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The Lynx return home to face a Dream team that is two games ahead of them in the WNBA standings.
Chasing catfish? They're active and moving on the Red River.
Toronto is in second place in the AL East standings and leads the AL Wild Card race.
The Lynx have not have had a lot of success in Seattle in recent years and lost the season opener there by 23 points.
The Twins return home for a seven-game homestand that begins with three games against the Tigers.
The Sparks are moving ahead without Liz Cambage.
The Padres, featuring former Twins reliever Taylor Rogers, are in second place in both the National League West and N.L. wild-card.
Minnesota fishing report: Detroit Lakes area continues to report a solid bite from a variety of species.
Three-game road trip starts with stop in Atlanta.
This will be the second two-game set for the teams after splitting a series at Target Field earlier this season.
The Lynx are trying to keep their playoff hopes alive but their veteran center will be sidelined by a knee injury.
The division-leading Twins return from a five-day break to play at Comerica Park, where they are 1-4 this season.
Amy Andrews, the USL W League Golden Boot winner, has scored almost half of her side's goals. She'll be facing an Aurora defense that has yielded only eight goals in 12 games.
The teams will play again Sunday at Target Center.
Minnesota Fishing Report: St. Croix River has been giving up walleye, sheepshead and smallies.
The Lynx finish a busy stretch after the All-Star Game with a visit to our nation's capital.
The Aurora will face a McLean (Va.) Soccer team that had a streak of six straight shutouts earlier this season.
The Lynx play on back-to-back nights, traveling first to Indianapolis to face the Fever.
Bemidji, Alexandria and Duluth areas all have positive reports this week.
The four-game series kicks off Thursday night at Target Field.
The Lynx play host to the Wings on Thursday night at Target Center. Each team has won once vs. the other this summer.
It will be a playoff battle of the undefeated when the Aurora (11-0-1) play host to the Indy Eleven (10-0-2) on Wednesday night at TCO Stadium in Eagan.
The two teams are leading their divisions as the Twins open a six-game homestand.
It's the third meeting of the season between two teams fighting to stay in playoff contention.
The first game of the series pits the Twins' Sonny Gray against the Rangers' Jon Gray.
Overall, the report is solid from Stillwater to Baudette
The Sky has defeated the Lynx twice this season.
The Twins make their first trip to Chicago this season.
The teams meet at Target Center for the second time in three days.
Baltimore will finish its 10-game, 11-day trip at Target Field. The Orioles are 4-3 on the trip and were 14-12 in June.
A look at what's biting and where around Minnesota
The teams meet Friday and Sunday at Target Center.
The Lynx have defeated the Dallas Wings six consecutive times at Target Center.
The Twins visit the Guardians for the first time this season, and it's for a five-game series that includes a doubleheader on Tuesday.
Minnesota's next opponent, the Chicago Sky, on Tuesday staged the biggest comeback in WNBA history, 28 points, to defeat Las Vegas.
Minnesota Fishing Report: Charters on Lake Superior have been dealing with strong winds recently
Lynx seek can win two games in a row for the first time this season against the Mercury at Target Center.
The Lynx and Mercury play a home-and-home series this week, with the first game Tuesday in Phoenix.
For the Twins to stay in first place, they'll need to hold off Cleveland, which faces them eight times in 10 days.
The top and bottom teams of the Western Conference will face off in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Starting pitchers dominated in Randolph's 2-1 victory, with Jacob Weckop striking out 13 and Nolan Klocke taking a loss despite striking out 15.
Arizona is slated to send Madison Bumgarner to the mound in Friday's series opener, opposite Devin Smeltzer.
Minnesota Fishing Report: Anglers have had success on east side of the lake.
Minnesota brings a three-game losing streak into second meeting this season with the Storm, currently second in the West.
The Twins had scored 54 runs in the previous eight games and homered in eight consecutive games before being limited to five hits Sunday.
Indiana, which has lost five in a row, visits Target Center on Sunday night to take on a Lynx team that shot just 32.8% from the field in their last game.
Team talisman Sylvia Fowles is out, while Damiris Dantas and Moriah Jefferson are likely to return from injury.
Warmer bays have been good for panfish on Lake Minnetonka; Red River's high water is deterrent.
The Yankees have won six in a row as they face the AL Central-leading Twins.
On Sunday, the teams play the first of two games in three days in Brooklyn.
Minnesota Fishing Report: It's catch-and-release month on Lake Mille Lacs.
Starting point guard Moriah Jefferson suffered a quadriceps injury in Sunday's loss to Los Angeles and Natalie Achonwa has a hamstring strain.
When the Tommies went on a recent four-game winning streak, Sam Schneider was a major reason for it at the plate and on the mound.
The Twins' first trip to Michigan this season is for a five-game series that includes a doubleheader on Tuesday.
The Lynx are looking to get back on the winning track at home.
State fishing report: The trout bite also is good on parts of Lake Superior.
Both teams ended their 2022 seasons last week under circumstances that were less successful than in previous seasons. Here's a look at what could be ahead for them.
John Anderson's baseball squad finished 16-36 and last in the Big Ten Conference for a second consecutive year.
Minnesota is 1-6 this season but has won eight consecutive home games in the series.
Fresh off their 5-1 road trip and comeback from a six-run deficit Sunday, the Twins are back at Target Field beginning Monday to play the Tigers.
After a narrow loss in Las Vegas, Dallas is the Lynx's final stop on a three-game road trip.
From Albert Lea to Baudette, the Minnesota Fishing Report.
Kayla McBride scored 24 points in her first game back with the Lynx in LA - and the team's first victory - and will look to keep it rolling out west.
It's Los Angeles' home opener, and it will go in 2-2 against a winless Lynx team that played Chicago lose its last time out..
The Twins begin a six-game road trip with three games on the West Coast.
Colder water slowed the bite despite a good turnout reported on many lakes.
The Lynx will try to end a three-game losing streak to open the season against the Chicago Sky, the defending WNBA champions.
Both teams are 0-2 this season, and the Fever is rebuilding with four first-round draft picks.
The Lynx play their home opener against the Mystics, who won't have Elena Delle Donne here.
Two of the Lynx's four consecutive losses to open last season were against the Storm.
The Twins head to Camden Yards for four games beginning Monday.
Junior Ashley Mandell pitched a perfect game, went 6-for-6 on stolen bases and even hit the first home run of her career.
Sutherland played in three Super Bowls and joined the Purple People Eaters after Gary Larsen retired.
His 190 games played are second-most in Vikings history among the team's linebackers behind Scott Studwell's 201
A senior considered the state's No. 3 swimming recruit, he qualified for the 2A finals in three events.