Minnesota Sports
  • Dozier's 2-run HR in 11th gives Twins 6-4 win over Marlins

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Brian Dozier’s two-out, two-run home run in the 11th inning gave Minnesota a 6-4 victory Tuesday night over the Miami Marlins, the third game-ending homer in Dozier’s career and just the …

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    08 Jun 16
  • Minnesota Vikings sign safety Harrison Smith to extension

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed safety Harrison Smith to a contract extension. The rising star at safety signed his five-year extension on Monday, ensuring that the issue will not …

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    07 Jun 16
  • A's top Twins 5-1 for 5th straight win

      OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Danny Valencia had three hits, including a pair of doubles, Billy Butler added two hits and an RBI and the Oakland Athletics won their fifth straight game with a 5-1 …

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    02 Jun 16
  • Valencia, Vogt pace A's over Twins for 4th straight win

      OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Danny Valencia homered and drove in three runs, Stephen Vogt had three hits and drove in two and the Oakland Athletics won their fourth straight, beating the Minnesota Twins 7-4 …

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    01 Jun 16
  • Agent UMinn coach informed university of drug allegations

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The agent for the longtime University of Minnesota wrestling coach is disputing allegations from a team member that the coach covered up the wrestlers’ plans to sell and use an anti-anxiety drug. …

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    31 May 16
  • Graveman ends long skid in A's 3-2 win over Twins

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Coco Crisp homered leading off the game, Khris Davis hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Monday. Jed Lowrie …

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    31 May 16
  • Michigan beats Big Ten top-seeded Gophers 3-2 on wild pitch

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Jonathan Engelmann scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch with two out in the eighth inning, and Michigan defeated Minnesota 3-2 Thursday hours after Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes died …

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    27 May 16
  • Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes dies after leukemia battle

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota pitching coach Todd Oakes died Thursday after a four-year battle with leukemia. The school announced his death and Terri Oakes wrote on her husband’s CaringBridge page that he died “surrounded by …

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    27 May 16