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Sports
November 27
Local sports holiday shopping list: One axe, Rhodes closed and more

Local sports holiday shopping list: One axe, Rhodes closed and more

Are you snowed in? Worried that you won’t make it out this weekend for all the hottest black Friday shopping deals? Don’t worry — I’ve got all of the best gift ideas right here for the Minnesota sports team in your life.
Wild
November 26
Corner threes and overtime woes: Wolves prosper, Wild fares poorly

Corner threes and overtime woes: Wolves prosper, Wild fares poorly

When you are a team that even optimistic fans would decide is a fringe contender to make the playoffs at best, stealing edges in subtle places can be of massive importance.
Twins
November 25
In 1984, manager Billy Gardner removed Ron Davis in the eighth inning of a September game in Cleveland when the Twins turned a 10-0 lead into an 11-10

Love and hate: Sharp division of opinion over Twins' new baby blues

For some, the throwback jerseys conjure up memories of losing season. Others don't carry the baggage of blown saves by Ron Davis and other ineptitude of the era when they were worn.
Gophers
November 25
Paging Brock Lesnar ... or maybe Bud Grant. Who'll be 'GameDay's' celebrity picker?

Paging Brock Lesnar ... or maybe Bud Grant. Who'll be 'GameDay's' celebrity picker?

What does the history of ESPN's "College GameDay" guest pickers tell us? There are a few clues that could lead us down the road to an educated guess.
Wolves
November 22
Will the Wolves be this happy at the end of the season?

Are the Wolves a legitimate playoff contender? Or is their start a mirage?

The phrase “if the season ended today” is kind of terrible because it inherently leads to the truth that a season does not, in fact, end today — often far from it. But let's look ahead, anyway.
Twins
November 21
Cheaters: All of baseball's controversies are hard to keep up on

Cheaters: All of baseball's controversies are hard to keep up on

It’s hard to keep track of all of Major League Baseball’s current controversies, so you are like most of us if you're still sorting them out.
Vikings
November 20
Has Vikings' offense caught up to (or even passed) the defense?

Has Vikings' offense caught up to (or even passed) the defense?

Defense has clearly been the Vikings’ identity since Mike Zimmer was hired as head coach in 2014. But this season's advances with the ball have created a new dimension.
Wild
November 19
With Wild in 'sadness' of purgatory, Sabres are both a ray of hope and a cautionary tale

With Wild in 'sadness' of purgatory, Sabres are both a ray of hope and a cautionary tale

The Sadness report offers rolling odds, updated each day, of how likely it is for an NHL team to both miss the playoffs AND not get a top-five draft pick. Entering play Tuesday, the Wild rank second-highest on the “sadness” list with a 48% chance.
Gophers
November 19
New challenge for Gophers: Avoid the letdown after a heartbreak

New challenge for Gophers: Avoid the letdown after a heartbreak

Almost every success or failure a Gophers team has ends up getting compared inevitably to 2003.
Vikings
November 18
'Burnsie, what you got?' Tommy Kramer recalls best Vikings comeback ever

'Burnsie, what you got?' Tommy Kramer recalls best Vikings comeback ever

Kirk Cousins led one of the greatest comebacks in Vikings history on Sunday, rallying his team from a 20-0 halftime deficit in a 27-23 victory. But it was Tommy Kramer who led the best of all time in 1977.
Gophers
November 18
Hockey player eats pound of wings, learns he's playing ... scores

Hockey player eats pound of wings, learns he's playing ... scores

Josh Rieger’s Saturday night adventure for the University of North Dakota would be better fit for an Adam Sandler movie,
Sports
November 15
Are the Vikings the best team in the NFC? Here's one vote yes

Are the Vikings the best team in the NFC? Here's one vote yes

Back when the Vikings were 2-2, fresh off a subplot-filled loss to the Bears, it would have been hard to imagine asking this question.
Sports
November 15
Five thoughts on the ugly brawl between the Browns and Steelers

Five thoughts on the ugly brawl between the Browns and Steelers

The Browns' 21-7 win over the Steelers on Thursday ended with one of the ugliest scenes you will ever seen in sports: Cleveland's Myles Garrett…
Vikings
November 14
Cousins tells Favre in interview: 'We've got to win because ... I'd like to stay.'

Cousins tells Favre in interview: 'We've got to win because ... I'd like to stay.'

There isn't a shortage of chances to hear Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins talk every week, but his recent chat with Brett Favre included things you may not get elsewhere.
Wolves
November 13
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett (21) gestured to guard Andrew Wiggins (22) after Wiggins hit a 2-point jump shot in the third quarter aga

Long overdue: When will Kevin Garnett's No. 21 be retired by Wolves?

The more time that passes without Garnett's jersey being retired, the stranger it seems. "It’s time for everyone to put grudges and grievances aside and do the right thing," RandBall writes.
Gophers
November 13
Hey, Gophers fans: Time to move on from whining about the WCHA days

Hey, Gophers fans: Time to move on from whining about the WCHA days

Penn State is coming to town for a men’s hockey series this weekend, which means it is time to hear the complaining again about how the Nittany Lions ruined college hockey.
Wild
November 11
Controversial hockey commentator Cherry fired in wake of rant

Controversial hockey commentator Cherry fired in wake of rant

Don Cherry, a longtime hockey commentator in Canada, reportedly has been fired by Sportsnet.
Vikings
November 11
Vital defensive plays made by Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks (left) and Gophers defensive back Jordan Howden propelled their teams to victory this

Gophers and Vikings: How two defensive stops changed narrative

The endings and outcomes were so similar that it makes sense now to think about them in tandem.
Gophers
November 8
To win over fans, Gophers must do the thing they haven't done

To win over fans, Gophers must do the thing they haven't done

At some point, the Gophers are going to have to do the thing they haven’t done in as long as anyone can remember -- win a program-changing game.
Vikings
November 7
Cris Carter

Ex-Vikings great Carter leaves Fox under mysterious circumstances

Cris Carter is no longer employed by the network, with one report saying that he “cleaned out his desk at Fox Sports under supervision of security.”
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.
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Wild at Tampa Bay

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Fairfield at Gophers women's volleyball

    7 pm

  • Timberwolves at Oklahoma City

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Gophers men's hockey at Ohio State

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

  • Gophers women's hockey vs. MSU Mankato in Prior Lake

    3:30 pm

  • Wild at Carolina

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Gophers men's hockey at Ohio State

    7 pm on 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • Detroit at Vikings

    12 pm on Ch. 9, 100.3-FM/1130-AM

  • Gophers women's basketball at American

    1 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Timberwolves at L.A. Lakers

    8:30 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Gophers men's basketball at Iowa

    7 pm on BTN, 100.3-FM

  • Timberwolves at Phoenix

    8 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Gophers women's basketball at George Washington

    6 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Anaheim at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Utah at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

Today's Scoreboard

No MLB games today

  • Dallas

    Chicago

    7:20 PM

    FOX, NFL

  • Philadelphia

    Washington

    6:00 PM

  • Houston

    Toronto

    6:30 PM

  • Denver

    New York

    6:30 PM

  • Phoenix

    New Orleans

    7:00 PM

    FSN

  • Chicago

    Boston

    6:00 PM

  • San Jose

    Carolina

    6:00 PM

  • NY Rangers

    Columbus

    6:00 PM

  • Colorado

    Montreal

    6:00 PM

  • Vegas

    NY Islanders

    6:00 PM

  • Arizona

    Philadelphia

    6:00 PM

  • Minnesota

    Tampa Bay

    6:00 PM

    FSN

  • Winnipeg

    Dallas

    7:30 PM

  • Buffalo

    Calgary

    8:00 PM

No MLS games today