Minnesota Sports
  • Vargas hits winning HR with 2 outs in 9th, Twins sweep Cards

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Slumping Kennys Vargas hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory and a two-game sweep …

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    19 Jun 15
  • Adrian Peterson finding a new normal with Vikings

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Adrian Peterson has been back with the Minnesota Vikings for nearly a month now. He’s participated in practices, including the three-day minicamp that wrapped up on Thursday. But Peterson …

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    19 Jun 15
  • Wild waive veteran Cooke, will buy out last year of contract

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild have placed veteran left wing Matt Cooke on waivers, for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release. The Wild announced Thursday they will buy out the …

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    19 Jun 15
  • Milone, Twins nip Cardinals 3-1

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Tommy Milone gave up one run in seven innings and the Minnesota Twins squeaked out a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night. Milone (3-1) gave up five hits …

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    18 Jun 15
  • Vikings' Kalil 'It's the best I've felt in a long time'

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Matt Kalil’s performance for the Minnesota Vikings last season was frequently dissected, and dissed. For the left tackle, last year was best left forgotten. Problems didn’t just pop up in …

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    17 Jun 15
  • Vikings release safety Taylor Mays

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have released safety Taylor Mays. The move was made Tuesday before the team began minicamp. The Vikings signed Mays as a free agent in March. He …

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    17 Jun 15
  • Cardinals play through rain, beat Twins 3-2 again

      ST. LOUIS (AP) – Hours after a federal investigation into possible computer hacking by the Cardinals became public, St. Louis extended its winning streak to five by beating the Minnesota Twins 3-2 behind Michael …

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    17 Jun 15
  • Under-construction Vikings venue has a name US Bank Stadium

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings will play in U.S. Bank Stadium starting next season, per a 20-year exclusive naming rights agreement with the banking giant. The agreement was announced Monday. The cost of …

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    16 Jun 15