Minnesota Sports News

Gophers start poorly, finish worse in ugly loss at Illinois

Jan 17, 2019

Illinois, previously winless in Big Ten play this season, was in control throughout Wednesday night's game, a 27-point win against the Gophers.

Gary Kubiak makes perfect sense for Vikings coach Mike Zimmer

Jan 16, 2019

Did Vikings coach Mike Zimmer keep his word that he'd do a better job making sure he didn't commit another John DeFilippo-sized error in hiring offensive coaches?

Tyler Johnson returning to Gophers for senior season goes beyond football

Jan 16, 2019

By returning for his senior season, Tyler Johnson can cement his legacy as one of the most productive receivers in Gophers history. But by earning his degree he can set an example for others in North Minneapolis.

Wild trades Justin Kloos to Anaheim for Pontus Aberg

Jan 17, 2019

Pontus Aberg has career highs in goals and assists already this season, and gives the Wild, which plays Anaheim on Thursday, a right shot up front.

In home of Spam, Twins' Jake Cave, Tyler Austin give canned answers

Jan 16, 2019

A Twins Winter Caravan stop in Austin, Minn., on Wednesday meant time for players to talk baseball - and canned meats.

WATCH: Brock Lesnar and Gable Steveson in the Gophers wrestling room

Jan 16, 2019

Former NCAA champion and WWE superstar Brock Lesnar paid a visit to his alma mater on Wednesday and scrapped with current No. 1-ranked heavyweight Gable Steveson

Wolves left scratching their heads as effort goes missing vs. 76ers

Jan 15, 2019

The Timberwolves lamented their lack of energy and effort in a 42-point loss to Philadelphia

Michigan State President Engler says he'll resign next week

Jan 16, 2019

The former governor brought in to help Michigan State University recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school's interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims.

At new Minneapolis prep basketball academy, opportunity and uncertainty are teammates

Jan 16, 2019

The sports-minded school, with 21 athletes in its first year, is part of a growing trend that flips the traditional high school approach in seeking to get exposure for their basketball talents