• Minnesota Lynx's Renee Montgomery (21) dishes off a pass as Atlanta Dream's Matee Ajavon defends during a WNBA basketball game at Target Center, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Minnesota. (Richard Tsong-taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)

    Augustus, Brunson lead Lynx to 83-65 win over Dream

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seimone Augustus scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting and Rebekkah Brunson had 13 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 83-65 and win their fifth straight game.

  • Minnesota Timberwolves forward Adreian Payne (33) shoots over Chicago Bulls forward Bobby Portis (5) during an NBA summer league basketball game in Las Vegas on Monday, July 18, 2016. The Bulls won 84-82 in overtime. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

    Valentine’s buzzer beater gives Bulls title at Summer League

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Denzel Valentine put a thrilling finish on the NBA Summer League.

  • Detroit Tigers' Matt Boyd pitches against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 18, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

    Boyd terrific, Upton homers as Tigers shut down Twins 1-0

    DETROIT (AP) — Matt Boyd reached out his glove and snagged Joe Mauer’s liner to the mound.

  • In this Dec. 3, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan smiles during a press conference at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Twins fired general manager Terry Ryan Monday, July 18, 2016. (Carlos Gonzalez/The Star Tribune via AP, File)

    Minnesota Twins fire general manager Terry Ryan

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad’s reverence for Terry Ryan has been evident for almost two decades, steadfastly supporting his general manager with a commitment uncommon in today’s game.

  • Cleveland Indians Yan Gomes is injured after being tagged out by Minnesota Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Minneapolis. Gomes had to leave the game. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

    Indians’ Gomes carted off field with right shoulder injury

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes was carted off the field during the fifth inning of Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Twins with a right shoulder injury.

  • Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson throws against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

    Gibson more aggressive, but Twins fall 6-1 to Indians

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Manager Paul Molitor and general manager Terry Ryan look at Kyle Gibson’s 6-foot-6 frame and arm action and see a pitcher who should be one of the Minnesota Twins’ better starters.

  • Cleveland Indians pitcher Josh Tomlin throws against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

    Tomlin tosses 7 2-3 strong innings; Indians beat Twins 6-1

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Tomlin pitched 7 2-3 strong innings, Mike Napoli hit one of three Cleveland homers and the Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Sunday.

  • Wendell Anderson, Minnesota’s former governor, dies at 83

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, a former U.S. Olympian who was described in a 1973 Time magazine cover article as the youthful embodiment of his home state only to lose public confidence later by arranging his own appointment to the U.S. Senate, died Sunday. He was 83.