Minnesota Sports
  • Timberwolves plan home opener pregame tribute to Saunders

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Timberwolves plan a pregame tribute to coach and team president Flip Saunders before Monday night’s home opener. Saunders died last Sunday of complications from Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The Timberwolves return home …

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    02 Nov 15
  • Peterson, Walsh lift Vikings over Bears 23-20

    CHICAGO (AP) – Adrian Peterson ran for 103 yards and Blair Walsh kicked a 36-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. …

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    02 Nov 15
  • Wolves edge Lakers 112-111 in first game since Flip's death

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ricky Rubio had a career-high 28 points and 14 assists and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 112-111 Wednesday …

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    29 Oct 15
  • Kill Announces Retirement Due To Health Reasons, Claeys Named Interim Coach

    University of Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill announced this morning that he is retiring from his position effective immediately due to health reasons. Kill is stepping away from college football with a career record …

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    28 Oct 15
  • Wild score 43 seconds apart in 3rd period to beat Oilers 4-3

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Charlie Coyle scored for Minnesota midway through the third period, 43 seconds after Ryan Suter’s second goal of the game thwarted Edmonton’s rally, and the Wild hung on to beat …

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    28 Oct 15
  • Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders dies of cancer

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Flip Saunders, the longtime NBA coach who won more than 650 games in nearly two decades and was trying to rebuild the Minnesota Timberwolves as team president, coach and part owner, died …

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    27 Oct 15
  • Stafford scores twice, Jets beat Wild 5-4

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) – Drew Stafford scored twice, Blake Wheeler had two assists and the Jets held off the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday. Minnesota’s Jason Zucker scored 10 seconds into the game, but then …

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    27 Oct 15
  • Bridgewater, Peterson help Vikings roar past Lions 28-19

    DETROIT (AP) – Teddy Bridgewater threw for a season-high 316 yards and two touchdowns, and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 28-19 on Sunday. Adrian Peterson rushed for 98 yards as the Vikings (4-2) …

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    27 Oct 15