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Wolves
May 15
David Kahn, left, general manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin O'Connor, center, general manager of the Utah Jazz, and Nick Gilbert, 14, right

How awful is Wolves draft history? It's one in a ... whole lot of awful

What are the odds of moving down 12 times and not moving up a single time? Knowing that answer might even make you feel a bit sorry for David Kahn. (Or maybe not.)
Vikings
May 14
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) threw a complete pass to Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) in the second quarter at For

When it comes to Vikings, NFL power rankings all over the map

The Vikings are ranked as high as 10th in the offseason rankings, while a couple of NFL analysts have them in the bottom half of the NFL.
Wolves
May 14
Moving up in draft lottery could hurt Wolves. Here's why.

Moving up in draft lottery could hurt Wolves. Here's why.

The chance of winning the lottery and drafting Zion Williamson would obviously help the team. But here's why moving into one of the other prime spots may not be best for the Wolves.
Gophers
May 13
A St. John's University fan dressed as clergy cheered from the stands in the second half.

Johnnies, of all people, aid Tommies in MIAC debate with petition

In the fascinating, escalating story of conference power St. Thomas’ possible ouster from the MIAC, the Tommies seemingly have few allies. But they have one in a surprising place.
Wolves
May 13
Western Conference finals are reminder of Wolves draft blunders

Western Conference finals are reminder of Wolves draft blunders

Any increased exposure for the Warriors brings to mind the franchise-altering draft blunder in 2009 when David Kahn passed twice on drafting Steph Curry, as well as its miss on Portland's C.J. McCollum.
Twins
May 10
Best record in baseball on May 10? It bodes well for Twins' future

Best record in baseball on May 10? It bodes well for Twins' future

Long story short: Early success is a pretty good predictor of season-long success, though there are a few cautionary outliers.
Wolves
May 9
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Kurt Rambis questions his team as they play the Indiana Pacers in the second half of an NBA basketball game in India

Ex-Wolves coach Rambis reportedly mucking up Lakers coaching search

Kurt Rambis, who was an almost impossible 100 games under .500 in just two seasons in Minnesota, is reportedly exerting quite a bit of control over the Lakers coaching hire. It's not going well.
Wolves
May 8
Rosas makes stop at Lynx practice to visit with Cheryl Reeve

Rosas makes stop at Lynx practice to visit with Cheryl Reeve

Things were certainly not as friendly or collaborative between the Lynx and Wolves during Tom Thibodeau’s tenure as coach and president.
Twins
May 8
Minnesota Twins outfielders Jake Cave, Byron Buxton and Max Kepler celebrate at the end of the game on April 29, 2019 at Target Field in Minneapolis,

Twins currently favored to win AL Central (and other mind-boggling data)

"Are the Twins for real?” is a question that you have probably asked or tried to answer in the midst of this 22-12 start to the season. Well, take a look at these numbers and decide for yourself.
Wolves
May 7
Wolves should aim for 'Milwaukee West' instead of 'Houston North'

Wolves should aim for 'Milwaukee West' instead of 'Houston North'

Maybe there’s an NBA model out there that is worth borrowing heavily from, even if it’s not outright copying. And no, it’s not the Rockets.
Vikings
May 6
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins delivered the commencement address at Michigan State, his alma mater, over the weekend.

Cousins gives MSU commencement address, ends with 'You like that!'

The speech was filled with pretty good practical lessons divided into 4 1/2 specific truths he gleaned from the 4 1/2 years it took him to graduate.
Wolves
May 3
Coefficient of performance: Rockets philosophy meets Andrew Wiggins

Coefficient of performance: Rockets philosophy meets Andrew Wiggins

What happens when the efficiency of the Rockets meets the inefficiency of underachieving max player Andrew Wiggins?
Twins
May 2
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, left, stands on the mound with starting pitcher Corey Kluber (28) during the fifth inning of the team's base

Kluber's injury, Twins' hot start could signal changing of guard

A shift in the balance of power is often subtle – occurring in such small increments as to be barely perceptible. But sometimes it arrives all it once.
Twins
May 1
Target Field on Tuesday night

Twins have the second-biggest attendance drop in MLB so far

In purely baseball terms, the early part of the season has been great for the Twins. That has not, however, translated into one critical area: attendance.
Wolves
April 30
Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler (23) looks to pass as Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) falls while defending during first-half, second-round

Jimmy 'My name isn't James' Butler carries 76ers to playoff win

Sixers coach Brett Brown attempted to compliment Butler after his big game by saying that he was “James Butler” instead of Jimmy.
Wolves
April 30
Focke leaving Lynx, Wolves radio for job with NBA's Hornets

Focke leaving Lynx, Wolves radio for job with NBA's Hornets

John Focke, who has done studio work for Timberwolves radio broadcasts since 2007 and took over as the play-by-play voice of the Lynx in 2012, is leaving for Charlotte.
Gophers
April 29
Whalen makes Gophers scholarship 'offer' to Arya Stark

Whalen makes Gophers scholarship 'offer' to Arya Stark

Lindsay Whalen’s tweet has been “liked” more than 1,000 times and drew the interest of Business Insider. That’s some savvy recruiting P.R. right there.
Vikings
April 29
Draft grades: Most say Vikings did well -- with one big exception

Draft grades: Most say Vikings did well -- with one big exception

One draft grade (just like one poll) doesn’t necessarily tell you much. But a bunch of them put together? You can start to at least build a consensus.
Wild
April 29
Fans supporting traded Wild players -- especially Nino Niederreiter

Fans supporting traded Wild players -- especially Nino Niederreiter

Three key Wild players were traded leading up to this year’s deadline, and all three ended up in the playoffs. Have you been rooting for or against them?
Vikings
April 26
Analysts agree: Vikings nailed first round pick with Bradbury

Analysts agree: Vikings nailed first round pick with Bradbury

For what it’s worth: GM Rick Spielman is getting closer to shedding the label of not doing enough to improve the offensive line, at least via the draft.
Gophers
April 25
Cori Kennedy, Minnesota State

Meet Cori Kennedy: Minnesota State's viral video softball sensation

Her “instructional” videos have made her a Twitter star with millions of views after her first one in December was done as a joke to send to her five siblings.
Wolves
April 25
Ricky Rubio's ugly air ball could mark end of his time in Utah

Ricky Rubio's ugly air ball could mark end of his time in Utah

With the game on the line, the former Wolves point guard will never be the guy you want taking the shot. A key miss Wednesday night reinforced that point.
Wolves
April 24
In praise of Damian Lillard and his loyalty in the modern NBA

In praise of Damian Lillard and his loyalty in the modern NBA

Lillard's 50 points and a first-round series victory included a long, Game 5-winning three-pointer, then waving good-bye to the Thunder and star guard Russell Westbrook.
Vikings
April 24
Will Vikings end up paying for spending too much on Cousins?

Will Vikings end up paying for spending too much on Cousins?

Paying elite quarterbacks big money is a good idea and translates into wins. Paying comparable money for good but not great QBs is a much bigger risk.
Wolves
April 23
Jimmy Butler 'brought the best out in people,' Thibodeau says

Jimmy Butler 'brought the best out in people,' Thibodeau says

Fired Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau talked about his future and Butler in a podcast. Meanwhile, an ESPN article said Butler's lack of a filter 'left him seemingly oblivious to the wreckage he had wrought with the Wolves.'
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Canterbury Park live racing

    12:45 pm

  • Twins at Texas

    2:05 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Saints at Winnipeg

    4 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Lynx at Seattle

    6 pm on 106.1-FM

  • Seattle at Vikings (preseason)

    7 pm on Ch. 9, 100.3-FM

  • Saints at Winnipeg

    7 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    7:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    7:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Lynx at Los Angeles

    9:30 pm on NBATV, 106.1-FM

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    12:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Saints at Gary

    6:45 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    6 pm

  • Dallas at Lynx

    7 pm on 106.1-FM

  • Saints at Gary

    7:10 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Loons at Sporting K.C.

    8:30 pm on ESPN, 1500-AM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    6 pm

  • Detroit at Twins

    7:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Saints at Gary

    7:10 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Arizona at Vikings (preseason)

    12 pm on Ch. 9, NFLN, 100.3-FM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    5 pm

  • Detroit at Twins

    6:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Chicago at Saints

    7:05 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Canterbury Park live racing

    12:45 pm

  • Detroit at Twins

    1:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

Today's Scoreboard

  • Baltimore

    Boston

     

    - F

    7

    13

  • Cleveland

    NY Yankees

     

    - F

    8

    4

  • San Diego

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    3

    2

  • Seattle

    Toronto

     

    - F

    7

    0

  • St. Louis

    Cincinnati

     

    - F

    5

    4

  • Detroit

    Tampa Bay

     

    - F

    4

    5

  • LA Dodgers

    Atlanta

     

    - F

    3

    5

  • Milwaukee

    Washington

     

    - F

    8

    16

  • NY Mets

    Kansas City

     

    - F

    11

    5

  • Minnesota

    Texas

     

    - Top 8th

    3

    3

  • Miami

    Colorado

     

    - Top 9th

    3

    4

  • Chicago White Sox

    LA Angels

     

    - Bot 6th

    1

    5

  • Houston

    Oakland

     

    - Top 7th

    4

    1

  • San Francisco

    Arizona

     

    - Top 6th

    1

    4

  • Chicago Cubs

    Pittsburgh

    6:10 PM

    ESPN

  • New Orleans

    Los Angeles

     

    - 3rd, 4:57

    3

    17

  • Seattle

    Minnesota

    7:00 PM

    FOX

No NBA games today

No NHL games today

  • Atlanta

    Portland

    9:00 PM

    FOX SPORTS 1