Minnesota Sports
  • Gopher hockey team announces nonconference schedule

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Gophers have announced their 15-game nonconference schedule for men’s hockey. In addition to the Big Ten schedule, the Gophers will continue to maintain in-state rivalries with eight nonconference games. Minnesota …

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    24 Jun 15
  • Vargas, Twins cruise to 13-2 victory over White Sox

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kennys Vargas went 4 for 4 with a three-run homer and four RBIs, rookie Byron Buxton had three hits in his first time batting leadoff in the majors, and the Minnesota …

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    23 Jun 15
  • Karl-Anthony Towns says there is 'no promise' from T-Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns tells The Associated Press he has “no promise at all” from the Minnesota Timberwolves, who hold the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. …

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    23 Jun 15
  • 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