Minnesota Sports
  • Mikko Koivu scores winner, Wild top Oilers 2-1 in overtime

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) – Mikko Koivu scored 3:11 into overtime and the Minnesota Wild edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Sunday night. Charlie Coyle also scored for the Wild (12-8-4), who snapped a three-game skid. …

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    05 Dec 16
  • Gophers face Washington State in Holiday Bowl in San Diego

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota will meet Washington State in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 in San Diego. The Gophers (8-4) are in the Holiday for the first time and in a California bowl for …

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    05 Dec 16
  • Lakeville North RB Wade Sullivan named Mr. Football

    ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) – Lakeville North running back Wade Sullivan has been named Minnesota’s Mr. Football for 2016. The Minnesota Football Coaches Association chose Sullivan from among 10 finalists. The award was presented …

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    05 Dec 16
  • Cowboys hold on against Vikings for 11th straight win

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Dez Bryant caught four passes for 84 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, helping the Dallas Cowboys win their 11th straight game with a 17-15 victory over the …

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    02 Dec 16
  • Porzingis, Knicks outlast Towns, Wolves 106-104

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kristaps Porzingis had 29 points and eight rebounds in a thrilling duel with Karl-Anthony Towns, helping the New York Knicks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-104 on Wednesday night. Carmelo Anthony capped a …

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    01 Dec 16
  • Emergency eye surgery makes Zimmer uncertain for Thursday

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is having emergency eye surgery, about a month after he had an initial procedure to repair a torn retina. Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said Wednesday night …

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    01 Dec 16
  • Jazz win 3rd straight, 112-103 over Timberwolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – George Hill had 24 points, eight rebounds and four assists, and Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to their third straight win, 112-103 over the …

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    29 Nov 16
  • Minnesota AD Claeys has 'full support' as football coach

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota coach Tracy Claeys will return to the job next season. Athletic director Mark Coyle said Monday that Claeys has his “full support” after an 8-4 finish by the Gophers in 2016, …

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    29 Nov 16