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Twins
February 13
RandBall: Everyone is still mad at the Astros, and it's glorious

RandBall: Everyone is still mad at the Astros, and it's glorious

The Astros ducked the media on Wednesday but gave a news conference Thursday morning that most likely will open them up to even more criticism.
Twins
February 12
Garver gives his No. 18 to Maeda, takes Nick Punto's old number

Garver gives his No. 18 to Maeda, takes Nick Punto's old number

“Kenta really wants that number and if that is what it takes for him to feel comfortable and be his best I’m all in,” Garver posted on Twitter.
Wolves
February 12
Aggressive ticket deals, discounts follow Wolves dramatic roster overhaul

Aggressive ticket deals, discounts follow Wolves dramatic roster overhaul

Timberwolves management is betting that recent rosters moves, combined with changes in season-ticket policies that include slashing food and drink prices, will bring back fans.
Sports
February 11
Three big trades: Assessing their 'value' is a complex calculation

Three big trades: Assessing their 'value' is a complex calculation

Trades are complex, taking into account monetary value — past, present and future — as much as, if not more, than pure talent. That premise played out in the recent days of dealing.
Wild
February 11
Wild GM Guerin makes 'modern hockey trade' in big Zucker deal

Wild GM Guerin makes 'modern hockey trade' in big Zucker deal

In dealing Jason Zucker to Pittsburgh, the Wild received a game-ready veteran replacement, a promising prospect and a first-round draft choice.
Vikings
February 10
Will Diggs still be a Viking at the start of the 2020 season?

Will Diggs still be a Viking at the start of the 2020 season?

Sure, Stefon Diggs can be a handful to deal with — but he’s also an unquestioned talent who makes the Vikings better. Is that enough for him to keep his spot on the 2020 roster.
Wolves
February 7
Kerr: Wiggins a 'a much better positional fit' with Warriors than Russell

Kerr: Wiggins a 'a much better positional fit' with Warriors than Russell

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr made the rounds on Bay Area radio to give the Golden State perspective on the trade that sent D’Angelo Russell to the Wolves and Andrew Wiggins (plus a first- and second-round pick) to the Warriors.
Wolves
February 7
Timberwolves total makeover: What just happened -- and what now?

Timberwolves total makeover: What just happened -- and what now?

For a lot of Wolves fans, two dreams emerged from the wreckage of the Jimmy Butler era and the start of the Gersson Rosas era as President.
Wolves
February 6
Five things to know about new point guard D'Angelo Russell

Five things to know about new point guard D'Angelo Russell

If you’ve been too consumed by the chase to actually stop to wonder, “Hey, why do they want this guy, anyway? How good is he?” then here's a chance to pause and find out.
Sports
February 6
A retired jersey number, just like Brett Favre, can apparently 'unretire'

A retired jersey number, just like Brett Favre, can apparently 'unretire'

We've become conditioned to treat with at least mild skepticism any “retirement” announcement from a certain subset of athletes. But having a jersey “unretired”?
Twins
February 5
One wild night, two big trades: What it all means for Twins and Wolves

One wild night, two big trades: What it all means for Twins and Wolves

An upgrade and a teardown: The Twins have an open window in which they should be able to be title contenders. The Wolves, meanwhile, are looking to the future yet again.
Wolves
February 4
How much more to come for Wolves after Covington, others exit?

How much more to come for Wolves after Covington, others exit?

Would adding Golden State guard D'Angelo Russell — another offensively gifted but defensively challenged player — help the Wolves as part of a dramatic overhaul?
Vikings
February 3

Former Gophers QB Streveler wants to go from Canada 'legend' to NFL

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have agreed to release Chris Streveler so he can try to find a spot in the NFL after playing for the U and the University of South Dakota. So how did he become a Canadian legend?
Vikings
February 3
Great game offers no clarity on Super Bowl path for Vikings, Cousins

Great game offers no clarity on Super Bowl path for Vikings, Cousins

The two paths the Vikings could take at quarterback in their quest to win a Super Bowl were on display in Sunday's game. But the game really just raised more questions.
Wolves
January 31
Was defense the culprit for Towns, other All-Star 'snubs'?

Was defense the culprit for Towns, other All-Star 'snubs'?

Towns is last in the NBA at his position in one key defensive metric, as is the Wizards' Bradley Beal.
Wolves
January 30
Biggest critique of this year's Wolves: Inadequate plan at point guard

Biggest critique of this year's Wolves: Inadequate plan at point guard

Can you adequately implement a system and evaluate how it’s working when you don’t have the right point guard? That's been a problem for the Wolves since the start of the season.
Twins
January 29
Astros cheating breakdown shows who benefited, how it hurt Twins

Astros cheating breakdown shows who benefited, how it hurt Twins

Houston beat the Twins in a 2017 game during which an Astros fan recorded 48 instances of banging a trash can to tip pitches. Jose Berrios was knocked out during an eight-run second inning.
Twins
January 29
Have Twins shed 'cheap' label (and become attractive to free agents)?

Have Twins shed 'cheap' label (and become attractive to free agents)?

When it comes to perceptions about the Twins and how they operate in free agency, there are two narratives that sometimes compete with each other and sometime seem intertwined.
Wolves
January 28
8,378-and-1: How the Wolves' season spiraled into the wrong side of history

8,378-and-1: How the Wolves' season spiraled into the wrong side of history

In a roller-coaster season for a franchise that has seen more downs than ups in its history, this question now needs to be asked: Have the Timberwolves reached a new low?
Wolves
January 27
RandBall: Kobe Bryant and every parent's nightmare

RandBall: Kobe Bryant and every parent's nightmare

Nothing anyone can tell you will fully prepare you to be a parent. But what we seldom talk about in the “you can’t be prepared” discussion is this: worries and fears.
Gophers
January 24
Wrong call at end of game costs St. Olaf win; officials, MIAC apologize

Wrong call at end of game costs St. Olaf win; officials, MIAC apologize

A perfectly executed out-of-bounds tip play was waved off by the officials, who misinterpreted a rule. The apologies that followed, though, didn't change the final score.
Wolves
January 24
Wolves at critical point in season as clock ticks on building around Towns

Wolves at critical point in season as clock ticks on building around Towns

Basic numbers bear out that the Wolves aren’t just a bad basketball team right now. They’re the worst basketball team in the NBA — at least since the beginning of last month.
Twins
January 23
Five Twins potentially impacted by Houston's sign-stealing scandal

Five Twins potentially impacted by Houston's sign-stealing scandal

Marwin Gonzalez was a key member of the 2017 Astros, the team at the heart of baseball's sign-stealing scandal. And other ex-Twins could have felt an impact from what happened.
Vikings
January 22
Packers' head coach questions team's 'effort' in loss to San Francisco

Packers' head coach questions team's 'effort' in loss to San Francisco

“They definitely outcoached us,” Matt LaFleur said. “I just didn’t feel like we played with the same urgency, the same tenacity, the same toughness."
Twins
January 22
Donaldson vs. the Twins: Huge success and a dust-up with Glen Perkins

Donaldson vs. the Twins: Huge success and a dust-up with Glen Perkins

In an interview with an Atlanta TV station, Donaldson offered that one reason he signed with the Twins is that, “Obviously I’ve hit really well there at their stadium.”
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Twins vs. Toronto (spring training)

    12:07 pm

  • Gophers women's basketball at Iowa

    6:30 pm on 96.7-FM

  • Wild at Detroit

    6:30 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Boston vs. Twins (spring training)

    12:05 pm on 830-AM

  • Timberwolves at Orlando

    6 pm on FSN PLUS, 830-AM

  • Wild at Columbus

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • St. Cloud State at Gophers women's hockey

    6:37 pm

  • Michigan at Gophers men's hockey

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

  • St. Cloud State at Gophers women's hockey

    2:07 pm

  • Michigan at Gophers men's hockey

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

  • Pittsburgh vs. Twins (spring training)

    5:05 pm on 830-AM

  • Twins vs. Tampa Bay

    12:05 pm on FSN PLUS

  • Dallas at Timberwolves

    2:30 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Maryland at Gophers women's basketball

    3 pm on ESPN2, 96.7-FM

  • Gophers men's basketball at Wisconsin

    5:30 pm on BTN, 103.5-FM/1130-AM

  • Loons at Portland

    6:30 pm on FS1, 1500-AM

  • Washington at Wild

    7 pm on NBCSN, 100.3-FM

  • Twins vs. St. Louis (spring training)

    12:05 pm on MLBN

  • Detroit vs. Twins (spring training)

    12:05 pm on FSN

  • Timberwolves at New Orleans

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Nashville at Wild

    7:20 pm on FSN PLUS, 100.3-FM

  • Gophers men's basketball at Indiana

    6 pm on BTN, 100.3-FM

  • Chicago at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

Today's Scoreboard

  • St. Louis

    Atlanta

    12:05 PM

  • Pittsburgh

    Baltimore

    12:05 PM

  • Philadelphia

    Boston

    12:05 PM

  • Tampa Bay

    NY Yankees

    12:05 PM

  • Detroit

    Tampa Bay

    12:05 PM

  • Minnesota

    Toronto

    12:07 PM

  • Seattle

    Chicago White Sox

    2:05 PM

  • LA Dodgers

    Cleveland

    2:05 PM

  • Kansas City

    Milwaukee

    2:05 PM

  • Colorado

    Oakland

    2:05 PM

  • Chicago Cubs

    Texas

    2:05 PM

  • Cincinnati

    Arizona

    2:10 PM

  • San Diego

    LA Angels

    2:10 PM

  • San Francisco

    Seattle

    2:10 PM

  • Houston

    Washington

    5:05 PM

  • NY Mets

    Miami

    6:05 PM

No NFL games today

  • New York

    Philadelphia

    6:00 PM

  • Portland

    Indiana

    7:00 PM

    TNT

  • Sacramento

    Oklahoma City

    7:00 PM

  • LA Lakers

    Golden State

    9:30 PM

    TNT

  • Toronto

    Florida

    6:00 PM

  • NY Rangers

    Montreal

    6:00 PM

  • Chicago

    Tampa Bay

    6:00 PM

  • Dallas

    Boston

    6:30 PM

    NBC Sports

  • Minnesota

    Detroit

    6:30 PM

    FSN

  • Vancouver

    Ottawa

    6:30 PM

  • Calgary

    Nashville

    7:00 PM

  • NY Islanders

    St. Louis

    7:00 PM

  • Washington

    Winnipeg

    7:00 PM

  • New Jersey

    San Jose

    9:30 PM

No MLS games today