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Suns Beat Wolves For First 2-Game Win Streak Of SeasonKarl-Anthony Towns scored 28 for the Timberwolves but only seven in the second half. Derrick Rose added 25 for Minnesota, which finished 0-4 on a western road trip and is 2-12 on the road this season.
Tkachuk's Goal In 3rd Gives Flames 2-1 Win Over WildOnce the rough stuff was out of the way, the Calgary Flames settled in and clamped down on the Minnesota Wild.
Talented Breck Football Player To Make Transition To College BasketballHe flourished as a football player at Breck High School, but his winter love is basketball. Built like Charles Barkley, it's tough to defend size and agility.
Star Hockey Player At Blake Sets Sights On OlympicsConsider this your warning – get a chance to watch Madeline Wethington now as a high school player because before too long, you'll be watching her on the biggest stage in the game. It'd be nice to say you saw her when, you know?
Fantasy Football Week 15: Start Kirk Cousins Over Aaron Rodgers?CBSSports.com's Dave Richard likes Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins in his matchup with the Miami Dolphins.
Owatonna's Jason Williamson Selected AP Player Of The YearWilliamson, who will start his college career next season at Minnesota, helped lead the undefeated Huskies to their second consecutive Class 5A state championship last month.
Patriots-Steelers Week 15 MatchupThe Patriots and Steelers, both coming off tough losses, look to get back in the win column, as the AFC playoff races heat up.
Minnesota Extends Fleck's Contract By 1 Year, Through 2023The Gophers went 6-6 this year for an invitation to the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit against Georgia Tech, after finishing 5-7 in 2017, Fleck's first season.
NFL Picks Week 15: Vikings Bounce Back After Coordinator ChangeCBS Minnesota's Mike Max breaks down four of the biggest games in Week 15, including the Dolphins-Vikings and Patriots-Steelers.

Vikings

Frustrated Vikings Fan Tries To Sell U.S. Bank Stadium On CraigslistA Minnesota Vikings fan appears to have hit a breaking point and he’s willing to give up the Vikings’ new home.
Zimmer Has Lost 16 Pounds Due To Stress, Daughter Says In Instagram Post Lambasting ‘So-Called’ FansThe daughter of Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer issued an impassioned defense of her father on social media this week in response to online criticism over the Vikings’ disappointing performance this season.
Vikings Fire Offensive Coordinator John DeFilippoThe Minnesota Vikings’ offense struggled against the Seattle Seahawks on prime time television Monday evening – and it looks to be enough to cost the offensive coordinator his job.
With Coach Carousel Spinning, DeFilippo Focused On Steering VikesWith four weekends left in the regular season, two NFL teams have already fired their coaches. Several other underperforming clubs have dismissed assistants.
What Does ‘Skol’ Actually Mean?We know it as the “Vikings War Chant,” the rally cry, the word that brings the fans together. Skol! We hear it and say it all the time, but what does Skol actually mean?
On And Off Field, Kyle Rudolph Keeps Giving Value To VikingsKyle Rudolph's value to the Minnesota Vikings could easily be taken for granted at this stage of his career, given his streak of 61 consecutive games started that's the longest active run by a tight end in the NFL.
Playoff Stakes High As Vikings Travel To SeahawksWith where both the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks sit in the NFC standings, Monday night's matchup might as well carry a playoff title. NFC play-in game? NFC elimination game?
Zimmer Aims To Work Out Kinks In Vikings OffenseSo, as Zimmer's public criticism of his offensive coordinator's play-calling continues, it was worth asking: Is it just coming after the fact? Or how much is Zimmer stepping in during the game to offer direction and to tell John DeFilippo what he wants?
Shane Zylstra Leads Mankato Football Into Nat’l QuarterfinalsThe statistics are simply ridiculous. More than 1,000 yards receiving. More than 19 yards a catch. Thirteen touchdowns in just 12 games. This after scoring 15 last year. As a sophomore. And playing in a run-heavy offense. Mankato receiver Shane Zylstra is absolutely tearing up Division II -- just like a certain someone used to do.
Brady, Patriots Expected To Be Tested On Third Downs By VikingsThe Patriots have been at their best on offense this season when they've established the run and avoided facing a significant number of third downs. Achieving success in both areas could be difficult on Sunday against a Vikings team that offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is expecting to offer "as big a challenge as we're going to have all year."
Vikings Place Starting Safety Sendejo On IR, Ending His SeasonThe Minnesota Vikings have placed safety Andrew Sendejo on injured reserve, ending his season after a groin injury limited him to only five games.
Cousins' Bounce Back Game Keys Vikings To Big WinAfter struggling mightily against the Bears, this was a week when the Vikings offense needed to bounce back in a major way.

Twins

Twins Announce On-Sale Date For Home Opener TicketsThe Minnesota Twins announced tickets will go on sale for the 2019 Home Opener Dec. 18 at 10 a.m.
Schoop, Twins Agree To $7.5 Million, 1-Year ContractSecond baseman Jonathan Schoop and the Twins agreed to a $7.5 million, one-year contract on Thursday, another step in an offseason remake of Minnesota's infield.
TwinsFest Tickets To Go On Sale Thursday MorningThe Twins says that tickets to the baseball fan event will go on sale at 10 a.m. and cost $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. They can be purchased here.
2019 Twins Single Game Tickets On Sale TuesdayIt might be early December, but baseball season is, basically, right around the corner.
Twins, C.J. Cron Agree To $4.8M, 1-Year DealThe Minnesota Twins and first baseman C.J. Cron have agreed on a $4.8 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration. Cron was claimed off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays this week after hitting a career-high 30 home runs with an .816 OPS.
Ehire Adrianza And Twins Agree To $1.3M, One-Year ContractInfielder Ehire Adrianza and the Minnesota Twins agreed to a $1.3 million, one-year contract, a raise of 300 thousand dollars Thursday, just before the contract deadline.
Twins Claim Slugging 1B CJ Cron Off Waivers From RaysC.J. Cron batted .253 with 28 doubles, 30 home runs, 74 RBIs and an .816 on-base-plus-slugging percentage in a career-best 2018 season for the Rays.
Twins Hire Bill Evers For Major League Coaching StaffThe Minnesota Twins have hired Bill Evers for the final opening on their coaching staff under new manager Rocco Baldelli.
Joe Mauer Adds Baby Boy To Family RosterJust five days after announcing his retirement from Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins legend Joe Mauer has a new addition to his family. Pioneer Press Sports Columnist and former Twins pitcher Charley Walters announced the arrival of Charles Joseph Mauer on Twitter.
Joe Mauer Makes MLB Retirement OfficialUsually reserved and private, Joe Mauer shared a heartfelt goodbye and thank you on Monday with Twins Territory.
Twins Legend Joe Mauer Leaves Legacy Of Achievement, KindnessIt's something kids grow up dreaming about, to someday play for their favorite team. That dream was reality for Minnesota Twins legend Joe Mauer.
Joe Mauer To Retire From Major League BaseballJoe Mauer is retiring from baseball, according to WCCO-TV's Mike Max. Mauer’s official announcement will come in the form of a full-page ad in the Star Tribune newspaper Sunday.

Timberwolves

Kings Sink 19 3-Pointers In 141-130 Win Over WolvesSacramento coach Dave Joerger wants his team to use its speed to run right past opponents.
Towns Has 35 Points, Timberwolves Beat Hornets 121-104Karl-Anthony Towns scored 35 points, Andrew Wiggins added a season-high 26 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Charlotte Hornets 121-104 on Wednesday night for their sixth victory in seven games. Towns tied a career high with six blocks and had 12 rebounds. Wiggins tied season highs with six rebounds and five assists. A back-and-forth affair turned on another strong defensive half for the Wolves, who limited Charlotte to 40 points on 31.3 percent shooting in the second half. Jeff Teague had a season-high 18 assists, and Taj Gibson added 11 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota.
Timberwolves, Finally, Are Getting It Done On DefenseThe Timberwolves are playing legitimate defense these days, even after trading their best defensive player.
Covington Scores 21 As Timberwolves Romp Past Spurs 128-89Robert Covington scored 21 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Derrick Rose each had 16 and the Minnesota Timberwolves shut down the San Antonio Spurs for a 128-89 victory on Wednesday night. Minnesota (11-11) earned its fourth straight win to get to .500 for the first time since Oct. 31. Taj Gibson scored 13 points, and rookie Josh Okogie made three 3-pointers on his way to 12 points. Minnesota had dropped 14 of its last 15 against San Antonio, but it held the Spurs to 39.5 percent shooting.
Covington, Towns Lead Timberwolves To 3rd Straight WinMinnesota is 6-2 since trading disgruntled star Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia two weeks ago and 10-11 overall.
Millsap, Murray Lead Nuggets Past Timberwolves, 103-101Paul Millsap left the game to get stitches, then came back in time to help the Denver Nuggets stop the bleeding and get a big win. Millsap had 25 points, five rebounds and five steals, Jamal Murray added 18 and the Nuggets had a 35-point third quarter in a 103-101 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Rough 3rd Quarter Hurts Wolves In 103-101 Loss To NuggetsKarl-Anthony Towns led Minnesota with 22 points, and Derrick Rose added 20 off the bench.
Wolves Flat In 100-87 Loss To GrizzliesKarl-Anthony Towns had 15 points and 20 rebounds for the Timberwolves. They had won three straight games since trading Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia.
Wolves Beat Blazers For 3rd Straight Win Since Butler TradeAndrew Wiggins scored 23 points, Derrick Rose had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves kept cruising without Jimmy Butler by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 114-96 on Friday night. Robert Covington and Karl-Anthony Towns each had 14 points for the Wolves, who are 7-1 at home and 3-0 since trading the disgruntled Butler to Philadelphia on Monday. The home crowd buzzed on a Prince-themed night with former Minnesota All-Star Kevin Garnett sitting courtside in one of the team's special purple-and-black alternate jerseys. The Wolves kept them cheering with uncharacteristically solid defense, sending Portland to its second straight loss with a season-low in points.
Towns, Wiggins Shine As Timberwolves Top Pelicans 107-100Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins scored 23 and the Minnesota Timberwolves improved to 2-0 since trading Jimmy Butler with a 107-100 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. Jeff Teague added 14 points and 14 assists for the Timberwolves.
With Butler Gone, Wolves Give Warm Welcome To NewbiesWhen Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Jerryd Bayless walked into their hotel rooms in Minnesota, they found appropriate gifts from Timberwolves All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns: winter coats.
It's Official: Jimmy Butler Trade To Philadelphia Is DoneJimmy Butler is in Philadelphia, and upon his arrival he immediately began talking about winning a championship.

Wild

Niederreiter Scores Twice In Wild's 5-1 Victory Over PanthersNino Niederreiter scored twice, Ryan Suter had three assists and Devan Dubnyk finished with 30 saves as the Minnesota Wild defeated the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Thursday night.
Dumba Scores Twice, Wild Rout Canadiens 7-1Matt Dumba scored twice, Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves and the Minnesota Wild took out some recent frustrations on the Montreal Canadiens in a 7-1 victory Tuesday night.
Draisaitl, McDavid Help Oilers Overpower Wild For 7-2 WinLeon Draisaitl scored twice and Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists, leading the Edmonton Oilers to a 7-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
Smith Has 31 Saves, Lindholm Scores 2 As Flames Top Wild 2-0Mike Smith made 31 saves, Elias Lindholm scored twice and the Calgary Flames beat the Minnesota Wild 2-0 on Thursday night.
Nash Notches Goal And Assist As Blue Jackets Beat Wild 4-2Riley Nash had a goal and an assist, Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 23 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night. Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin also scored to help the Blue Jackets move ahead of Washington for the Metropolitan Division lead.
Wild's Matt Dumba Is Top-Scoring Defenseman In NHLMore than seven years have passed since the Wild traded Brent Burns. Finally, there's a reason in Minnesota to stop wincing about dealing away one of the NHL's most potent defensemen. Matt Dumba leads all blue-liners in the league with 10 goals, a rate that translates to 34 scores over a full schedule. That's a staggering pace that would crush the franchise record, set by Burns with 17 goals in 2010-11, his final season with the Wild. It's doubtful Dumba can double that, but it's clear that the $30 million, five-year contract the Wild gave him prior to this season was a worthy investment.
Archibald Scores Twice, Coyotes Rally Past Wild 4-3Josh Archibald had two goals and an assist, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from a two-goal, third-period deficit and defeated the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Tuesday night. Lawson Crouse and Michael Grabner also scored for Arizona, which snapped a four-game losing streak. Charlie Coyle, Zach Parise and Jason Zucker scored for the Wild. Jared Spurgeon assisted on all three goals, matching his career high for assists.
Staal's Late Goal Saves Wild In 6-4 Win Over OttawaEric Staal ensured two solid periods didn't go to waste for the Minnesota Wild. Staal scored his second goal of the game with 5:58 left and Minnesota overcame a sloppy third period to beat the Ottawa Senators 6-4 on Wednesday night. Matt Dumba also scored twice as the Wild ended a two-game slide and won for the 12th time in 17 games. Mikael Granlund had three assists.
Wild Fall At Chicago, Suffer 3rd Loss In 4 GamesZach Parise scored for Minnesota, which lost its second straight game and for the third time in four games.
Zach Parise Becomes Highest-Scoring Minnesotan In NHL History In Wild's 3-2 Loss To SabersJason Pominville scored with 1:30 remaining and the Buffalo Sabres extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Rookie defenseman Rasmus Dahlin had his second career goal and added an assist for Buffalo, which rallied from a two-goal deficit to post its longest winning streak since 2012. Jake McCabe also scored and Linus Ullmark made 37 saves for the Sabres.
Koivu Has Goal, 2 Assists; Wild Crush Canucks 6-2Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists, and the surging Minnesota Wild beat the road-weary Vancouver Canucks 6-2 on Thursday night. Eric Staal had a goal and an assist, and Charlie Coyle, Nino Niederreiter, Matt Dumba and Jason Zucker also scored for the Wild, who had a season high in goals. Ryan Suter had two assists, and Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves. Minnesota has won four of five and 11 of 14.
Wilson's Return Sparks Capitals In 5-2 Win Over WildThe Washington Capitals woke up in Minnesota for the start of a four-game road trip with a pleasant surprise: Tom Wilson was back. So was the vigor for the Stanley Cup champions, who've started their title-defense season rather slowly.

Lynx

Lynx Forward Maya Moore Named All-WNBA Second TeamThe WNBA announced Wednesday night that Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore was named to the All-WNBA Second Team.
Whalen Plays Last Career WNBA Game As Lynx Are Eliminated From PlayoffsIt was the fourth straight year the Lynx and Sparks met in an elimination playoff game.
Lindsay Whalen Day Proclaimed In MinnesotaOn Sunday night, the Lynx star will play her last regular season game at Target Center.
Lynx Fall To Connecticut Sun, 96-79Sylvia Fowles had 25 points and eight rebounds for Minnesota (17-16).
Gov. Dayton Proclaims Aug. 19 'Lindsay Whalen Day'"Lindsay Whalen is a phenomenal champion and an inspiration to sports fans here in Minnesota and across the country."
Lynx Plan Whalen Event, Add Seats For Regular Season FinaleThe Lynx will hold an on-court celebration of Whalen's career following the game Sunday against the Washington Mystics.
Zimmer Impressed By Offensive Line In Vikings Preseason OpenerThe Minnesota Vikings offense couldn't have gotten off to a much better start Saturday night in their preseason opener.
Lindsay Whalen Retiring From WNBA After 2018 SeasonAfter 15 seasons of dominant play, Minnesota Lynx’s Lindsay Whalen is calling it quits.
Lynx G Robison Out After Ankle SurgeryMinnesota Lynx guard Danielle Robinson will be sidelined indefinitely after having left ankle surgery on Monday.
Storm Take Down Lynx, 81-72Seattle maintained its two-game lead over second-place Atlanta and reduced its magic number for the top seed in the playoffs to one.
Lynx Clinch 8th Straight Playoff Spot With Moore Scoring 34Maya Moore scored 34 points, Sylvia Fowles broke her own franchise single-season rebounding record and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Las Vegas Aces 89-73 on Thursday night to clinch their eighth straight playoff spot.
Moore Scores 31, Lynx Beat Sky 85-64 To Snap 3-Game SkidMaya Moore scored 31 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 85-64 on Tuesday to end a three-game losing streak.

Gophers

Minnesota Extends Fleck's Contract By 1 Year, Through 2023The Gophers went 6-6 this year for an invitation to the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit against Georgia Tech, after finishing 5-7 in 2017, Fleck's first season.
Gopher Women Remain Undefeated, Top Coppin StateKenisha Bell scored 20 points, Destiny Pitts made four 3-pointers and added 14 points and No. 13 Minnesota remained undefeated with an 84-52 victory over Coppin State on Wednesday night.
Murphy, Minnesota Outlast Pesky North Florida 80-71Jordan Murphy had 20 points and a season-high 18 rebounds, Isaiah Washington pitched in 14 points and 13 assists, and Minnesota outlasted North Florida 80-71 on Tuesday night.
Minnesota’s Brodzinski Hockey Dynasty Sees Final Son Wrap Up High School CareerCount the number of hours Mike Brodzinski has spent in rinks across the state, a guy could get downright sentimental thinking back on the ride his family's been on all these years, as he watches his youngest son, Bryce, play his senior season for Blaine High School. And it dawns on him, that this, is the final one.
Former Gopher Al Nolen Sets Sights On Becoming School PrincipalAl Nolen knows basketball, had a storied career, and through it gained an appreciation for education. He struggled a bit academically as a Gopher basketball player. Now he's working to become a vice principal, and teaching a class to help keep the kids at park center moving in the right direction.
Gopher Women Unbeaten, Top Incarnate Word 75-39Destiny Pitts scored 15 points and No. 14 Minnesota stayed unbeaten, topping Incarnate Word 75-39 Wednesday. Pitts made five 3-pointers, Annalese Lamke added 13 points and Mercedes Staples had 11 for the Gophers (8-0). Angelica Wiggins, sister of Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Andrew Wiggins, scored 13 for Incarnate Word (0-9).
Gophers To Face Georgia Tech In Quick Lane BowlThe Gophers learned Sunday they are headed to the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit to face Georgia Tech.
Murphy's Double-Double Leads Gophers Over Cowboys, 83-76Minnesota has beaten Utah, Texas A&M, Washington and now the Cowboys before leaving for a game at No. 16 Ohio State.
Hutchinson High School Dedicates New Gym To Lindsay WhalenThe Hutchinson High School gymnasium, where Minnesota sports legend Lindsay Whalen played high school basketball in throughout the late 90s, looks a little different these days. It has been expanded, has a fresh coat of paint and now, it bears a new name. On Tuesday, the school district dedicated the gymnasium to Whalen, officially naming it “Whalen Gymnasium.”
Gophers Volleyball Set To Maximize Home Court AdvantageThe Gopher volleyball team lost its only Big 10 Match last Friday at Penn State, but that's not all bad.
Gophers See Progress In Results After Beating WisconsinInstead of handing in practice gear to the equipment staff and giving goodbye hugs to the outgoing seniors this week, the Gophers get to extend their season.
Murder Trial For Former Gopher Player Daquein McNeil Ends In Hung JuryThe trial for a former University of Minnesota basketball player accused of murder in Baltimore has ended in a hung jury. The Star Tribune reports that a mistrial was declared in the case of Daquein McNeil, who played for the Gophers for one season. A second trial is scheduled for February. McNeil is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 59-year-old Charles Brewer in June of 2017.

St. Thomas

St. Thomas AD Fritz Retiring After 52 Years At SchoolUniversity of St. Thomas athletic director Steve Fritz has decided to retire in the spring, ending a 52-year affiliation with the school.
After Stellar Season, St. Thomas Soccer Believes They Can Be Even BetterIt's hard to have a much better season than the University of St. Thomas men's soccer team had last season.
Is The Dominance Of St. Thomas ‘Too Much’? Coach Says Team Can Do BetterSt. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso was asked point-blank immediately following the Tommies 97-0 demolition of St. Olaf in their regular season finale on Saturday in Northfield: Is that too much?
Target Field Gets Ready For Tommie-Johnnie Football GameOn Saturday, Target Field will host the St. Thomas/St. John's football game.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Releases 2017 ScheduleThe 2017 season will be highlighted by the Tommies taking on rival St. John's at Target Field on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 1:10 p.m.
Tommies Blog: MIAC Teams Finish Seasons With NCAA Tournament RunsIt's been quite the winter season in the MIAC, with several teams making NCAA Tournament runs after either winning the league playoff title or receiving an at-large bid.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Gets NCAA Bid, Will Face AugustanaThe St. Thomas basketball team had arguably the longest 90 hours of its season late last week, waiting to learn its NCAA Tournament fate.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Basketball Top Seed For MIAC PlayoffsAfter starting 1-2 in MIAC play, St. Thomas finished 15-5 and is the No. 1 seed for the playoffs. The Tommies host St. John's Thursday night.
Earliest Outdoor Baseball Game Ever In Minnesota?Some baseball teams are taking advantage of Friday's mild weather and playing outdoor baseball.
Tickets For Tommie/Johnnie Football Game Go On Sale TuesdayThe Minnesota Twins and St. Thomas announced Monday that tickets for the inaugural football game at Target Field will go on sale Tuesday.
Tommies Blog: Turnovers Plague St. Thomas In Loss To OshkoshThe No. 3-ranked St. Thomas football team had its season end in a 34-31 loss to UW-Oshkosh on Saturday in the NCAA quarterfinals.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Dominates Coe, Oshkosh Awaits In QuarterfinalsThe St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 3 in the country, appears to be peaking at the right time.

HS Sports

Owatonna's Jason Williamson Selected AP Player Of The YearWilliamson, who will start his college career next season at Minnesota, helped lead the undefeated Huskies to their second consecutive Class 5A state championship last month.
Minnesota’s Brodzinski Hockey Dynasty Sees Final Son Wrap Up High School CareerCount the number of hours Mike Brodzinski has spent in rinks across the state, a guy could get downright sentimental thinking back on the ride his family's been on all these years, as he watches his youngest son, Bryce, play his senior season for Blaine High School. And it dawns on him, that this, is the final one.
Former Gopher Al Nolen Sets Sights On Becoming School PrincipalAl Nolen knows basketball, had a storied career, and through it gained an appreciation for education. He struggled a bit academically as a Gopher basketball player. Now he's working to become a vice principal, and teaching a class to help keep the kids at park center moving in the right direction.
Benilde's Michael LeBlanc, Who Skis Without Use Of Arms, Pushes For ‘Time Factoring’A high school Nordic skier with a disability is one step closer to being on a level playing field with his peers. Sophomore Michael LeBlanc skis for Benilde St. Margaret's. His disability prevents him from holding ski poles, but that hasn't stopped him -- nor his coaches -- from getting the recognition they feel he deserves.
Meet WCCO’s Coach Of The Year, And His Secret WeaponIn conjunction with the Minnesota Vikings and the NFL, WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Coach of the Year is Owatonna High School’s Jeff Williams. The award includes a trip to Orlando to represent the Vikings market in the Pro Bowl. Williams has been winning games for the Huskies for a long time, and he's got his eyes on back-to-back to state titles this week -- with the help of one dynamic running back.
Hopkins’ Zeke Nnaji Heading To ArizonaZeke Nnaji is part of handful of Minnesota senior basketball players considered high-end – which means they can pick and choose their college destination. The 6-foot-11-inch forward from Hopkins High School did just that Friday. He narrowed his choice down to prestigious five schools – and in the end decided to become a Wildcat.
NFL, Microsoft Team Up To Find Future Sports Tech ExpertsIt is about sports, with a different angle. NFL Alumni and Microsoft have come together to encourage students to look for careers in sports that don't require athletic ability -- but a focus on technology. We all know what goes on in high school sports. For most, this is where their athletic career ends. But it doesn't mean their sports career is over. A group of NFL alumni have teamed with Microsoft and others to create a Pro Experience Day. It is a seminar that introduces high school students to think about sports beyond between the lines.
Zach Zarembinski Released From Hospital After Brain HemorrhageA Hill-Murray football player hospitalized three weeks ago with a brain injury suffered during a football game was released from the hospital on Tuesday.
Minnesota Prep Basketball Academy Strives To Make Better Student AthletesA prep school that focuses on basketball is a concept that’s new to Minnesota. You go to class and you work out three times a day and you play a national schedule. The roster features Minnesota kids and kids from all over the country.
Eagan Volleyball Ace Ellie Husemann Going To The GophersEagan's volleyball team has won three of the last five state titles. The Wildcats will play in their sixth-straight state championship game Friday, a run that is simply remarkable. And one player has been in the program for them all, and her time in the spotlight is only beginning.
Famed Assistant To Coaches Now One HimselfAfter a long career that covered most of the United States, he moved back to Maple Grove and found a job ... as a high school coach.
Apple Valley Student Runs For Clean Water In Africa"I'm in a position where I can give back," Maq Collins said. "So why not do that?"

FanSided

Vikings find success as Stefanski hitches the wagons back to CookThe new Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator made a simple decision to make Dalvin Cook the backbone of the offense in a win over the Miami Dolphins. For weeks, the hot topic revolving around the Minnesota Vikings has been trying to figure out what happened to the team's offense. What wa...
Minnesota Twins Offseason Trade Partner Profile: Miami MarlinsThe Minnesota Twins 2018-2019 offseason is here. Here we explore who could be their trade partners as they look to return to the playoffs. With the Minnesota Twins looking to re-tool their roster this offseason, there are many moves to be made. The Twins could go in two different directions, either...
Minnesota Vikings Ups and Downs: Week 15 vs. Miami DolphinsWhat were the good, bad, and interesting things from the Minnesota Vikings Week 15 game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018? Week 15 of the 2018 NFL season put the Minnesota Vikings up against the Miami Dolphins, two teams with hopes of earning a playoff spot but desperately need a ...
Fish Fried: Vikings pound the Dolphins in Stefanski’s debutLed by a new offensive coordinator, the Minnesota Vikings got their season back on track with a big win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. With a playoff berth on the line, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer felt a change at offensive coordinator was necessary for his team earlier this week. ...
Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 Jeff Teague trades to jump-start the WolvesThe Minnesota Timberwolves have had a roller-coaster of a season with Jeff Teague at the point guard position. With the Wolves watching their playoff hopes dissipate, I believe it's time we move on from the well-established facilitator. Minnesota Timberwolves former All-Star Jeff Teague has ha...