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Devils Score In 1st Minute Of OT, Beat Wild 4-3John Moore scored 52 seconds into overtime and the New Jersey Devils overcame a late letdown to cap a successful road trip with a 4-3 win against the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Howard's Big Night Leads Hornets Over Timberwolves, 118-102Dwight Howard had 25 points and 20 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-102 on Monday night.
Stalwart Reiff Ready To Face Former TeamThis year, Riley Reiff has started all 10 games and has yet to allow a sack.
Badgers Not Expecting 'Cakewalk' Against GophersWatch the video monitors around the Wisconsin football facility long enough and a clip showing the last time that the Badgers lost to Minnesota eventually plays on the screen.
Caldwell, Lions Treating Vikings Like Any Other GameJim Caldwell is not looking too far ahead.
Karl-Anthony Towns Named Western Conference Player Of The WeekKarl-Anthony Towns was named the Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday after helping lead the Timberwolves to a 3-1 week.
4 Takeaways: Vikings Beat Rams, 24-7The Minnesota Vikings made a statement on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams.
Keidel: Minnesota Vikings Serve NoticeThe stifling Vikings defense shut down the high-flying Rams, helping the team keep pace with the Eagles for playoff home-field advantage.
Gophers’ Bell, Pitts Earn Big Ten Weekly AwardsThe Gophers women’s basketball team is off to a 4-0 start, and Kenisha Bell and Destiny Pitts earned Big Ten weekly awards on Monday.
Gophers’ Murphy Repeats As Big Ten Player Of The WeekJordan Murphy made history Monday as he became the first Gopher basketball player to repeat as Big Ten Player of the Week.
Tickets To Go On Sale This Week For Super Bowl Opening NightDie-hard football fans will be able to watch Super Bowl players, coaches and the media interact in the Twin Cities nearly a week before the big game.
Latest NBA Power RankingsThe Boston Celtics, winners of 15 straight, keep the top spot in the NBA Power Rankings. How does the rest of the league stack up?

Twins

Twins' Paul Molitor Named American League Manager Of The YearPaul Molitor of the Minnesota Twins was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday.
Twins Buxton, Dozier Win Gold Glove AwardsTwins second baseman Brian Dozier and center fielder Byron Buxton earned Gold Glove awards on Tuesday.
Former Twins Coach Rick Stelmaszek Dead At 69The Twins announced Monday that former bullpen coach Rick Stelmaszek died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Twins Hire Derek Shelton As Bench CoachThe Minnesota Twins announced Monday that they’ve hired Derek Shelton to be the team’s bench coach.
Twins Pitchers, Catchers Report To Spring Training Feb. 14The Minnesota Twins on Thursday announced the home schedule for their 2018 spring training.
Twins 3B Miguel Sano To Have Surgery On Left LegThe Minnesota Twins announced Thursday that third baseman Miguel Sano will have surgery on his injured left leg later this month.
Twins Name Garvin Alston Pitching CoachThe Minnesota Twins have named Garvin Alston pitching coach.
Dozier Named Twins MVP For Diamond AwardsBrian Dozier has been named MVP of the Minnesota Twins for the second straight season.
AP Source: Tigers In Talks To Hire Fmr. Twins Manager Ron GardenhireA person with knowledge of the discussions tells the Associated Press the Detroit Tigers are in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager.
Garver, Slegers Earn Twins 2017 Minor League AwardsThe Minnesota Twins say catcher Mitch Garver is their minor league player of the year and Aaron Slegers pitcher of the year.
Twins To Decline $6.5M 2018 Option On RP Glen PerkinsThe Minnesota Twins have told left-hander Glen Perkins they will decline their $6.5 million option on his 2018 contract.
With Uncertainty Behind Him, Molitor Staying With TwinsPaul Molitor spoke to the media Tuesday, a day after signing a new three-year contract with his hometown team.

Wild

Devils Score In 1st Minute Of OT, Beat Wild 4-3John Moore scored 52 seconds into overtime and the New Jersey Devils overcame a late letdown to cap a successful road trip with a 4-3 win against the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Caps Snap Wild's Streak 3-1Alex Ovechkin got stitched up, and so did the Washington Capitals after a rough road trip.
Wild's 4 Late Goals Stun Predators, Rally To 6-4 WinJason Zucker scored with 2:55 left and the Minnesota Wild scored four goals in less than six minutes in the third period.
Minnesota Wild Honor Youth Hockey RefereesTwo high school hockey players are getting a special treat at Thursday night's Minnesota Wild game.
Wild Top Flyers 3-0 In Dubnyk's 3rd Straight ShutoutDevan Dubnyk posted his third straight shutout with 30 saves and Nino Niederreiter scored 12 seconds into the game.
In 2 Weeks, Jason Zucker Scores 6-Straight Goals, Welcomes SonJason Zucker could tie the NHL all-time record for consecutive goals.
Zucker's Scoring Streak Continues As Wild Top Flyers 1-0Jason Zucker scored his sixth goal in three games and Devan Dubnyk made 32 saves for his second straight shutout to give the Minnesota Wild a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.
Zucker Nets Hat Trick, Dubnyk Helps Wild Blank Canadiens 3-0Everything is going in the net for Jason Zucker lately.
Wild Fall To Andersen, Maple Leafs 4-2Jason Zucker scored twice for Minnesota, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 15 shots. The Wild have lost three in a row to fall to 5-7-2.
Wild's Late Rally Falls Short, Bruins Win 5-3Jake DeBrusk and Frank Vatrano each scored a first-period goal, and the Boston Bruins held off Minnesota 5-3 on Monday night for their third victory in the last 11 games against the Wild.
Despite Dubnyk's 33 Saves, Blackhawks Beat Wild 2-0Artem Anisimov scored a power-play goal with 5:42 left in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 2-0 on Saturday night.
Cullen Scores First Goal Of Season, Wild Beat Canadiens 6-3Matt Cullen scored his first goal of the season on his 41st birthday and added an assist during Minnesota's three-goal first period.

Timberwolves

Howard's Big Night Leads Hornets Over Timberwolves, 118-102Dwight Howard had 25 points and 20 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-102 on Monday night.
Karl-Anthony Towns Named Western Conference Player Of The WeekKarl-Anthony Towns was named the Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday after helping lead the Timberwolves to a 3-1 week.
Thibodeau On Detroit Loss: 'You Have To Be At Your Best'Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau was fuming after Sunday’s 100-97 home loss to the Detroit Pistons that dropped their record to 10-6.
Timberwolves Lose Lead, Fall To Pistons 100-97The Pistons trailed by as many as 11, and Minnesota led 93-92 with 1:45 to go after Andrew Wiggins went 1 for 2 from the line.
Butler, Wiggins Lead Timberwolves Over Mavericks 111-87Northwest Division-leading Minnesota rallied from 14 points down early in the third quarter, outscoring lowly Dallas 68-32 in the second half.
Timberwolves Snap 12-Game Skid With 98-86 Win Over SpursTowns had 26 points and 16 rebounds for Minnesota on the night he turned 22, and the Timberwolves stopped a 12-game losing streak.
Wolves Snap Short Skid With 109-98 Win Over JazzKarl-Anthony Towns had 24 points and 13 rebounds, and Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 10 assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Utah Jazz 109-98 on Monday night.
Late Run Lifts Suns Over Wolves, 118-110Devin Booker and T.J. Warren scored 35 points apiece and the Phoenix Suns snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-110 on Saturday night.
Warriors Beat T-Wolves Without Durant 125-101Klay Thompson scored 28 points with six 3-pointers, Stephen Curry had 22 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, and the Warriors beat the Timberwolves 125-101 for their fifth straight win.
Timberwolves Gear Up To Battle WarriorsIt's been fun for fans to watch a 7-3 start to the team's season.
'Playing His Tail Off': Wolves' Jeff Teague Helps Team Get 5-Win StreakWhile Ricky Rubio’s departure was a sore spot for some Timberwolves fans, his replacement Jeff Teague has transformed the point guard position in Minnesota.
Timberwolves Beat Hornets For 5th Straight WinJeff Teague had 18 points and 12 assists, and the Timberwolves beat the Hornets 112-94 on Sunday night for their fifth straight victory.

Vikings

Stalwart Reiff Ready To Face Former TeamThis year, Riley Reiff has started all 10 games and has yet to allow a sack.
Caldwell, Lions Treating Vikings Like Any Other GameJim Caldwell is not looking too far ahead.
4 Takeaways: Vikings Beat Rams, 24-7The Minnesota Vikings made a statement on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams.
Keenum, Vikings Run Over Rams In Division Leader MatchupLatavius Murray rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns, Adam Thielen turned a short catch into a 65-yard score and the Minnesota Vikings smothered the NFL's highest-scoring offense in a 24-7 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.
Pat Shurmur Is Behind The Vikings' Evolving OffenseOffensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been masterful this season.
Remmers, Sendejo Out Vs. RamsThe Minnesota Vikings face their biggest test of the season this weekend when the Los Angeles Rams come to town.
Keenum Named FedEx Air Player Of The WeekWith Teddy Bridgewater back from injury and waiting in the wings, Case Keenum’s start against Washington last week was sure to be scrutinized.
Which Vikings Should Make The Pro Bowl?The Minnesota Vikings are off to a surprising 7-2 start, thanks to solid contributors up and down the roster.
Zimmer: Keenum To Start Sunday Against RamsMinnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday Case Keenum will get the start Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams.
Greg Olsen's Access To Vikings Sunday Will Be LimitedThe Vikings host the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, when Greg Olsen and the Carolina Panthers are on their bye.
Vikings WR Thielen No Longer A Secret During Breakout SeasonAdam Thielen might have been the NFL's best-kept secret. He's no secret anymore.
Teddy Or Not Teddy? Zimmer Has Tough Decision At QB For Rams GameTeddy Bridgewater is back in uniform. But Case Keenum is hitting his stride.

Lynx

Lynx Fever Takes Hold After 4th WNBA ChampionshipFor Minnesota Lynx fans, this fourth WNBA championship is very special.
Lynx Fans Give Twitter Reaction To WNBA TitleFans and players alike went to Twitter after the game to express their excitement over the fourth WNBA title for the Minnesota Lynx.
Lynx Plan Championship Parade Down University Avenue ThursdayThe Minnesota Lynx are ready and eager to celebrate their fourth WNBA title in their hometown.
Lynx Secure 4th WNBA Title In 85-76 Game 5 Victory Over SparksSylvia Fowles had 17 points and broke her own WNBA Finals record by grabbing 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to their fourth championship in seven years.
Lynx Ready For 'Heavyweight Bout' To Decide WNBA TitleFrom the opening night of the WNBA season, the Minnesota Lynx and L.A. Sparks have been on a collision course.
Lynx, Sparks Prepare For Another Air Tight WNBA Finals Game 5The two best teams in the league have one more game to play on Wednesday night in Minnesota.
Lynx Top Sparks 80-69, Force Game 5 For WNBA TitleSylvia Fowles scored 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the L.A. Sparks 80-69 on Sunday night to force Game 5 in the WNBA Finals.
With Backs Against The Wall, Lynx Ready To Fight For Game 5The Lynx face elimination but can force a Game 5 in Minnesota on Wednesday with a win. They were in a similar situation last year and forced a fifth game.
Sparks Close To Clinching Title After 75-64 Win Over LynxNneka Ogwumike and Odyssey Sims each scored 16 points to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 75-64 in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday night.
Moore, Fowles Named To All-WNBA 1st TeamAs the Minnesota Lynx chase another WNBA championship, two of their stars are being recognized for their stellar play.
Lynx’s Whalen Purchases Tickets For Local Youth To Attend Game 2 Of FinalsThree-hundred lucky kids in Minnesota will get the opportunity to attend the Game 2 of the 2017 WNBA Finals thanks to the Lynx’s Lindsay Whalen.
Despite Comeback, Reeve Blasts Her Lynx After Game 1Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve had no time to talk about her team coming back from 26 points down in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. There was no moral victory after they dropped the game to the Los Angeles Sparks on a last-second shot by Chelsea Gray.

Gophers

Badgers Not Expecting 'Cakewalk' Against GophersWatch the video monitors around the Wisconsin football facility long enough and a clip showing the last time that the Badgers lost to Minnesota eventually plays on the screen.
Gophers’ Bell, Pitts Earn Big Ten Weekly AwardsThe Gophers women’s basketball team is off to a 4-0 start, and Kenisha Bell and Destiny Pitts earned Big Ten weekly awards on Monday.
Gophers’ Murphy Repeats As Big Ten Player Of The WeekJordan Murphy made history Monday as he became the first Gopher basketball player to repeat as Big Ten Player of the Week.
Murphy Leads Gophers Past Western Carolina, 92-64Jordan Murphy had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 14 Minnesota cruised past Western Carolina 92-64 on Sunday.
Northwestern Dominates Gophers 39-0Clayton Thorson had three touchdown passes, Justin Jackson added 166 yards rushing on 31 carries and Northwestern won its sixth straight with a 39-0 rout of Minnesota on Saturday.
Ahead Of Game With Northwestern, Fleck Recalls Meeting With HC FitzgeraldAll those years later, Minnesota's P.J. Fleck recalls the advice about running a program he got from Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald over lunch.
Gophers Use Balance To Beat Niagara, 107-81In a game of runs, No. 14 Minnesota used the biggest and the last to pull away from a pesky Niagara team.
Murphy Leads Gophers In 86-74 Win Over ProvidenceJordan Murphy had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and No 15 Minnesota outlasted Providence 86-74 on Monday night.
Former Gopher Jacobson Pleads Guilty To Fraud ChargeFormer NBA player Sam Jacobson has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge stemming from the sale of a Minnesota home.
Gophers Croft, Smith Earn Big Ten Football Weekly AwardsDemry Croft and Rodney Smith earned Big Teen weekly awards on Monday after the Gophers beat Nebraska 54-21 on Saturday.
Gophers' Murphy Named Big Ten Player Of The WeekJordan Murphy scored 35 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as the Gophers beat USC Upstate 92-77 Friday night.
Gophers Dominate Huskers 54-21The game started with the Gophers returning an opening kickoff for a touchdown -- which last happened in 1998.

St. Thomas

Is The Dominance Of St. Thomas ‘Too Much’? Coach Says Team Can Do BetterSt. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso was asked point-blank immediately following the Tommies 97-0 demolition of St. Olaf in their regular season finale on Saturday in Northfield: Is that too much?
Target Field Gets Ready For Tommie-Johnnie Football GameOn Saturday, Target Field will host the St. Thomas/St. John's football game.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Releases 2017 ScheduleThe 2017 season will be highlighted by the Tommies taking on rival St. John's at Target Field on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 1:10 p.m.
Tommies Blog: MIAC Teams Finish Seasons With NCAA Tournament RunsIt's been quite the winter season in the MIAC, with several teams making NCAA Tournament runs after either winning the league playoff title or receiving an at-large bid.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Gets NCAA Bid, Will Face AugustanaThe St. Thomas basketball team had arguably the longest 90 hours of its season late last week, waiting to learn its NCAA Tournament fate.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Basketball Top Seed For MIAC PlayoffsAfter starting 1-2 in MIAC play, St. Thomas finished 15-5 and is the No. 1 seed for the playoffs. The Tommies host St. John's Thursday night.
Earliest Outdoor Baseball Game Ever In Minnesota?Some baseball teams are taking advantage of Friday's mild weather and playing outdoor baseball.
Tickets For Tommie/Johnnie Football Game Go On Sale TuesdayThe Minnesota Twins and St. Thomas announced Monday that tickets for the inaugural football game at Target Field will go on sale Tuesday.
Tommies Blog: Turnovers Plague St. Thomas In Loss To OshkoshThe No. 3-ranked St. Thomas football team had its season end in a 34-31 loss to UW-Oshkosh on Saturday in the NCAA quarterfinals.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Dominates Coe, Oshkosh Awaits In QuarterfinalsThe St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 3 in the country, appears to be peaking at the right time.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Dominates Northwestern, No. 16 Coe NextThe St. Thomas football team hosts No. 16-ranked Coe College Saturday after shutting out Northwestern 43-0 in the opening round of the playoffs last week.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Hosts Northwestern In NCAA OpenerThe No. 3-ranked St. Thomas football team will host Northwestern of St. Paul in the first round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs on Saturday.

HS Sports

State High School Football Tournament ScoresHere are the latest results from the 2017 Minnesota State High School Football Tournament.
Wayzata Running Back's Dedication, Moment Of Glory Inspires TeamConnor Nordvall did not take the traditional route to the team, but he became a big part of the Wayzata team.
State High School Football Tournament ResultsRead the latest scores from the 2017 Minnesota High School Football Tournament.
St. Louis Park Ready For 1st State Football Tournament AppearanceThey are the darlings of the state football playoffs.
Maple Grove Makes Unforgettable Gridiron ComebackIt was a movie-like finish to a high school football state quarterfinal game against Maple Grove and Park Center.
Crazy Comeback: H.S. Football Team Scores 3 TDs In Final Minute Down but not out. That was Maple Grove's football team in last night's 6A state quarterfinal game in Brooklyn Park.
Brainerd Phenom Charlier Accepts Rugby ScholarshipShe plays on the football team, she's a state champion weight lifter and she's an accomplished ukulele player.
Remembering Stillwater’s Magnificent Seven: 20 Years LaterThe 1997 Stillwater boys' cross-country team is widely considered the greatest in state history -- and one of the all-time greats nationwide.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Dance Team In MinnesotaGirls' high school dance team participation is second only to football in Minnesota.
Business Leaders Finding Top Talent Among Women AthletesThe theory is that in the world of sports comes competition, which creates a focus -- and that's a good place to start when you enter the business world.
Chanhassen Sports Announcer's Side Gig: MayorWhen you watch a Chanhassen high school football game, what you hear is the voice of the hardest-working retired man in Minnesota.
Fighting For McKenya: Community Rallies Around Teen Battling CancerBOLD High School -- Bird Island, Olivia and Lake Lillian District -- has been winning football games for about 30 years.

FanSided

Top graded Minnesota Vikings players from Week 11 vs RamsThere were some amazing performances by the Minnesota Vikings players in Week 11 vs the Rams, but here are the top 5 according to Pro Football Focus. The Minnesota Vikings were able to defend their home turf of U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis against the Los Angeles in Week 11 when they picked up ...
Purple People Podcast #277: Ramily Matters! - A Vikings PodcastThe Purple People Podcast is back to talk about the Minnesota Vikings Week 11 news and information, including their big win over the Los Angeles Rams! Welcome to the Purple People Podcast for the week of November 20th, 2017 as hosted by Adam B. Carlson, Kyle J. West, and Kyle Smith! In which we dis...
How important is getting a win on Thursday for the Vikings?The Minnesota Vikings will head to Detroit on Thursday to play the Lions and attempt to avenge one of their two losses this season. Back in Week 4 after their 14-7 loss to the Detroit Lions, no one would have likely believed that the Minnesota Vikings would win their next six games without their st...
Adam Thielen deserves to be among the top candidates for the 2017 NFL MVPThe impressive play of their wide receiver this season is big reason why the Minnesota Vikings are currently sitting with an 8-2 record. As the Minnesota Vikings were looking to add to their seven-point lead in the fourth quarter of their matchup against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, their offens...
Minnesota Timberwolves: 5 players they might take in 2018 NBA DraftThe Minnesota Timberwolves own the Oklahoma City Thunder's 2018 first round draft pick. Who are some players we should be keeping an eye on? This may seem a bit premature, as the 2018NBA Draft is still months away, however, it will be here before you know it. And since the Minnesota Timberwolv...

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