Minnesota Sports News

Big Ten eliminates nonconference games for fall sports

Jul 9, 2020

The news wipes out scheduled Gophers football games against Florida Atlantic, Tennessee Tech and BYU. "We clearly realize there are more questions than answers right now," Gophers AD Mark Coyle said.

Father and son head back to the BWCA for the grandest of portages

Jul 9, 2020

There's a new entry to last summer's Boundary Waters series: A father and son and their group returned in June to tackle the historic Grand Portage -- a notoriously challenging trek.

Twins are back at Target Field but nothing seems normal

Jul 9, 2020

Thursday night, the Twins ran an intrasquad scrimmage. They were preparing players for the regular season and the stadium for real games, but the result was a strange day at the ballpark.

Wild interim coach Dean Evason eager for Monday's start of camp

Jul 9, 2020

Season restart Aug. 1 for interim coach, players would be vs. Vancouver.

Hopkins girls' basketball coach Brian Cosgriff retires after winning seven state championships

Jul 9, 2020

Brian Cosgriff led the Royals to 14 state tournaments and a current 62-game winning streak.

Lynx to hold first full-team practice Friday in Florida

Jul 9, 2020

For the first time in almost 10 months, the Lynx will take the court together Friday — this time inside the bubble at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

Gophers golfer Angus Flanagan wins Minnesota State Open, gets invite to 3M Open

Jul 9, 2020

Two Eagles — one early, one late — enabled the golfer from England to rally for the championship with a record round. Afterward, he got a surprise.

Class of 2022 is loaded and attracting Gophers attention and others this summer

Jul 9, 2020

Three of the state's top boys' basketball juniors Cam Heide, Eli King and Elvis Nnaji of D1 Minnesota are hearing from the Gophers. So are Howard Pulley's Tre Holloman, Sizzle's Prince Aligbe and others.

Q&A with Wolves and Lynx COO Ryan Tanke

Jul 9, 2020

Tanks touched on Thursday's blood drive at Target Center, recent team layoffs and how the team is planning to re-welcome fans.

Twins experiment with (and grouse about) 'robot umpires' in intrasquad games

Jul 9, 2020

Until professional umpires arrive, the Twins have put advance scout Colby Suggs in the front row behind home plate, where he relays Trackman's judgment of each pitch — some more controversial than others.