• U.S. Bank Stadium's huge doors opened for the first time Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Minneapolis.  The Minnesota Vikings' new stadium has been taken for a couple of test drives by soccer players and country music stars, but its biggest test yet arrives Sunday when the football team and its rabid fans finally arrive. (Rochelle Olson /Star Tribune via AP)

    New stadium still working out kinks for 1st Vikings game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings’ new $1.1 billion stadium has been test-driven by soccer players, a country music superstar and an iconic heavy metal band. But the biggest test for U.S. Bank Stadium comes Sunday when the football team and its rabid fans finally arrive.

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  • Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios throws against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Twins call up 2010 1st-round pick Alex Wimmers

    TORONTO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Alex Wimmers from Triple-A Rochester, promoting their 2010 first-round draft pick to the major leagues for the first time.

  • In this March 31, 2015 file photo, Muslim, Christian, minority and government leaders fix their eyes on a laptop screen showing a video as part of a federal pilot program called Countering Violent Extremism, at Roxbury Community College in Boston. The U.S. government is toning down efforts to prevent violent extremism from taking root. Massachusetts this month rebranded its controversial "Countering Violent Extremism" program as the "Promoting Engagement, Acceptance and Community Empowerment" project, or PEACE. Seated at center right is Carmen Ortiz, U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    What’s in a name? Governments recast anti-extremism efforts

    BOSTON (AP) — Government efforts to prevent violent extremism from taking root in the U.S. are getting new, less polarizing names.

  • In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. Bank Stadium, new home of the Minnesota Vikings NFL football team, is seen before a friendly soccer match between Chelsea and AC Milan in Minneapolis. The Vikings have sold out their new stadium for the inaugural season. The team announced on Thursday, Aug. 25, that they’ve started waiting lists for tickets and suites. The official capacity at U.S. Bank Stadium will be 66,655, with more than 60,400 seats committed for the entire season and the remaining single-game seats also sold out. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)

    Vikings announce new stadium sells out for inaugural season

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have sold out their new stadium for the inaugural season.

  • Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios throws against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Berrios goes back to Triple-A after Twins fall 8-5 to Tigers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Berrios has returned to Triple-A, where he has dominated for a second straight year.

  • Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    McCann powers Norris, Tigers past Twins 8-5 for series sweep

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James McCann had a three-run homer among his four hits, Daniel Norris pitched into the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers completed a sweep at Minnesota with an 8-5 victory on Thursday for the Twins’ seventh straight defeat.

  • Correction: Police Shooting-Minnesota story

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In stories Aug. 17 and Aug. 24 about a Minnesota police officer’s return to duty following the shooting of a black motorist, The Associated Press cited Baltimore as an example of cities that have recently dealt with police-involved shootings of black men. The April 2015 death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore came from injuries suffered after he was unrestrained by a seat belt in the back of a police van.

  • Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Boyd throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Minneapolis.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Dozier homers, Duffey falters in Twins’ 9-4 loss to Tigers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Dozier has given a big jolt to the Minnesota Twins’ offense the second half of the season.

  • Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Boyd throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Minneapolis.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Cabrera, Upton homer to lead Tigers over Twins 9-4

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Cabrera has been just what the Detroit Tigers expect in the middle of the order. Justin Upton is getting back to the player they hoped would deepen their lineup.

  • Ex-NBA player Jacobson, wife charged in Minnesota home sale

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — Former NBA player Sam Jacobson and his wife are charged with felonies in the sale of a Minnesota home five years ago.