Minnesota Sports
  • NCAA Football: Holiday Bowl-Minnesota vs Washington State

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota has fired coach Tracy Claeys. The move comes two weeks after the football program became embroiled in a standoff with the administration over the suspension of 10 players in connection with …

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    04 Jan 17
  • Covington's buzzer-beater lifts 76ers over Timberwolves

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Robert Covington made a fall-away shot off an inbounds pass with 0.2 seconds left to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 93-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. The Sixers needed …

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    04 Jan 17
  • US Bank Stadium manager says protesters had game tickets

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two people who hung from the rafters during a Vikings game and unfurled a banner in protest of the Dakota Access oil pipeline entered U.S. Bank Stadium with tickets. A statement Tuesday …

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    04 Jan 17
  • Peterson says he'd consider pay cut with Vikings

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Adrian Peterson says he believes he’s fit to play several more seasons in the NFL, even if that’s elsewhere from Minnesota. The 31-year-old Peterson finished his 10th season with the …

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    03 Jan 17
  • Minnesota's Nate Mason named co-Big 10 player of week

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota junior guard Nate Mason has received a co-player of the week honor by the Big Ten. The conference announced Mason and Nebraska senior guard Tai Webster on Monday as the winners …

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    03 Jan 17
  • Twitter hoax targeted Vikings, stadium and the homeless

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two Twitter users have admitted they started a false rumor that the Minnesota Vikings were opening their new stadium to the homeless during this weekend’s extreme cold. Marketer Jake Nyberg and fitness …

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    20 Dec 16
  • Towns, Timberwolves beat Suns 115-108

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 15 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Phoenix Suns 115-108 on Monday night. Andrew Wiggins scored 26 points and Zach LaVine added 23 for the …

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    20 Dec 16
  • Luck, Colts handle Vikings defense in 34-6 victory

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Andrew Luck threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and the Indianapolis Colts rolled to a 34-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Robert Turbin rushed for two touchdowns, Mike Adams …

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    19 Dec 16