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As close to a Minnesotan as the LPGA currently gets, South Dakotan Kim Kaufman on Tuesday got her first look at Hazeltine National Golf Club, site of June's KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
One report says Agustin Rossi would join the Loons with a $12 million option to buy his rights. United also selected two more players in the SuperDraft.
With only one goalkeeper currently on its roster, Minnesota United selected Maryland's Dayne St. Clair with the seventh pick in Friday's MLS SuperDraft.
MMinnesota United sporting director Manny Lagos called Ozzie Alonso "another addition to a part of the field where we want to add a lot of grit."
Minnesota United's 2019 regular-season schedule includes 17 matches at their new St. Paul home, starting with New York City FC on April 13 and concluding with LAFC on Sept. 29.
The Wolves trailed by 22 points in the first half, led by nine points in the fourth quarter yet allowed the Hawks just their 10th win of the season.
Robert Covington has brought his NBA first-team defensive skills and his love for snakes - he own two ball pythons - from Philadelphia to Minnesota
The 27-year-old Slovak midfielder is expected to shore up a key area of need for the Loons.
The 4 p.m. game, the first regular season MLS match on the new pitch, will be televised by ESPN, The season-opener is at Vancouver.
The fifth-ranked player in the world had four victories in 2018 and was on the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
Three-time Olympic medal winner and two-time NCAA champion, Natalie Darwitz will be the fifth woman — and first from Minnesota — in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.
The Loons' defenders are among 255 MLS players that new franchise FC Cincinnati will pick from in Tuesday's expanson draft.
The Timberwolves also disclosed plans for a training center for the e-sports franchise, set to begin competition in April in the first e-sports league operated by a U.S. pro sports league.
There's a video game revolution going on, and some heavy hitters, such as the NBA, want in.
One-year deal will precede permanent agreement between the sides in 2020.
The new soccer stadium in St. Paul will host rivals that drew more than 37,000 fans when they played at Target Field in 2017.
In this age of the side hustle, Minnesota United defender Brent Kallman has found his at the poker table. So is he thinking about a career change?
United's moves announced Monday leave it with 16 of 30 roster spots filled as it heads into a window the next two months to make other significant changes.
Both teams entered Saturday with 8-1 records after each lost to MIAC champion St. John's in October. The Royals put up 217 yards rushing to come away with the win.
A power outage pushed the game's finish back a day.
Numbers say going for it on fourth down is often advisable, including fourth-and-10 on your opponent's 40 when a long field goal's odds are just that and a deep punt isn't guaranteed.
All-America softball pitcher Sara Groenewegen spent 10 days in a medically induced coma this summer after falling ill with what doctors eventually diagnosed as Legionnaires' disease
An announced crowd of 52,242 turned out for the Loons' last home game of the season - and final at their temporary home of TCF Bank Stadium - but went home disappointed.
Derrick Rose on Friday provided the pulse for a second unit that made six of the Wolves' 10 three-pointers and helped push the home team to a 20-point lead before halftime
Two goals are overruled, and red cards abound.
The new Allianz Field will be host to the U.S. men's national team in its opening game of soccer's championship for North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Lehman is leading an effort to test the world's best golfers on a course with which senior tour players typically collected low scores.
The Loons carried on where they left the Portland game, this time with Angelo Rodriguez scoring two first-half goals.
On Saturday, Hazeltine club members remembered the Ryder Cup brought to Chaska for the first time in 2016 and perhaps peering far ahead to when it returns in 2028.
North Score: Statistics could play a big part in the strategy used in the Ryder Cup. Minnesota's own Tom Lehman is a believer.
At all levels of football, rules are being changed to make the kickoff safer. But that might not be enough to save it.
Luol Deng was a two-time All-Star forward in Chicago in 2012-13, but played only one game last season for the Lakers even though he was healthy. He joins Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose in Minnesota.
Questions about the team's chemistry and Jimmy Butler's future were thrown out at the State Fair.
Okogie was named 'MVP' of the NBA's Rookie Transition Program, an event held every summer to prepare the league's newest players for life as a professional.
Asked about Jimmy Butler's relationship with the team and teammates, Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau mentioned young big man Karl-Anthony Towns as well.
At almost 6-5 and with a 7-foot wingspan, Wolves rookie Josh Okogie believes he can handle bigger and stronger players, even if he is yet to turn 20 years old.
Tolliver is a 33-year-old forward who has played for nine NBA teams, including two previous seasons with the Wolves.
Derrick Rose took a minimum deal; Jimmy Butler was offered a maximum extension.
The Minnesota native played in only 21 games last season, and was due nearly $7 million next season.
The former NBA MVP will be paid nearly $2.4 million in 2018-19.
The Wolves, limited in options, already must contend with Golden State and Houston in the Western Conference and Utah and Denver are improving.
Paving the way to retaining Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns is crucial to the Wolves' future.
Keita Bates-Diop, the Wolves second-round pick, calls his older age (he's 22) a "big upside."
Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau says Jimmy Butler kept his mouth closed and his ears wide open during his rookie season in Chicago long ago. He sees some of Butler in Josh Okogie, drafted last week.
Known to depend noticeably upon his starters, Tom Thibodeau makes no guarantees after calling himself and General Manager Scott Layden "very excited" to add the two players that they did.
The Trail Blazers will give up two future second-rounders to the Kings for the rights to Trent, a former Apple Valley High School standout, who was taken 37th.
Tom Thibodeau and San Antonio's Gregg Popovich are the NBA's only coaches who hold ultimate decision-making power. The dual roles are seen as efficient by some, conflicting by others.
Shooters, stoppers and sleepers: Who might the Wolves take at No. 20 in Thursday's NBA draft?
The 6-foot-6 guard, son of former Timberwolves forward Gary Trent, was raised around the NBA and is now headed there himself.
As the Timberwolves weigh what to do with the 20th pick Thursday night, they must ask: What is an NBA first-round pick really worth?
An NBA source said that assistant coach Rick Brunson had been the subject of complaints that he behaved improperly toward women.
Signing Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns to contract extensions while surrounding them with more talent under salary-cap rules will challenge Wolves' management.
The Wolves coach thinks the young guard's last offseason was clouded by contract issues.
Despite making the playoffs and having 18 sellouts at Target Center, the owner hoped for home-court advantage.
By whatever evaluation, the Wolves' 47-victory regular season and first-round, five-game playoff loss to Houston were important experiences for a franchise that hadn't made the postseason since 2004.
Houston's 30-15 advantage in the third quarter of Game 5 wasn't as massive as its 50-point barrage on Monday. But it erased Minnesota's halftime lead and ended the season for the Wolves.
"We've grown a lot from the beginning to now," Wolves All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns said.
James Harden scored 22 points all by himself in Monday's third quarter, less than a week after he went 2-for-18
Leading by only a point at halftime, the Rockets outscored the Wolves 50-20 in the third quarter, including seven three pointers by Houston star James Harden.
The Wolves said their confidence had not been dented. "Absolutely not," Karl-Anthony Towns said. "We will be ready [for Game 5]."
Keeping pace with Houston's notorious three-point shooting gives the Wolves a fighting chance in the playoff series that resumes at Target Center tonight.
The Timberwolves treated Target Center fans to quite the show in the first home playoff game in 14 years: A blowout victory.
Houston's defense has turned the Wolves upside-down in the first two games of the NBA playoffs. Can they find answers before Saturday's game at Target Center?
Houston's Chris Paul came back from a six-turnover performance in Game 1, delivering an acrobatic 27-point, eight-assist night for the Rockets while Karl-Anthony Towns finished with just five points for the Wolves.
With no back-to-back games in the playoffs, star players can see more minutes.
Held to eight points in Game 1 vs. Houston, Karl-Anthony Towns spoke repeatedly Tuesday about maintaining "discipline" and following "the game plan."
Seven years ago, Derrick Rose was coming off a league MVP season just as Butler was entering the NBA as a rookie. Now it's all changed.
Rockets superstar James Harden toyed with the Timberwolves often Sunday, scoring 25 of his 44 points in the game's final 18 minutes while making seven three-pointers.
James Harden scored 44 points on 15-for-24 shooting in leading the Rockets to a 104-101 victory while Karl-Anthony Towns took only nine shots and scored eight points.
The NBA playoffs are all about deciding what to give the opponent and what to take away, and Houston didn't let Karl-Anthony Towns get good looks at three-pointers in Game 1.
Some former high-school teammates and an assistant principal temporarily have become Wolves fans because Jimmy Butler has come home for the playoffs.
It's one thing to beat an opponent one time, such as in the NCAA tournament. It's quite another thing to do so four times after both sides have had days before — and in between — to prepare for their opponents.
In the playoffs for the first time in 14 years, the undaunted Wolves face the No. 1-seed Rockets with a goal to "shock the world."
After getting no help from other teams around the West, the Timberwolves must earn a playoffs spot themselves to end 14-year drought. The Denver Nuggets stand in their way.
There was no doubt Jimmy Butler's teammates started to show the burden borne during Butler's absence, both because of their increased workload without him and the loss of Butler's sheer will.
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