December 7, 2017

Fournette on skipping bowls: Guys have to make own decisions

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette doesn't want to be known as a trendsetter.
December 7, 2017

Back-to-back Heisman? Jackson looks even better this year

Lamar Jackson has looked even better than last year, when his performance was good enough to make him the youngest player to ever win the Heisman Trophy.
December 7, 2017

Ronaldo moves level with archrival Messi with 5 Ballon d'Ors

A decade of dominance as the world's two best soccer players has left Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi level with five Ballon d'Or awards each.
December 7, 2017

European lawmakers slam FIFA, IOC for leadership issues

Global sports bodies FIFA and the IOC have failed to show strong leadership after corruption and doping scandals, according to a European lawmakers group.The Parliamentary…
December 7, 2017

Column: Russia's Olympic ban in name only: No flag for you!

There's a toast Russians offer when something looks too good to be true.Roughly translated, it goes: "I'd like to drink honey with your lips."It's easy…
Vikings
December 7, 2017

Here's the most impressive Vikings stat from the last three weeks

The Vikings’ last three opponents have all been on winning streaks of three games or more at the time they played Minnesota and had been scoring a lot of points.
Twins
December 7, 2017

Twins just missed on coveted baseball prospect Kevin Maitan

Loaded at shortstop in their minor-league system, the Twins still offered Maitan more than the team he signed with, the Angels.
December 7, 2017

Devils D Ben Lovejoy pledges brain for concussion research

New Jersey Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy says he will donate his brain to research after he dies so it can be studied for signs of traumatic injury.
December 7, 2017

Money talks: England the force in European soccer again

The Premier League has regained its swagger: England is a force again in European football, and it is Germany in decline.
December 7, 2017

Bills' White calls Gronk a 'dirty player' for blindside hit

Buffalo Bills rookie cornerback Tre'Davious White shook nervously in anger at his locker Thursday while accusing Patriots Rob Gronkowski of being a dirty player for blindsiding him in the back of the head.
December 7, 2017

Packers-Browns Capsule

GREEN BAY (6-6) vs. CLEVELAND (0-12)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Packers by 3 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Packers 6-6, Browns 3-9SERIES RECORD —…
Outdoors
December 7, 2017

Nature hikes, bike race, ski lessons this weekend at Minnesota parks

Programs with motion at state and regional parks.
TV Listings

Local Schedule

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  • Gophers women's hockey at Ohio State

    5:07 pm

  • Gophers men's basketball vs. Ohio State

    11 am on BTN, 103.5/1130

  • Gophers women's hockey at Ohio State

    2:07 pm

  • Gophers men's hockey vs. Michigan State

    7 pm on BTN, 103.5/1130

  • Toronto at Timberwolves

    8 pm on FSN PLUS, 830-AM

  • Tampa Bay at Wild

    8 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Iowa at Gophers women's basketball

    3 pm on 93.3-FM

  • Vikings at Philadelphia

    5:40 pm on Ch. 9, 100.3/103.5/1130

  • Ottawa at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Timberwolves at L.A. Clippers

    9:30 pm on FSN PLUS/NBATV, 830-AM

  • Northwestern at Gophers men's basketball

    8 pm on BTN, 100.3-FM

  • Timberwolves at Portland

    9 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Wild at Pittsburgh

    6 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Timberwolves at Golden State

    9:30 pm on TNT, 830-AM

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Today's Scoreboard

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  • Philadelphia

    Boston

     

    - F

    89

    80

  • Orlando

    Cleveland

     

    - F

    103

    104

  • Minnesota

    Houston

     

    - F

    98

    116

  • Indiana

    Portland

     

    - F

    86

    100

  • Dallas

    Columbus

     

    - F

    1

    2

  • Washington

    New Jersey

     

    - F

    3

    4

  • Boston

    NY Islanders

     

    - F

    5

    2

  • Toronto

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • Buffalo

    NY Rangers

     

    - F

    3

    4

  • St. Louis

    Ottawa

     

    - F

    4

    1

  • Vegas

    Tampa Bay

     

    - F

    4

    1

  • Arizona

    Nashville

     

    - F

    2

    3

  • San Jose

    Colorado

     

    - F

    3

    5

  • Pittsburgh

    Los Angeles

     

    - F

    3

    1

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