Minnesota Timberwolves center Ronny Turiaf is out indefinitely with a fractured right elbow. Turiaf was injured Friday night in Minnesota’s victory over Oklahoma City when he took a nasty spill after getting tangled up with Nick Collison.
A man is in the hospital Saturday after an overnight shooting in Minneapolis. Police said the incident took place around 10:30 p.m. Friday on the 4600 block of Lyndale Avenue North. The victim was shot in the chest and was taken to North Memorial. His condition is not yet known.
Minnesota starting cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee that will keep him out for the rest of the season. Boddy-Calhoun was hurt last week at New Mexico State. Coach Jerry Kill revealed the injury on Tuesday. He said he expected Boddy-Calhoun to qualify for a medical redshirt from the NCAA, which would give him two more years of eligibility.
Brooklyn Center police are investigating after a man was shot at the Denny’s on James Circle early Saturday morning. According to authorities, it took place at 2:30 a.m. and the man in his lower body. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is expected to be OK.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Samuel Deduno has soreness in his throwing shoulder. Deduno was pulled from his start against Kansas City on Thursday after three innings because of discomfort. He gave up four hits, three runs and a walk while striking out four. Deduno was bothered by biceps tendinitis around the shoulder earlier this month.
Police are searching for those responsible after large rocks were thrown into at least three cars driving along Excelsior Boulevard in St. Louis Park on Tuesday night. Authorities said the rocks smashed through car windows around 10 p.m. between Louisiana Avenue and Blake Road, but no one was hurt.
Minneapolis police are searching for a suspect after three people including a toddler were shot and seriously injured on the city’s north side. Police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said all three victims are expected to survive, but police can’t say for sure if the people who live in the area are in danger or not.
A jogger in Wright County was killed Thursday afternoon after a van crossed the center line, killing the pedestrian, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the incident took place at 12:09 p.m. on the 8300 block of Wright County Road 19 in Otsego, Minn.
Minnesota guard Seimone Augustus will sit out Tuesday night’s game against the Atlanta Dream while recovering from a sprained left ankle. Augustus injured the ankle in Minnesota’s 32-point win over Phoenix on Sunday.
Three bicyclists were injured after one went down and the other two crashed into the first biker on Saturday during the MS 150 Ride to Duluth.
Two 3-year-old boys were trampled by buffaloes Friday in Otter Tail County, and their condition is unknown at the time, according to authorities.
Talk about a failed experiment. The Timberwolves said they have waived guard Brandon Roy, after taking a chance on the veteran guard and his wobbly knees back on July 31, 2013.
If you think you saw horses on the side of the highway last night, you’re right.
Minnesota Twins outfielder Wilkin Ramirez left the game against the Los Angeles Angels in the fifth inning after being hit in the head with a pick-off attempt.
A Twin Cities dog owner calls her best friend a “miracle.” Once a runner, it’s now amazing 3-year-old Gauge can even walk.