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1 minute, 1.2 million followers: Holmgren video sprouts TikTok success story

It started with a video of basketball star Chet Holmgren — and has expanded into a moneymaker that has brought social media fame (and revenue) to two guys from Shoreview.


No. 1: Minnesota still national leader in girls' sports participation

Girls' prep sports participation in Minnesota has grown to the point that it now often runs even or close to the boys' participation rates in the state.


Lynx lose to Liberty, drop within half-game of last place in WNBA

Sabrina Ionescu, the first overall pick in 2020, scored a team-high 26 points on 10-for-11 shooting for the Liberty and the Lynx couldn't keep up.


Powers scores 27, grabs control late as Lynx hold off New York rally

The Liberty, trailing by as many as 19 points, came within a point of overtaking the Lynx on Sunday. Then, Aerial Powers took over.


Griner's ongoing detainment 'unacceptable,' says Lynx coach Reeve

Two-time Olympian Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia since February. "She needs to get home now," Lynx and USA basketball coach Cheryl Reeve said.


In Eden Prairie and beyond, fishing aficionados reel in memories

The nonprofit Let's Go Fishing is gearing up for another summer of free trips for seniors, youths, veterans and hospice patients across Minnesota and Wisconsin.


Minnesota United players look to shake off a frustrating May

The Loons' scoring output for the month was less than half of what the numbers say it should be.


How did pro baseball get its start in Minnesota?

Fierce competition among teams in the 1800s helped fuel the transition to paid players. Growing competitiveness, race-based exclusion and cheating scandals marked baseball's earliest days in Minnesota.


Aurora holds lead until final minute of debut, draws with Green Bay

The Aurora held the lead the final minute of its franchise debut in front of a capacity crowd at TCO Stadium. The outcome did little to dampen the night's enthusiasm.


Aurora Q&A: What to know about Minnesota's new women's soccer team

The Aurora will play their inaugural game Thursday night at TCO Stadium in Eagan against the Green Bay Glory.