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Vikings
September 10
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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  • Vikings at Green Bay

    12 pm on Ch. 9, 100.3/1130

  • Twins at Cleveland

    12:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Real Salt Lake at Loons

    4:30 pm on FSN, 1500-AM

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    6:40 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    6:40 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Dallas at Wild (preseason)

    7 pm on FSN PLUS, NHLN, 100.3-FM

  • Chicago White Sox at Twins

    6:40 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Wild at Winnipeg (preseason)

    7 pm on 100.3-FM

  • Kansas City at Twins

    6:40 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Kansas City at Twins

    7:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Toronto Aerios at Gophers women's hockey (exhibition)

    12:07 pm

  • Colorado at Wild (preseason)

    5 pm on FSN PLUS, 100.3-FM

  • Kansas City at Twins

    6:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Oakland at Vikings

    12 pm on Ch. 9, 100.3/1130

  • Kansas City at Twins

    1:10 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Minnesota Whitecaps at Gophers women's hockey (exhibition)

    2:07 pm

  • Loons at Portland

    2:55 pm on ESPN, 1500-AM

Today's Scoreboard

  • Boston

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    6

    3

  • NY Yankees

    Toronto

     

    - F

    4

    6

  • Minnesota

    Cleveland

     

    - F

    5

    7

  • Baltimore

    Detroit

     

    - F

    8

    2

  • Atlanta

    Washington

     

    - F

    0

    7

  • Houston

    Kansas City

     

    - Bot 9th

    12

    2

  • Milwaukee

    St. Louis

     

    - Top 9th

    7

    4

  • Pittsburgh

    Chicago Cubs

     

    - Top 8th

    6

    15

  • Oakland

    Texas

     

    - Bot 6th

    5

    0

  • San Diego

    Colorado

     

    - Top 5th

    3

    4

  • Miami

    San Francisco

     

    - Bot 4th

    0

    1

  • Tampa Bay

    LA Angels

     

    - Top 4th

    1

    3

  • Cincinnati

    Arizona

     

    - Top 5th

    2

    1

  • Chicago White Sox

    Seattle

     

    - Bot 4th

    0

    3

  • LA Dodgers

    NY Mets

    6:08 PM

    ESPN

  • Minnesota

    Green Bay

     

    - F

    16

    21

  • Jacksonville

    Houston

     

    - F

    12

    13

  • Indianapolis

    Tennessee

     

    - F

    19

    17

  • Arizona

    Baltimore

     

    - F

    17

    23

  • San Francisco

    Cincinnati

     

    - F

    41

    17

  • Los Angeles

    Detroit

     

    - F

    10

    13

  • New England

    Miami

     

    - F

    43

    0

  • Buffalo

    NY Giants

     

    - F

    28

    14

  • Seattle

    Pittsburgh

     

    - F

    28

    26

  • Dallas

    Washington

     

    - F

    31

    21

  • Kansas City

    Oakland

     

    - 2nd, 5:51

    13

    10

  • New Orleans

    Los Angeles

     

    - 2nd, 10:00

    3

    3

  • Chicago

    Denver

     

    - 2nd, 5:10

    6

    3

  • Philadelphia

    Atlanta

    7:20 PM

    NBC

No NBA games today

  • Arizona

    Vegas

     

    - 1st, 1:29

    2

    2

  • D.C.

    Portland

     

    - End 2nd

    1

    0

  • Colorado

    Toronto FC

     

    - H

    0

    1

  • Real Salt Lake

    Minnesota

    4:30 PM

    FSN

  • New York

    Seattle

    5:00 PM

    ESPN

  • Sporting Kansas City

    Los Angeles

    9:00 PM