Minnesota Sports
  • Vanek, Wild spoil Tortorella's debut with Blue Jackets

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Thomas Vanek scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Minnesota Wild beat Columbus 3-2 on Thursday night, pushing the Blue Jackets to 0-8-0 and spoiling John Tortorella’s …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Vikings DE Griffen back on field, after 'scary' illness

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has returned to practice with the team, after a sudden illness that kept him out of the previous game. Griffen felt sick a couple …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Vikings hold on for ugly 16-10 win vs Chiefs

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota’s defense and rookie wide receiver Stefon Diggs bailed out Teddy Bridgewater for an erratic performance, and the Vikings held on to beat the mistake-prone Kansas City Chiefs 16-10 on Sunday. Alex …

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    19 Oct 15
  • Khudobin stops 34 shots as Ducks beat Wild 4-1 for 1st win

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Anton Khudobin rebounded from a rough outing with 34 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks got goals from Cam Fowler, Rickard Rakell and Mike Santorelli to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on …

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    19 Oct 15
  • Parise leads to Wild to 4-3 win over Coyotes, 3-0 start

      GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Zach Parise had a goal and an assist, and the Minnesota Wild remained undefeated by holding off the previously-unbeaten Arizona Coyotes 4-3 Thursday night. The Wild had fresh legs after …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Pattern of sexual harassment, assault alleged at Minnesota

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – University of Minnesota officials this summer noted a “concerning pattern” of misconduct by football players, including allegations of sexual assault and harassment. Players were accused of sexual assault twice …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Lynx, Fever ready for WNBA Finals-deciding Game 5

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Tamika Catchings and Lindsay Whalen have been butting heads in the playoffs for 10 years now, dating back to the 2005 Eastern Conference finals. As the two proud veterans prepare for one …

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    14 Oct 15
  • Parise has hat trick as Wild rally for 5-4 win over Avs

      DENVER (AP) – Zach Parise scored three times, including the tiebreaking tally in the third period, and the Minnesota Wild overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 on Thursday night. Trailing …

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    09 Oct 15