Minnesota Sports
  • Sputtering Twins send Buxton to minors in roster shuffle

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have sent center fielder Byron Buxton back to the minors after the organization’s top prospect had another rough start at the plate. Buxton and outfielder Max Kepler were optioned …

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    26 Apr 16
  • Stars escape with 5-4 win, eliminate Wild after big rally

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Jason Spezza scored his fourth goal of the series and added three assists, and goalie Kari Lehtonen and the Dallas Stars needed every last one of them to hold off …

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    25 Apr 16
  • Harper, Perez set up Heisey's HR in 16th, Nats sweep Twins

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Bryce Harper tied it with a pinch-hit home run in the ninth inning, pitcher Oliver Perez put down a bunt in the 15th that kept the game going and Chris Heisey homered …

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    25 Apr 16
  • Nolasco, Twins snap 7-game road skid, beat Brewers 8-1

    MILWAUKEE (AP) – Ricky Nolasco struck out seven and allowed five hits over six-plus innings, and the Minnesota Twins snapped a season-opening, seven-game road losing streak by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Thursday. Miguel …

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    22 Apr 16
  • Spezza's skate lifts Stars past Wild 3-2 in Game 4

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Jason Spezza scored the go-ahead goal with his skate, Ales Hemsky and Patrick Eaves each scored on a second-period power play and the Stars defeated the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Wednesday …

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    21 Apr 16
  • Timberwolves hire Thibodeau as coach,president, Layden is GM

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired former Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau as coach and president of basketball operations. San Antonio Spurs assistant GM Scott Layden is coming along to be the general …

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    21 Apr 16
  • Gennett singles in 9th, Brewers stop Twins' win string at 4

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Scooter Gennett hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota 6-5 Tuesday, ending the Twins’ four-game winning streak. Moments after the Brewers gave up a three-run …

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    20 Apr 16
  • APNewsBreak Timberwolves talking with Mark Jackson

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A person with knowledge of the search tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves plan to interview Mark Jackson for their coaching vacancy. The person says Jackson will interview with the …

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    20 Apr 16