Minnesota Sports
  • Minnesota coach Claeys says he risked job by backing players

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys says he knew he was risking his job last week when he expressed support for players who boycotted practices and threatened to skip a bowl game if …

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    19 Dec 16
  • Stanford beats Minnesota to reach NCAA volleyball final

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Inky Ajanaku had 15 kills and nine blocks and Stanford beat second-ranked Minnesota in four sets Thursday night to reach the NCAA women’s volleyball final. The 6-foot-6 freshmen hitting duo of …

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    16 Dec 16
  • Dubnyk, Staal help Wild top Predators 5-2 for 6th straight

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Devan Dubnyk made 34 saves, Eric Staal scored twice and the surging Minnesota Wild beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Thursday night for their sixth straight victory. Dubnyk’s best save came …

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    16 Dec 16
  • Dubnyk, 5 goal scorers push Wild over Panthers 5-1

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves and five players scored a goal each as the Minnesota Wild won their fifth straight game, 5-1 over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Zach …

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    15 Dec 16
  • Timberwolves beat Bulls 99-94 in Thibodeau's Chicago return

    CHICAGO (AP) – Zach LaVine scored 24 points, Andrew Wiggins added 23 and the Timberwolves rallied to beat the Bulls 99-94 in Minnesota coach Tom Thibodeau’s return to Chicago on Tuesday night. The Timberwolves wiped …

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    15 Dec 16
  • Vikings beat Jaguars 25-16 for 1st road win since September

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Matt Asiata scored on a short touchdown run, Kai Forbath kicked four field goals and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 25-16 on Sunday, winning for just the second time …

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    12 Dec 16
  • Dubnyk, Wild extend win streak with 3-1 victory over Blues

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Matt Dumba, Nino Niederreiter and Mikael Granlund scored, Devan Dubnyk made 22 saves and the Minnesota Wild held on to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Sunday night for …

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    12 Dec 16
  • Klay Thompson sparks Warriors' rally in 4th against Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Klay Thompson scored 30 points and the Golden State Warriors roared back to avoid their first set of consecutive regular-season losses since 2015 with a 116-108 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on …

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    12 Dec 16