Minnesota Sports
  • Vikings, U of Minn. agree on TCF Bank Stadium use

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have reached preliminary agreement on the Vikings’ use of TCF Bank Stadium during construction of a new Vikings stadium. The letter of intent provides …

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    11 May 12
  • Wild sign defenseman Stoner to 2-year extension

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Clayton Stoner to a two-year, $2.1 million contract extension. The Wild announced the move on Thursday. The 27-year-old Stoner is one member of a …

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    11 May 12
  • Alvarez pitches Blue Jays past Twins, 6-2

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Henderson Alvarez pitched seven strong innings to win his third straight start for the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-2 over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Alvarez (3-2) stretched his scoreless streak to …

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    11 May 12
  • Minn. Senate vote clears Vikings for new stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are on the brink of getting a new stadium after the state Senate approved a plan that relies heavily on public financing. Gov. Mark Dayton has said …

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    10 May 12
  • Minn. lawmakers tell Vikings no-go on soccer deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are denying owners of football’s Vikings exclusive rights to recruit a professional soccer club as part of a stadium deal. The state Senate voted 47-20 on Tuesday to …

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    09 May 12
  • Diamond sparkles for Twins, topping Angels 5-0

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Diamond pitched a career-best seven scoreless innings in his season debut and Ryan Doumit hit a two-run homer, giving the Minnesota Twins a much-needed jolt in a 5-0 victory over the …

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    09 May 12
  • Lynx look to be 1st WNBA repeat champs in 10 years

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx have a WNBA championship to defend, and they’re embracing the challenge. The last time a team in the league won back-to-back titles was 10 years ago by the Los …

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    08 May 12
  • So Long-well: Vikings give veteran kicker the boot

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have released 16-year veteran kicker Ryan Longwell. The surprising move was made Monday, a little more than a week after the team drafted Georgia kicker Blair Walsh in the …

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    08 May 12