Minnesota Sports News

Two-week state tournaments envisioned for Minnesota high school hockey, basketball

Jan 19, 2021

A plan discussed by Minnesota State High School League leaders would hold hockey title games on April 3 and basketball finals the following weekend.

Richard Pitino's weekend shows joyous, sorrowful soul of hoops in a pandemic

Jan 19, 2021

Richard Pitino watched his team play its best game of the season at a largely silent Barn. Then he almost teared up watching his 9-year-old daughter play in her game.

New Mets general manager Jared Porter fired after sending explicit texts to reporter

Jan 19, 2021

Jared Porter, 41, who grew up in Wayzata, worked for several other teams before being hired by the New York Mets last month after the team's change of ownership.

Wild's power-play struggles continue in shutout loss to Ducks

Jan 19, 2021

The Wild controls the puck most of the time, and players are getting quality looks on net. But the power play hasn't been a success.

Sarah Thomas to be 1st female to officiate at Super Bowl

Jan 19, 2021

Thomas will cap her sixth NFL season by becoming the first female to officiate the Super Bowl in NFL history.

Gardenhire, Borrego, Dinkelman and Sutton will be Twins' minor league managers

Jan 19, 2021

The streamlining of baseball's minor leagues cost Ray Smith his job after 26 years of managing the rookie-level Elizabethton Twins of the Appalachian League.

Gophers receiver True Thompson enters the NCAA transfer portal

Jan 19, 2021

The redshirt senior, who went to Cooper, will have one year of eligibility remaining thanks to the NCAA's extra year granted because of the pandemic.