It’s true that Minnesota sports fans have suffered through quite a bit of pain over the years, but at least we can pat ourselves on the back and be glad we don’t live in one of these cities.
Kevin Love spent all those long, losing seasons in Minnesota aching for a chance to be part of the NBA playoffs. His first foray into them lasted less than four games.
Former Minnesota Twins right-hander Anthony Swarzak has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians.
The Minnesota Vikings will have the 11th pick in the 2015 draft. The Vikings were one of three teams with a 7-9 record, but the combined record of their opponents was worse than Cleveland and New Orleans to put them ahead of the Browns and Saints. The draft will be in Chicago, April 30 through May 2.
John Hines pinch hits for Dave Lee on Tuesday….Click the link above to hear something you may have missed.
Minnesota starter Trevor May overcame being bombarded by tiny insects on the mound.
Kennys Vargas homered and sparked rallies with two other hits, leading the Minnesota Twins past Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Thursday.
Rookie T.J. House threw shutout ball into the sixth inning, combining with four relievers to pitch the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 5-0 Wednesday night.
Yan Gomes had three hits including a home run, rookie pinch-hitter Tyler Holt hit a go-ahead two-run double in the sixth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Tuesday night.
Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days.
Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It’s still not clear if he’ll play for them. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 overall pick to his deal, an agreement that would prevent any potential trade involving the small forward from being completed for 30 days.
Andrew Wiggins was only drafted three weeks ago and he’s already dealing with trade rumors. The NBA’s No. 1 overall pick has been playing at summer league this week while his name has been linked to Cleveland’s pursuit of Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love. The teams have had discussions, but so far the Cavaliers have refused to part with Wiggins to get a deal done.
We reached out to our sports radio personalities from across the country to get their opinion on James’ decision. Here’s their reactions:
Cleveland landed the first pick in the NBA Draft… again. Aside from winning the NBA Draft Lottery, what else is Cleveland #1 at?
Josh Tomlin earned his first major league win since 2012, pitching into the seventh inning and leading the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Twins expect to put left fielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.
The home opener brought a new season to Target Field on Monday, and it also marked a new era for Joe Mauer.
At the end of last season, Jason Kubel came to Target Field with the Cleveland Indians. He was reminded of how much he missed playing in Minnesota.
Outfielder Jason Kubel has returned to the Minnesota Twins, agreeing to a minor league contract. Minnesota said Friday that Kubel was invited to training camp in February.
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Justin Masterson took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, Michael Brantley hit a bases-loaded triple and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Joe Mauer’s two-out RBI single in the eighth inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over Cleveland on Friday, after an error by Indians first baseman Nick Swisher set up the winning run.
Emergency starter Pedro Hernandez allowed two runs in five innings, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. Derecho windstorms occur once every year or two across the central and northeastern U.S. in a band from Texas to New England. They pack hazardous winds of at least 75 mph or more and maintain their intensity for hours as they sweep across vast distances.
Jay Leno Skit takes on Charles Ramsey on the Smack Down!