Compiled by Ken Chia

 

KNOW THIS

In each of the past two seasons, Joe Banyard was released on cutdown day despite leading the Vikings in rushing during the preseason. Before Banyard, the last player to lead the Vikings in preseason rushing, then fail to make the team, was Albert Young in 2008.

WATCH THIS

For the second time in three weeks, the Twins end a series on a Monday. It hasn’t been pretty series in Baltimore so far; the Labor Day finale is at 12:35 p.m. (FSN).

 

RANDOM FANDOM

“What a gutsy effort! But if they start so slow again in Phoenix in the third game, they will not be able to recover on a hostile court.”

kenlsan on Sunday’s Lynx victory at startribune.com.

Weigh in on what you’re thinking about to mrand@startribune.com

 

TWEETED

“Talking infrastructure investment and if the Minnesota Golden Gophers will win the Rose Bowl.”

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, tweeting about some of the crazy talk he shared on WCCO-AM from the State Fair on Friday.

@keithellison