• On May 1, Joe Mauer was hitting .337. Since then, in 67 games, Mauer is hitting .234.
• Michael Jordan, known during his playing career for largely staying out of the fray on non-basketball topics, wrote about recent racial tensions for The Undefeated, declaring, "I can no longer stay silent."
Twenty-five years ago, the Twins and Braves played what many believe was the greatest World Series ever. This week, they will play a two-game series with a little less on the line. Braves at Twins, 7 p.m., FSN.
"Sad to see [Phil Loadholt] go. Does show the wisdom of Vikings management in the moves they made this offseason. But now the Vikes are back in the position where an injury or two on the front line could be the difference between a good season and a deep playoff run."
"TJButler" commenting on startribune.com.
"People surprised that Bernie Sanders supporters are still mad that he narrowly lost have never met Bills fans."