Minnesota Sports News

Wild's Vegas haul: Winning 4-2, moving into playoff spot, trading for Knights defenseman Brad Hunt

Jan 22, 2019

Charlie Coyle's eighth goal of the season broke a 2-2 tie and sent the Wild to victory over Vegas, and into the third spot in the Central Division.

John Calipari: Jimmy Butler bullied Karl-Anthony Towns

Jan 21, 2019

In an interesting but sometimes wandering recent ESPN story that maybe attempts to weave together too many narratives, we nonetheless learned — or gleaned from some new voices — more about the dynamic in the Timberwolves locker room that preceded Jimmy Bu…

Gophers' Jordan Murphy will go down as one of the best rebounders in Big Ten history

Jan 22, 2019

Every missed shot is another rebound-in-waiting for Gophers' senior Jordan Murphy, whose 12 boards per game leads the Big Ten and ranks second nationally.

Infield prospect Wander Javier, now 20, grows up right before the Twins' very eyes

Jan 22, 2019

Three-and-a-half years after giving Wander Javier a $4 million bonus, the Twins like what they have seen - but they need to see more.

Lefty Martin Perez will compete for a spot in the Twins' starting rotation

Jan 22, 2019

Martin Perez potentially adds a lefthander to a rotation that also includes righthanders Jose Berrios, Kyle Gibson, Jake Odorizzi and Michael Pineda.

Timberwolves notes: Ryan Saunders chose right in riding Derrick Rose's hot hand

Jan 22, 2019

With a home win desperately needed, Wolves coach Ryan Saunders rode with Derrick Rose on Sunday, who played all 12 minutes in the fourth quarter and 22½ of 24 minutes in the second half.

Champlin Park's third-generation goalie anything but routine

Jan 21, 2019

With his coaches feeling he was snubbed for select team play, senior Brennan Boynton has upped his game and boosted the Rebels' hopes for the playoffs.

Wild acquires D Brad Hunt from Golden Knights

Jan 21, 2019

In addition to two points in Vegas, the Wild picked up Brad Hunt, who played college hockey at Bemidji State.

Nine years later, Vikings fans revel in Saints' 'what-if' NFC title game loss

Jan 21, 2019

Welcome to the Monday edition of The Cooler, where schadenfreude is the Minnesota equivalent of winning the Super Bowl. Let's get to it. Any NFL season that advances far enough that the Vikings are no longer playing while others still are — so basically, …

Losses finally push Gophers out of AP women's basketball Top 25

Jan 22, 2019

Losing five out of their last six games has finally resulted in the University of Minnesota losing a spot in the Associated Press women's basketball poll.