Minnesota Sports
  • Staal helps Wild hand Pens first home loss

    PITTSBURGH (AP) – Eric Staal’s third-period goal proved to be the game-winner as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Thursday night. Staal had two assists, giving him 51 points in 50 career …

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    11 Nov 16
  • Timberwolves thump Magic to earn first road win

    UNDATED (AP) – Zach LaVine scored 37 points and Andrew Wiggins added 29 as the Minnesota Timberwolves won their first road game of the season, defeating the Orlando Magic 123-107 on Wednesday night. A night …

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    10 Nov 16
  • Vikings keep struggling Walsh after working out kickers

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have held off on switching kickers for now, with the struggling Blair Walsh still in place. After holding tryouts for several free agents, the Vikings didn’t put …

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    09 Nov 16
  • Nets keep Wolves winless on the road with 119-110 win

    NEW YORK (AP) – Brook Lopez scored 26 points, and the Brooklyn Nets kept the Minnesota Timberwolves winless on the road with a 119-110 victory Tuesday night. The Nets shot 55.3 percent from the field …

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    09 Nov 16
  • Vikings kicking around options for replacing Walsh

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings are considering moving on without struggling kicker Blair Walsh. Coach Mike Zimmer confirmed Monday that the team will bring in free agents this week to evaluate as …

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    08 Nov 16
  • Tate's TD in OT lifts Lions over Vikings, 22-16

    Matthew Stafford threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate, who vaulted into the end zone in overtime to give the Detroit Lions a 22-16 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. After Matt Prater …

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    07 Nov 16
  • Nuggets hold on for 102-99 win over Timberwolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points and Jusuf Nurkic added 18 to help the Denver Nuggets outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 102-99 victory on Thursday night. Wilson Chandler added 19 points to …

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    04 Nov 16
  • Twins tab Thad Levine as GM and No. 2 in command

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have named Thad Levine as general manager under new chief baseball officer Derek Falvey in their attempt to rebound from a club-worst 59-103 record. Levine was the assistant general …

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    04 Nov 16