Minnesota Sports News

Why Bill Guerin, new Wild GM, has the easiest job in sports

Aug 23, 2019

If the Wild struggles struggles this season, fired Wild general manager Paul Fenton will be blamed, and rightly so. If the Wild surprises this year, the new general manager's leadership will be lauded.

Twins rookie Luis Arraez embraces challenge of living up to baseball's greats

Aug 23, 2019

After giving the rookie an intentional walk when his team played the Twins, Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Luis Arraez: "looks like a guy who's going to hit .330. He stands up there like Rod Carew. A little bit of Tony Gwynn."

Vikings' offense trying to speed up, tire foes

Aug 23, 2019

The Vikings are using the preseason to slowly unveil a faster way to play offense, and coach Mike Zimmer says a faster tempo will benefit everybody

Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas makes the rounds at Minnesota State Fair

Aug 23, 2019

The inconsistent play of Andrew Wiggins was a popular topic for Gersson Rosas to address Thursday at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

New Wild GM Bill Guerin: 'There's everything here to win'

Aug 23, 2019

Following Thursday's introductory news conference at Xcel Energy Center, Wild coaches, players and executives lauded Bill Guerin, 48, for his broad range of experience and reputation as a unifying force.

P.J. Fleck believes in Gophers, as national media ignores them

Aug 23, 2019

Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck said this year is night and day from last year in terms of the experience of his players and the only experts he cares about are the ones inside his locker room.

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg

Aug 23, 2019

The field was reconfigured because of concerns about the areas where the goal posts are usually located for the Canadian Football League. The Packers sat out 33 players, including Aaron Rodgers.

Former NFL player, wife found dead in Long Prairie home; police search for known suspect

Aug 23, 2019

News about the deaths of Barry and Carol Bennett spread quickly among those living in Long Prairie.

Finally back at home, Lynx snap three-game losing streak with 86-70 win over Dallas

Aug 23, 2019

Rookie Napheesa Collier scored 19 points and added five rebounds and four steals as the Lynx opened a long homestand with a victory over Dallas.

Late goal sinks Minnesota United in loss at Sporting Kansas City

Aug 23, 2019

Erik Hurtado finally broke a scoreless tie in the 88th minute, dribbling around Minnesota goalkeeper Vito Mannone to put the ball into a wide-open net.