Minnesota Sports
  • Twins

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria hit a two-run homer and Grant Balfour was perfect in his first appearance in a Tampa Bay uniform since 2010, helping the Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Sunday. …

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    03 Mar 14
  • Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three goalies for Minnesota-based colleges are among the 18 nominees for an award honoring the nation’s top NCAA goalie. Minnesota’s Adam Wilcox, Ryan Faragher of St. Cloud State and Minnesota Duluth’s Aaron Crandall are among …

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    01 Mar 14
  • wild

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Justin Fontaine’s goal in the seventh round of the shootout gave the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night. Fontaine went wide on Eddie Lack and slid …

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    01 Mar 14
  • Twins

    Ft. Myers, FL – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have agreed to terms with their remaining 27 players to contracts for the 2014 season. The following players have agreed this week: Pitchers – Logan Darnell, Samuel …

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    28 Feb 14
  • Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s Rachael Bona and Hannah Brandt are among 10 finalists for the 2014 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. The USA Hockey Foundation announced the finalists Thursday. The award honors the top player in …

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    28 Feb 14
  • wild

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Darcy Kuemper made 21 saves to earn his second career shutout and the Minnesota Wild returned from the Olympic break with a 3-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. …

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    28 Feb 14
  • wild

     SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired forward Brad Winchester from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for defenseman Brian Connelly.       Winchester, 32 (3/1/81), has …

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    27 Feb 14
  • Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Austin Hollins and his Minnesota teammates were in one of those familiar February slumps. They fueled all that frustration into their finest shooting performance of the season, and No. 20 Iowa had …

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    26 Feb 14