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Video Vault: Atlanta's local TV covers Braves' loss to Twins, 1991

If the Lynx beat Atlanta tonight for the WNBA title, it'll be the first pro sports title in Minnesota since 1991. Twenty years ago, the Twins broke hearts in Atlanta. Here's a rare peek at the very somber local TV coverage after the Twins' Game 7 win.
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