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Twins make miserable history as losing streak hits 10 games

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.

Josh Donaldson hit three home runs as the Twins blew another lead and approached a dubious major league record.

Craig: Did Berger take Vikings center job from Sullivan?

Vikings guard Joe Berger, left, and center John Sullivan, right, shown in 2014, have both played center during the preseason.

With time to decide on a starting offensive line unit running out, Sunday's game was the most significant test to date for the team's No. 1 offseason priority.

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Lynx win behind Whalen, take over top spot in WNBA

Lynx Olympians Seimone Augustus, left, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen celebrated during the victory over Seattle on Sunday at Target Center.

Coming on the heels of a frustrating 84-80 loss at Connecticut on Friday, it was clear that something had to change.

Scoggins: 'Let's not revisit the Teddy Twilight Zone again'

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater joked with teammates and Chargers players after the game.

His final three throws of the preseason put to rest the mysterious shoulder issue that snowballed into an awkward dance between coach Mike Zimmer and the media.

Jim Harbaugh positioned to laugh last at Michigan

It's easy to get distracted by the noise surrounding Michigan's colorful head coach: The rap video, the recruiting slumber parties, the endless satellite camp controversy.

Win at Barclays seals Ryder Cup spot for Reed as Fowler falters

From second place with three holes left to a three-way tie for seventh, Fowler watched a Ryder Cup qualifying spot slip right through his hands.

Going deep on Gophers football 'mystery' offense

The Gophers ranked 105th in scoring offense last year, capping a five-year grind under offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover. So new coach Tracy Claeys replaced him

Mackensie Alexander proving to be a worthwhile 'handful' for Vikings

Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander

The ball has a way of finding Mackensie Alexander, but he wasn’t sure who he needed to give it to after the game.

At the Fair today: Wild coach Bruce Boudreau at the Star Tribune booth

New Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau

If you can attend the State Fair today, be sure to come by the Star Tribune booth at 3:15 p.m. for a Q and A with Wild coach Bruce Boudreau.

Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change

Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress — specifically when it comes to race relations in the United States.

Despite 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.

Wheaties creates Lifetime Achievement box for Michael Phelps

General Mills is creating a 'Lifetime Achievement' box for the decorated Olympic swimmer.

Reusse: A guess at the Twins’ 2017 starting rotation

Minnesota Twins starter Phil Hughes delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, on Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Seattle.

With this season all but gone, let's look ahead to next spring.

Danny Santana lands on disabled list after first-inning collision

Danny Santana used his right hand to pull his shirt over his left shoulder as he dressed after the Twins' 9-6 loss to the Blue Jays. It didn't go well.

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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At the Fair today: Wild coach Bruce Boudreau at the Star Tribune booth
Russo's Rants

If you can attend the State Fair today, be sure to come by the Star Tribune booth at 3:15 p.m. for a Q and A with Wild coach Bruce Boudreau.

Mackensie Alexander proving to be a worthwhile 'handful' for Vikings
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The ball has a way of finding Mackensie Alexander, but he wasn’t sure who he needed to give it to after the game.


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
Wheaties creates Lifetime Achievement box for Michael Phelps

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

Poll: How many games will the Gophers football team win?


Rand: Oh yeah, about that Vikings game

Even as the building played a starring role Sunday, here are a few observations from the day that are mostly about football:


U.S. Bank Stadium fan reviews: Big, bold and bright

U.S. Bank Stadium opened its doors for Vikings fans before the team's inaugural game in the new facility.


Vikings make U.S. Bank Stadium home in win over San Diego

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said the team must improve its red zone offense if it hopes to win more games this season.


Colin Kaepernick talks about his protest

A day after not standing for the national anthem before San Francisco's preseason game against Green Bay, 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick met with members of the media to explain why.