Minnesota Sports
  • Hughes wins 3rd straight start, Twins top Orioles

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes won his third start in a row, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit two-run doubles and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Sunday. Hughes gave up …

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    05 May 14
  • Twins star Mauer leaves with muscle spasms

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has left Sunday’s game against Baltimore because of muscle spasms in his lower back. The team said Mauer is considered day to day. Mauer played …

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    05 May 14
  • Dodgers complete sweep of Twins behind Puig

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Van Slyke and Drew Butera homered in the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 to earn a sweep of the day-night doubleheader …

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    02 May 14
  • Blackhawks, Wild to meet again in playoffs

      CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Wild are brimming with confidence after defeating the Colorado Avalanche in a dramatic first-round series. Next up is a trip to Chicago for Game 1 of the Western Conference …

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    02 May 14
  • Wild beat Avs 5-4 in OT in Game 7 to advance

      DENVER (AP) — Nino Niederreiter scored his second goal of the game 5:02 into overtime and Ilya Bryzgalov made a big save filling in for an injured Darcy Kuemper, leading the Minnesota Wild to …

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    01 May 14
  • Greinke, leads Dodgers to 10,000th franchise win

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings, Juan Uribe had two RBIs and the Los Angeles Dodgers earned their 10,000th win in franchise history, 6-4 over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. …

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    01 May 14
  • Patterson

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Cordarrelle Patterson’s rookie year for the Minnesota Vikings produced plenty of reasons to be confident and satisfied. The flashy wide receiver and kickoff returner has brought some perspective and humility …

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    01 May 14
  • Roy, Avs bracing for Game 7 with Wild

      DENVER (AP) — Patrick Roy was quite calm and even cracked a few jokes as his team went through a light workout. No signs of stress at all. Of course, the first-year Colorado Avalanche …

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    30 Apr 14