Minnesota Sports News

Gophers sizzle from beyond the arc to stomp Central Michigan 82-57

Nov 22, 2019

Last season, the Gophers were among the worst in the nation in shooting three-pointers. On Thursday at the Barn, they hit the second most in team history.

Wild survives frenzied finish to hold off Colorado

Nov 22, 2019

Ryan Suter, Jared Spurgeon and Mikko Koivu all blocked shots in the closing minutes while goalie Alex Stalock stopped everything fired at him in the third period.

Fleck says Gophers football needs to learn how to win as a front-runner

Nov 22, 2019

Winning as the favorite at Northwestern on Saturday is the next challenge as coach P.J. Fleck teaches his team about "championship football."

Gophers needed only one look to decide Airi Miyabe was true volleyball talent

Nov 22, 2019

Airi Miyabe left Japan to learn a new language, experience another culture and traditions, and to develop her skills at Minnesota while playing volleyball at the highest NCAA levels.

Kicker Fred Cox, leading scorer in Vikings history, dies at 80

Nov 22, 2019

Cox, one of 11 players on the rosters of all four Vikings' Super Bowl teams, died at age 80. Bud Grant called him the 'ultimate team player' for all of the things he did beyond kicking.

Enthusiastic fans and determined skaters at the X? We'd heard otherwise

Nov 22, 2019

The sellout streak is over and the announced attendance of 17,574 was padded perhaps by a couple of thousand. But the alleged decline in interest in this team was not felt at the X.

Penn State still holds cards in Big Ten East

Nov 22, 2019

Gophers fans anticipating a trip to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship Game might want to pay some attention to Saturday's Penn State-Ohio State game.

Young Gophers looking for the early spark Wisconsin is enjoying

Nov 22, 2019

When Minnesota and Wisconsin meet this weekend, fans will see two of the nation's youngest men's hockey teams looking to mature quickly. Right now, the Badgers are doing a bit better.

'I wanted to live': Minnesotan inspired to talk — and write — about grizzly bear attack

Nov 22, 2019

Author Alex Messenger said memories of 2005 trip to Canadian tundra are never too far away.

Gable Steveson qualifies for Olympic Trials but is still suspended from Gophers wrestling

Nov 22, 2019

Gable Steveson qualified for the trials by winning his weight class at a meet in New York City last weekend. He remains under investigation by Hennepin County on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct.