Minnesota Sports
  • Escobar hits 2 homers, Twins beat Rays 5-3

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Eduardo Escobar homered twice and Joe Mauer had a tiebreaking RBI single as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Wednesday night for the Twins’ sixth consecutive win. Minnesota …

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    27 Aug 15
  • Milwaukee Brewers v Minnesota Twins

      ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have put right-hander J.R. Graham on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation one day after he earned his first major league win. Minnesota also …

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    27 Aug 15
  • Vikings center Sullivan still out with back injury

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has been dealing with a back injury for the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer says the team is “just being cautious with him.” Sullivan …

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    26 Aug 15
  • Twins win 5th straight, beat Rays 11-7 behind 3 homers

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Brian Dozier, Miguel Sano and Eddie Rosario all homered as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-7 Tuesday night for the Twins’ fifth straight win. Dozier gave Minnesota a 7-5 …

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    26 Aug 15
  • U of Minnesota president takes responsibility for hiring AD

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler says he takes “full responsibility” for hiring Norwood Teague as the Gophers’ athletic director. Kaler told WCCO-AM Wednesday he hired Teague and that he takes …

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    26 Aug 15
  • Vikings kicker Blair Walsh struggling in preseason

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Blair Walsh’s new contract with the Minnesota Vikings hasn’t helped the kicker iron out the inconsistencies that started to plague him last season. After going 0 for 3 on field …

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    25 Aug 15
  • Carter apologizes for advising rookies to get a fall guy

    UNDATED (AP) – Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter has issued an apology for telling NFL rookies at a league symposium in 2014 that they should “get a fall guy” to help them avoid trouble. …

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    25 Aug 15
  • Encarnacion homers, Blue Jays top Twins 9-3 for 4-game sweep

      TORONTO (AP) – Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and Mark Buehrle earned his 30th career win against Minnesota as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the struggling Twins 9-3 Thursday night to complete a …

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    07 Aug 15