The Twins' Royce Lewis, right, is congratulated by Jose Miranda after he hit a solo home run against the Athletics during the sixth inning in Oakland,

Another Lewis homer goes to waste as Twins fall to A's for third loss in row

Jhoan Duran gave up a go-ahead, two-run homer to Shea Langeliers in the eighth inning, and the Athletics beat the Twins after getting swept in a four-game series last week at Target Field.
Twins second baseman Denny Hocking pulls down the final out of the 2002 Division Series with the A's, securing a 5-4 victory at Oakland and advancing
Twins

Reusse: Twins ruined the ending of 'Moneyball' in 2002 playoffs

June 21
A victory over the A's feature a dramatic ending in Game 5 at the Coliseum.
Regan Smith swims during the women's 200-meter backstroke final Friday, June 21, 2024, at the U.S. swimming Olympic trials in Indianapolis.
Sports

Lakeville's Regan Smith earns third individual event at Olympics

June 21
Regan Smith won the 200-meter backstroke to add to her victories in the 100 back and 200 fly earlier this week at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, while Caeleb Dressel earned his first individual race of the Paris Games.
Alanna Smith of the Lynx gets off a shot against the Las Vegas Aces earlier this season.
Lynx

Lynx's Alanna Smith making big strides in the paint

June 21
Alanna Smith's growth with the Lynx is playing a big role in the team's rise as a defensive power.
Colton Steiner, 13, practices his skills on the trampoline at Twin City Twisters in Champlin.
Olympics

Yes, trampoline is an Olympic sport. Here's how it works.

June 21
The U.S. will send one man and one woman to the Paris Olympics to compete in trampoline gymnastics. The national championships at the Minneapolis Convention Center will determine who they are.
Playing in his 2,000th career game, the Twins' Carlos Santana gestures after hitting a double in the fourth inning against the Athletics on Friday nig
Twins

Santana achieves 2,000-career-game milestone

June 21
The Twins, victimized many times by the veteran over the past 14 seasons, are happy for Carlos Santana, too. And happy he's a Twin.
Sunisa Lee competes on the beam during the U.S. gymnastics championships, Friday, May 31, 2024, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Olympics

What to watch for on every gymnastics event at the U.S. Olympic trials in Minneapolis

June 21
Not sure what makes for a good routine, or the differences in men's and women's events? We lay out the key things to look for and skills you might see.
Wild

Wild trade Adam Beckman to Devils for Graeme Clarke in swap of restricted free agents

June 21
Wild, Devils swap restricted free agents Beckman, Clarke
High Schools

Two baseball state champions are known, two are awaited

June 21
Springfield won a fast-paced Class 1A final, and Rockford was just as quick in Class 2A. The 3A and 4A title games will be played Saturday at Target Field.

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