Minnesota Sports
  • Minnesota's Jordan Murphy named Big Ten freshman of week

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota forward Jordan Murphy has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week. The award was announced Monday for Murphy, who totaled 43 points and 27 rebounds with a double-double in …

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    08 Dec 15
  • Seahawks fly past Vikings 38-7 for 3rd straight victory

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another, Seattle’s defense didn’t allow a score, and the surging Seahawks won their third straight game Sunday with a 38-7 romp over the …

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    07 Dec 15
  • Gophers are going bowling, despite 5-7 record, in Detroit

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota will face Central Michigan in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit. Bowl bids were finalized Sunday. The Gophers will play the Chippewas at Ford Field Dec. 28. With only 77 teams …

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    07 Dec 15
  • Peterson wins NFC Offensive Player of Month award

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Month. Peterson rushed for 634 yards and five touchdowns on 117 carries in five games …

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    04 Dec 15
  • Dubnyk has 28 saves in Wild's 1-0 win over Maple Leafs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves for his fourth shutout of the season, Matt Dumba scored a power-play goal and the Minnesota Wild beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 on Thursday …

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    04 Dec 15
  • Vikings nominate Greenway, Loadholt for top NFL awards

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have nominated a pair of veterans for off-field NFL honors. For the third time in five years, teammates nominated linebacker Chad Greenway for the Walter Payton …

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    03 Dec 15
  • New Twins DH Byung Ho Park Baseball is baseball

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Byung Ho Park will probably experience a sharp transition from Korean competition to Major League Baseball. Park and the Minnesota Twins are confident the 29-year-old slugger can handle it. Park summed up …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Suter scores in 3rd as Wild beat Blackhawks 2-1

    CHICAGO (AP) – Defenseman Ryan Suter drove to the net and poked in a rebound with 7:56 left in the third period, lifting the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on …

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    02 Dec 15