Minnesota Sports
  • Minnesota AD Claeys has 'full support' as football coach

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota coach Tracy Claeys will return to the job next season. Athletic director Mark Coyle said Monday that Claeys has his “full support” after an 8-4 finish by the Gophers in 2016, …

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    29 Nov 16
  • Cowboys, Lions, Steelers get Thanksgiving gravy

    UNDATED (AP) – The Dallas Cowboys have extended their team-record winning streak, and the Detroit Lions have taken over first place in their division. The Cowboys picked up their 10th straight win as Ezekiel Elliott …

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    25 Nov 16
  • Minnesota routs turnover-prone Arkansas 85-71

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Amir Coffey scored all 19 of his points in the second half, after Akeem Springs made three 3-pointers over the final 5 minutes of the first half to finish with 11 points …

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    23 Nov 16
  • Benn wrists in goal in OT, Stars beat Wild 3-2

    DALLAS (AP) – Jamie Benn flicked in a goal 1:23 into overtime, lifting the Dallas Stars over the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Monday night. Benn took a cross-ice pass from Tyler Seguin in the left …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Celtics rally from 13 down in 4th to beat Timberwolves 99-93

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and the Boston Celtics rallied from 13 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 99-93 on Monday night. Al Horford added 20 points, …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Vikings waive running back Ronnie Hillman

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have waived running back Ronnie Hillman and promoted rookie defensive end Stephen Weatherly from the practice squad to fill the roster spot. The Vikings made the move …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Streak stopper Return TDs spark Vikings, 30-24 over Cards

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Xavier Rhodes returned one of his two interceptions 100 yards for a touchdown and Cordarrelle Patterson took the second-half kickoff 104 yards for a score in Minnesota’s 30-24 victory over the Arizona …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Dubnyk gets league-best 4th shutout as Wild beat Bruins 1-0

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Mikael Granlund scored with 44.5 seconds left, Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots for his league-leading fourth shutout, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 Thursday night. Granlund took …

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    18 Nov 16