Postgame: Buxton hits rare double play, but to a familiar face

Postgame: Buxton hits rare double play, but to a familiar face

The speedy Byron Buxton on Tuesday picked up another first in his young career: Hitting into a 6-4-3 double play.
Twins open series well aware of futility against White Sox
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Twins open series well aware of futility against White Sox

June 28
Chicago is just two wins away from its longest-ever winning streak against Minnesota, but Kyle Gibson stands in the way Tuesday night
Chargois is only Twins' prospect named to Future Game rosters
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Chargois is only Twins' prospect named to Future Game rosters

June 28
J.T. Chargois, who spent a three-day stint with the Twins earlier this month, was the only Minnesota prospect chosen for baseball's Futures Game during the All-Star break.
Ex-Vikings receiver Williamson recalls wanting to fight Brad Childress
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Ex-Vikings receiver Williamson recalls wanting to fight Brad Childress

June 28
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.
Grant, Burns, Marshall remember Ryan as great guy and great coach
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Grant, Burns, Marshall remember Ryan as great guy and great coach

June 28
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.
Iceland's announcer: 'Live the way you want, England! ... You can go out of Europe!'
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Iceland's announcer: 'Live the way you want, England! ... You can go out of Europe!'

June 28
The Iceland play-by-play broadcaster in the national team's unexpected soccer run calls games with a huge voice for the tiny nation.
Reusse: Tennessee thought 'old Pat' was greatest as far back as 1995
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Reusse: Tennessee thought 'old Pat' was greatest as far back as 1995

June 28
The Star Tribune did several national stories on women's basketball leading to the 1995 Women's Final Four at Target Center. For me, the one on Pat Summitt was the most-memorable.
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Reusse: Cardinals fans turned skeptical in a hurry with Buddy Ryan in 1994

June 28
Here's a column from October 1994 on Buddy Ryan, as the Vikings were getting ready to play in Phoenix. Buddy wound up getting his first Cardinals' victory.
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Scoggins: Former Gophers assistant coach remembers Summitt's influence

June 28
Jody Adams played point guard for Pat Summitt on the 1991 national championship team and was a Gophers assistant from 1997-2000. She's now the women's coach at Wichita State and wrote a tribute to her mentor.