Lynx To Host Phoenix Mercury In Season OpenerComing off their third WNBA title in five seasons, the Minnesota Lynx will open its 2016 regular season on May 14 at Target Center against the Phoenix Mercury.
Timberwolves Fans Pay Tribute To Flip Saunders At Home OpenerMonday night friends, fans and competitors of Flip Saunders said thanks to the former Timberwolves coach who died last week. Monday was the first home game for the Timberwolves since Saunders' death.
Timberwolves Honor Flip Saunders With 2-0 StartThe Minnesota Timberwolves are ironically coping with the death of Flip Saunders by playing basketball. It helps when you go 2-0 on the road to start the season, creating some optimism.
Timberwolves Plan To Honor Flip Saunders At Home OpenerIf you're headed to the Minnesota Timberwolves home opener Monday night, you're strongly encouraged to get to Target Center early. The Timberwolves host the Portland Trail Blazers at 7 p.m., and the team has made plans to honor Flip Saunders, who died on Sunday at 60 after complications from Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Black Lives Matter Plans To Close Light Rail During Vikings OpenerThe St. Paul chapter of the group Black Lives Matter plans to protest police brutality on Sunday by holding up light rail service on the day of the Minnesota Vikings home opener.
Wild Host St. Louis In Minnesota Home Opener Oct. 10The Minnesota Wild will open the 2015-16 season on the road. The Wild open the season at Colorado against the Avalanche on Oct. 8 and then return for their home opener against the St. Louis Blues on Oct. 10.
Lynx Plan 2 Weeks Of Events Before June 5 Home OpenerThe Minnesota Lynx have multiple events planned over the next two weeks as they gear up for their June 5 home opener against the Tulsa Shock.
Twins Drop Home Opener To Royals, 12-3The Twins lost their fourth straight opener, but on a sunny 61-degree day they still packed the place with an over-capacity crowd of 40,123. Minnesota Timberwolves icon Kevin Garnett threw out the ceremonial first pitch to his long-time friend Torii Hunter.
Fans Fill Downtown Minneapolis, Target Field For Opening DayPlay ball. Baseball is back at Target Field. Minnesota Twins fans poured into the ballpark early Monday afternoon for the team's home opener against the Kansas City Royals.
Twins Blog: Players Caught Up In Thrill Of Home OpenerBaseball is a unique sport in many ways. When teams in other sports begin their season, it's a special event. But "Opening Day" and "Home Openers" in baseball seem to rise to another level. Teams break out the bunting, entire squads are introduced to the fans, and the pregame festivities seem to last for hours.
4 Things To Do: Twins' Home Opener At Target FieldMonday is the Home Opener at Target Field as the Twins get ready to host the Kansas City Royals. You can still get in on freebies and fun, even if you're not going to the game. WCCO This Morning's Ali Lucia had some other suggestions for things to try this year if you're at Opening Day.
A Quick Look At The Twins Home Opener FestivitiesThe Minnesota Twins home opener on Monday is a sell-out, but there's still ways to get in on the fun with or without a ticket.