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Jordan Morris, Paul Rothrock, Stefan Frei lead Sounders to 2-0 victory over Minnesota United
Jordan Morris scored a first-half goal, Paul Rothrock found the net in the second half and goalkeeper Stefan Frei wasn’t tested in the Seattle Sounders’ 2-0 victory over Minnesota United.
PWHL draft pick Britta Curl apologizes for social media activity
The Minnesota women’s hockey team came under fire this week for selecting Curl, who was criticized for liking polemic posts on social platform X. In a video posted Friday, Curl said the controversy has been “an opportunity to grow in humility and grow in love.” 
Twins unveil Prince-inspired home run celebration
The Minnesota Twins have a new home run celebration — and players and fans are going crazy over it. The Twins unveiled a Prince-inspired celebration for the long ball, complete with a purple vest and an inflatable purple guitar to pay tribute to the late Minnesota musician and his song “Lets Go Crazy.” 
Olympics reassigns a 1900 medal — and its winner — from Britain to France
A French historian recently made a case for a 1900 silver medal to be credited to France, based on the Olympics' informal rules in that era. The cyclist, Lloyd Hildebrand, lived most of his life in France.
New I-94 BMX track in Fergus Falls hosts national registration week 
This week the gaze of the BMX world fell on Fergus Falls as USA BMX promoted national registration week. With a new starting gate — the first of its kind in Minnesota — the event offered potential BMX’ers an opportunity to try the sport at the nonprofit I-94 BMX.
Drop the puck! Minnesota PWHL star scores a hockey cameo in ‘Inside Out 2’
Kendall Coyne Schofield, captain of Minnesota’s Professional Women’s Hockey League team, voices a hockey announcer in the animated coming-of-age movie opening Friday. For her, it’s another way to elevate the profile of women’s sports.
Joe Ryan fans 5 in 7 strong innings, Carlos Correa slugs 2-run HR as Twins beat Athletics 6-2
Joe Ryan struck out five in seven strong innings and Carlos Correa had a two-run homer among his three hits as the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2. 
What to know about Aurora’s bid to go pro
Minnesota’s women’s pre-professional soccer team, Aurora, has made a bid to go professional. Their announcement comes just three years after the team formed, and at a time when Minnesota’s women’s sports teams are catching fire.
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