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Key story lines for the WNBA conference finals

Chicago Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne, left, and forward Tamera Young (1) battle Atlanta Dream guard Jasmine Thomas,  right, for a rebound  in the first half of Game 3 of the WNBA basketball Eastern Conference semifinals, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Atlanta. Chicago won 81-80. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The WNBA playoffs are down to the final four teams with Phoenix, Minnesota, Indiana and Chicago still standing.

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St. Paul Saints play last game at Midway Stadium

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Paul Saints have said their last goodbye to venerable Midway Stadium, their home since their inception in 1993.

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Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

Eastern Illinois quarterback Jalen Whitlow, lands under Minnesota defensive lineman Theiren Cockran (55) after carrying the ball for a nine and 1/2-yard gain during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nerves surprised Mitch Leidner, but they were there at the beginning of his first season as Minnesota’s unquestioned starting quarterback.

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Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

Eastern Illinois quarterback Jalen Whitlow, lands under Minnesota defensive lineman Theiren Cockran (55) after carrying the ball for a nine and 1/2-yard gain during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Leidner ran for two scores and threw a touchdown pass to Donovahn Jones, leading Minnesota to a season-opening 42-20 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night.

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Women’s gymnastics coach out at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota women’s gymnastics coach Meg Stephenson has left the job in a “mutually agreed-upon resignation,” according to the university.

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