Kent Youngblood

Reporter | Pro Sports
Phone: 612-673-4365
Kent Youngblood is a general assignment reporter. He writes most often about the Timberwolves and Wild.

Recent content from Kent Youngblood

Zimmer comes from long line of football influences

Mike Zimmer comes to the Vikings with a wealth of experience and a rather long list of influences, such as Bill Parcells, Barry Switzer and Marvin Lewis.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 12:54 AM

Adelman tries to ignite lethargic Wolves

A lack of urgency, especially on the defensive end, irks Rick Adelman as the Wolves continue on a key stretch of games.

Updated: January 17, 2014, - 07:02 AM

Defensive guru Zimmer will have work to do with Vikings

Fixing a porous Vikings defense will be Mike Zimmer’s first big task.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 11:48 PM

Minutes for Muhammad still figure to be hard to come by with Wolves

The rookie returned from a successful D-League stint to a crowded Wolves roster.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 06:38 AM

Colorado ends Wild's winning streak at four games

Ryan O’Reilly’s sharp-angle goal was the decisive score as the Avs halted the Wild’s winning roll at four games.

Updated: January 12, 2014, - 06:53 AM

Wolves clear air, clobber Charlotte

The bench — and everybody else — contributed mightily as the team distanced itself from controversy.

Updated: January 12, 2014, - 01:47 AM

Koivu plans on returning for Olympics

The pain in Mikko Koivu’s surgically repaired right ankle already is fading. The same can’t be said for his frustration.Koivu,...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 11:50 PM

Wolves notes: Love and teammates mend fences, try to move forward

Friday, Kevin Love said, the team’s chemistry was good.

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 08:45 AM

Better defense could help Gophers women reach NCAA basketball tournament

The Gophers were the Big Ten’s top defensive team in nonconference play, an area they struggled with last year.

Updated: January 04, 2014, - 12:12 AM

No drama needed, Wolves pick up solid victory over New Orleans

Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic out-muscled New Orleans at Target Center. The Wolves bench, which managed just five points in Monday’s loss, chipped in 42 points Wednesday.

Updated: January 02, 2014, - 09:17 AM

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