A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Twins have agreed with right-hander Mike Pelfrey on an $11 million, two-year contract.
Minnesota city and county governments have a good reason to wait until after the holidays to do any major shopping: Starting Jan. 1, much of the stuff they buy will be tax-free.
More open spaces, premium seating and even a new restaurant looking out over Target Field are just some of the planned improvements for the aging Target Center.
It appears the end to the ongoing dispute between the Minnesota Orchestra musicians and its management is not over yet. Thursday, the musicians rejected the latest offer from the orchestra management.
The Metropolitan Sport Facilities Authority was supposed to vote later this week on some of the final agreements for the Vikings stadium deal. But those votes have been postponed after Gov. Mark Dayton called for a review of the nearly $1 billion stadium plan.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a five-year deal with restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic. Wolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders tweets that the deal is done. Saunders and Pekovic’s agent, Jeff Schwartz, spent more than a month negotiating the deal, which was completed on Wednesday.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a three-year, $16 million deal with free agent swingman Chase Budinger.
The Rangers have acquired defenseman Justin Falk from the Minnesota Wild on Sunday for the rights to forward Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round pick in next year’s draft.
Andrei Kirilenko has decided to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves and will become a free agent. Kirilenko informed the Timberwolves of his decision on Saturday, the deadline that was written into the two-year deal he signed last summer.
Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature’s top Democrats announced an agreement Sunday to raise taxes on Minnesota’s wealthier residents and cigarette sales and to spend the extra money on public schools and colleges, as well as on other areas.
The scheduled end of the legislative session is just two weeks from Monday and the state legislature is far from a deal on the critical issue of a budget and tax bill.
Greg Jennings is a Minnesota Viking. The free agent wide receiver, formerly of NFC North rival Green Bay, will be wearing purple in fall 2013.
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed goalie Josh Harding to a three-year contract.
The historic deal between Minnesota’s largest Indian casino and the largest horse racing track is taking a lot of heat.
If you think the Vikings Stadium is a done deal, think again.