Minnesota Sports News

Vikings release franchise-leading punt returner Marcus Sherels

Oct 22, 2019

The Vikings released cornerback Marcus Sherels, the franchise's all-time leading punt returner, on Tuesday, the team announced. The move comes after the 32-year-old Sherels was replaced at punt returner during Sunday's win in Detroit by cornerback Mike Hu…

Astros create a lot of Nationals fans with response to assistant GM's behavior

Oct 22, 2019

Sports Illustrated on Monday night published an account of a scene inside the celebratory Astros clubhouse Saturday after they clinched the American League pennant. Per SI, most of it was normal. But a key part of most definitely was not: And in the cente…

Former Gophers volleyball coach Mike Hebert dies at 75

Oct 22, 2019

Mike Hebert, who helped turn the University of Minnesota into a national volleyball power and led the Gophers to three Final Four appearances, died Monday. He was 75.

Wild's Mats Zuccarello returns from injury to face Oilers

Oct 22, 2019

Winger Mats Zuccarello will be back in the Wild's lineup Tuesday vs. the Oilers after missing four games with a lower-body injury.

Good luck, guys. Low-seeded teams open section playoffs with hope, tricks

Oct 21, 2019

Everyone's record is once again 0-0. But coaches whose teams are coming off losing records in the regular season are cognizant that other things besides winning can be gained by playing in what are often games with mismatched teams.

Washburn's passionate Florvil is the boys' soccer Metro Player of the Year

Oct 21, 2019

Already possessing a scorer's touch, the Haiti native expanded his playmaking to help lead the Millers to the state tournament.

The Brooklyn of the West? Wolves have fitting opponent in opener

Oct 22, 2019

That the Timberwolves open the regular season Wednesday in Brooklyn is only fitting, considering the Nets influence that is here on the court and off.

What does 'get better' look like for Minnesota United? Here are seven answers.

Oct 22, 2019

Proud but disappointed after his team's first-round playoff loss, Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath promised there will be changes for the 2020 season.

Live at 5:30: Watch girls' 2A soccer quarterfinals here

Oct 22, 2019

The first day of the Minnesoita girls' soccer tournament has four quarterfinal matches in Class 2A Click here for links to live video of the games.

Adam Thielen doesn't practice, but hopes to play for Vikings on Thursday

Oct 22, 2019

Vikings receiver Adam Thielen said he's doing everything he can to try and be on the field at U.S. Bank Stadium for Thursday night's game.