim Souhan

In the 1980s and '90s, football fans often couldn't wait to open the morning newspaper to see what Buddy Ryan had said, or done. The blunt former coach died Tuesday.

Lynx players react to Pat Summitt's death

Minnesota women's basketball figures mourned Summitt's death on Tuesday and remembered the impact she left on their lives and the sport.

Shoulder surgery to end Phil Hughes' season

Phil Hughes is off crutches and his knee, injured when he was hit by a line drive on June 9, is feeling better. But shoulder surgery will require several months of recovery.

Kepler challenged by Reggie Jackson while at Yankee Stadium

Twins rookie Max Kepler was prodded by Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson to drive the ball to the opposite field during batting practice last weekend.

Olympic notes: Missy Franklin falls short of backstroke berth but keeps batling

Anderson: Midsummer fishing in the BWCA? It can be done

A few tips for paddlers eager to catch fish during July and August in the Boundary Waters.

Competition is the hook to kids' fishing league

The winning team of 5- to 12-year-old anglers will get their names engraved on the Lake Minnetonka Cup, à la the NHL's Stanley Cup.

Los Angeles passes Lynx as No. 1 in WNBA power poll

Move over Minnesota, there's a new No. 1 in the WNBA poll.

Grant, Burns, Marshall remember Ryan as great guy and great coach

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Longtime NFL coach Buddy Ryan died Tuesday at age 82. He spent two seasons with the Vikings in 1976-77 as the defensive line coach and impressed a lot of people.


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Souhan: Buddy Ryan's abrupt, unapologetic manner will be missed

In the 1980s and '90s, football fans often couldn't wait to open the morning newspaper to see what Buddy Ryan had said, or done. The blunt former coach died Tuesday.

Chip Scoggins
Scoggins: Summitt was a treasure to Tennessee and beyond

All Tennesseans — men and women, young and old, basketball fans and non-basketball fans — adored Pat Summitt.


Tigers homer 3 times in 7-run 5th, beat Marlins 7-5

With two on and two out in the third inning, Miguel Cabrera struck out swinging at a pitch that was low and inside, and the slugger was so off balance he ended up on one knee.


Kepler: Learning from Reggie Jackson

Twins outfielder Max Kepler describes the batting-practice challenge he received last Friday from Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson.


Franklin, Lochte struggle against rising stars at US trials

One by one, some of America's biggest swimming stars are going down at the Olympic trials.


Cardinals' offense comes alive in 8-4 win over Royals

Just about everybody in the Cardinals lineup drove in a run, Michael Wacha was good enough on the mound and St. Louis held off the Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Tuesday night to even their four-game, two-city series.


Indians beat Braves for longest winning streak in 34 years

Corey Kluber insists no one in the Cleveland clubhouse is talking about the Indians' longest winning streak in 34 years.