Minnesota Sports
  • Twitter hoax targeted Vikings, stadium and the homeless

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two Twitter users have admitted they started a false rumor that the Minnesota Vikings were opening their new stadium to the homeless during this weekend’s extreme cold. Marketer Jake Nyberg and fitness …

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    20 Dec 16
  • Towns, Timberwolves beat Suns 115-108

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 15 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Phoenix Suns 115-108 on Monday night. Andrew Wiggins scored 26 points and Zach LaVine added 23 for the …

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    20 Dec 16
  • Luck, Colts handle Vikings defense in 34-6 victory

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Andrew Luck threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and the Indianapolis Colts rolled to a 34-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Robert Turbin rushed for two touchdowns, Mike Adams …

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    19 Dec 16
  • 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