Minn. Hunters Gearing Up For Firearm Deer SeasonIt is "Orange Friday." That means in just a few hours, more than half a million Minnesotans will head to the outdoors for the opening of deer hunting season. It is a long-standing Minnesota tradition. The Department of Natural Resources says it expects this year's deer harvest to be relatively low, between 140,000 and 155,000 deer.
Pitino, Gophers Arrive At Season Opener Vs. LehighMinnesota coach Richard Pitino is on the verge of his first game with the Gophers. They host Lehigh on Friday night in the season opener. Pitino said before the team's practice on Thursday afternoon that he's nervous before every game, so this will be no different.
Minnesota Races Past UNLV 51-23 In Season OpenerMinnesota's Marcus Jones returned the second half kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown and the Gophers pulled away for a 51-23 victory over UNLV on Thursday, the 23rd loss in a row on the road for the Rebels.
Wolves Open At Home For 13th Straight YearThe Minnesota Timberwolves will open the regular season at home for the 13th straight year. But they will not play San Antonio in Minnesota next season. The Wolves announced their schedule on Tuesday.
How To Navigate The (Possibly Icy) Fishing OpenerOn Saturday, Minnesotans will launch their boats in search of open water for the annual fishing opener.
Twins Blog: A Fan Gets Too Warm At Home Opener The only thing I wanted to talk about last week were the Twins chances against Verlander if they knocked him out early in the game.
Tigers Blow Chances With 10-4, 2-1 Loss To Twins Max Scherzer has been Detroit's best pitcher in the second half of the season and he doesn't want a small health problem to change that.
Peterson Has Never Doubted Playing In Vikes OpenerThe NFL season starts for Minnesota on Sept. 9, barely eight months after Adrian Peterson had reconstructive surgery on his ripped-up left knee.
Twins Blog: Opening PreviewMLB wanted to do something different this year with the season opener. It was a game to be played hours in the future against the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics while exposing MLB Baseball to new fans a half a world away.
Anglers Hit Minnesota Lakes For Fishing OpenerThe rain that came down across Minnesota Saturday might not have been ideal for most, but anglers were happy about it.
Hunting Opener Isn't Just For The MenThe deer hunting opener is this weekend in Minnesota. It's typically thought of as a big weekend for the men in this state, but they don't hold exclusivity on the event.