Minnesota Sports
  • Wisniewski, Blue Jackets beat Wild 3-1

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – James Wisniewski scored the go-ahead goal, had two assists and made a critical defensive play in the crease late in the third period to help the Columbus Blue Jackets …

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    20 Jan 15
  • Hornets beat Timberwolves 105-80 in Jefferson's return

      CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Gerald Henderson scored 17 points, Brian Roberts added 16 and the Hornets defeated the Timberwolves 105-80 on Monday – their seventh win in eight games. Charlotte’s Al Jefferson returned after …

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    20 Jan 15
  • Ex-Gophers quarterback reaches plea deal in assault case

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The attorney for Philip Nelson says the former Minnesota Gophers quarterback has agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a fight that injured former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker …

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    20 Jan 15
  • Wild D Suter suspended 2 games for elbowing Penguins' Downie

      NEW YORK (AP) – The NHL has suspended Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter for two games, without pay, for elbowing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Steve Downie. Suter struck Downie on Tuesday night at 4:22 of …

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    15 Jan 15
  • Wild acquire goalie Dubnyk from Coyotes for 3rd-round pick

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild acquired goalie Devan Dubnyk from the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday for a third-round draft pick. The Wild are 12th in the Western Conference, ahead of only Arizona …

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    15 Jan 15
  • Vikings GM says team has to let process unfold with Peterson

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the team is waiting for the process to play out before it can make any definitive statements on the future of suspended …

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    15 Jan 15
  • Mo Williams scores 52, Wolves top Pacers to end 15-game skid

      INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Mo Williams scored a career-high 52 points, most in the NBA this season, and the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped a 15-game losing streak with a 110-101 victory over the Indiana Pacers on …

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    14 Jan 15
  • Uthoff's shot lifts Iowa to 77-75 win at Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jarrod Uthoff’s pull-up jumper with 3.5 seconds left Tuesday lifted Iowa to a 77-75 victory over Minnesota, sealed when DeAndre Mathieu’s full-court drive for a layup at the buzzer was ruled a …

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    14 Jan 15