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Lynx fall to Mystics in worst loss in more than two seasons

The Washington Mystics' Tayler Hill, shown earlier this season, scored 17 points against the Lynx on Sunday.

Washington led by 20 after just the first quarter.

Souhan: Rubio hasn't proven worthy of leading Wolves' resurgence

Jim Souhan

Tom Thibodeau's selection of Kris Dunn means he doesn't want to rely on a point guard who never seemed to be as good as he was projected to be, and who never seemed to elevate his team.

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How will Wild reshape roster after a dull finish to draft?

With salary-cap money to burn, Blues captain David Backes is one potential free-agent target.

Fletcher won't say right this second what he has up his sleeve. But he didn't buy out Thomas Vanek's contract for no reason. He has his paws in multiple trade scenarios.

Pitch clock in baseball has proven successful

A visit to a Class AAA ballpark showed the value of speeding up games.

Stewart wins at Sonoma to end 84-race drought

Passed on the last lap by Denny Hamlin, Tony Stewart returned the favor to win.

Naval Academy grad Hurley wins Quicken Loans National

Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. The ball disappeared into the hole in front of him as the crowd roared, and Hurley let loose the emotion he'd been holding in.

United falls to Club Leon in Target Field exhibition

A two-goal loss to a Mexican squad still is regarded as a positive for the United, playing at Target Field for the first time.

Twins take advantage of Yankees' bandbox

"This park is definitely home-run friendly," Twins manager Paul Molitor said in an understatement.

New direction, new results for Olympic swimming hopeful Plummer

The former Gophers swimmer is producing the best results of his career at age 30 as he pursues a spot in Rio.

Hartman: Eden Prairie's Bykowski to battle for spot on Vikings line

Sid Hartman

The offensive line competition figures to be intense, but Carter Bykowski is ready to show what he can do after sitting out last season because of injury.

Ryan: Suspended Allen will return to job when he completes treatment

GM Terry Ryan offered no timelines and few details about pitching coach Neil Allen's current program, other than to say, "Everything is going fine. … He's making progress."

Canterbury Park results for Sunday

Gameday preview: Lynx at Washington

The Lynx will try to begin a new winning streak after seeing their 13-0 start end Friday night.

Draft just the start for Wolves' new regime

A look at five questions facing Tom Thibodeau's team this offseason, with NBA free agency kicking off this week.

Johnny Love's Sunday Canterbury Park line

A look at Sunday's races from Star Tribune handicapper Johnny Love.

Catch rate keeps improving for Red Lake walleye

More than a decade after a bold move, hot fishing is getting hotter.

Important start for Duffey today as Twins try to break streak in NY

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Spot in starting rotation could be at stake as righthander tries to shake seven-game slump.


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Duffey's Bronx surprise is a reminder of a pitcher called Thor

Indications were that Tyler Duffey would get pounded on Sunday. Instead, he produced a flashback to an unlikely Twins' pitching gem from 1977.

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Important start for Duffey today as Twins try to break streak in NY

Spot in starting rotation could be at stake as righthander tries to shake seven-game slump.


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Valeri's 2 penalty kicks give Timbers 3-2 win over Dynamo

Diego Valeri scored on a pair of late penalty kicks in the Portland Timbers' 3-2 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo on Sunday.


Craig Bowden, Ryan Helminen share PGA Professional lead

Craig Bowden and Ryan Helminen each shot 5-under 67 on Sunday at Turning Stone to share the first-round lead in the PGA Professional Championship.


Stunner at US Olympic swim trials: Lochte beaten in 400 IM

The first event of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials produced a stunner: Ryan Lochte failed to qualify for the team Sunday night in an event he won at the 2012 London Games.