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Wolves
November 7
The Wolves have a big problem so far this season: Hitting open shots

The Wolves have a big problem so far this season: Hitting open shots

In seven games this season, the Timberwolves have done plenty of good things in compiling a 4-3 record. But one significant part of the game has dragged them down.
Vikings
November 6
Kirk Cousins

Does Cousins overshare? Some would say he does (but not Kirk)

In his first full media gathering since Sunday’s loss, Kirk Cousins was asked about his consistent ability to self-diagnose and thoroughly analyze his own play.
Gophers
November 6
What's this? How are Badgers ahead of U in football playoff rankings?

What's this? How are Badgers ahead of U in football playoff rankings?

Four teams with one loss are ahead of No. 17 Minnesota. And six teams with two losses are ahead of the Gophers, including 13th-ranked Wisconsin.
Twins
November 5
Twins and Odorizzi: Who has more leverage in free-agent negotiations?

Twins and Odorizzi: Who has more leverage in free-agent negotiations?

The Twins extended a qualifying offer to starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi for one-year and $17.8 million — a formality that signals the start of an interesting free agency negotiation. What happens now?
Wolves
November 4
Butler off to another strong fresh start in Miami. Will this one last?

Butler off to another strong fresh start in Miami. Will this one last?

In an honest and profanity-laden interview with Yahoo Sports, former Wolves guard Jimmy Butler reveled in the glow of a 5-1 start with his newest team.
Vikings
November 4
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer argued with official Mike Carr in the second quarter.

No middle ground: Vikings are either 'the best ever' or 'the sky is falling'

The Vikings in September were in panic mode. In October they were the best team ever — Super Bowl, homeboy. And now here we are again, back to questioning everything after Sunday's loss.
Twins
November 1
Early 2020 World Series odds don't give Twins much respect

Early 2020 World Series odds don't give Twins much respect

The early betting lines on the 2020 baseball season show skepticism that the Twins can maintain the level of success they achieved while winning 101 games this year.
Sports
October 31
RIP, Deadspin: A death as sad as it is chilling

RIP, Deadspin: A death as sad as it is chilling

In a lot of ways, Deadspin — famously dedicated to “Sports News Without Access, Favor, Or Discretion” — provides a perfect snap shot of the evolution of digital media and discourse.
Vikings
October 30
Winning a high-scoring game? Yeah, the Vikings can do that this year

Winning a high-scoring game? Yeah, the Vikings can do that this year

Even if the Vikings don’t face Patrick Mahomes on Sunday – the Chiefs haven’t officially ruled him out yet – there are a lot of offensive playmakers on both sides.
Wild
October 30
Wild center Ryan Donato controls the puck as Dallas right wing Alexander Radulov gives chase in the second period

Wild had most giveaways in a game since 2015 -- if you believe the stat

According to NHL.com, the team was credited with 20 giveaways in the 6-3 loss to Dallas — the most giveaways the Wild has had in any game since Mike Yeo coached the team.
Gophers
October 29
ESPN analyst Leaf on U football: 'I was the first one on the boat'

ESPN analyst Leaf on U football: 'I was the first one on the boat'

"I published it and people laughed at me," said Ryan Leaf the former Washington State quarterback and No. 2 NFL draft pick.
Sports
October 29
Leaked image shows Brewers going back to 'ball and glove' primary logo in 2020

Leaked image shows Brewers going back to 'ball and glove' primary logo in 2020

Fixing a problem you helped create is worthy of some credit, but only partial credit.
Wolves
October 29
What do the Timberwolves' excellent Halloween costumes tell us?

What do the Timberwolves' excellent Halloween costumes tell us?

The Timberwolves are presenting themselves as a family-style group this season and, like a lot of families, the guys went all out in dressing for Halloween.
Wolves
October 28
Inside the numbers: How the Wolves became the first 3-0 team in the NBA

Inside the numbers: How the Wolves became the first 3-0 team in the NBA

How did the Wolves get off to such a good start? Let’s take a look inside the numbers in an attempt for an explanation and to see if the trend might continue.
Wolves
October 25
One game is all it takes to have Warriors out of playoffs, Wolves in

One game is all it takes to have Warriors out of playoffs, Wolves in

Where do we stand after roughly 1% of the NBA season? Imagine a world where the Wolves make the playoffs this season and the Warriors don’t.
Sports
October 24
Yu Darvish waited over 500 days for perfect Twitter revenge on Justin Verlander

Yu Darvish waited over 500 days for perfect Twitter revenge on Justin Verlander

Way back in the fourth inning, when an eventual Nationals rout was still a 2-2 game, Astros starter Justin Verlander fielded a short infield grounder,…
Sports
October 24
Impasse between FSN and providers is angering a new set of Minnesota sports fans

Impasse between FSN and providers is angering a new set of Minnesota sports fans

Wolves and Wild fans are now voicing their anger over the three-month absence of FSN on two carriers.
Sports
October 23
National optimism about Wolves is perplexing, unless ...

National optimism about Wolves is perplexing, unless ...

What are people outside Minnesota seeing in the Timberwolves that counters much of the local pessimism as the team starts its regular season tonight?
Twins
October 22
Astros executive's rant creates many Washington fans for World Series

Astros executive's rant creates many Washington fans for World Series

Sports Illustrated on Monday night published an account of an ugly scene inside the Astros clubhouse Saturday after they clinched the American League pennant.
Loons
October 21
Minnesota United FC fans at the start of the game.

Loons are latest Minnesota team to have hopes dashed, flaws exposed

When a team is good enough to make the playoffs despite its flaws, talking yourself into the idea of a possible championship requires equal parts hope and amnesia.
Vikings
October 21
Mahomes' recovery could have big impact on Vikings, NFC North race

Mahomes' recovery could have big impact on Vikings, NFC North race

NFL fans will follow the injury of Kansas City star quarterback Patrick Mahomes with general interest. But fans of the Packers, Vikings and Bears will be paying particularly close attention.
Twins
October 18
What are the five biggest offseason questions facing the Twins?

What are the five biggest offseason questions facing the Twins?

Every offseason is important in the arc of a franchise, but the one coming up for the Twins feels particularly so after winning 101 games but coming up so short in the playoffs.
Loons
October 16
Concern over Allianz football/soccer doubleheader a sign of the times

Concern over Allianz football/soccer doubleheader a sign of the times

Is this anything more than a First-World Problem? The Vikings and Twins shared Metropolitan Stadium for years, and even had company from Minnesota's pro soccer team from another era.
Vikings
October 15
Maybe the Vikings' second-half road slate isn't as tough as advertised

Maybe the Vikings' second-half road slate isn't as tough as advertised

The outlook on the gauntlet of road games at Kansas City, Dallas, Seattle and the L.A. Chargers — all playoff teams a season ago — has changed recently.
Vikings
October 15
Criticism of NFL referees reaches new levels after Packers steal win

Criticism of NFL referees reaches new levels after Packers steal win

In the NFL, there is an increasing sense that the rules and how they are enforced — including the addition of reviewable pass interference this year — is tainting the product.
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Timberwolves at Utah

    8 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Wild at Buffalo

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Utah at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Colorado at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Central Michigan at Gophers men's basketball

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

  • Gophers women's hockey at Minn. Duluth

    3:07 pm

  • Wisconsin at Gophers men's hockey

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

  • Nebraska at Gophers volleyball

    8:30 pm on BTN

  • Montana State at Gophers women's basketball

    2 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Gophers women's hockey at Minn. Duluth

    3:07 pm

  • Phoenix at Timberwolves

    4 pm on FSN PLUS, 830-AM

  • Wild at Boston

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Iowa at Gophers volleyball

    7 pm

  • Wisconsin at Gophers men's hockey

    7 pm on FSN PLUS, 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • North Dakota at Gophers men's basketball

    6 pm on BTN, 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • Wild at N.Y. Rangers

    6 pm on FSN PLUS, 100.3-FM

  • Timberwolves at Atlanta

    6:30 pm on FSN, 830-AM

Today's Scoreboard

No MLB games today

  • Kansas City

    Los Angeles

     

    - 3rd, 1:44

    24

    17

  • Cleveland

    New York

     

    - F

    105

    123

  • Charlotte

    Toronto

     

    - F

    96

    132

  • Indiana

    Brooklyn

     

    - F

    115

    86

  • Portland

    Houston

     

    - F

    108

    132

  • Milwaukee

    Chicago

     

    - F

    115

    101

  • San Antonio

    Dallas

     

    - 4th, 1:14

    107

    112

  • Minnesota

    Utah

     

    - 3rd, 2:41

    71

    70

  • Boston

    Phoenix

     

    - 3rd, 1:00

    80

    64

  • Oklahoma City

    LA Clippers

     

    - 1st, 8:52

    4

    6

  • Anaheim

    Washington

     

    - F

    2

    5

  • Los Angeles

    Arizona

     

    - End 2nd

    0

    3

No MLS games today