Minnesota Sports
  • Ray Christensen, voice of the Gophers, dies at 92

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Ray Christensen, who did play-by-play for the Minnesota Gophers for 50 years, has died at age 92. Christensen’s son, Jim, said his father died Sunday after an upper respiratory infection. Christensen was …

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    07 Feb 17
  • Wild call up 2014 1st-round pick Alex Tuch

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild have called up forward Alex Tuch from the AHL, putting their 2014 first-round draft pick in position to make his NHL debut. The Wild made the move …

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    03 Feb 17
  • Wild sign goalie Alex Stalock to 2-year contract extension

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild have signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year contract extension, allowing the club to protect All-Star Devan Dubnyk in the upcoming expansion draft. Stalock has spent the …

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    03 Feb 17
  • Tyler Graovac's 2 goals power Wild to 5-2 win over Oilers

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) – Tyler Graovac scored twice and the Minnesota Wild defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night in a matchup of teams on a tear when the NHL All-Star break arrived. Jason …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Twins promote Jake Mauer to Double-A manager

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have made some managerial changes in their minor league system for 2017, promoting Jake Mauer to Double-A Chattanooga and returning Doug Mientkiewicz to Class A Fort Myers. The …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Niederreiter, Dubnyk lead Wild past Blues 5-1

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Nino Niederreiter had a goal and two assists, Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves and the Minnesota Wild defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-1 on Thursday night. Mikael Granlund added a …

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    27 Jan 17
  • George leads Pacers over Timberwolves, 109-103

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Paul George scored 32 points after being picked for his fourth All-Star game to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 109-103 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. Myles Turner added …

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    27 Jan 17
  • Ohio State deals Minnesota fourth straight loss 78-72

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Marc Loving and Trevor Thompson each scored 19 points to lift Ohio State over Minnesota 78-72 on Wednesday night. Thompson’s total was a career high, and he also led the Buckeyes …

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    26 Jan 17