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WWE Insiders Pick Clash Of Champions 2017WWE's Clash of Champions 2017 features Daniel Bryan's return, along with many SmackDown championship matches. Experts pick the winners.
Paulie Malignaggi: 'Joshua Vs. Klitschko Was Best Fight Of 2017'Paulie Malignaggi, Showtime Boxing Analyst, discusses his favorite fights from 2017 and the wild year in boxing.
North H.S. Students To Help With Super Bowl Dress RehearsalStudents will also each receive two passes for high school night at the NFL Experience at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
AP Source: Rodney, Twins Agree To 1-Year, $4.5MReliever Fernando Rodney and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract.
This Week In College Basketball: Wildcats Back At Top Of RankingsVillanova has staked its claim to the top spot in the college basketball rankings, and the Wildcats may just be able to stay on top for quite a while.
Wild Goaltender Devan Dubnyk ‘Week-To-Week’ With InjuryThe Minnesota Wild announced Thursday morning that goaltender Devan Dubnyk is week-to-week with a lower body injury.
Durable Vikings DE Griffen: 'I Take Care Of My Body'Everson Griffen's durability has been as important as his ability. He has missed two games for health reasons in his career.
Construction Crews Making Progress On Minnesota United StadiumThe future home of Minnesota's major league soccer team is starting to take shape.
Aaron Rodgers Says He's 'Medically Cleared To Return'Aaron Rodgers has been "medically cleared to return" to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the Green Bay Packers quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night.
Twins Sign RHP Michael Pineda For 2 Years, $10MThe move made Wednesday by the Twins during baseball's winter meetings was more for 2019, when Pineda will earn $8 million.
Week 15 NFL Picks: Patriots, Steelers Battle For The Top Of The AFCThe top two teams in the AFC meet on the field Sunday in a game that will likely decide homefield advantage for the playoffs.
Granlund Lifts Wild Over Flames 2-1 In ShootoutThe road-weary Minnesota Wild went the extra mile again to get two points on Tuesday night.

Twins

AP Source: Rodney, Twins Agree To 1-Year, $4.5MReliever Fernando Rodney and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract.
Twins Sign RHP Michael Pineda For 2 Years, $10MThe move made Wednesday by the Twins during baseball's winter meetings was more for 2019, when Pineda will earn $8 million.
'I Was A Wreck': Jack Morris Emotional Over Hall Of Fame ElectionJack Morris always prided himself on being a tough guy when he pitched, a big-game winner who wouldn't break down.
Jack Morris Named To MLB Hall Of FameFormer Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris was elected to the MLB Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Twins Announce 2018 Winter Caravan PlansThe Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan will be making visits in more than 40 communities in four states starting in January.
Twins To Extend Fan Safety Netting At Target FieldThe Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday they’re extending and enhancing fan safety netting at Target Field for the 2018 season.
TwinsFest Tickets Go On Sale MondayTickets for the annual weekend event to kick off the Minnesota Twins season went on sale Monday morning.
Twins' Paul Molitor Named American League Manager Of The YearPaul Molitor of the Minnesota Twins was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday.
Twins Buxton, Dozier Win Gold Glove AwardsTwins second baseman Brian Dozier and center fielder Byron Buxton earned Gold Glove awards on Tuesday.
Former Twins Coach Rick Stelmaszek Dead At 69The Twins announced Monday that former bullpen coach Rick Stelmaszek died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Twins Hire Derek Shelton As Bench CoachThe Minnesota Twins announced Monday that they’ve hired Derek Shelton to be the team’s bench coach.
Twins Pitchers, Catchers Report To Spring Training Feb. 14The Minnesota Twins on Thursday announced the home schedule for their 2018 spring training.

Wild

Wild Goaltender Devan Dubnyk ‘Week-To-Week’ With InjuryThe Minnesota Wild announced Thursday morning that goaltender Devan Dubnyk is week-to-week with a lower body injury.
Granlund Lifts Wild Over Flames 2-1 In ShootoutThe road-weary Minnesota Wild went the extra mile again to get two points on Tuesday night.
Niederreiter Gives Wild 4-3 Win Over Sharks In OTNino Niederreiter scored 3:26 into overtime and the Minnesota Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Sunday night.
Dumba Scores In OT To Give Wild 3-2 Win Over DucksMatt Dumba is hardly the player most likely to score in overtime. The defenseman has just three goals this season for Minnesota.
Gaborik, Kings Win 6th Straight With 5-2 Victory Over WildSome goals are more memorable than others. Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar combined on one Tuesday night that they won't soon forget. Gaborik scored twice in the third period to lead the Los Angeles Kings past the Minnesota Wild 5-2 for their sixth straight victory.
Dumba's Quick OT Goal Gives Wild 2-1 Win Over BluesMatt Dumba scored 39 seconds into overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
Staal Leads Wild Over Golden Knights 4-2 In 3rd PeriodEric Staal scored the go-ahead goal with 7:55 left and tacked on an empty-netter to give the Minnesota Wild a 4-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night.
Nate Prosser Returns To Wild For 3rd StintThe Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers from the St. Louis Blues.
Wild Give Up 7 Unanswered Goals In 7-2 Loss To JetsLinemates Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele and Kyle Connor each had a goal and two assists, and the Winnipeg Jets scored seven straight goals to beat the Minnesota Wild 7-2 on Monday night.
Blues Build Early Lead, Beat Wild 6-3Jaden Schwartz scored twice and Kyle Brodziak added a short-handed goal in the St. Louis Blues' 6-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Coyle, Stewart Score In Shootout As Wild Top Avalanche 3-2Charlie Coyle and Chris Stewart scored against Jonathan Bernier in the one-on-one competition.
Niederreiter Extends Scoring Streak, Wild Beat Sabres 5-4Nino Niederreiter and Mikael Granlund helped the Minnesota Wild end a two-game skid.

Timberwolves

Wolves Fall To Sixers 118-112 In OT As Embiid ReturnsJoel Embiid returned to the lineup to score 28 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-112 in overtime on Tuesday night.
Towns, Butler Lead Timberwolves Past Mavericks 97-92Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves held on for a 97-92 win against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.
Towns Lifts Timberwolves Past Clippers, 113-107Los Angeles dropped its fourth straight game despite an impressive performance by DeAndre Jordan.
Wolves Come Up Short Against Skidding GrizzliesThe Memphis Grizzlies snapped an 11-game skid with a 95-92 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Butler Scores 33, Timberwolves Top Clippers 112-106Jimmy Butler scored 20 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter as Timberwolves outlasted the Clippers 112-106 Sunday night.
George Leads Thunder Over Timberwolves 111-107Paul George had 35 points and nine assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-107 on Friday night and snap a three-game losing streak.
Davis Ejected As Timberwolves Top Pelicans 120-102Wiggins scored 28 points to help the Timberwolves beat New Orleans 120-102 on Wednesday night in a game that saw Pelicans forward Anthony Davis ejected for the first time in his career.
Porter Helps Wizards Edge Timberwolves 92-89Washington trailed for most of the final period. Minnesota had two shots at the other end but couldn't convert.
Towns Scores 32, Leads Timberwolves Past Suns 119-108Karl-Anthony Towns had 32 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat Phoenix 119-108 on Sunday.
Timberwolves Fall To Heat 109-97 For 3rd Loss Of Past 4 GamesAndrew Wiggins added 18 points and Karl-Anthony Towns also had 18, all in the second half.
Wolves Avoid 4th Quarter Problems In Win Over MagicThe fourth quarter has been problematic lately for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Good thing for the Wolves they were ahead by so much after three.
Howard's Big Night Leads Hornets Over Timberwolves, 118-102Dwight Howard had 25 points and 20 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-102 on Monday night.

Vikings

Durable Vikings DE Griffen: 'I Take Care Of My Body'Everson Griffen's durability has been as important as his ability. He has missed two games for health reasons in his career.
Aaron Rodgers Says He's 'Medically Cleared To Return'Aaron Rodgers has been "medically cleared to return" to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the Green Bay Packers quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night.
Vikings Looking To Get Back On Track After Streak-Ending LossWith all that postseason capital built up over the eight-game winning streak, the Vikings had a margin for the error they exhibited Sunday while being beaten by the Panthers 31-24.
4 Takeaways: Vikings Win Streak Snapped At CarolinaDespite all the adversity, the Vikings had a chance to win the game late. Their chances to win the NFC also got better despite the loss.
Vikings Fans Remain Optimistic Despite Loss At CarolinaIt was an emotional roller coaster for the loyal Vikings fans on Sunday.
Panthers Snap Vikings' 8-Game Win StreakJonathan Stewart ran for 103 yards and three touchdowns, and the Carolina Panthers snapped the Minnesota Vikings' eight-game winning streak with a 31-24 victory Sunday.
Zimmer: Remmers, Morgan Will Miss Panthers GameThe Vikings' starting right tackle will miss his fifth straight game this week.
With Panthers Win, Vikings Could Clinch NFC NorthThe Vikings (10-2) can clinch their second division title — and first with Keenum at the helm — in three years by beating Newton's Panthers (8-4) on the road Sunday.
Waynes, Alexander Keep Vikings Secondary StrongMackensie Alexander was a second-rounder from the NFL draft pick factory at Clemson last year, with the potential to step up.
Vikings Face Another QB Test In Carolina's Cam NewtonIt will be another test against another top quarterback. What else is new for the Minnesota Vikings?
Vikings Staying Focused Amid NFC North Title, Playoff Seed TalkWCCO’s David McCoy tells us how the locker room is handling all the newfound hype that has come with this rather uncharted territory.
Keenum Shines Again For Vikings In Win Over FalconsMaybe it's time to stop asking about Case Keenum's starting job with the Minnesota Vikings.

Lynx

Lynx Fever Takes Hold After 4th WNBA ChampionshipFor Minnesota Lynx fans, this fourth WNBA championship is very special.
Lynx Fans Give Twitter Reaction To WNBA TitleFans and players alike went to Twitter after the game to express their excitement over the fourth WNBA title for the Minnesota Lynx.
Lynx Plan Championship Parade Down University Avenue ThursdayThe Minnesota Lynx are ready and eager to celebrate their fourth WNBA title in their hometown.
Lynx Secure 4th WNBA Title In 85-76 Game 5 Victory Over SparksSylvia Fowles had 17 points and broke her own WNBA Finals record by grabbing 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to their fourth championship in seven years.
Lynx Ready For 'Heavyweight Bout' To Decide WNBA TitleFrom the opening night of the WNBA season, the Minnesota Lynx and L.A. Sparks have been on a collision course.
Lynx, Sparks Prepare For Another Air Tight WNBA Finals Game 5The two best teams in the league have one more game to play on Wednesday night in Minnesota.
Lynx Top Sparks 80-69, Force Game 5 For WNBA TitleSylvia Fowles scored 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the L.A. Sparks 80-69 on Sunday night to force Game 5 in the WNBA Finals.
With Backs Against The Wall, Lynx Ready To Fight For Game 5The Lynx face elimination but can force a Game 5 in Minnesota on Wednesday with a win. They were in a similar situation last year and forced a fifth game.
Sparks Close To Clinching Title After 75-64 Win Over LynxNneka Ogwumike and Odyssey Sims each scored 16 points to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 75-64 in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday night.
Moore, Fowles Named To All-WNBA 1st TeamAs the Minnesota Lynx chase another WNBA championship, two of their stars are being recognized for their stellar play.
Lynx’s Whalen Purchases Tickets For Local Youth To Attend Game 2 Of FinalsThree-hundred lucky kids in Minnesota will get the opportunity to attend the Game 2 of the 2017 WNBA Finals thanks to the Lynx’s Lindsay Whalen.
Despite Comeback, Reeve Blasts Her Lynx After Game 1Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve had no time to talk about her team coming back from 26 points down in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. There was no moral victory after they dropped the game to the Los Angeles Sparks on a last-second shot by Chelsea Gray.

Gophers

Murphy Drops Double-Double, Leading Gophers To 68-67 Win Over DrakeJordan Murphy posted his 12th straight double-double to start the season with 24 points and 18 rebounds, and Minnesota held off Drake 68-67 on Monday night.
Gophers Fall To Arkansas 95-79Jaylen Barford scored 22 points and freshman Daniel Gafford added 16 on 8-of-8 shooting to help Arkansas continue its hot start at home with a 95-79 win over No. 14 Minnesota on Saturday night.
'God Is So Wonderful To See Us Through': Meet Gophers Recruit Oturu & FamilyCretin-Derham Hall's Daniel Oturu was the first from this senior class to commit to play in Minnesota for the Gophers.
Despite Late Rally, Gophers Fall To Nebraska 78-68The Gophers forced a pair of turnovers, hit three 3-pointers in the final three minutes, and Reggie Lynch's dunk with 1:01 left cut the lead to 72-64.
Gopher Volleyball Awaits USC In NCAA Sweet 16It is becoming an annual occurrence: the Gopher volleyball team's journey into the NCAA Tournament.
Mason, Murphy Lead Gophers Past Rutgers 89-67Nate Mason scored 26 points and Jordan Murphy added 18 points and 16 rebounds in Sunday's win to open the Big 10 season.
Gophers LB Jaylen Waters The Latest To Depart MN ProgramMinnesota redshirt sophomore linebacker Jaylen Waters is the latest to announce his departure from the team.
Huell, 10th-Ranked Hurricanes Top No. 12 Gophers 86-81Dewan Huell scored 23 points in 27 minutes and Bruce Brown Jr. added 16 points and nine rebounds to help the No. 10 Miami beat No. 12 Minnesota 86-81.
Gophers Ready For Big Test Wednesday Against No. 10 MiamiWhatever the case, though, the 12th-ranked Gophers are facing another intriguing and invaluable nonconference challenge.
Jordan Murphy Earns Third Straight Big Ten HonorFor the third straight time, Gophers’ junior forward Jordan Murphy has been named the Big Ten Player of the Week.
Report: Gophers Starting QB Croft Seeks Release From TeamA school official says University of Minnesota starting quarterback Demry Croft will leave the Gophers.
Alabama Finishes Game With 3 Players, Gophers Win 89-84Nate Mason scored 20 points to lead No. 14 Minnesota to an 89-84 victory over No. 25 Alabama.

St. Thomas

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.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Dominates Northwestern, No. 16 Coe NextThe St. Thomas football team hosts No. 16-ranked Coe College Saturday after shutting out Northwestern 43-0 in the opening round of the playoffs last week.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Hosts Northwestern In NCAA OpenerThe No. 3-ranked St. Thomas football team will host Northwestern of St. Paul in the first round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs on Saturday.

HS Sports

North H.S. Students To Help With Super Bowl Dress RehearsalStudents will also each receive two passes for high school night at the NFL Experience at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
'God Is So Wonderful To See Us Through': Meet Gophers Recruit Oturu & FamilyCretin-Derham Hall's Daniel Oturu was the first from this senior class to commit to play in Minnesota for the Gophers.
With Olympics In Her Sights, Rochester Teen Plays Goalie With The BoysWhen coach Todd Huyber first heard about the girl that wanted to join his boys hockey team, her reputation preceded her.
2017 State High School Football Tournament ScoresHere are the latest scores from the 2017 Minnesota State High School Football Tournament.
At Academy Of Holy Angels, Father Mike Offers Guidance To AthletesHe's almost an extension of the coaching staff, but Father Mike Tix concentrates on more than X's and O's.
At High School Football Championships, A Small Town's Big MomentOf all 14 teams playing, there's probably none the game mean more to than one tiny town in Southeastern Minnesota.
State High School Football Tournament ScoresHere are the latest results from the 2017 Minnesota State High School Football Tournament.
Wayzata Running Back's Dedication, Moment Of Glory Inspires TeamConnor Nordvall did not take the traditional route to the team, but he became a big part of the Wayzata team.
State High School Football Tournament ResultsRead the latest scores from the 2017 Minnesota High School Football Tournament.
St. Louis Park Ready For 1st State Football Tournament AppearanceThey are the darlings of the state football playoffs.
Maple Grove Makes Unforgettable Gridiron ComebackIt was a movie-like finish to a high school football state quarterfinal game against Maple Grove and Park Center.
Crazy Comeback: H.S. Football Team Scores 3 TDs In Final Minute Down but not out. That was Maple Grove's football team in last night's 6A state quarterfinal game in Brooklyn Park.

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Fantasy Football Forecast: Minnesota Vikings vs Bengals in Week 15Which Minnesota Vikings players should you have on your Fantasy Football roster in Week 15 against the Cincinnati Bengals and who should be on the bench? By now, you're either in your fantasy football playoffs or you're waiting on next year's draft. For those still chasing a champion...
Minnesota Vikings vs Cincinnati Bengals: Expert picks to win in Week 15Who are the experts picking to win the Week 15 game of the 2017 NFL season between the Minnesota Vikings and Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, December 17th? Last week, The Minnesota Vikings failed to defeat the Carolina Panthers on the road in a game that came down to the final minutes despitenumerous...
Let’s stop pretending Pat Shurmur will be with the Vikings in 2018The Minnesota Vikings' offensive coordinator figures to be a candidate for a number of head coaching opportunities in the upcoming offseason. Before the start of the 2016 NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings brought in Pat Shurmur to be the team’s tight ends coach. Being that he was pr...
Week 14 game grades: Minnesota Vikings vs. Carolina PanthersThe MinnesotaVikings saw their 8-game win streak snapped in Carolina, despite a valiant comeback attempt in the fourth quarter. Here are the unit grades! Minnesota, a team that has prided itself on consistency and discipline throughout the season, was plagued by turnovers and costly penalties for t...
Minnesota Twins add one, lose two in Rule 5 draftThe Minnesota Twins selected one player in the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft Thursday and picked up three more in the minor league portion of the draft. The Minnesota Twins were active in the Rule 5 draft on Thursday morning, both in drafting players and having players drafted. The Tw...

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