Minnesota Sports
  • Vikings stadium supporters consider options

    Saint Paul, Minn. (AP) – Supporters of building a new Vikings stadium are looking for ways to keep the project afloat at the Capitol after its defeat in a House committee. A possible backup plan …

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    19 Apr 12
  • 3 Wild players have minor after-season surgeries

    Saint Paul, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild said Wednesday goalie Niklas Backstrom (ankle), left wing Dany Heatley (knee) and right wing Devin Setoguchi (ankle) have all had procedures done since the season ended 10 …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Twins cut Hughes to make room for Marquis

      Bronx, New York (AP) – The Minnesota Twins cut infielder Luke Hughes to open a roster spot for pitcher Jason Marquis, who was recalled from Double-A New Britain to start against the New York …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Morneau, Marquis lead Twins past Yankeees 6-5

    Bronx, New York (AP) – Justin Morneau hit two mammoth homers and Jason Marquis won his Minnesota debut with his healthy daughter in the stands, send the Twins to a 6-5 victory over the New …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Vikings open season at home vs Jaguars

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings will open the 2012 regular season at home against the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 9. The NFL announced the full schedule on Tuesday evening. Coming off a 3-13 …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Twins RHP Baker has ligament replacement surgery

    Bronx, New York (AP) – Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker had elbow-ligament replacement surgery Tuesday. Baker originally was to have an operation to repair the flexor pronator tendon in his right elbow. The Twins said …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Sabathia, Stewart lead Yankees over Twins 8-3

    Bronx, New York (AP) – CC Sabathia shook off early trouble to get a rare April win for the Yankees and backup catcher Chris Stewart hit a go-ahead, two-run single and had three RBIs for …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Gay, Grizzlies recover to top Timberwolves 91-84; Love to have concussion tests

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Rudy Gay had 28 points and nine rebounds to help the Memphis Grizzlies withstand a weak start to the fourth quarter and beat the Minnesota Timberwolves for the eighth straight time, …

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    18 Apr 12