Minnesota Sports News

Star-loaded defense can carry Vikings to Super Bowl, even with Case Keenum as QB

Oct 23, 2017

Mark Wilf sounded like he was having a hallucination when he talked of a home-field Super Bowl last spring. Now ... this defense makes anything possible.

Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins banks in long three-pointer to beat OKC at buzzer

Oct 23, 2017

The Wolves steal one at OKC when Wiggins beats the buzzer with a long three off the glass.

Anthony Barr is "playing with a lot of fire;" he starred in Vikings' win over Ravens

Oct 23, 2017

Minnesota Vikings’ Anthony Barr (55) sacks Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in the third quarter on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS) ORG XMIT: 1213890The morning after e…

Ricky Rubio, the Timberwolves and learning about closure

Oct 23, 2017

In June of 2003, the Triple Rock Social Club became a music venue. Owned and operated by Erik Funk from the punk band Dillinger Four and his wife, Gretchen, the space was small but nevertheless ambitious. It needed a proper catapult into the scene, and th…

Vikings offense does enough in tandem with dominant defense to upend Ravens, take first in NFC North

Oct 23, 2017

The offense piled up field goals; the defense handled the rest

Granlund and Hendrickson practice again, but Parise does not

Oct 23, 2017

Mikael Granlund hopes to play soon, perhaps Tuesday against Vancouver--but with Zach Parise still out Monday, assistant coach Darby Hendrickson filled out the practice lineup once more.

Andrew Wiggins for the win ... and the Internet explodes

Oct 23, 2017

One of the biggest shots in recent Timberwolves seasons earned a huge reaction from far and wide on the Internet. Here's a look, a listen and more.

Don't expect Fleck to have knee-jerk reaction about QB

Oct 23, 2017

The coach indicated that Demry Croft, who struggled in the win over Illinois, will remain the starter.