Andre Hollins led six Golden Gophers in double figures with 18 points as Minnesota defeated New Orleans 80-65 on Saturday afternoon. Center Mo Walker, making his first start of the season, scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Minnesota (8-2). Cory Dixon led the Privateers with 16 points, while Matt Derenbecker added 14 points and eight boards. The Gophers were coming off their most impressive victory of the season, a 10-point win over Florida State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday. But hoping to avoid a letdown against the lightly regarded Privateers (1-4), Minnesota coach Richard Pitino had his team on a short leash early.
New Orleans and Indianapolis, the sites of the past two Super Bowls, and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the NFL championship game in 2018.
A road trip might be the rare occasion for guys to get away from it all and share a few drinks and laughs with their best buddies. Here are five of the best places to go on your guys’ only road trip.
There are two reasons (one rational, one irrational) why Brock Wood is going to have no problem kayaking the 2,400 miles down the Mississippi this summer.
Former advertising executive John Rash joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday
Vikings fans have been chanting it all season long: A.P. for M.V.P. But on Saturday night, the chant became the truth.
CBS has announced their plans to broadcast all of their weekly shows from New Orleans during super bowl week.
CBS, home of Super Bowl XLVII, will create CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square in the heart of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, La., to serve as the CBS Corporation’s central broadcast center. […]
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
The two big names to watch at the Republican National Convention are Mitt and Isaac. Tropical Storm Isaac just missed the Florida coast and the RNC, but it’s forcing the RNC to cram 4 days into 3.
On Memorial Day, many will visit the gravesite of a relative or friend. And for some that visit will remind them of the day of the funeral. This week in Finding Minnesota, we show you how some families are opting to make the burial of a loved one, more spirited.
Kevin Love scored 34 points, Ricky Rubio hit the tiebreaking free throws in his first career start, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Hornets 87-80 on Friday night.
The Big Uneasy is a documentary that focuses on why Hurricane Katrina was so devastating to the city of New Orleans and it lays the full force of the blame on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Kevin Love had 27 points and 17 rebounds, and the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves maintained their surprising dominance of the playoff-contending New Orleans Hornets with a 104-92 victory Monday night.
A Minnesota man planning a quick stop in New Orleans before returning home for the Christmas holidays has been identified as the final victim of a warehouse fire that killed eight people.