Minnesota Sports
  • 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
  • wins place Trevor Plouffe on DL with intercostal strain

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal strain. Plouffe was placed on the list on Tuesday, two days after he left …

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    20 Apr 16
  • Pominville, Wild surge back to beat Stars 5-3 in Game 3

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Jason Pominville had two goals and an assist and the Minnesota Wild roared back from an early two-goal deficit to beat Dallas 5-3 on Monday night and slice the Stars’ …

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    19 Apr 16
  • Twins top Brewers 7-4 in rain-shortened game for 4th in row

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Miguel Sano and Byung Ho Park homered, and the Minnesota Twins got a season-best 14 hits Monday night in a 7-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers that was shortened to six innings …

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    19 Apr 16
  • Arcia's hit in the 12th lifts Twins over Angels 3-2

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Oswaldo Arcia’s single down the left field line scored Byron Buxton in the 12th inning and the Minnesota Twins completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with a 3-2 victory …

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    18 Apr 16
  • Work on new Minnesota Vikings stadium 95 percent complete

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Workers are putting finishing touches on the new, $1.1 billion home of the Minnesota Vikings. Ninety-five percent of U.S. Bank Stadium is downtown Minneapolis is complete, and Mortenson Construction expects to have …

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    18 Apr 16