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Twins
October 8
New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman (54) was mobbed by teammates after the Yankees defeated the Twins.

Yankees over Twins (again): A story as simple as the American Dream

The main reason the Twins lost (again) to the Yankees (again) is that they’re playing in a system tilted against them. The baseball economy mirrors the U.S. economy.
Sports
October 7
New game plan: What if Cousins apologizes every week on podcast?

New game plan: What if Cousins apologizes every week on podcast?

At the risk of ticking off head coach Mike Zimmer, Kirk Cousins should definitely keep his podcast going. And he should invite someone on every week for a heartfelt apology.
Vikings
October 4
Harvin saying he shouldn't have left Vikings reads like message to Diggs

Harvin saying he shouldn't have left Vikings reads like message to Diggs

Percy Harvin became disenchanted with the Vikings, a situation that apparently boiled over in 2012 when he had a dominant first half of the season but was quickly overshadowed by Adrian Peterson
Sports
October 3
Sports Illustrated on the brink of massive layoffs

Sports Illustrated on the brink of massive layoffs

When it comes to sports media brands, it’s hard to match Sports Illustrated. The magazine was first published in 1954 and enjoyed a decades-long heyday.
Vikings
October 3
A defining weekend in New York for the Twins and Vikings

A defining weekend in New York for the Twins and Vikings

Both teams face big tests in New York. The Twins will be looking to set a tone for their future while the Vikings have an urgent need that's very much in the present.
Twins
October 2
No respect: Preview originally says Yankees vs. Minnesota Wild

No respect: Preview originally says Yankees vs. Minnesota Wild

Newsweek did a roundup Wednesday of how various experts see the MLB playoffs shaking out, but got something terribly wrong.
Vikings
October 2
What would it take for the Vikings to bench Kirk Cousins?

What would it take for the Vikings to bench Kirk Cousins?

It’s a popular thing for fans to wonder about, particularly when postgame emotions are running hot. But maybe weighing all the factors will provide some clarity on the quarterback's play.
Vikings
October 1
Vikings' kryptonite: Outdoor road games against winning teams

Vikings' kryptonite: Outdoor road games against winning teams

The Vikings have played 13 outdoors games against teams with winning records since 2016. How many of them have they won?
Twins
October 1
An underdog with 101 wins? Tough year for Twins to be really good

An underdog with 101 wins? Tough year for Twins to be really good

The Twins, with their 101-61 record, don’t even get home field advantage for the ALDS — something they would have had in every season from 1994-2018.
Vikings
September 30
The Vikings' offensive misery, as broken down by Tony Romo

The Vikings' offensive misery, as broken down by Tony Romo

As the CBS lead analyst, Romo offered sharp assessments throughout Sunday's loss of the Vikings’ offense.
Sports
September 27
Controversial pass interference calls define Packers' loss to Eagles

Controversial pass interference calls define Packers' loss to Eagles

The NFL has already retrained us, and not in a good way, on how to watch and react to an otherwise very entertaining game.
Twins
September 26
Cleveland TV analyst congratulates Twins after snarky August tweet

Cleveland TV analyst congratulates Twins after snarky August tweet

Jensen Lewis, a former Cleveland pitcher turned TV co-host/analyst for the team's pregame and postgame shows, posted a tweet that didn't quite hold up.
Twins
September 26
Five reasons the Twins' clinch Wednesday was meant to be

Five reasons the Twins' clinch Wednesday was meant to be

A quick Twins rally at Detroit. A Cleveland loss a couple hours later. Magic number from two to zero. Here's why Wednesday's clincher was perfect.
Gophers
September 25
'Beer money.' A feel-good story turns sour when racist tweets surface

'Beer money.' A feel-good story turns sour when racist tweets surface

What was in the running for feel-good story of the year has turned into a complicated, layered mess that will make you evaluate everything about how we live right now.
Twins
September 25
A shirtless, dancing Brian Dozier celebrates Washington's playoff clinch

A shirtless, dancing Brian Dozier celebrates Washington's playoff clinch

Dozier has had a decent season for the Nats, posting a .758 OPS with 19 homers. That will gain him zero MVP votes, but that shouldn't be the only way you judge him.
Vikings
September 24
Picking the worst of Case Keenum's five turnovers Monday isn't easy

Picking the worst of Case Keenum's five turnovers Monday isn't easy

Former Vikings QB Case Keenum committed five turnovers (three interceptions, two fumbles), cooling off the hot take artists who tried to revive the Keenum vs. Kirk Cousins debate
Vikings
September 24
Wait, why is Sunday's Vikings-Bears game on CBS?

Wait, why is Sunday's Vikings-Bears game on CBS?

A change in National Football League policy allows CBS and FOX to pick up big games that would normally be seen on the other's network. Here's how it works.
Sports
September 23
Hero saves children from fire, casually burns Eagles wide receiver

Hero saves children from fire, casually burns Eagles wide receiver

The Eagles lost 27-24 at home to Detroit on Sunday, dropping to 1-2 in a season filled with Super Bowl hopes. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor…
Twins
September 23
Homers yes, steals no: Twins myth-destroying style works in October, too

Homers yes, steals no: Twins myth-destroying style works in October, too

The Twins have traded their “piranha” offense of nibble, nibble, nibble, score for a shark that takes big bites, which is a good thing for postseason baseball, according to the numbers.
Twins
September 20
Twins minor league prospect Royce Lewis

Big night for Royce Lewis a reminder of Twins' bright future

Playing in the Arizona Fall League, 2017 No. 1 overall draft pick Royce Lewis had a night to remember on Thursday — playing at a new position to boot.
Gophers
September 19
A 2% chance the Gophers make the College Football Playoff? Well ...

A 2% chance the Gophers make the College Football Playoff? Well ...

Can you imagine the Gophers among the top four college football teams in the nation at season’s end? What about if they beat Purdue a week from Saturday to raise their record to 4-0?
Vikings
September 19
Cousins is an elite Monday Morning QB, but his Sunday game needs work

Cousins is an elite Monday Morning QB, but his Sunday game needs work

With his most recent mea culpa, Kirk Cousins’ record remains elite as a Monday Morning Quarterback — that catch-all phrase for recognizing mistakes after the fact being applied quite literally here.
Gophers
September 18
What if Lane Kiffin's career path had bounced through Minnesota?

What if Lane Kiffin's career path had bounced through Minnesota?

A what-coulda-been story: Kiffin's father was a Vikings' assistant and the Jefferson High graduate was interviewed for the Gophers head coaching job a few days before Tim Brewster was hired.
Twins
September 18
Twins playoff rotation idea: Berrios, bullpen, Odorizzi, bullpen, Berrios

Twins playoff rotation idea: Berrios, bullpen, Odorizzi, bullpen, Berrios

The Twins might win 100 games this year, but they will still be underdogs in the playoffs. This pitching plan, or something close to it, gives them the best chance to win.
Wolves
September 17
All 82 Wolves games on FSN; Hanneman replaced on Wolves Live

All 82 Wolves games on FSN; Hanneman replaced on Wolves Live

Annie Sabo, the daughter of former major league infielder Chris Sabo, takes over as the host of the “Wolves Live” pregame and postgame shows from Tom Hanneman.
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Niagara at Gophers men's hockey

    7 pm on FSN, 103.5/1130

  • Northwestern at Gophers volleyball

    7 pm

  • Gophers football at Rutgers

    2:30 pm on BTN, 100.3-FM

  • St. Cloud State at Gophers women's hockey

    4:07 pm

  • Niagara at Gophers men's hockey

    7 pm on FSN, 103.5/1130

  • Illinois at Gophers volleyball

    7 pm on BTN

  • Vikings at Detroit

    12 pm on Ch. 9, 100.3/1130

  • St. Cloud State at Gophers women's hockey

    2:07 pm

  • Montreal at Wild

    4 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • L.A. Galaxy at Loons

    7:30 pm on ESPN, 1500-AM

  • Edmonton at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Timberwolves at Brooklyn

    6:30 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Wild at Nashville

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Washington at Vikings

    7:20 pm on Ch. 9/NFLN, 100.3/1130

Today's Scoreboard

  • Houston

    NY Yankees

    6:08 PM

    FOX SPORTS 1

No NFL games today

  • Washington

    Philadelphia

    6:00 PM

  • Toronto

    Brooklyn

    6:30 PM

  • Houston

    Miami

    7:00 PM

  • New Orleans

    New York

    7:00 PM

    TNT

  • Memphis

    San Antonio

    7:30 PM

  • LA Lakers

    Golden State

    9:30 PM

  • Colorado

    Florida

    6:00 PM

  • Dallas

    Pittsburgh

    6:00 PM

  • NY Rangers

    Washington

    6:00 PM

    NHL

  • Columbus

    Chicago

    7:30 PM

  • Detroit

    Edmonton

    8:00 PM

  • Carolina

    Anaheim

    9:00 PM

No MLS games today