Chris White was raised in Colorado but by parents from the boonies of upstate New York. If you have to ask, his teams likely aren't doing all that well at the moment. A noted football enthusiast, Chris runs the Colorado Rapids blog Burgundy Wave on SBnation, and will likely talk your ear off about how awesome Conor Casey is if given an opening to do so. Chris is very proficient at spelling people's names incorrectly, and he apologizes profusely to everyone he's ever bungled up the name of.
Adrian Peterson will miss training camp for the Vikings on Monday due to a court appearance, stemming from his July arrest in Houston.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka will return to the Minnesota Twins for another chance at sticking with the MLB club after improved play in AAA and the loss of Danny Valencia in a trade.
Tubby Smith signed a new contract with the Golden Gophers in July and it has a couple of big, yet attainable, performance incentives.
Medal count and event preview for day 10 of the Olympics, August 6.
Boston and Minnesota face off for the second game of their four game series at Fenway Park on Friday.
Both the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox will be looking for a series winner in game three at Target Field on Wednesday.
John Carlson had an MRI on his sprained MCL, which revealed that his ligament was not torn.