Minnesota Sports
  • Coffey, surging Minnesota outlast Ohio State 78-68

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Amir Coffey had 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, helping Minnesota stave off another setback at home with a 78-68 victory over Ohio State on Sunday night. Akeem Springs scored 18 points on …

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    09 Jan 17
  • Koivu rallies Minnesota in wild third to beat Sharks

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Mikko Koivu scored back-to-back goals midway through the third period and the Minnesota Wild overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat the San Jose Sharks 5-4 Thursday night. The teams …

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    06 Jan 17
  • Coffey, Mason lead Minnesota over Northwestern 70-66

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) – Amir Coffey scored 17 points, and Nate Mason hit eight free throws in the final 26 seconds to lead Minnesota to a 70-66 victory over Northwestern on Thursday night. Coffey nailed …

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    06 Jan 17
  • Troy Terry lifts US past Canada in world junior thriller

    MONTREAL (AP) – Troy Terry scored the lone shootout goal, Tyler Parsons stopped all five shots he faced in the tiebreaker and the United States outlasted Canada 5-4 Thursday night to win the world junior …

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    06 Jan 17
  • NCAA Football: Holiday Bowl-Minnesota vs Washington State

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota has fired coach Tracy Claeys. The move comes two weeks after the football program became embroiled in a standoff with the administration over the suspension of 10 players in connection with …

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    04 Jan 17
  • Covington's buzzer-beater lifts 76ers over Timberwolves

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Robert Covington made a fall-away shot off an inbounds pass with 0.2 seconds left to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 93-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. The Sixers needed …

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    04 Jan 17
  • US Bank Stadium manager says protesters had game tickets

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two people who hung from the rafters during a Vikings game and unfurled a banner in protest of the Dakota Access oil pipeline entered U.S. Bank Stadium with tickets. A statement Tuesday …

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    04 Jan 17
  • Peterson says he'd consider pay cut with Vikings

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Adrian Peterson says he believes he’s fit to play several more seasons in the NFL, even if that’s elsewhere from Minnesota. The 31-year-old Peterson finished his 10th season with the …

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    03 Jan 17