Wild uses two goalies in edging Flames in shootout

Wild uses two goalies in edging Flames in shootout

Backup Alex Stalock replaced Devan Dubnyk, who left the game after the first period because of a lower-body injury.
Wolves squander late lead, lose to 76ers in OT
Wolves

Wolves squander late lead, lose to 76ers in OT

12:58am
Jimmy Butler scored a game-high 38 points, but Joel Embiid had the last laugh for the 76ers.
Twins' closer might already be on their roster
Twins

Twins' closer might already be on their roster

December 12
Team is mulling over internal options, such as sidearmer Trevor Hildenberger, as it talks with free agents.
Famed Vikings trash-talker Randle tells players to ignore boorish fans
Vikings

Famed Vikings trash-talker Randle tells players to ignore boorish fans

December 12
Seahawks defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson could have used that advice from the Hall of Fame defensive tackle Sunday in Jacksonville after he was ejected for fighting.
Vikings' successful season complicates Super Bowl prep
Super Bowl LII

Vikings' successful season complicates Super Bowl prep

December 12
Even one home playoff game for the home team slices league's time to gussy up stadium.
Minnesota curlers keep Olympic dreams alive
Sports

Minnesota curlers keep Olympic dreams alive

December 12
Those who missed singles cut can try again in mixed doubles, a fast-paced, aggressive counterpart to traditional curling.
Five things to know about potential Twins trade target Archer
Twins

Five things to know about potential Twins trade target Archer

December 12
As the Twins ponder ways to bolster their starting rotation, the Rays pitcher in particular seems to make the most sense for them to pursue this offseason.
Gophers

Souhan: Gophers' Pitino is right ... and wrong

December 12
It's natural and right for Richard Pitino to defend his players after they were booed at halftime Monday night. But his mind-set demonstrates the illogic at the heart of major college sports.
Outdoors

Ruffed grouse need snow for warmth, protection

12:34am
To avoid presenting themselves as easy pickings for predators, ruffed grouse burrow into snow — when it's available — and disappear. This also allows grouse to "thermo-regulate,'' or stay warm.
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Cal Poly at Gophers women's basketball

    12 pm on 93.3-FM

  • Sacramento at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN PLUS, 830-AM

  • Toronto at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Edmonton at Wild

    1 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Phoenix at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Cincinnati at Vikings

    12:10 pm on Ch. 4, 100.3/1130

  • Wild at Chicago

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Portland at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Wild at Ottawa

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

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Today's Scoreboard

No MLB games today

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  • Denver

    Detroit

     

    - F

    103

    84

  • Atlanta

    Cleveland

     

    - F

    114

    123

  • LA Lakers

    New York

     

    - F

    109

    113

  • Washington

    Brooklyn

     

    - F

    98

    103

  • San Antonio

    Dallas

     

    - F

    89

    95

  • Philadelphia

    Minnesota

     

    - F

    118

    112

  • Phoenix

    Sacramento

     

    - F

    92

    99

  • Ottawa

    Buffalo

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Edmonton

    Columbus

     

    - F

    7

    2

  • Los Angeles

    New Jersey

     

    - F

    1

    5

  • Toronto

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    2

    4

  • Colorado

    Washington

     

    - F

    2

    5

  • Calgary

    Minnesota

     

    - F

    1

    2

  • Tampa Bay

    St. Louis

     

    - F

    3

    0

  • Florida

    Chicago

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Carolina

    Vegas

     

    - F

    3

    2

No MLS games today

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