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NHL

Jablonski to lead world's largest stick tap

Jablonski to lead world's largest stick tapFormer Minnesota prep hockey player Jack Jablonski will take the ice at Saturday's Wild-Stars game to help raise awareness of spinal cord injury research.
  • NHL
  • 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
Timberwolves

Gasol powers Memphis past Minnesota 105-101

Gasol powers Memphis past Minnesota 105-101Marc Gasol scored a career-high 32 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-101 on Wednesday night for the franchise's first victory in a season opener since 2000.
  • Timberwolves
  • 11 hours, 48 minutes ago
MLB

Opera star falls after singing anthem at Series

Opera star falls after singing anthem at SeriesOops, another national anthem stumble at the World Series.
  • MLB
  • 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Vikings

Griffen giving Vikings their money's worth

Griffen giving Vikings their money's worthThe Minnesota Vikings needed another productive pass rusher, and there were plenty of top-tier options available as free agency approached.
  • Vikings
  • 15 hours, 5 minutes ago
Vikings

Vikings' Barr NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Vikings' Barr NFC Defensive Player of the WeekCausing a fumble, scooping it up and scoring a winning touchdown in overtime is a good way to get noticed.
  • Vikings
  • 23 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Perk creates video using viewer sports photos

Perk creates video using viewer sports photosPerk took to Twitter and Facebook Tuesday to ask viewers for photos of themselves or family members playing sports.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Sports

Viewers share their sports photos

Viewers share their sports photosScoring a goal to tie the game by Rachael Theising
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
NHL

Wild rally for 4-3 win at Boston

Wild rally for 4-3 win at BostonScandella goal late in 3rd caps comeback for Wild in 4-3 win at Boston
  • NHL
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
MLB

Once prospects, homegrown Royals set to be champs

Once prospects, homegrown Royals set to be champsThe fact that the young core who came up together could win it all together makes it sweeter.
  • MLB
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
NHL

Hockey great Gordie Howe suffers stroke

Hockey great Gordie Howe suffers strokeHall of Famer 'pretty well immobile'
  • NHL
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Timberwolves

Rubio confident as contract deadline nears

Rubio confident as contract deadline nearsRicky Rubio has put together a strong preseason as the deadline for extending his contract nears.
  • Timberwolves
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Soccer

Major League Soccer pitch gets competitive

Major League Soccer pitch gets competitiveThe Minnesota Vikings and owner Zigi Wilf have made no secret of the fact they want a Major League Soccer team playing in the new stadium when it opens in 2016.
  • Soccer
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Timberwolves

Stability and familiarity set in at Minnesota

Stability and familiarity set in at MinnesotaIt's Richard Pitino's second season as coach, and he and the Gophers ought to be all the better for it.
  • Timberwolves
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Twins

Twins' top prospect injured again

Twins' top prospect injured againThe Minnesota Twins' top prospect continues his run of bad luck, dislocating a finger while diving for a ball during a game in the Arizona Fall League.
  • Twins
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
NHL

Rangers score 5 in 3rd, rally to beat Wild 5-4

Rangers score 5 in 3rd, rally to beat Wild 5-4Rangers post Wild comeback, score 5 goals in 3rd period to stun Minnesota 5-4
  • NHL
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Vikings

Barr's scores on fumble return, Vikings win in OT

Barr's scores on fumble return, Vikings win in OTAnthony Barr forced a fumble on the first play of overtime and returned it 27 yards to score, giving the Minnesota Vikings a 19-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Vikings
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
High School Sports

Vote for prep football hot highlights 10-27-14

Vote for prep football hot highlights 10-27-14Check out these three great plays from prep football last week!
  • High School Sports
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
NFL

Saints beat down Packers 44-23

Saints beat down Packers 44-23Drew Brees completed 27 of 32 passes for 311 yards and three touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints ended the Green Bay Packers' four-game winning streak, 44-23 on Sunday night.
  • NFL
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
MLB

Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras dies in car accident

Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras dies in car accidentTaveras was a promising young outfielder in the Cardinals organization.
  • MLB
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
MLB

Nightengale: Bumgarner in World Series class of his own

Nightengale: Bumgarner in World Series class of his ownThe left-hander pitches the Giants to a 3-2 series lead with a four-hit shutout of the Royals
  • MLB
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Vikings

PHOTOS: Vikings beat Buccaneers in OT

PHOTOS: Vikings beat Buccaneers in OTOct 26, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) celebrates with free safety Harrison Smith (22) after a 27-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown to win the game as the Vikings beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-13 in overtime at...
  • Vikings
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Vikings

Vikings panel discussion 10-26-14

Vikings panel discussion 10-26-14The Vikings pulled out an overtime win today against the Tampa bay Bucs 19-13.
  • Vikings
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Sports

Lindsey Vonn kicks off Ski Girls Rock program

Lindsey Vonn kicks off Ski Girls Rock programVonn visited Brighton to kick off her new Ski Girls Rock program by going through a 45-minute workout with the girls team at Brighton High and other young skiers.
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
High School Sports

Prep Sports Extra 10-25-14

Prep Sports Extra 10-25-14Randy Shaver has all the games and highlights covered in this week's Prep Sports Extra.
  • High School Sports
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Wild

Zucker and Wild storm Lightning in 7-2 win

Zucker and Wild storm Lightning in 7-2 winJason Zucker had two goals, and the Minnesota Wild routed the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-2 on Saturday night.
  • Wild
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Timberwolves

Wolves kick off home opener with free breakfast

Wolves kick off home opener with free breakfastTimberwolves host free breakfast in the Target Center skyway
  • Timberwolves
  • 4 hours, 9 minutes ago
Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves season opener kicks off tonight against the Memphis Grizzlies

Minnesota Timberwolves season opener kicks off tonight against the Memphis GrizzliesMinnesota Timberwolves season opener kicks off tonight against the Memphis Grizzlies.
  • Timberwolves
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago