Minnesota Sports
  • Liriano, Twins top White Sox 4-1 in Youkilis debut

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Francisco Liriano spoiled Kevin Youkilis’ first game with Chicago, throwing a season-high seven innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 victory over the White Sox on Monday night. Making his …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Minn. Hockey retains tougher penalty for some hits

    ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — The type of illegal hockey hit that led to the paralyzing injury of Jack Jablonski last December will continue to trigger an automatic five-minute major penalty in Minnesota youth …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Willingham HR off Chapman in 9th, Twins top Reds

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off shaky Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman, rallying the Minnesota Twins over the Reds 4-3 Sunday. Joe Mauer opened the ninth with a …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Wild less likely to make big draft-day deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild sure caught the attention of their fans at last year’s NHL draft, completing a big trade that was one of the headlines of the weekend event at …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Augustus leads Lynx in 102-70 win over Liberty

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seimone Augustus scored a season-high 26 points, rookie Devereaux Peters added a career-best 18, and the Minnesota Lynx got back on track by beating the New York Liberty 102-70 on Thursday night. …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Back to work: Harvin returns to Vikings minicamp

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Unhappy wide receiver Percy Harvin has returned to Minnesota’s practice after a brief absence following his request to be traded. Harvin was on the field Thursday for the final portion …

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    22 Jun 12
  • McDonald, Pirates rout Twins 9-1

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — James McDonald pitched his first career complete game, Garrett Jones hit one of Pittsburgh’s three home runs and the Pirates won for the fourth time in five games, 9-1 over the Minnesota …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Peterson progressing but ‘just not there yet’

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson says he is still working his way back toward feeling normal after left knee surgery. The Vikings star running back spoke to reporters Wednesday about his progress during …

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    21 Jun 12