Minnesota Sports News

After all the reshuffling, did the Wild gain in talent or flexibility?

Jul 17, 2019

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of The Cooler, where it's time to spend some time on the ice. Let's get to it: *When Wild general manager Paul Fenton embarked on a roster shakeup in the middle of last season, the intent seemed clear on two fronts: 1) See…

'Angry Syl' Fowles fuels resurgence for Lynx

Jul 17, 2019

Nicknamed 'Mama Syl' by her Lynx teammates, Fowles has always been more comfortable nurturing than nagging. But the team's early season struggles led her to a new role.

Minnesota United signs Robin Lod with expectations for 'big things'

Jul 16, 2019

The MLS transfer window runs through Aug. 7, allowing teams to sign key players ahead of the playoff push.

Hoping to hook a walleye, this northern will do just fine

Jul 16, 2019

A look at this week's memorable fish catches including this 42½-inch northern on Lake of the Woods.

Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas suspended by NFL

Jul 16, 2019

Thomas, 23, was sentenced to three years probation in May after pleading guilty to a felony charge of marijuana possession.

Vegas insider: NFC North champ will be determined by Kirk Cousins

Jul 16, 2019

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Cooler, where I'm doing my part to combat the hottest summer in the history of Earth. Let's get to it: *It is not exactly a hot take or a revolutionary one to believe the Vikings' fortunes hinge squarely on the play o…

5 Big Ten Media Days story lines to watch for Gophers, others

Jul 17, 2019

Ohio State has a new head coach, and its rivals are hoping to pounce this season.

Twins load bases in ninth before losing to Mets in series opener

Jul 17, 2019

Two unearned runs in the first inning Tuesday night got the Twins off on wrong foot. It was a deficit they nearly overcame but left the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth and lost 3-2.

Media picks P.J. Fleck's Gophers sixth in Big Ten West

Jul 17, 2019

Minnesota received one first-place vote out of 34 ballots, but Nebraska favored to win the West.

Gameview: Follow Twins vs. N.Y. Mets play-by-play here

Jul 17, 2019

Martin Perez takes the mound for the Twins at Target Field against the Mets' Jason Vargas. First pitch has been pushed back to 12:45.