Minnesota Sports
  • Gophers baseball coach Anderson gets extension

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota baseball coach John Anderson has agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension through the 2016 season. The university announced the deal Tuesday. Anderson, in his 31st year as head …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Gophers go back to practice after ex-teammate dies

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota football team has returned to spring practice for the first time since former teammate Gary Tinsley was found dead in his campus apartment. Tinsley died Friday of a yet-to-be-determined …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Vikings sign backup LB Marvin Mitchell

    Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed linebacker Marvin Mitchell. The deal was announced Tuesday on the team’s website. Terms were not disclosed. Mitchell was a seventh-round draft pick by New Orleans …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Rubio unsure if he’ll be ready for training camp

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Ricky Rubio says he is not sure if his surgically repaired left knee will be ready in time for training camp with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio spoke to reporters Tuesday about …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Wild optimistic, but woeful goal total must go up

    Saint Paul, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild were leading the NHL two weeks before Christmas, with a sparkling 20-7-3 record and plenty of confidence in new head coach Mike Yeo. Four months later, they’re …

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    10 Apr 12
  • Wilson wins Angels debut, 5-1 in Twins home opener

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – C.J. Wilson won his awaited Angels debut with seven smooth innings, giving Los Angeles all the boost it needed to beat the Twins 5-1 on Monday and spoil Minnesota’s home opener. …

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    10 Apr 12
  • Suns beat Wolves 114-90 for 5th win in 6 games

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Shannon Brown had 17 points and seven rebounds and the Phoenix Suns’ reserves outscored Minnesota’s 66-27 in a 114-90 victory over the Timberwolves on Monday night. Markieff Morris led the backups …

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    10 Apr 12
  • Twins fondly recall 2002 fun; reunion on Monday

    Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) – Ten years ago, the Minnesota Twins were nearly eliminated as part of baseball’s plan to fold two franchises for financial reasons. The court intervened, and the Twins came together to win …

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    09 Apr 12