Minnesota Sports News

Wild's Zach Parise out; Rem Pitlick will make NHL debut for Predators

Mar 25, 2019

The Wild hopes Zach Parise could be back in action this weekend when it returns to the road for a two-game tour of Vegas and Arizona. He suffered a lower-body injury Friday at Washington.

Jets official takes shot at Anthony Barr for backing out of agreement

Mar 25, 2019

Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr has added to his enemies list. Two seasons ago, he garnered the ire of Aaron Rodgers and Packers fans when he landed on the Green Bay QB after a legal hit and knocked Rodgers out for much of the 2017 season. This offseason?…

Picks to Click 2019, the polls are opening. And it's Twins vs Twins today

Mar 25, 2019

We're down to the final two days of camp, with 32 players still in camp and lots of unanswered questions, including your Picks to Click for the 2019 season.

It could come down to Wild vs. Stars for last playoff spot

Mar 25, 2019

Welcome to the Monday edition of The Cooler, where things are a lot calmer than they were a few days ago. Let's get to it: *The Wild's playoff hopes have faded significantly in the last two weeks because of a 1-3-1 home stand (and, frankly, several other …

Homer hankering: MLB has a thirst for free swingers, and the Twins are getting on board

Mar 25, 2019

The revamped Twins lineup, with veteran slugger Nelson Cruz as its centerpiece, will rely on long-distance connections more than ever before, with all the side effects that strategy entails.

Gophers seek to make NCAA tourney a habit

Mar 25, 2019

Making an NCAA tournament run is Minnesota's goal next season, but coach Richard Pitino's biggest challenge is replacing one of the program's all-time greats.

Patrick Reusse, R.J. Fritz tapped for Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Mar 25, 2019

The selections by the Pavek Museum in St. Louis Park were announced Friday and also include longtime personalities from Rochester and Duluth.

St. Cloud State, Minnesota Duluth and Minnesota State land No. 1 NCAA hockey seeds

Mar 25, 2019

For the first time since the formation of a 16-team NCAA men's hockey field in 2003, Minnesota — or any state for that matter — has three No. 1 seeds.

How close did Duke come to taking a fall and busting your bracket?

Mar 25, 2019

Here's how close Duke came to becoming history in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Only a series of improbable last-minute plays saved the Blue Devils.

Marquee spring tourney wears heart on its sleeve

Mar 25, 2019

Jordan Murphy covered his face as he hugged his coach and teammates, knowing he would never share this kind of stage again. It's an unmatched sense of finality in sports.