Red Sox fall out of first place in AL East

It’s too late for the Red Sox to make any additions, but they sure look like they could use some. Sox’ trade target Anthony Rizzo slapped his second homer in as many games for the New York Yankees while the Sox’ lineup was badly in need of an impact left-handed hitter on Saturday night. Twice […]

Twins’ Taylor Rogers possibly out rest of season

ST. LOUIS — Taylor Rogers might be able to avoid surgery on his left middle finger, which he sprained earlier in the week. But even if he does, there’s no guarantee that the all-star reliever will be back before the season ends. In fact, it seems unlikely that he will, though the Twins aren’t yet […]

High turnover at top of St. Paul’s Human Rights office makes for uncertain future

High turnover at top of St. Paul’s Human Rights office makes for uncertain future

Jessica Kingston. Jeffry Martin. Toni Newborn. Val Jensen. Kristien Butler. St. Paul’s Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity, or HREEO, has been led by five directors or interim directors in three years, injecting uncertainty into day-to-day operations at a time when labor rights, tenants’ rights, police-community relations and other human rights concerns are […]

Simone Biles withdraws from another two Olympic events

Simone Biles withdraws from another two Olympic events

Simone Biles, right and teammate Jordan Chiles watched the women’s individual all-around final from the sidelines (Picture: Getty) Simone Biles appears increasingly unlikely to return to action at the Tokyo Olympics after announcing her withdrawal from Sunday’s individual finals in the vault and uneven bars. The 24-year-old has not competed since she pulled out of […]

Weekend Hot Topic, part 1: Least favourite video game genre

Weekend Hot Topic, part 1: Least favourite video game genre

Fortnite – not everyone likes it (pic: Epic Games) Readers discuss the video game genres they’ve never been able to enjoy, from Japanese role-players to fighting games. The subject for this week’s Hot Topic was suggested by reader Olliephant, who asked whether there’s a particular game that put you off a genre and what it […]