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Twins
January 13
Rich Hill

Strange Twins offseason feels like a failure (but there's still hope)

Of particular concern is the casual approach the front office appears to be taking toward the first two months of the season. But is there part of the plan that has yet to unfold?
Vikings
January 13
Get ready for a fascinating (and messy) Vikings offseason

Get ready for a fascinating (and messy) Vikings offseason

It’s hard to write a post-mortem about the 2019 Vikings without wondering how different things will be going forward. It will be fascinating ... and quite possibly messy.
Sports
January 10
Ex-Viking Carl Lee sees similarities between 1987 team and this one

Ex-Viking Carl Lee sees similarities between 1987 team and this one

The coincidence of similarity between the Vikings’ playoff path this year and 32 years ago has been noted in the past couple weeks.
Vikings
January 8
Vikings-Packers in Green Bay for a Super Bowl berth? You like that?

Vikings-Packers in Green Bay for a Super Bowl berth? You like that?

How about Vikings vs. Packers at Lambeau Field with the winner going to the Super Bowl? It’s a scenario that seems to be both terrifying and exhilarating to Vikings fans
Vikings
January 6
Vikings over Saints: A strangely fun mixture of belief and disbelief

Vikings over Saints: A strangely fun mixture of belief and disbelief

The only world my 10-day-old child knows is one in which the Gophers win New Year’s Day bowl games over SEC teams to cap 11-win seasons and the Vikings defy odds with clutch plays when it matters most.
Wolves
December 19, 2019
Ryan Saunders and Andrew Wiggins talked during the second half on Wednesday night.

Wolves season sinking into the abyss after latest bad loss

Losing to New Orleans, which brought a 13-game losing streak to Target Center, in a flat, lifeless performance signals this is a Wolves team either on the verge of or in the midst of a crisis.
Twins
December 18, 2019
Twins Winter Caravan is back for 60th year -- but cut back by a week

Twins Winter Caravan is back for 60th year -- but cut back by a week

Twins President Dave St. Peter said via text that “lots of factors led to the decision,” including a desire not to disrupt players' off-season routines. The latter appears to align with the philosophy of manager Rocco Baldelli.
Vikings
December 18, 2019
Vikings players and fans celebrated with Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo (95) after he returned a 56 yard fumble for a touchdown in th

Intriguing Vikings playoff scenario: Grabbing the No. 5 seed

Yes, the Vikings have only a slim chance of winning the NFC North. But there's a more likely series of events that could get them the fifth seed in the playoffs, which comes with a nice reward.
Vikings
December 17, 2019
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) tossed a jersey to a fan at the end of the game .

One constant positive in Vikings turnaround: Excellence of Cousins

The running game has been inconsistent, the defense has disappeared at times and special teams haven't distinguished themselves. That leaves one constant in the Vikings' success.
Gophers
December 16, 2019
Memories of Woog: 'He was like an additional family member'

Memories of Woog: 'He was like an additional family member'

Casey Hankinson’s memories go back far into childhood, when his older brothers Peter and Ben skated for Woog’s Gophers on the 1989 Frozen Four team at the St. Paul Civic Center.
Vikings
December 13, 2019
Vikings-Chargers: Huge for wild-card berth, almost irrelevant in NFC North race

Vikings-Chargers: Huge for wild-card berth, almost irrelevant in NFC North race

If what you care about most is winning the NFC North and securing at least one home playoff game, the game you need to pay attention to doesn't involve the Vikings.
Twins
December 12, 2019
Nice of baseball's commissioner to admit sport's economics unfair to Twins

Nice of baseball's commissioner to admit sport's economics unfair to Twins

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred admitted that the economics of baseball are unfair, even though he was trying to make a point that the system works well.
Inspired
December 12, 2019
Opposite of trash talk: Diggs, Lions player show some love on the web

Opposite of trash talk: Diggs, Lions player show some love on the web

Every NFL game brings countless examples of trash-talking between players, some of which spills over into heated exchanges. But what about moments of genuine admiration and respect?
Wolves
December 11, 2019
Wolves rumors heat up as key NBA trade date comes Sunday

Wolves rumors heat up as key NBA trade date comes Sunday

On Dec. 15 every year, NBA players who signed free agent contracts in the past offseason become eligible to be traded. That includes D'Angelo Russell, a point guard the Wolves have coveted.
Twins
December 10, 2019
Without adding top-end starter, don't expect Twins to hold off Cleveland

Without adding top-end starter, don't expect Twins to hold off Cleveland

Twins management has created payroll flexibility to add to its current top three starting pitchers, and such an addition could be needed to repeat as AL Central champion. RandBall explains why.
Sports
December 9, 2019
Mac president disputes narrative of St. Thomas' removal from MIAC

Mac president disputes narrative of St. Thomas' removal from MIAC

Brian Rosenberg disputed that St. Thomas' removal from the conference was "involuntary" even though the MIAC used that language in May when the decision was announced.
Vikings
December 9, 2019
Vikings scenarios: From first-round bye to playing Packers to missing the playoffs

Vikings scenarios: From first-round bye to playing Packers to missing the playoffs

Put the Vikings in a couple of other National Conference divisions and there would be no question about making the playoffs. But the NFC North doesn't provide any guarantees despite their 9-4 record.
Gophers
December 6, 2019
Tide is turning: Multiple bowl projections now have Gophers playing Alabama

Tide is turning: Multiple bowl projections now have Gophers playing Alabama

It’s starting to look more and more like New Year’s Day will be another potential building block game for the Gophers against a college football power.
Wolves
December 5, 2019
Jim Petersen on Wolves' Teague: 'He needs to start playing like a veteran'

Jim Petersen on Wolves' Teague: 'He needs to start playing like a veteran'

Point guard Jeff Teague is making $19 million in the last year of his three-year deal, and FSN analyst Jim Petersen offered a blunt assessment of Teague’s production during Wednesday's game.
Wild
December 4, 2019
How did the Wild pull itself back from the brink and into playoff contention?

How did the Wild pull itself back from the brink and into playoff contention?

Since a loss to the Kings on Nov. 12, the Wild has secured points in 10 consecutive games (7-0-3) to move back onto the fringes of the playoff race.
Sports
December 4, 2019
Is Twins starting pitching target Zack Wheeler close to signing elsewhere?

Is Twins starting pitching target Zack Wheeler close to signing elsewhere?

Major League Baseball’s supposed “hot stove” of offseason activity has more closely resembled a lukewarm cup of leftover tea in recent years, but there are indications that some major movement could be coming soon.
Vikings
December 3, 2019
Needing a scapegoat, Vikings fans shift blame from Cousins to Rhodes

Needing a scapegoat, Vikings fans shift blame from Cousins to Rhodes

The shifting of blame for Vikings struggles is probably largely symbolic of a bigger overall shift as the team's offense continues to outplay the defense for the first time in the Mike Zimmer era.
Vikings
December 2, 2019
For Vikings and Cousins, a chance tonight to remove all doubts

For Vikings and Cousins, a chance tonight to remove all doubts

The significance of this one goes beyond the standings, even though it is true that a Vikings win keeps them in position to control their own destiny in the NFC North while a loss dings them in the division race.
Gophers
November 30, 2019
GameDay: Snow, P.J. Fleck, Eric Decker and a whole lot of great signs

GameDay: Snow, P.J. Fleck, Eric Decker and a whole lot of great signs

“Minnesota is taking this thing home!” former Gophers star Decker declared after picking the Gophers to win — cheers surpassed only when Lee Corso donned the Goldy Gopher head after also saying Minnesota would win.
Sports
November 27, 2019
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.
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Gophers men's basketball at Illinois

    6:30 pm on FS1, 100.3-FM

  • Nebraska at Gophers women's basketball

    7 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Gophers men's hockey at Wisconsin

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

  • Minnesota Duluth at Gophers women's hockey

    7:07 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Timberwolves at L.A. Clippers

    2:30 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Minnesota Duluth at Gophers women's hockey

    4:07 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Boston at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Gophers men's hockey at Wisconsin

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

  • Rutgers at Gophers women's basketball

    2 pm on ESPN2, 96.7-FM

  • Timberwolves at Sacramento

    9 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Chicago at Wild

    7 pm on NBCSN, 100.3-FM

Today's Scoreboard

No MLB games today

No NFL games today

  • New York

    Charlotte

     

    - F

    92

    97

  • Golden State

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    104

    115

  • Atlanta

    Toronto

     

    - F

    114

    130

  • New Orleans

    Cleveland

     

    - F

    125

    111

  • Boston

    Miami

     

    - F

    109

    101

  • Washington

    Milwaukee

     

    - F

    131

    151

  • Denver

    Memphis

     

    - F

    96

    104

  • Phoenix

    Dallas

     

    - F

    133

    104

  • LA Clippers

    LA Lakers

    9:00 PM

    TNT

  • Ottawa

    Buffalo

     

    - F

    5

    2

  • St. Louis

    Calgary

     

    - F

    5

    4

No MLS games today