Hicks: Twins Criticism In 2014 'Made Me A Stronger Player'Aaron Hicks was hitting .161 for the Minnesota Twins 1 1/2 months into the 2015 season when manager Ron Gardenhire and assistant general manager Rob Antony took the unusual step of criticizing him publicly. "To hit .160, .170, those don't last in the big leagues," Gardenhire told reporters. "He needs to start studying the game a little more."
Vikings Trade LB Hodges To 49ers For Back-Up CenterThe Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they've traded middle linebacker Gerald Hodges to the San Francisco 49ers. In return, the Vikings are getting rookie center Nick Easton and a sixth round draft pick in 2016.
Lynx Acquire Center Sylvia Fowles In Blockbuster TradeA source told WCCO that the Minnesota Lynx has acquired center Sylvia Fowles, considered one of the best low-post players in the league, in a three-team trade that also includes Atlanta.
Lynx Acquire G Renee Montgomery In TradeThe Minnesota Lynx announced Monday they traded injured guard Monica Wright to the Seattle Storm for guard Renee Montgomery and a 2016 second round draft pick. Montgomery was originally drafted by the Lynx in 2009 with the No. 4 overall pick.
May Brings Small Shift In Minnesota Unemployment Picture Minnesota's unemployment rate has barely budged in a year and has registered at 3.8 percent for May. That's within a tenth of a percent of what it was a year ago in June and a tick higher than it was in April.
Vikings GM: No Interest In Trading Adrian PetersonMinnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman says he has "no interest" in trading star running back Adrian Peterson. Spielman spoke on Tuesday, two days before the NFL draft opens.
8 Reasons The Vikings Won't, Shouldn't Trade Adrian PetersonThe NFL Draft is just a few weeks away, and Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's fate with the NFL and the Minnesota Vikings is still up in the air. Will the Vikings trade Peterson? Will they wait until the draft to see if any teams will make an offer Minnesota can't refuse? Here are eight reasons the Vikings won't trade Adrian Peterson and why they shouldn't.
Vikings Trade Back-Up QB Matt Cassel To BuffaloThe Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they've agreed to the terms of a trade that would send back-up quarterback Matt Cassel to the Buffalo Bills. The Vikings will get an undisclosed draft pick from the Bills in return for Cassel.
Leopold Joins Wild, Back In Minnesota With Happy FamilyJordan Leopold had thought about returning home, if the opportunity arose to play for the Minnesota Wild. He never could have imagined his daughter becoming famous for her desire to have him back.
Wild Acquire Former Gopher Jordan Leopold In TradeFormer University of Minnesota star and Twin Cities native Jordan Leopold is coming home to the Minnesota Wild. Just hours before the end of the NHL’s trade deadline, the Wild made a deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets to acquire Leopold.
Wild Acquire Bergenheim From Panthers For 3rd-Round PickThe Minnesota Wild acquired Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim on Tuesday in exchange for a 2016 third-round draft choice.
Klobuchar: Cuba Holds Economic Opportunity For Minn.Sen. Amy Klobuchar wants to lift the Cuba trade embargo. She just got back from a visit to the island country, and at a summit Monday morning in St. Paul, the Democrat talked about how ending the embargo could help farmers and businesses here.