Minnesota Sports
  • Jones, Macura co-picks for AP Player of Year award

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Apple Valley’s Tyus Jones and Lakeville North’s J.P. Macura are the co-winners of the 2014 Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award for boys basketball. The award was announced Monday. …

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    18 Mar 14
  • Bruins extend winning streak to 9; beat Wild 4-1

      BOSTON (AP) – Jarome Iginla scored two goals, Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots, and the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins extended their winning streak to nine games with a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild …

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    18 Mar 14
  • Nolasco throws 5 innings, Twins beat Marlins 4-2

      FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – Ricky Nolasco pitched five solid innings against his former team in the Minnesota Twins’ 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Nolasco, likely to start on opening day …

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    17 Mar 14
  • No NCAA tourney, but Gophers get No. 1 seed in NIT

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota’s first postseason under coach Richard Pitino will be in the NIT, just like his predecessor Tubby Smith. The Gophers were expectedly passed over for the NCAA tournament after losing their …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Love, Dieng double-double and T-Wolves beat Kings

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kevin Love had 26 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 104-102 victory over the Sacramento Kings Sunday night. Love hit 3 of 6 3-pointers, …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Vikings agree to contract with nose tackle Joseph

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent nose tackle Linval Joseph, a former second-round draft pick of the New York Giants. Joseph started …

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    13 Mar 14
  • As Mathieu plays, so go the Gophers

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – As DeAndre Mathieu performs, so go the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The junior point guard has emerged in his first season with the program as the truest indicator of the team’s success, …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Alvarerz, Ishikawa homer, Pirates beat Twins

      FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – Pedro Alvarez and Travis Ishikawa hit long home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Alvarez and Ishikawa, both left-handed …

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    13 Mar 14