Gophers vs. Minnesota Duluth (4:30 p.m., ESPNU)
Whether grilling or passing the puck, Mike Reilly draws raves. Updated 12:59 AM
Join college hockey writer Jason Gonzalez and Minnesota hockey fans for a Live Chat on the Gophers-UMD game and the upcoming NCAA tournament at noon. The floor is open for questions now.
Updated 10:12 AM
The state of Minnesota will account for a fourth of the NCAA men’s hockey tournament field with the University of North Dakota also holding down a spot among the 16 teams.
Updated 7:20 AM
After two injury riddled years, Chase Budinger finally has regained his form.
Devan Dubnyk has long lauded his Wild teammates for limiting shots, sweeping away rebounds and ensuring he gets an unobstructed view of the puck.
Powerlifters, including Val Huerta and Brian Ericksen, both competing in Relentless this weekend, and judge Debbie Damminga, discuss what draws... Updated 9:16 PM
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Once a liability in the field, Trevor Plouffe has turned himself into a dependable third baseman and productive hitter the past few seasons.
Updated 6:21 AM
As Opening Day nears, teams are focusing on what their final rosters might look like. And the Twins are not liking what they see when they peek into their bullpen.
Updated 8:51 AM
An April 7 court date has been set in a Louisiana state court for Darren Sharper, the former NFL star who has entered pleas in four states where he is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting women.
It will be directed, among other things, toward plaza enhancements, food service equipment, seat upgrades and a deck that looks out toward Minneapolis, the team said.
Wisconsin looked like a beaten team for much of the game.
Updated 6:34 AM
Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday that he thinks there's very little chance state lawmakers -- or the public -- would support a taxpayer subsidy to build a soccer stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Any state involvement would have to be minimal, he said.
Detroit Tigers starter David Price said he felt good on the mound.
Updated 9:45 PM
Even for those raised on meat-and-potato American sports, big-time soccer in downtown Minneapolis will be a welcome entree in a city that offers almost everything else.
Two-thirds of the Twins outfield - center and left - are yet to be decided as spring training rounds to a close in Florida.
Val Huerta and powerlifters from around the country — some even from outside the United States — will converge on the Twin Cities for an event and fundraiser for HopeKids.