Minnesota Sports News

Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns reveals multiple family members have died from COVID-19

Dec 4, 2020

Karl-Anthony Towns said basketball remains a secondary thought after his family was devastated by illness this year.

Gophers basketball pulls away late to beat North Dakota 76-67

Dec 5, 2020

The Gophers needed a better rebounding effort Friday against another non-power conference opponent, and got one to fuel a late rally over North Dakota.

Adam Thielen back from being a fan, ready to play Jaguars on Sunday

Dec 4, 2020

Sidelined by a positive COVID test, Adam Thielen's self-described "weird" week included watching from his living room as the Vikings beat Carolina on a 75-yard touchdown drive in the final two minutes.

As Gophers football emerges from COVID outbreak, unanswered questions haunt

Dec 4, 2020

Both athletic director Mark Coyle and coach P.J. Fleck professed to not know how the coronavirus infiltrated and spread through nearly 30% of the Gophers football program, both calling it the "ghost in the room."

Dayne St. Clair establishes himself as standout in Minnesota United's playoff surge

Dec 5, 2020

Minnesota United goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair had another clean sheet Thursday night as the Loons advanced to the MLS Western Conference final.

Wild winger Mats Zuccarello has arm surgery, likely will miss training camp

Dec 4, 2020

Whenever the Wild convenes for training camp, the team won't have right winger Mats Zuccarello on the ice.

Gophers-Wisconsin women's hockey series postponed due to COVID cases within Badgers program

Dec 4, 2020

This weekend's Gophers-Badgers series has been called off and Minnesota has added a home-and-home series next week against Minnesota State.

University of Minnesota Board of Regents to ponder alcohol sponsorships at school venues

Dec 5, 2020

The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents will consider allowing the school to sign licensing and sponsorship deals with alcoholic beverage manufacturers, which could introduce a new revenue source.

Vikings mailbag: Who's returning punts on Sunday? Long-term outlook at receiver?

Dec 4, 2020

Thank you for submitting questions for this week's Vikings mailbag. You can always send questions to @Andrew_Krammer on Twitter or email them to andrew.krammer@startribune.com. Listen for answers on the weekly Access Vikings podcast or find them here on F…

Vikings' Chad Beebe was the unrefined punt returner who gained redemption

Dec 5, 2020

Most redemption stories, in sports or life, take a bit longer than Chad Beebe's in the Vikings' 28-27 victory over Carolina on Sunday.