Minnesota Sports News

If Adam Thielen misses his first pro game, Vikings will turn to receiver depth

Oct 21, 2019

With Thielen out, the Vikings would likely turn to rookie Bisi Johnson again after he played 52 of the team's 73 snaps and caught four passes for 40 yards against the Lions on Sunday, including his first NFL touchdown.

Gophers get good news on Kamal Martin's injury

Oct 21, 2019

Gophers Insider: With the Gophers set to play host to Maryland on Saturday, coach P.J. Fleck said Kamal Martin is a game-time decision.

St. John's rips Tommies, while it remains as a perfect fit for MIAC

Oct 21, 2019

There are more coaches and much-improved facilities. But, unlike what's happened at St. Thomas, the informal attitude toward athletics hasn't changed much at St. John's over the last half-century.

All of a sudden, the Vikings have one of the NFL's best deep passing games

Oct 21, 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: Asked on Sunday if the Vikings' offensive performance…

The Brooklyn of the West? Wolves have fitting opponent in opener

Oct 21, 2019

That the Timberwolves open the regular season Wednesday in Brooklyn is only fitting, considering the Nets influence that is here on the court and off.

What does 'get better' look like for Minnesota United? Here are seven answers

Oct 21, 2019

Ousted from the playoffs in a rare loss at home, the team needs more offense after its attackers struggled in the final third of the season.

Retiring girls' tennis coach shares secret of Edina's amazing run

Oct 21, 2019

Steve Paulsen admits that in his early days he was apprehensive of the pressure that comes with being at a school renown for student achievement. That was 22 state titles ago.

Diminutive defenseman Brad Hunt leads Wild in scoring

Oct 21, 2019

For a scoring-starved team, though, the compact defenseman with the lethal shot has been indispensable.

Gophers holder Casey O'Brien wins Big Ten award for Special Teams Player of the Week

Oct 21, 2019

Casey O'Brien is a four-time cancer survivor, first diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, as a freshman quarterback at Cretin-Derham Hall.

Wild might be bad, but tanking is not the solution

Oct 21, 2019

Making no effort to win is an insult to the players and the fans.