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NCAAB

As Final Four nears, NCAA opposes Indiana religious freedom law

As Final Four nears, NCAA opposes Indiana religious freedom lawThe Final Four is being held in a state that legalized refusal of service to same-sex couples.
  • NCAAB
  • 19 hours, 54 minutes ago
Sports

Dean Smith's trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermen

Dean Smith's trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermenDean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players - even after his death.
  • Sports
  • 16 hours, 18 minutes ago
NCAAB

Hot-shooting Notre Dame drubs Wichita State to reach Elite Eight

Hot-shooting Notre Dame drubs Wichita State to reach Elite EightDemetrius Jackson had 20 points and Pat Connaughton had 16 points and 10 rebounds.
  • NCAAB
  • 15 hours, 17 minutes ago
Sports

Lovin' the Loon: Why MN United's logo is turning heads

Lovin' the Loon: Why MN United's logo is turning headsAs word of Major League Soccer expansion grew louder in Minnesota, soccer faithful from across the country started taking notice.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Timberwolves

Clarkson shines in OT to lead Lakers over Wolves, 101-99

Clarkson shines in OT to lead Lakers over Wolves, 101-99Jordan Clarkson hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to send the Los Angeles Lakers over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 101-99 on Wednesday night.
  • Timberwolves
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Sports

Minneapolis awarded MLS expansion franchise

Minneapolis awarded MLS expansion franchiseMajor League Soccer has awarded an expansion franchise to Minneapolis with play to begin in 2018.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Soccer

One-on-one interview with Dr. Bill McGuire, owner of the United

One-on-one interview with Dr. Bill McGuire, owner of the UnitedKARE 11's Dave Schwartz sat down with Dr. Bill McGuire, owner of the United for an exclusive interview.
  • Soccer
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Sports

Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continue

Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continueThe NHL's motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries has been largely rejected by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
NFL

Coach Zimmer 'fully expects' Peterson to be with Vikings

Coach Zimmer 'fully expects' Peterson to be with VikingsPeterson standoff: Zimmer says no trade coming, agents says runner wants to play elsewhere
  • NFL
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Sports

Dayton: State won't chip in direct aid for soccer stadium

Dayton: State won't chip in direct aid for soccer stadiumMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is reiterating broad Capitol opposition to a direct soccer stadium subsidy for a newly announced pro franchise.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Sports

Threats against NHL's Nick Leddy investigated

Threats against NHL's Nick Leddy investigatedThe New York Islanders say authorities are investigating social media threats made to defenseman and Minnesota native Nick Leddy.
  • Sports
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Sports

Minneapolis Farmers Market and new soccer stadium to coexist

Minneapolis Farmers Market and new soccer stadium to coexistFresh food enthusiasts can breathe a bit easier since the proposed new soccer stadium is not to replace the Minneapolis Farmer's Market.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Wild

Parise leads Wild past Isles in SO for 10th straight on road

Parise leads Wild past Isles in SO for 10th straight on roadParise tied the game at 11:45 of the third with his 29th goal. Jason Pominville and Mikko Koivu had the assists.
  • Wild
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Twins

KG to throw out 1st pitch at Twins home opener

KG to throw out 1st pitch at Twins home openerIt may not feel like it yet but it's time to think baseball.
  • Twins
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Sports

Dozier, Twins ink $20M deal

Dozier, Twins ink $20M dealTwins second baseman Brian Dozier has agreed to a 4-year contract that should keep him in Minnesota through 2018.
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Sports

Gopher women's hockey team celebrates national championship

Gopher women's hockey team celebrates national championshipGophers still coming down from program's 6th national championship
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Wild

Dubnyk holds Maple Leafs at bay in Wild's 2-1 win

Dubnyk holds Maple Leafs at bay in Wild's 2-1 winCharlie Coyle and Thomas Vanek scored for Minnesota (41-25-7), which is 23-6-2 since acquiring Dubnyk on Jan. 14.
  • Wild
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Vikings

Vikings 'fully expect' Adrian Peterson back in 2015

Vikings 'fully expect' Adrian Peterson back in 2015Rick Spielman won't say if the running back has requested a trade.
  • Vikings
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Timberwolves

LaVine leads Timberwolves to 106-104 overtime win vs Jazz

LaVine leads Timberwolves to 106-104 overtime win vs JazzLaVine's clutch shots in the fourth quarter set up a 6-1 Minnesota run to start overtime that the Jazz couldn't overcome.
  • Timberwolves
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Sports

Former U.S. Attorney for MN takes NFL conduct post

Former U.S. Attorney for MN takes NFL conduct postFormer U.S. attorney for Minnesota B. Todd Jones is taking his expertise to the NFL to help the embattled league with it's player conduct woes.
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Sports

Edina Jr. Gold A takes 3rd in Nationals

Edina Jr. Gold A takes 3rd in NationalsAn amazing run finally came to an end for the Edina Junior Gold A hockey team as they lost to a team from California Sunday night, ending the club's dream of a national title.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
NCAA

Minnesota stifles Harvard 4-1, for 3rd title in 4 years

Minnesota stifles Harvard 4-1, for 3rd title in 4 yearsMegan Wolfe scored early and Amanda Leveille made 19 saves, leading Minnesota to a 4-1 victory over Harvard on Sunday.
  • NCAA
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Vikings

Adrian Peterson rode into his birthday party on a camel

Adrian Peterson rode into his birthday party on a camelVikings running back Adrian Peterson made quite the entrance into his 30th birthday party over the weekend.
  • Vikings
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
NCAA

Gopher women's hockey win inspires young fans

Gopher women's hockey win inspires young fansThis is the fourth straight year the Gophers have played for the trophy.
  • NCAA
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
NCAAB

Sweet 16 teams in the 2015 NCAA tournament

Sweet 16 teams in the 2015 NCAA tournamentLouisville Cardinals
  • NCAAB
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Vikings

Former Viking gets 9 years in Arizona sex assault

Former Viking gets 9 years in Arizona sex assaultFormer NFL All-Pro Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in a plea deal with Arizona prosecutors and was immediately sentenced to nine years in prison.
  • Vikings
  • 4 days ago
Sports

Vikings commit additional $19.5M to stadium budget

Vikings commit additional $19.5M to stadium budgetThe price tag for their new stadium continues to grow for the Minnesota Vikings, with the team announcing Friday it will commit another $10.5 million towards construction costs and equipment.
  • Sports
  • 3 hours, 6 minutes ago