Minnesota Sports
  • Second man charged in Mankato fight makes bail

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A man accused of punching a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player in the head and knocking him to the ground is free on bail. Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Stenner Shelley, of …

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    15 May 14
  • The Minnesota Wild

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild used a spirited postseason run to establish themselves as one of the NHL’s up-and-coming teams. The Chicago Blackhawks’ time is now, and the defending Stanley Cup …

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    14 May 14
  • Vikings have deals for 15 undrafted free agents

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have finalized contracts with 15 undrafted college free agents. The team announced Tuesday the following signings: Iowa guard Conor Boffeli, Mississippi tackle Pierce Burton, Northwestern wide …

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    14 May 14
  • Rutgers Nelson dismissed from football program

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Rutgers says it has dismissed quarterback Philip Nelson from its football program in the wake of assault charges filed in Minnesota. Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood made the announcement Tuesday. …

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    14 May 14
  • Wild on brink; Blackhawks aim for finishing blow

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Chicago Blackhawks have been here several times before. Opponents on the brink of elimination against them have not fared well. Since Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews joined the …

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    13 May 14
  • Toews helps Blackhawks beat Wild 2-1 in Game 5

      CHICAGO (AP) – Jonathan Toews had a rebound goal early in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Sunday night to take a 3-2 series lead in the …

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    12 May 14
  • Twins rally past careless Tigers 4-3

      DETROIT (AP) – Eduardo Nunez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. The Twins took advantage of poor …

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    12 May 14
  • Former Minnesota QB Nelson arrested in Mankato

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has been jailed following an altercation in Mankato that sent a former Minnesota State player to the hospital in critical condition. A police statement says …

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    12 May 14