Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer watches his players during the first day of minicamp.

Scoggins: Zimmer takes stick of dynamite to defense after dreadful 2020

Adding 11 defensive free agents gave coach Mike Zimmer everything he wanted to reconstruct the Vikings defense, including the return of Danielle Hunter.
Mike Zimmer at Vikings minicamp on Tuesday.

Zimmer: Unvaccinated NFL players 'are going to have a harder time'

The Vikings coach outlined the list of extra protocols facing players who decide not to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Twins pitcher J.A. Happ meets at the mound with pitching coach Wes Johnson, right, shortstop Jorge Polanco, third baseman Josh Donaldson and catcher B

Twins hapless from the start in 10-0 thumping by Seattle

J.A. Happ's first pitch landed a dozen rows up in the right field seats. He was gone after the fourth inning on a night when the Twins offense managed only four singles.
Vikings assistant head coach Andre Patterson talks with defensive linemen Sheldon Richardson (9) and Danielle Hunter (99) at Tuesday’s minicamp.

Sheldon Richardson calls return to the Vikings a 'perfect fit'

The defensive tackle got $3 million in guaranteed money from Minnesota on a one-year deal that reunites him with coach Andre Patterson.

Baldelli sounds resigned to defeat while Reeve rips Lynx after loss

Cheryl Reeve was clearly annoyed at what she perceived as a lack of effort and execution in the Lynx loss to Chicago. Meanwhile, Rocco Baldelli sounded like a manager used to losing after Tuesday's 10-0 Twins defeat.
Glen Taylor, owner of the Timberwolves and Lynx, and his wife, Becky, got a game ball on Saturday at Target Center.

Lawsuit gives window into Timberwolves ownership structure

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Details of the pending sale by Glen Taylor to Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore were also unveiled in the dispute involving one of the team's minority owners.
Regan Smith of Lakeville won the 100-meter backstroke to qualify for the Olympics on Tuesday.

Regan rules the pool: Smith wins 100 backstroke to make Olympic team

Regan Smith of Lakeville won the most pressure-packed race of her life to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Less than a half-second separated first place from fourth.
High Schools

State prep tournaments: Latest news, scores and schedules are here

One week, so many state tournaments. Keep up with all of the results, schedules and Star Tribune coverage by bookmarking this page and coming back often.
Puck Drop

Augustana in Sioux Falls plans to add Division I men's hockey

Details of when the school would begin play aren't certain, but the venture has received backing from prominent businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford.
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