• If any online betting sites were looking to make a gallows humor prop bet available to Minnesota fans, they could offer up the ability to wager on which team will win a game next — the Twins or the Wild?
• If you missed Tuesday's informational meeting on how to become the next Goldy Gopher, don't worry: there's another one at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Sports Pavilion.
Get your remote and coffee ready for dueling moments in NBA history: Golden State goes for win No. 73 on ESPN, while Kobe Bryant plays his final game on ESPN2. Both start at 9:30.
"Focus on putting the ball in play and moving runners. The hitting approach looks very suspect right now and granted, Bruno doesn't take the at-bats, but if players are simply blowing off his instruction, they need to sit or be sent down."
"sportsrat6" commenting on startribune.com
"Rambis on summer strategy (hint, it's all about the triangle): 'The decision with management is to get players who fit into the system.' "
— Stefan Bondy on Kurt Rambis and the Knicks.