Twins
June 22
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
June 21
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

Santana achieves 2,000-career-game milestone

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.
Lynx
June 21
The Mercury's Kahleah Copper, seen June 4 at in Seattle, is third in the WNBA with 23.5 points per game.

Lynx look for redemption against Mercury

Phoenix and Minnesota meet Saturday night at Target Center. The Mercury won the teams' last meeting.
Colleges
June 21
St. Olaf athletic director Ryan Bowles.

St. Olaf athletic director Ryan Bowles dies from cancer at age 45

Ryan Bowles had served as Oles AD for nine years after getting hired from Maryland.
Sports
June 21
Jay Lietzau's Canterbury Park line for Saturday, June 22

Jay Lietzau's Canterbury Park line for Saturday, June 22

Saturday's card includes three $50,000 races: the Lady Canterbury Stakes, the Brooks Fields Mile Stakes and the Canterbury Derby.
Lynx
June 21
Alanna Smith of the Lynx gets off a shot against the Las Vegas Aces earlier this season.

Lynx's Alanna Smith making big strides in the paint

Alanna Smith's growth with the Lynx is playing a big role in the team's rise as a defensive power.
High Schools
June 21
Rockford’s players celebrate a 6-0 win over Foley that made them the Class 2A champions.

Two baseball state champions are known, two are awaited

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.
Twins
June 21
The sun is setting on the Oakland Coliseum as a home for Major League Baseball.

More memories of the Oakland Coliseum since 1968

The Athletics became a powerhouse and a Twins rival playing in the East Bay.
Twins
June 21
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

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

A victory over the A's feature a dramatic ending in Game 5 at the Coliseum.
Duluth
June 21
Elisha Barno, 37, pours water on himself after finishing in first place.

Five-time champion Elisha Barno heads the field for Saturday's Grandma's Marathon

Olympic marathoner Dakotah Lindwurm will headline the Bjorklund Half Marathon.
Olympics
June 21
Former Gophers gymnast Shane Wiskus, seen on the pommel horse during the U.S. gymnastics championships June 1 in Fort Worth, Texas, will compete at th

USA Gymnastics events in Minneapolis: Schedule and ticket information

Minneapolis will be "Gymnastics City USA" from June 21 to 30, with Olympic trials, national championships and more coming to the city.
Olympics
June 21
Simone Biles returned to gymnastics last year following a break after the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. A four-time gold medalist in 2016, she is expected t

What we can't wait to see at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in Minneapolis

We asked some of the biggest gymnastics fans at the Star Tribune what they are most looking forward to when Minneapolis hosts the Olympic trials for the first time.

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