Minnesota coach Richard Pitino is on the verge of his first game with the Gophers. They host Lehigh on Friday night in the season opener. Pitino said before the team’s practice on Thursday afternoon that he’s nervous before every game, so this will be no different.
Minnesota’s Marcus Jones returned the second half kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown and the Gophers pulled away for a 51-23 victory over UNLV on Thursday, the 23rd loss in a row on the road for the Rebels.
The Minnesota Timberwolves will open the regular season at home for the 13th straight year. But they will not play San Antonio in Minnesota next season. The Wolves announced their schedule on Tuesday.
On Saturday, Minnesotans will launch their boats in search of open water for the annual fishing opener.
Longtime WCCO Radio host and Minnesota Broadcast Hall-of-Famer Roger Erickson joined Dave Lee on the Morning News Friday for another performance as ‘Gil and Fin’.
The only thing I wanted to talk about last week were the Twins chances against Verlander if they knocked him out early in the game.
Max Scherzer has been Detroit’s best pitcher in the second half of the season and he doesn’t want a small health problem to change that.
The NFL season starts for Minnesota on Sept. 9, barely eight months after Adrian Peterson had reconstructive surgery on his ripped-up left knee.
MLB wanted to do something different this year with the season opener. It was a game to be played hours in the future against the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics while exposing MLB Baseball to new fans a half a world away.
The rain that came down across Minnesota Saturday might not have been ideal for most, but anglers were happy about it.
The Minnesota Twins open the 2011 season Friday night in Toronto. WCCO Radio’s Dave Lee talked to Mike Max about the game on Friday’s “Twins Daily Minute”!
Dave talks to WCCO’s Adam Carter who spent this past weekend hunting. Adam shares his experience plus has an update on a few hunting accidents.
The deer hunting opener is this weekend in Minnesota. It’s typically thought of as a big weekend for the men in this state, but they don’t hold exclusivity on the event.