Minnesota Sports News

Gophers looked like team without a clue about how to win

Feb 17, 2020

The Gophers failed to execute in a doomsday five-minute stretch that should be used as an instructional video on how not to handle crunch time.

Twins' Josh Donaldson arrives at spring training healthy, filled with optimism

Feb 17, 2020

The Twins, who agreed last month to pay 34-year-old Josh Donaldson $92 million for the next four years, are banking he has more elite seasons in his future.

Gophers' NCAA hopes take a hit in painful 58-55 loss to Iowa

Feb 17, 2020

Minnesota didn't score in the final 5:25 of the game, giving up an eight-point lead in an ending of filled with turnovers and other mistakes that put a crimp in the team's NCAA tournament hopes.

College student from Mankato gets $10,000 prize after half-court shot controversy resolved

Feb 17, 2020

It took a few days, but Dalton Hinsch, a University of Northern Iowa sophomore from Mankato, won a $10,000 prize for hitting a series of shots that culminated with him swishing a half-court heave.

Photos: Weekend of dance team at Target Center

Feb 17, 2020

The Minnesota State High School's Dance Team tournament was held Friday and Saturday at Target Center. Here are some highlights from the competition.

Gentry Academy challenges view it exists just for its hockey program

Feb 16, 2020

Winning over some members of the hockey public has been tough for the private school, where students pay $15,000 a year to attend class across a parking lot from the Vadnais Sports Center in Vadnais Heights.

Will Richard Pitino make any changes to spark the Gophers? Here are three to keep in mind

Feb 17, 2020

The Gophers men's basketball team needs a spark to get back into the mix for the NCAA tournament in the last six games. These are three changes Richard Pitino could make to his lineup or style of play.

Remembering Kobe Bryant: Watch Magic Johnson, Common, Jennifer Hudson lead All-Star Game tributes

Feb 17, 2020

It's been three weeks now since Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash. And the mourning period is still very active

Twins' Michael Pineda returns hungry after celebration goes on without him

Feb 17, 2020

After being suspended for violating baseball's drug rules, something happened that convinced pitcher Michael Pineda about how much he wanted to remain with the Twins

Battle of No. 1's: Eden Prairie, Minnehaha Academy matchup on tap

Feb 17, 2020

Undefeated Eden Prairie brings its senior-dominated team to Minnehaha Academy on Tuesday to challenge Gonzaga-bound Jalen Suggs, 7-foot junior Chet Holmgren and the Redhawks.