Minnesota Sports
  • Stollings brings fast-paced style to Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – New coaches at major conference programs often inherit struggling teams. That is not the case for Marlene Stollings at Minnesota. Stollings was introduced Tuesday at a news conference for the 11th …

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    09 Apr 14
  • Vikings sign receiver Lestar Jean from Texans

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Texans receiver Lestar Jean. The team announced the signing Tuesday. Jean is entering his fourth season. He joins a receiving corps that appears …

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    09 Apr 14
  • Coyle, Bryzgalov lead Wild past Jets 1-0

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) – Charlie Coyle scored in the second period and Ilya Bryzgalov made 24 saves as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Winnipeg Jets 1-0 on Monday night. Coyle’s one-timer off a pass from …

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    08 Apr 14
  • Opener

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ …

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    08 Apr 14
  • Yankees trade INF Nunez to Twins for LHP Sulbaran

      NEW YORK (AP) – Eduardo Nunez’s time with the Yankees ended after a decade when the infielder was traded to the Minnesota Twins for left-hander Miguel Sulbaran. The deal was announced Monday. The Twins …

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    08 Apr 14
  • Twins place Bartlett on DL with sprained ankle

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have placed utility man Jason Bartlett on the disabled list with a sprained left ankle and recalled catcher-outfielder Chris Herrmann from Triple-A Rochester. The move was made before …

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    08 Apr 14
  • NCAA Womens Basketball: VCU at Ohio State

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota has hired Marlene Stollings from VCU as the replacement for women’s basketball coach Pam Borton. The university announced the decision on Monday and scheduled an introductory news conference for Tuesday. …

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    08 Apr 14
  • Budinger, Muhammad to miss rest of season

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Timberwolves forwards Chase Budinger and Shabazz Muhammad will miss the final six games of the season with injuries. Budinger sprained his ankle in the first minute of play against Orlando on …

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    08 Apr 14