Minnesota Sports
  • No NCAA tourney, but Gophers get No. 1 seed in NIT

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota’s first postseason under coach Richard Pitino will be in the NIT, just like his predecessor Tubby Smith. The Gophers were expectedly passed over for the NCAA tournament after losing their …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Love, Dieng double-double and T-Wolves beat Kings

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kevin Love had 26 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 104-102 victory over the Sacramento Kings Sunday night. Love hit 3 of 6 3-pointers, …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Vikings agree to contract with nose tackle Joseph

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent nose tackle Linval Joseph, a former second-round draft pick of the New York Giants. Joseph started …

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    13 Mar 14
  • As Mathieu plays, so go the Gophers

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – As DeAndre Mathieu performs, so go the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The junior point guard has emerged in his first season with the program as the truest indicator of the team’s success, …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Alvarerz, Ishikawa homer, Pirates beat Twins

      FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – Pedro Alvarez and Travis Ishikawa hit long home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Alvarez and Ishikawa, both left-handed …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Everson Griffen overly eager to pay back Vikings

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Everson Griffen didn’t want to entertain offers from other teams. His loyalty was with the Minnesota Vikings. As NFL free agency formally began Tuesday, the Vikings finalized contracts with Griffen and …

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    12 Mar 14
  • Vikings bring back offensive lineman Berger

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings and veteran offensive lineman Joe Berger have agreed to a one-year contract. Berger’s agent, Tom Tafelski, confirmed Tuesday that the deal was done. This is the second straight …

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    12 Mar 14
  • Price sparkles in 5-inning outing against Twins

      PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) – David Price struck out eight in five innings, and Yunel Escobar and David DeJesus drove in runs off Ricky Nolasco, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins …

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    12 Mar 14