Minnesota Sports News

Twins' invitation to Josh Donaldson finally got a response: It's a deal

Jan 19, 2020

The Twins' front office certainly did its part to sway Josh Donaldson to Target Field but a sales pitch video from Miguel Sano and some prodding from noted fan Mardy Fish helped, too.

Rested Wild blows out Dallas 7-0

Jan 19, 2020

After coach Bruce Boudreau called off the morning skate, Wild players responded. Seven players were responsible for the goals, and 13 totaled at least a point in the rout.

Gophers' struggles on road are a common plight

Jan 19, 2020

Other than the two teams with a losing overall record — Northwestern and Nebraska — the rest of the Big Ten has a record of 115-10 at home, including a staggering 38-3 home record in conference play.

Coach Lindsay Whalen trying to guide Gophers through troubled waters

Jan 19, 2020

Lindsay Whalen is in the midst of the toughest stretch of her coaching career — one that will influence not just the success of this season's team but perhaps define her tenure in future years.

NFL conference championship games take on a new look

Jan 18, 2020

Sunday's NFL conference championship games are chock full of fuzzy young faces and fresh story lines that have burst to life now that the Patriots are out of the mix.

Minneapolis, Warroad take stage for 'unreal' Hockey Day Minnesota

Jan 18, 2020

Warroad, ranked No 3 in Class 1A, beat host Minneapolis 5-1. But participants saw beyond the scoreboard.

Bush fires in Australia cast pall over first tennis Grand Slam of the year

Jan 18, 2020

Despite growing alarm the tennis season's first Grand Slam will start Monday as scheduled.

Outdoors programming, over the years, has featured people, places and products

Jan 18, 2020

As many Minnesotans settle in for a long winter of more "watching" than "doing," they'll see changes among hunting and fishing shows.

Pregame: Daniel Oturu and Marcus Carr are really good. But who is Gophers' third option?

Jan 19, 2020

Gophers sophomores Daniel Oturu and Marcus Carr are the only teammates averaging at least 20 points in Big Ten play, but Richard Pitino is looking for a consistent third option. Will Oturu and Carr have some help Sunday at Rutgers?

Wiggins' first triple-double not enough for Wolves vs. Toronto

Jan 19, 2020

Andrew Wiggins provided a home-team spark but the Raptors shot 51.6 percent as a team. The starting backcourt of Fred VanVleet (29) and Kyle Lowry (28) combined for 57 points.