Gophers' Brooks Named Big Ten Co-Freshmen Of The WeekFreshman running back Shannon Brooks had a big day in Minnesota's 41-13 win at Purdue on Saturday, and he was recognized by the Big Ten for it on Monday. The league announced that Brooks was named a Big Ten Co-Freshmen of the Week along with Jabrill Peppers of Michigan.
Wild Assistant Coach Pleads Guilty To Second-Degree DWIAn assistant coach with the Minnesota Wild pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he was driving drunk in late August with his 12-year-old son in the car. Darryl Sydor was arrested in Fridley on Aug. 21 while he was driving his son to a hockey game in Plymouth.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Takes 4-0 Record To AugsburgThere are two unbeaten teams left after three weeks of MIAC play and if your choices were St. Thomas and Gustavus, there is a bet to be won somewhere. St. Thomas shouldn't be a huge surprise at 2-0 in league play, but the Gusties have been piling up points as they've gotten league victories over Hamline, Augsburg and Carleton.
Wild Blog: Parise's Hat Trick Leads Wild To Victory In Season OpenerThe Colorado Avalanche started their 20th season in Denver on Thursday night, but Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise made sure there wouldn't be much of a celebration.
Small In Stature, Cretin RB Makes A Big Impact For RaidersAt 5 feet zero, 136 pounds, Marquez Thompson doesn't exactly strike the figure of a varsity football player. And you figure he must be a freshman, just here to take a beating in practice.
Prep Blog: Week 8, Previewing 'The Big 4'It doesn't seem right that this week already marks the end of the regular season in high school football. It feels like fans just got comfortable in their seats, and district races just started to take shape. But the reality is Week 8 is here. After this week, every prep football team in Minnesota is guaranteed only one more game.
Maya Moore Earns All-WNBA First Team HonorsFor the last three years, Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been one of the top players in the WNBA. She was recognized by the league for it on Thursday. The WNBA announced Thursday that for the third straight year, Moore was named to the league's All-First Team.
Top 4 Reasons To Try Mountain BikingIt's fall in Minnesota and even though the environment is telling you to slow down, we're here to tell you the reasons why you should stay active. For the next few weeks, we're sharing 4 reasons why you should try specific workout routines. This week, it's mountain biking!
Wild Makes Final Preps For Thursday's Opener At ColoradoIt's back. The NHL season is here. The Minnesota Wild boarded a plane Wednesday afternoon for Denver, where they will open the regular season Thursday night against the Colorado Avalanche.
Lynx Looking For Team Effort To Bounce Back In Game 2It is the game that can turn the series in either direction for either team. The Minnesota Lynx host the Indiana Fever in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals Tuesday night at Target Center. So how do you bounce back from a disappointing game one?
Vikings Trade LB Hodges To 49ers For Back-Up CenterThe Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they've traded middle linebacker Gerald Hodges to the San Francisco 49ers. In return, the Vikings are getting rookie center Nick Easton and a sixth round draft pick in 2016.
8 Silver Linings To An Awful Weekend In Minnesota SportsIt could've been one of the most fun and exciting weekends in Minnesota sports in some time, but it all came crashing down. Literally every team that could've lost did. But that doesn't mean all is lost among those teams. Here are eight silver linings from a rough weekend in Minnesota sports.