Minnesota Sports News

Jared Allen's goal is to dodge NFL draft

Mar 31, 2020

Much has been made about how the coronavirus is impacting the NFL draft. But former Vikings star Jared Allen isn't worried. "I've never been a big fan of sitting there and getting all crazy and ecstatic about a guy who hasn't done a single thing in the NF…

Coping with hope: Minnesota fans find, create their own fixes in a world without sports

Mar 31, 2020

From play-by-play of driveway P-I-G games to makeshift backyard golf courses, enthusiasts endure their new normal with inventive solutions.

NCAA meeting to consider St. Thomas' request to move to Division I still scheduled for April

Mar 31, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has canceled college sports through the spring season but isn't expected to delay St. Thomas' quest to move from Division III to D-I.

With NHL playoffs put on ice, Wild's Zach Parise puts focus on family

Mar 31, 2020

Since the NHL paused its season nearly three weeks ago, Zach Parise has focused on family — a point hammered home during video call with three others from the Central Division.

Grandma's Marathon canceled due to COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020

Race organizers ruled out the idea of postponing the races due to the enormous challenge of planning and preparing for the event.

Stint with ABA's Minnesota Muskies opened doors for Erv Inniger

Mar 31, 2020

This week in Minnesota sports: In April 1968, the American Basketball Association teams with the best records faced off in the Eastern Conference finals: The Pittsburgh Pipers vs. the Minnesota Muskies

Vikings Mailbag: Defensive backs, an attack for the draft and lots more

Mar 31, 2020

Minnesota Vikings Anthony Harris (41).] CARLOS GONZALEZ cgonzalez@startribune.com August 24, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, US Bank Stadium, NFL Pre Season, Minnesota Vikings vs Seattle SeahawksThanks to all the readers who submitted questions via Twitter for thi…

Missing sports clichés, the comfort food of English language

Mar 31, 2020

There's an "i" in cliché, but this is all about team, and columnist Jim Souhan is a team-first guy, but it's a business and he's got to be able to feed his family.

Marcus Carr testing NBA draft? It makes some sense if you consider ...

Mar 31, 2020

Gophers men's basketball followers were prepared for one early NBA departure — dominant big man Daniel Oturu — but two? Guard Marcus Carr? That wasn't really on the radar for most of us until Monday night when Carr posted on Instagram that he is declaring…

There's more uncertainty than ever for NBA draft hopefuls

Mar 31, 2020

Gophers basketball insider: Daniel Oturu and Marcus Carr declared for the NBA, but the entire process contains an extra level of perplexity because of the COVID-19 outbreak.