Carlos Correa celebrates as he rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning of the Twins' 6-2 victory over Oakland at Targe

Correa, Ryan continue to excel as Twins stop Athletics 6-2

Carlos Correa had three hits, including a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Joe Ryan allowed two runs over seven innings to throttle the lowly A's.
Courtney Williams (10), Kayla McBride (21) and Napheesa Collier (24) celebrate after the Lynx hit consecutive three-pointers in overtime against Seatt

Lynx aren't a 'super team,' but they lead WNBA in chemistry

June 13
Coach Cheryl Reeve has the team playing unselfishly and success has followed, with a 9-3 record entering Friday's game against Los Angeles.
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic loses the ball as Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday, left, and forward Jayson Tatum defend during the first half in

Three things the Timberwolves might learn from the Celtics

June 13
Boston has taken a commanding 3-0 lead on Dallas in the NBA Finals, just as the Mavericks did over the Wolves. What can Minnesota learn from Boston?
Suni Lee of St. Paul is the reigning Olympic all-around champion in women's gymnastics. She will be competing for a spot at the Paris Games at Target

Everything to know about the U.S. Olympic gymnastic trials in Mpls.

June 13
Simone Biles, Suni Lee and more of the biggest names in gymnastics are coming to town. Here is everything you need to know from the schedule of events, who is competing, plus how to get tickets or watch from home.
The Twins' Carlos Correa slips into a Prince-themed vest after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning of Minnesota's 6-2 victory over Oaklan

How López created new Prince-themed props for Twins home runs

June 13
Most Twins players were unaware of the new props — a custom-made purple Prince-themed vest, a purple fedora and a purple inflatable guitar — before pitcher Pablo López presented them to Carlos Correa for the first time after his seventh-inning dinger Thursday.
FILE - Atlanta Falcons quarterback Kirk Cousins speaks during a news conference after an NFL football practice Tuesday, May 14, 2024, in Flowery Branc

Falcons forfeit fifth-round pick, fined for tampering with Cousins

June 13
The Atlanta Falcons were stripped of a fifth-round pick in next year's draft on Thursday for violating the NFL's anti-tampering rules prior to signing quarterback Kirk Cousins, wide receiver Darnell Mooney and tight end Charlie Woerner in free agency in March.
The bluffs, valleys and hardwoods of southeast Minnesota, especially the area in and near Whitewater wildlife management area, are ideal for wild turk

More wild turkeys, hunters made for a spring hunt unlike any other

June 13
The harvest in Minnesota set a new record of 16,600 birds harvested.

McIlroy showing major form with bogey-free 65 to share U.S. Open lead with Cantlay

June 13
Rory McIlroy sent his 20-foot birdie putt on its way at the 18th hole Thursday and started walking toward the cup when the ball was still some 6 feet away from falling. It looked like the walk of a four-time major champion in control of his game on a Pinehurst No. 2 course that demanded every bit of that in the U.S. Open.

For Vikings rookie McCarthy, team's summer break won't be a vacation

June 12
Quarterback J.J. McCarthy plans to spend most of the five weeks before training camp in Minnesota, working out at the team facility and learning the playbook.

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