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Vikings
September 10, 2019
Twin Cities pro playoff drought about to change -- possibly in a big way

Twin Cities pro playoff drought about to change -- possibly in a big way

It’s been more than a year since the last playoff game involving a team from one of Minnesota's major teams, and almost 18 months since a home game. But 2019 is a different story.
Vikings
September 10, 2019
End of Saints vs. Texans has multiple 'what were they thinking?' moments

End of Saints vs. Texans has multiple 'what were they thinking?' moments

It was a great, thrilling game. But it also left a lot of questions about how teams reacted to situations near the end of the game.
Twins
September 9, 2019
Thinking about Twins' ailments and a Kirilloff call-up after 'dad injury'

Thinking about Twins' ailments and a Kirilloff call-up after 'dad injury'

When you're day-to-day (shoulder) after keeping a toddler from falling off a couch, you can relate to these Twins.
Sports
September 9, 2019
It's just one week, but Vikings keeping Bailey over Vedvik looks smart

It's just one week, but Vikings keeping Bailey over Vedvik looks smart

Kaare Vedvik missed an extra point and a 45-yard field goal in a one-point Jets loss.
Vikings
September 6, 2019
The Lions as NFC North favorites? One set of data reads that way

The Lions as NFC North favorites? One set of data reads that way

While we shouldn’t put too much stock in what looks like a clear outlier, we shouldn’t ignore it, either. Maybe this will be a four-team race, with Detroit playing a role in it.
Gophers
September 6, 2019
Is it time to re-hang the Gophers' 1997 Final Four banner at The Barn?

Is it time to re-hang the Gophers' 1997 Final Four banner at The Barn?

For nearly 19 years, the symbol of the Gophers men’s basketball team’s greatest on-court accomplishment and biggest off-court shame has been absent from the public eye.
Vikings
September 5, 2019
Vikings' depth chart shows nearly same lineup as 2018, except for offensive line

Vikings' depth chart shows nearly same lineup as 2018, except for offensive line

Welcome to the Thursday edition of The Cooler, where the experts don't know how much I love free tacos. Let's get to it: *While reading…
Vikings
September 4, 2019
In the one reality that matters, will Vikings really go 7-9?

In the one reality that matters, will Vikings really go 7-9?

An NFL season is a snap shot of randomness, fortunate bounces, magnificent performances and being in the right place at the right time.
Vikings
September 4, 2019
Are Vikings doomed by 'curse of Kyle Sloter' in 2019?

Are Vikings doomed by 'curse of Kyle Sloter' in 2019?

“PFTCommenter” from the hit podcast Pardon My Take put a curse on the “historically clutch” Vikings.
Vikings
September 3, 2019
Who are the 10 most important players on the Vikings' roster?

Who are the 10 most important players on the Vikings' roster?

This isn't a list of the 10 best players on the roster. Rather, it's a look at the 10 players among the team's 53 current players who can't afford to get injured or underperform in 2019.
Sports
August 29, 2019
Byung Ho Park

Bomba Squad Korea: Ex-Twin Park hits four homers in a game

Even former Twins in different leagues are getting in on the home run parade in 2019. It's a sign that everything worked out in the home run universe.
Sports
August 28, 2019
Studio host/reporter Katie Emmer announces she's leaving FSN

Studio host/reporter Katie Emmer announces she's leaving FSN

Katie Emmer, who was hired full-time by Fox Sports North as a studio host and reporter for almost exactly a year ago, announced Wednesday on…
Twins
August 28, 2019
Changed standards: Pineda's 5 strong innings were a modern masterpiece

Changed standards: Pineda's 5 strong innings were a modern masterpiece

Maybe it wasn’t enough to mollify baseball purists who like to see starters work deeper in games, but Michael Pineda's work was a modern masterpiece of sorts.
Vikings
August 28, 2019
Kicking away his chance? Blair Walsh goes wide left with Falcons

Kicking away his chance? Blair Walsh goes wide left with Falcons

There's no joy in reporting that former Vikings kicker Blair Walsh does not seem to be seizing his chance after being added recently to the Atlanta camp roster.
Vikings
August 27, 2019
Ex-NFL players telling their stories in support of Andrew Luck

Ex-NFL players telling their stories in support of Andrew Luck

Among the supporters are two players, including a former Vikings lineman, who detailed what it feels like to be constantly injured and constantly rehabilitating.
Twins
August 26, 2019
Averages and outliers: How should you really feel about Twins pitching?

Averages and outliers: How should you really feel about Twins pitching?

If you simply compare the Twins pitching staff to the rest of MLB over the course of the entire season, the news is flattering. But what happens when you look at it on a month-by-month basis?
Vikings
August 26, 2019
Blair Walsh's four missed extra-point kicks are the most in the NFL this season. He was released this week by the Vikings.

Ghosts of kicking past are set to haunt Vikings early this year

The Vikings could be facing two of their failed kickers in their first two home games at U.S. Bank Stadium. And it's not like Minnesota's kicking issues have been solved, right?
Sports
August 23, 2019
Gardenhire barreling toward 6th straight 90-loss season as manager

Gardenhire barreling toward 6th straight 90-loss season as manager

For the first nine seasons of Ron Gardenhire’s managerial career, he could do very little wrong in the regular season. Then things started falling apart.
Wild
August 22, 2019
How will Guerin use analytics? Perhaps Zucker's case provides clues

How will Guerin use analytics? Perhaps Zucker's case provides clues

It will be interesting to see how and if data are incorporated by Bill Guerin as he tries to undo some of the damage from the last 15 months.
Twins
August 22, 2019
Bullpen angst? Cleveland fans feel pain after another blown save

Bullpen angst? Cleveland fans feel pain after another blown save

When the top reliever in the best bullpen struggles, things get ugly on social media. That's the story right now in Cleveland with closer Brad Hand.
Wild
August 21, 2019
Who's No. 1? Ranking playing careers of Minnesota's pro sports bosses

Who's No. 1? Ranking playing careers of Minnesota's pro sports bosses

Bill Guerin was named the fourth general manager in Wild history on Wednesday, and in the process he joined an impressive club
Sports
August 20, 2019
Cunningham, Keenum, Favre: Can Cousins be next to have top season here?

Cunningham, Keenum, Favre: Can Cousins be next to have top season here?

Randall Cunningham and Case Keenum had the best seasons of their careers during the short time they spent with the Vikings. Will that be the Kirk Cousins story in 2019?
Vikings
August 19, 2019
Outtakes: Favre trying to rip his own tendon and Longwell's regret

Outtakes: Favre trying to rip his own tendon and Longwell's regret

When you get a bunch of football guys telling stories from 10 years ago about one of the biggest things that has happened in local sports history, there really isn’t an “off” switch.
Vikings
August 19, 2019
Three years after injury, Teddy Bridgewater's future still unclear

Three years after injury, Teddy Bridgewater's future still unclear

While he’s made remarkable progress just to get back on the field, Teddy Bridgewater had a disappointing preseason showing against the Chargers over the weekend.
Twins
August 16, 2019
Puckett, Oliva, Carew, Boggs, Ichiro ... and Luis Arraez?

Puckett, Oliva, Carew, Boggs, Ichiro ... and Luis Arraez?

Arraez's numbers this season would be exceptional for just about anyone, but they are borderline ridiculous for a 22-year-old rookie:
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Twins vs. Toronto (spring training)

    12:07 pm

  • Gophers women's basketball at Iowa

    6:30 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Wild at Detroit

    6:30 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Boston vs. Twins (spring training)

    12:05 pm on 830-AM

  • Timberwolves at Orlando

    6 pm on FSN PLUS, 830-AM

  • Wild at Columbus

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • St. Cloud State at Gophers women's hockey

    6:37 pm

  • Michigan at Gophers men's hockey

    7:30 pm on BTN, 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • St. Cloud State at Gophers women's hockey

    2:07 pm

  • Michigan at Gophers men's hockey

    5 pm on FSN, 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • Pittsburgh vs. Twins (spring training)

    5:05 pm on 830-AM

  • Twins vs. Tampa Bay

    12:05 pm on FSN PLUS

  • Dallas at Timberwolves

    2:30 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Maryland at Gophers women's basketball

    3 pm on ESPN2, 96.7-FM

  • Gophers men's basketball at Wisconsin

    5:30 pm on BTN, 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • Loons at Portland

    6:30 pm on FS1, 1500-AM

  • Washington at Wild

    7 pm on NBCSN, 100.3-FM

  • Twins vs. St. Louis (spring training)

    12:05 pm on MLBN

  • Detroit vs. Twins (spring training)

    12:05 pm on FSN

  • Timberwolves at New Orleans

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Nashville at Wild

    7 pm on FSN PLUS, 100.3-FM

  • Gophers men's basketball at Indiana

    6 pm on BTN, 100.3-FM

  • Chicago at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Twins vs. Baltimore

    2:05 pm

Today's Scoreboard

  • St. Louis

    Atlanta

     

    - F

    1

    3

  • Pittsburgh

    Baltimore

     

    - F

    0

    13

  • Philadelphia

    Boston

     

    - F

    12

    5

  • Tampa Bay

    NY Yankees

     

    - F

    1

    7

  • Detroit

    Tampa Bay

     

    - F

    3

    6

  • Minnesota

    Toronto

     

    - F

    3

    3

  • Seattle

    Chicago White Sox

     

    - F

    5

    6

  • LA Dodgers

    Cleveland

     

    - F

    6

    5

  • Kansas City

    Milwaukee

     

    - F

    2

    4

  • Colorado

    Oakland

     

    - F

    2

    5

  • Chicago Cubs

    Texas

     

    - F

    1

    13

  • Cincinnati

    Arizona

     

    - F

    8

    0

  • San Diego

    LA Angels

     

    - F

    1

    0

  • San Francisco

    Seattle

     

    - F

    5

    4

  • Houston

    Washington

     

    - Bot 4th

    2

    2

  • NY Mets

    Miami

     

    - Bot 2nd

    0

    0

No NFL games today

  • New York

    Philadelphia

     

    - 2nd, 6:29

    26

    40

  • Portland

    Indiana

    7:00 PM

    TNT

  • Sacramento

    Oklahoma City

    7:00 PM

  • LA Lakers

    Golden State

    9:30 PM

    TNT

  • Toronto

    Florida

     

    - End 1st

    3

    3

  • NY Rangers

    Montreal

     

    - End 1st

    0

    1

  • Chicago

    Tampa Bay

     

    - End 1st

    0

    0

  • Dallas

    Boston

     

    - 1st, 13:00

    0

    0

  • Minnesota

    Detroit

     

    - 1st, 12:10

    0

    0

  • Vancouver

    Ottawa

     

    - 1st, 14:20

    0

    0

  • Calgary

    Nashville

    7:00 PM

  • NY Islanders

    St. Louis

    7:00 PM

  • Washington

    Winnipeg

    7:00 PM

  • New Jersey

    San Jose

    9:30 PM

No MLS games today