Man Sentenced For Illegally Buying, Selling $4M Of TobaccoA 40-year-old man was sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison for illegally buying and shipping millions of dollars worth of tobacco products to Minnesota. Rashid Fehmi Ibrahim was convicted of six counts of shipment, transport, receive, possess, sell, distribute and purchase contraband smokeless tobacco.
Minnesota Holds Off Missouri State 74-69 In Puerto Ricojoey King scored 18 points to help Minnesota beat Missouri State 74-69 Friday in the consolation bracket at the Puerto Rico Tipoff. Carlos Morris added 12 points for the Gophers (3-1), who got off to a fast start to build a double-digit lead that reached 18 points early in the second half.
Travel Guide To Puerto RicoA travel guide to Puerto Rico, including transportation, lodging, dining and attractions information for the capital city of San Juan
Twins Put Arcia On DL With Hip Flexor Strain, Recall RosarioThe Minnesota Twins have placed left fielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right hip flexor muscle.
Winning Powerball Tickets Sold In North Carolina, Puerto Rico, TexasTickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday. Sue Dooley, senior drawing manager and production coordinator for the Multi-State Lottery Association, said the Puerto Rico ticket was the first Powerball jackpot winner ever sold outside the continental United States.
No. 8 Louisville Beats Minnesota 81-68Montrezl Harrell had 30 points and Terry Rozier added 18 to help No. 8 Louisville beat Minnesota 81-68 in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
Twins Prospects Berrios, Vargas In Futures GameThe Minnesota Twins will have two minor-league prospects playing in the Futures Game that leads off the All-Star events at Target Field next month. MLB released the rosters Tuesday, and a pair of Puerto Rico natives in right-handed pitcher Jose Berrios and first baseman Kennys Vargas will both play for the World team.
The 25 Best Beaches In The WorldAfter months of polar vortexes it's finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.
Benefit Held For Man Killed In Snorkeling AccidentA benefit was held Saturday night for the family of a man killed during a snorkeling accident in Puerto Rico. The Medina Entertainment Center held the event to honor 30-year-old Matt Elmore, who drowned one day before his 31st birthday in December. He leaves behind a wife and three sons. All the proceeds from the event, which included live and silent auctions, will benefit Elmore's family.
Mother Of MN Man Who Died Snorkeling In Puerto Rico TalksThe family of a Minnesota man, who drowned in a snorkeling accident off the coast of Puerto Rico, is now looking for answers.
Pitino, Gophers To Face Louisville in 2014-15 OpenerRichard Pitino will recognize the coach down the sideline next season when the Gophers men’s basketball team opens its 2014-15 regular season. That’s because it will be his father as they face Louisville in the 2014 Armed Forces Classic in Puerto Rico at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station Borinquen.
Puerto Rico Police Say MN Tourist DrownsPuerto Rico police say a 30-year-old tourist from Minnesota has died while snorkeling off the island's north coast. Police said the victim was snorkeling with several other people about a mile (kilometer) off Cerro Gordo beach in Vega Alta. The others were rescued. Police did not immediately have the victim's home town. Meteorologists had issued a high surf advisory on Saturday warning of waves up to 12 feet (four meters) through early Monday.