The Minnesota sports fan is a rare breed: One that hopes for the best but expects the worst, yet still somehow still manages to be devastated at the end of the day. But when a Minnesota athlete has a chance to come home and play for a team, we salivate like sharks that smell blood. Especially if it’s a professional athlete.
Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, May 3, 2015.
The Minnesota Wild are in the second round for the second straight postseason, and standing in the way are the Chicago Blackhawks — their usual playoff roadblock.
Wild birds are believed to be behind the first major widespread outbreak of bird flu in the United States, with the virus confirmed in the animals in 10 states. Here are some questions and answers about how wild birds remain healthy even when carrying the virus and spread it to backyard and commercial flocks of chickens and turkeys.
The Minnesota Wild have signed Swiss center Christoph Bertschy to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2015-16 season.
Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for April 26, 2015.
The Wild hope the St. Louis Blues have had enough as they look to take a 3-to-1 series lead Wednesday night at the Xcel Energy Center.
From a big Minnesota Wild win to a new way to watch baseball, here are the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, Boston Bombing Death Decision Will Dzhokhar Tsarnaev live or die? The […]
As the series shifts back to St. Paul tonight for game three, another key to the series has emerged and it’s one that Minnesota needs to take care of if they want to win the series and move on to the next round. The Wild have to find a way to stop St. Louis forward Vladimir Tarasenko.
From hockey to baseball to bikes and records, there’s a whole lot going on this weekend, and WCCO Saturday Morning has got you covered!
The Minnesota Wild open the playoffs Thursday night in St. Louis, but fans can still watch the game at the Xcel Energy Center, where there will be a free viewing party.
Minnesota sports have been in a bad state, and a new analysis pours salt on the wound.
An incredibly busy Tuesday with Dave Lee. Hear Jonathan Knight from NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK and other interviews by clicking the link above!
An Oscar worthy Monday on the Morning News. Click the link above to listen to Oscar recaps and more…
Amy Klobuchar on the Anti-Terror Summit and how cold was it in CRANE LAKE-Click the link above to head to the Podcast Page!
Minnesota defenseman Matt Dumba did a little bit of everything for the Wild, and his coach took notice. Dumba scored his third goal of the season in the first period, made a game-saving defensive play in overtime, and seconds later started the breakout that led to Mikko Koivu’s winning goal as the Wild edged the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Thomas Vanek had two goals and an assist, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots to lift the surging Minnesota Wild past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Saturday night. Minnesota nearly blew a three-goal lead during a sloppy second period, but Dubnyk helped the league’s fourth-best penalty kill unit stymie a four-minute power play to prevent Carolina from tying it.
Just one month ago, the Wild were a mess after losing 12 out of 14 games to fall to third-worst in the Western Conference. Buoyed by the acquisition of goalie Devan Dubnyk, the Wild have zoomed back into playoff contention with a 9-1-2 record over their last 12 games.
Listen to John Rash discuss the life of David Carr on The Rash Report. Click the link above to listen to that conversation and other highlights from Friday the 13th on the Morning News WIth WCCO’s Dave Lee.
Senator Franken returns to SNL for the their 40th Anniversary Special….click the link above to head to Dave Lee’s Podcast page!
The Wild had their very physical players leading the way in Monday night’s victory over the Canucks.
Plenty of Grammy’s talk today along with Sid Hartman and Mike Max. Click the link above to listen
Breaking News from overnight and Sid and Mike comment on SIGNING DAY at the U of M. Click the link above to listen!