Minnesota Sports News

Star Tribune sports staff serves up suggestions for reading, viewing fare

Mar 30, 2020

What should you watch and read, sports fans, when events and leagues all over the world are shut down? The Star Tribune sports staff put together some suggestions here, starting with a fantasy draft of sports movies.

Sports world's reaction paints grim image to severity of situation

Mar 30, 2020

The cancellation of events through the end of 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic doesn't seem so far-fetched.

Timberwolves helping players maintain their mental and emotional fitness, too

Mar 29, 2020

The Wolves are supporting their players the best they can during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gophers volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon likes what he's seen so far from talented freshman class

Mar 29, 2020

Gophers are adding some unique talent to a team coming off a Final Four season.

Pro wrestling champion Verne Gagne never forgot his amateur roots

Mar 30, 2020

This week in Minnesota sports: Successive NCAA championships defined Verne Gagne, even after he entered pro ranks

Film: Tajae Sharpe won't outrun Stefon Diggs, but gives Vikings solid depth

Mar 30, 2020

The Vikings turned to Stefon Diggs for a variety of problems. He caught 84 passes one year without reaching 1,000 yards because, in lieu of a run game, he was asked to break tackles on short catches. Last year with Adam Thielen injured, Diggs broke Randy …

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

Mar 30, 2020

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.

Academic allies: Former Gophers football teammates looked to as leaders

Mar 29, 2020

Michael Lehan and Astein Osei mold young minds as school administrators in the metro area.

Wild's Kevin Fiala keeps training in anticipation of season's resumption

Mar 29, 2020

Amid the coronavirus shutdown, the breakout winger is working like there's a season to finish.