Minnesota Sports News

Gophers honor legend Willie Burton, but fall to No. 11 Michigan State

Jan 26, 2020

The Spartans held the Gophers to 28% shooting and kept them scoreless for the final 2:47 of the game.

AP source: Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Jan 26, 2020

Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of his generation, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. A source has confirmed that Bryant's 13-year-old daughter Gianna also was killed in the crash.

Thought of a full season with Luis Arraez excites Twins

Jan 25, 2020

Second-year infielder Luis Arraez could bat leadoff and says he wants to reach double digits in home runs this season for the Twins. Last season, he made his debut on May 18 and a month later was on the team for good.

Losing streak reaches nine games as Timberwolves fall 113-104 to Oklahoma City

Jan 25, 2020

Karl-Anthony Towns had 19 points in the first quarter on his way to 37 for the game but the Thunder pulled away in a third quarter that featured plenty of frustration from the Wolves

Time has come for Super Bowl quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Jimmy Garoppolo

Jan 25, 2020

Patrick Mahomes and Jimmy Garoppolo give Super Bowl LIV a fresh look. In 54 Super Bowls, this duo ranks third in youth, tied for sixth in playoff inexperience and tied for first in fewest career starts.

Gophers hockey establishes pace early, completes sweep over Ohio State

Jan 25, 2020

The Gophers on Saturday took the lead at 4:46 in the first period and won 4-1 over the Buckeyes.

Division uncertainty makes recruiting tougher for St. Thomas coaches

Jan 25, 2020

Will St. Thomas be able to to jump directly to Division I without a pit stop at Division II? This interim period has created a weird dynamic in courting the next wave of players.

Lexy Ramler scores another perfect 10 on balance beam

Jan 25, 2020

Gophers gymnast Lexy Ramler, a junior from St. Michael, scored the first 10 by a Gopher ever at the Maturi Pavilion but it's Ramler's second on the beam in back-to-back meets.

The Latest: Federer rallies to reach Australian Open QFs

Jan 26, 2020

The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local):

Like other sons from college basketball coaching families, Gophers' Richard Pitino tries to carve own path

Jan 26, 2020

Gophers coach Richard Pitino has learned how career-defining it is to go your own way. Other second-generation college basketball coaches have discovered that as well, some sooner than others.