Minnesota Sports News

Cold-shooting Gophers pummeled at Iowa to open Big Ten play

Dec 10, 2019

A disturbing Gophers' narrative continued in a humbling loss. "There are stretches out there where we're not connected offensively or defensively," senior captain Michael Hurt said.

Wolves fall to Suns 125-109, come home with winless road trip

Dec 10, 2019

Frustration surrounded the Wolves on Monday as Phoenix cruised to a comfortable victory after Minnesota led by three at halftime.

After letting him go, Twins haven't ruled out bringing back C.J. Cron

Dec 10, 2019

Bringing back first baseman C.J. Cron, who wasn't offered a 2020 contract last week, is one of their contingency plans, based on how other pursuits wind up.

Vikings use eight-man defensive line rotation to success

Dec 10, 2019

An eight-man defensive line rotation contributed to the Vikings' win against the Lions, and those role players could continue to be vital in the next few weeks.

Baseball free agents get right down to business; whether that will include Twins still unclear

Dec 10, 2019

Teams are committing more money than expected to lock up top pitching, and it's leading to quicker clarity on the starting pitching market.

Are there meaningless bowl games? Maybe, but Gophers-Auburn isn't one of them

Dec 10, 2019

Perception. Visibility. A chance to notch a win against a respected opponent. That's ahead for the Gophers in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day.

Kaapo Kahkonen taking advantage of unexpected opportunity with Wild

Dec 10, 2019

Destined for another season of seasoning in the AHL, Kahkonen was promoted to the Wild last month when starter Devan Dubnyk stepped away from the team.

Is Cousins-to-Diggs the Vikings' new Culpepper-to-Moss? Not quite, but it's come a long way

Dec 9, 2019

Welcome to our morning-after Vikings blog, where we'll revisit every game by looking at three players who stood out, three concerns for the team, three trends to watch and one big question. Here we go: Ten weeks ago, when Stefon Diggs missed two days' wor…

Macalester president disputes narrative of St. Thomas' removal from MIAC

Dec 9, 2019

Macalester President Brian Rosenberg, who is retiring at the end of this academic year, had some interesting comments about the ongoing story of St. Thomas' removal from the MIAC. In a recent interview with Mac Weekly — a student-run publication at Macale…

Timberwolves defense in need of repair after road trip

Dec 10, 2019

The Wolves gave up season highs in points on two occasions over the past four road games.