Minnesota Sports News

Wild ousts GM Chuck Fletcher: 'We're not good enough right now,' owner Craig Leipold says

Apr 23, 2018

Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher is out after nine seasons.

Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins keeps cool, ignores social-media "poison"

Apr 23, 2018

With Game 4 tonight against the Rockets at Target Center, Timberwolves young star Andrew Wiggins says he pays no mind to public criticism he receives.

By one measure, Vikings' schedule is actually relatively easy

Apr 23, 2018

The caveat before we get started with this exercise is to point out Mark Craig’s very good piece last week about how the strength of schedule of NFL teams going into a season is not a good indicator of how that team will fare — or even how hard their sche…

Chuck Fletcher's best and worst moves as Wild general manager

Apr 23, 2018

Quotes from news releases rarely offer much insight or truth, but the one included on the Minnesota Wild’s release on the firing of Chuck Fletcher (or non-renewal of his contract if you want the soft version) from owner Craig Leipold pretty much sums up t…

Vikings have $15.73M of salary cap space after Eric Kendricks' deal

Apr 23, 2018

The Vikings’ deal with Eric Kendricks, which pays the linebacker $50 million in new money over the next five years, puts $10.5 million of extra cash in the linebacker’s pocket this season, in the form of the signing bonus the team agreed to give Kendricks…

Failures from A to Z: Here's how the Twins bullpen blew up against Tampa Bay

Apr 23, 2018

From Addison Reed to Zach Duke: Twins relievers pitched 10 innings during the three losses to Tampa Bay and failed in just about every situation.

Santana nearly ready for a mound, May for a game, Twins believe

Apr 23, 2018

Minnesota, which has lost nine of its past 10 games in Yankee Stadium, opens a four-game series there tonight.