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sports Twins put away White Sox 8-6 in 11 innings Souhan: Wolves, Twins building surprising depth Minnetonka girls basketball star Crump picks Texas for college Here's a Timberwolves player to keep your eyes on Gellner appreciates, downplays her role as a broadcasting trailblazer Prosecutors in Maryland weigh charges in crash that killed Vikings rookie, 2 high school friends Gophers volleyball lands No. 8 recruit in the country for 2026 Edwards' confidence still soaring even on star-studded Team USA Jose Miranda named American League player of the week When things go wrong in sports, it's easier than ever to blame the coach Patrick Reusse on the Twins' mastery and a Timberwolves mystery Analysis: Loons forwards look lost in latest defeat until Pukki brings order Souhan: Season of surprising performances drives Twins' success Correa calls latest All-Star selection 'extra special.' Here's why. Lynx face test in Sparks as Collier remains doubtful McLaughlin leaving Timberwolves, agrees to one-year deal with Kings Sports on TV and radio BLOGS + COLUMNISTS News Biden gets support from key lawmakers as he tells Democrats he won't step aside after debate Wild Wild defenseman Declan Chisholm agrees to one-year, $1 million contract Gophers Wolves Here's a Timberwolves player to keep your eyes on Loons Analysis: Loons forwards look lost in latest defeat until Pukki brings order Lynx Lynx's Carleton heads to Olympics as part of Team Canada Twins Twins put away White Sox 8-6 in 11 innings High Schools Caitlin Clark's old AAU program has dominant Minnesota players now, too Outdoors A rustic Gunflint Trail fish camp inspired an adventurous young woman home More Stories

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Twins put away White Sox 8-6 in 11 innings

Chris Paddack worked five solid innings in his return, but the Twins fell into a hole in the sixth and needed two extra innings to beat the last-place White Sox.

Souhan: Wolves, Twins building surprising depth

Jaylen Clark could be a sleeper for the Wolves, like Jose Miranda was for Twins

Minnetonka girls basketball star Crump picks Texas for college

Aaliyah Crump, a 6-1 senior guard for Minnetonka and five-star prospect, picked Texas on Monday after winning a high school state title last season.

Here's a Timberwolves player to keep your eyes on

Jaylen Clark missed all of last season, but the 2023 draft pick has started his comeback at the Las Vegas Summer League.

Gellner appreciates, downplays her role as a broadcasting trailblazer

Bally Sports North's Marney Gellner became the first woman to handle play-by-play duties on a Twins telecast Monday, marveling at how far a little girl with big dreams from Minot, N.D., has come.

Prosecutors in Maryland weigh charges in crash that killed Vikings rookie, 2 high school friends

The Maryland State Police said its investigators "believe alcohol may have been a contributing circ*mstance in the crash."

Gophers volleyball lands No. 8 recruit in the country for 2026

Makenna Crosson comes from a family with deep volleyball ties and adds to an impressive list of present and future attackers that Keegan Cook and his staff are assembling.

Edwards' confidence still soaring even on star-studded Team USA

After the second team practice in Las Vegas, Anthony Edwards said he can be the team's No. 1 option, but the Wolves star is also OK even if he doesn't play with a group that features several Hall of Famers.

Devin Augustine, one of the Gophers' most successful sprinters of all time, will run the 100 meters for Trinidad & Tobago in the upcoming Summer Olympics.

Jose Miranda named American League player of the week

The Twins infielder had hits in 12 consecutive at-bats.

When things go wrong in sports, it's easier than ever to blame the coach

Managing the egos and whims of increasingly empowered and enriched athletes cannot be easy. Combine that with an increasingly impatient public, and it's a tough time to be a coach.

Patrick Reusse on the Twins' mastery and a Timberwolves mystery

On Monday's Daily Delivery podcast, Star Tribune columnist Patrick Reusse joined host Michael Rand to talk through the big stories of the weekend, including another series win for the Twins, Anthony Edwards talking about Team USA and the tragic death of Vikings corner Khyree Jackson.

Analysis: Loons forwards look lost in latest defeat until Pukki brings order

The shorthanded Loons lost their sixth consecutive game, at the L.A. Galaxy, but Teemu Pukki's return from injury was one bright spot.

Souhan: Season of surprising performances drives Twins' success

Where would the Twins be without the emerging talents of Jose Miranda, Simeon Woods Richardson, Matt Wallner, Josh Staumont and Brooks Lee contributing to the team's improvement?

Correa calls latest All-Star selection 'extra special.' Here's why.

Now a three-time All-Star, Carlos Correa will make his first trip to the game as a representative of the Twins.

Lynx face test in Sparks as Collier remains doubtful

The Lynx will need to continue to rely on depth to make up for the expected absence of injured Napheesa Collier.

McLaughlin leaving Timberwolves, agrees to one-year deal with Kings

Guard Jordan McLaughlin, who became a fan favorite with his selfless play and quick pace handling the ball, averaged 4.4 points per game during his five-year Wolves tenure.

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BLOGS + COLUMNISTS

Jim Souhan

Souhan: Wolves, Twins building surprising depth

Jaylen Clark could be a sleeper for the Wolves, like Jose Miranda was for Twins

Jim Souhan

Souhan: Season of surprising performances drives Twins' success

Where would the Twins be without the emerging talents of Jose Miranda, Simeon Woods Richardson, Matt Wallner, Josh Staumont and Brooks Lee contributing to the team's improvement?

News

Biden gets support from key lawmakers as he tells Democrats he won't step aside after debate

Mounds View moves to discharge racist deed language before home sales
Over victim's objections, ex-Ramsey County public defender, assistant AG spared prison for sex abuse
Video: Bystanders lift SUV off boy pinned after crash in Maplewood

Wild

Wild defenseman Declan Chisholm agrees to one-year, $1 million contract

The Bike Rider: Middleton gets good news on cross-country journey
Wild sign Trenin to four-year, $14M deal, reuniting him with Hynes
Jessica Campbell will be the first woman on an NHL bench as assistant coach with the Seattle Kraken

Gophers

Gophers volleyball lands No. 8 recruit in the country for 2026
Reusse: Former Gopher, NBA player Engler persisting in battle with ALS
Minnetonka girls basketball star Crump picks Texas for college

Wolves

Here's a Timberwolves player to keep your eyes on

Souhan: Wolves, Twins building surprising depth
Edwards' confidence still soaring even on star-studded Team USA
McLaughlin leaving Timberwolves, agrees to one-year deal with Kings

Loons

Analysis: Loons forwards look lost in latest defeat until Pukki brings order

Loons allow late goal, fall 2-1 at LA Galaxy for sixth loss in a row
Loons hurt hard by Copa America and MLS' decision to play through it
History repeated: Aurora lose to Indy Eleven in playoffs

Lynx

Lynx's Carleton heads to Olympics as part of Team Canada

Lynx face test in Sparks as Collier remains doubtful
Without Collier, Lynx defeat Mystics 74-67 to return to the win column
Caitlin Clark rallies Fever past Liberty 83-78 with first triple-double by WNBA rookie

Twins

Twins put away White Sox 8-6 in 11 innings

Gellner appreciates, downplays her role as a broadcasting trailblazer
Jose Miranda named American League player of the week
Souhan: Wolves, Twins building surprising depth

High Schools

Caitlin Clark's old AAU program has dominant Minnesota players now, too

Minnehaha Academy boys basketball coach Lance Johnson retires from coaching
Perham's Morris named boys cross-country national coach of year
Ed Prohofsky, state basketball coach for five decades from high schools to Timberwolves and Lynx, dead at 90

Outdoors

A rustic Gunflint Trail fish camp inspired an adventurous young woman home

Anderson: Did June rain wash away Minnesota pheasant nesting prospects?
Drownings have increased in Minnesota. Here's how to swim safely.
Sailboat was built to travel the world. Instead, it has commanded the St. Croix River since 1951.

More Stories

Sparked by Murphy's tying homer in the 9th, Braves rally for 5-4 win over D-backs in 11 innings

Sean Murphy hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning and Marcell Ozuna drove in the decisive run with a sacrifice fly in the 11th as the Atlanta Braves rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Monday night for their third straight victory.

Seager's 457-foot homer, 3 hits from Lowe power Rangers to 9-4 victory over Angels

Corey Seager extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a long two-run homer, Nathaniel Lowe had three hits and the Texas Rangers' lineup remained hot in a 9-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

Twins score twice in 11th and improve to 8-0 against White Sox with 8-6 win

Brooks Lee and Manuel Margot drove in runs in the 11th inning and the Minnesota Twins topped the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on Monday night.

Dupont's Olympic selection confirmed as French rugby federation announces squads for Paris Games

Antoine Dupont, Olympian. One of the world's best rugby players will get to use the new epithet after being included in the French sevens squad for the Olympics in Paris starting later this month.

Brett Favre is asking an appeals court to reinstate his defamation lawsuit against Shannon Sharpe

Lawyers for retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre will ask a federal appeals court Tuesday to revive a defamation lawsuit Favre filed against a fellow Pro Football of Fame member, former tight end Shannon Sharpe, amid the backdrop of a Mississippi welfare scandal that is one of the state's largest public corruption cases.

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