Minnesota Sports
  • Wolves happy to have 1st-round pick back

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Timberwolves have found one reason to celebrate despite this rough finish to the season. Thanks to Utah, the Wolves will have a first-round pick in the NBA draft this …

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    26 Apr 12
  • If Vikings pass on Kalil, they have options

    Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP) – The consensus view sees the Minnesota Vikings selecting USC’s Matt Kalil with the third pick in the draft to be their cornerstone left tackle for the next decade. But general …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Red Sox bullpen hangs on for 7-6 win over Twins, Parmalee leaves game early

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Mike Aviles homered and the Boston Red Sox bullpen just barely avoided another big collapse in a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Alfredo Aceves struck out Denard …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Mpls. council votes 7-6 for Vikings stadium plan

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – The Minneapolis City Council has voted 7-6 to support Mayor R.T. Rybak’s Vikings stadium plan. Tuesday night’s test vote followed two hours of public testimony. It’s a largely symbolic vote that …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Vikings poised to pick USC left tackle Matt Kalil; Vikings looking to sign troubled WR Jerome Simpson

    Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings will listen to trade offers. They’ll consider every option. That’s what any NFL team does during the draft. But when the Vikings are on the clock for …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Adelman supports Barea speaking up with T-Wolves

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Rick Adelman says he did not have a problem with J.J. Barea’s comments that some Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t care enough after a recent loss. Without naming names, Barea blistered some teammates …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Beckett, Ortiz lead Red Sox over Twins 11-2

    MInneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Josh Beckett had five strikeouts and one confrontation with an umpire in six sharp innings and David Ortiz homered with three RBIs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-2 …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Jennings leads Rays to 6-2 win over Twins, Blackburn set to rejoin rotation

    Saint Petersburg, Fla. (AP) – Desmond Jennings homered and drove in three runs as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Sunday. Jennings had a sacrifice fly during a two-run third and …

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    23 Apr 12