Minnesota Sports
  • Freeney's defensive play saves Arizona's 23-20 win

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Dwight Freeney stripped the ball from Teddy Bridgewater with 5 seconds to play to deprive the Vikings a chance at the tying field goal and the Arizona Cardinals clinched a playoff …

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    11 Dec 15
  • Mitchell's OT goal lifts Avalanche past Wild, 2-1

    DENVER (AP) – John Mitchell scored at 3:35 of overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Monday night. Mitchell got the winner when he took a pass from Matt Duchene in …

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    08 Dec 15
  • Los Angeles Clippers v Minnesota Timberwolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – DeAndre Jordan had 20 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 110-106 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Blake Griffin had 16 points …

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    08 Dec 15
  • Vikings keep 8 players on banged-up defense out of practice

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have little time to get healthy this week. Eight defensive players, including four starters, were held out of a helmet-less walkthrough Monday in the team’s indoor facility. …

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    08 Dec 15
  • Minnesota's Jordan Murphy named Big Ten freshman of week

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota forward Jordan Murphy has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week. The award was announced Monday for Murphy, who totaled 43 points and 27 rebounds with a double-double in …

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    08 Dec 15
  • Seahawks fly past Vikings 38-7 for 3rd straight victory

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another, Seattle’s defense didn’t allow a score, and the surging Seahawks won their third straight game Sunday with a 38-7 romp over the …

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    07 Dec 15
  • Gophers are going bowling, despite 5-7 record, in Detroit

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota will face Central Michigan in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit. Bowl bids were finalized Sunday. The Gophers will play the Chippewas at Ford Field Dec. 28. With only 77 teams …

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    07 Dec 15
  • Peterson wins NFC Offensive Player of Month award

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Month. Peterson rushed for 634 yards and five touchdowns on 117 carries in five games …

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    04 Dec 15