Minnesota Sports
  • Liriano pitches Twins past A’s 4-0 for rare sweep

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Francisco Liriano’s return to the Minnesota rotation was a rousing success, with six shutout innings by the vexing left-hander Wednesday to lead the Twins to a 4-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics, …

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    31 May 12
  • Judge dismisses NFL retiree lawsuit vs. union

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the NFL Players Association by retirees has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson issued her order Tuesday from St. Paul, Minn. Pro Football Hall of Fame …

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    30 May 12
  • Vikings rookie says following Longwell an ‘honor’

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blair Walsh says he would’ve enjoyed meeting Ryan Longwell. He surely would’ve benefited from learning from the 16-year veteran, too. But the Minnesota Vikings rookie is on his own now. And that, …

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    30 May 12
  • Wolves to host Israeli team in preseason game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves will host two preseason games at Target Center this October. The team announced Tuesday it will face the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 13, followed by an exhibition against a …

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    30 May 12
  • Willingham’s 3-run HR in 9th lifts Twins over A’s

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Willingham hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. Justin Morneau added two doubles for …

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    30 May 12
  • Morneau ties, Capps saves Twins 5-4 win over A’s

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Morneau drove in two runs for Minnesota, including the tying double in the eighth inning for the Twins in a 5-4 victory over Oakland on Monday, the sixth straight loss for …

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    29 May 12
  • Minnesota upgrading Williams, Mariucci Arenas

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and Timberwolves aren’t the only teams that are sprucing up their homes these days. The University of Minnesota announced Thursday that it will install new scoreboards and sound systems …

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    25 May 12
  • Mpls. city council committee OKs Vikings plan

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council has given preliminary approval to a plan to build a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. A council committee voted 7-6 for the plan on Thursday. The city …

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    25 May 12