Minnesota Sports
  • Vikings get contracts done for 6 of 10 draft picks

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have six of their 10 draft picks under contract. The team announced Tuesday that wide receiver Jarius Wright, wide receiver Greg Childs, safety Robert Blanton, kicker Blair …

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    23 May 12
  • Irving unanimous pick to NBA All-Rookie team ; Rubio, Williams in too

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving of Cleveland is the lone unanimous choice to the NBA’s All-Rookie team. Irving received 58 points Tuesday in voting done by the league’s 30 head …

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    23 May 12
  • Lynx cruise to 80-62 victory over winless Liberty

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Seimone Augustus scored 22 points and the defending champion Minnesota Lynx cruised to an 80-62 victory over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night. Maya Moore had 15 points, Rebekkah Brunson …

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    23 May 12
  • Twins give up on sputtering starter Jason Marquis

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have designated right-hander Jason Marquis for release or assignment, ending his stint with the team after just seven starts. The move was made on Tuesday before the Twins played …

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    23 May 12
  • Walters throws 1st complete game for Twins

    CHICAGO (AP) — P.J. Walters tossed his first career complete game and Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer as the Minnesota Twins routed the Chicago White Sox 9-2 on Tuesday night. Walters, who gave up …

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    23 May 12
  • Gophs get high-profile home football slate for ’15

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tickets won’t be on sale for several years, but Minnesota’s home football games in 2015 could have quite the high profile. The Big Ten revealed its 2015 and 2016 slates on Monday. …

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    22 May 12
  • Minnesota State, St. Thomas chase baseball titles

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota college baseball teams are chasing national championships. Minnesota State won the Central Region tournament in Mankato Sunday to reach the NCAA Division II World Series for the second time …

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    22 May 12
  • Lucroy, Greinke help Brewers rout Twins 16-4

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy homered twice and had a career-high seven RBIs, Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings to improve to 14-0 at Miller Park, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Minnesota Twins 16-4 …

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    21 May 12