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Wolves
November 19
For the Wolves, bringing back Ricky Rubio is all about family

For the Wolves, bringing back Ricky Rubio is all about family

When the Wolves couldn't find a third star-quality player for their starting lineup, they opted to work on another priority: Building a team that has tremendous values.
Wolves
November 18
The draft is tonight; what are the final Wolves (and NBA) rumblings?

The draft is tonight; what are the final Wolves (and NBA) rumblings?

Wolves chatter has become more scarce in recent days, which is often a sign that something is about to happen. The Jimmy Butler trade a couple years ago, for instance, popped during a period of prolonged silence.
Vikings
November 17
Now we know: Cook's 'swiss chard' line part of a Jimmy Fallon joke

Now we know: Cook's 'swiss chard' line part of a Jimmy Fallon joke

In a joke segment called “Drop it in,” the Tonight Show host asks athletes to work in strange phrases during interviews. Vikings running back Dalvin Cook obliged.
Vikings
November 16
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Diggs TD helped Vikings ... until DeAndre Hopkins's play of the year

It was a fantastic catch by Stefon Diggs. It was an unreal catch by Hopkins. And the net result is the Vikings needing a win tonight even more than they did on Sunday.
Gophers
November 16
Iowa coach's pettiness toward Fleck part of college football's charm

Iowa coach's pettiness toward Fleck part of college football's charm

The plot of Friday night’s college football game between the Gophers and Iowa was familiar. But the subplot? That was enough to stick around for until the end.
Sports
November 13
Big Monday night: Game against Bears should define Vikings' season

Big Monday night: Game against Bears should define Vikings' season

Here's the question: If we no longer think the Vikings will be worse than mediocre, how do we feel about them being better than mediocre?
Gophers
November 12
Fake spike could be greatest ending to college football game ever

Fake spike could be greatest ending to college football game ever

It was an obscure midweek game. But if you turned away because you thought the outcome was decided, that was a major mistake. Take a look.
Twins
November 11
Bringing Twins minor-league team to St. Paul would be a dream fulfilled

Bringing Twins minor-league team to St. Paul would be a dream fulfilled

Moving the Class AAA team to St. Paul, and the idea of having most of the Twins' minor-league teams within road-trip range, would be a dramatic and welcome change.
Wolves
November 10
RandBall: Starting NBA season next month is absurd and reckless

RandBall: Starting NBA season next month is absurd and reckless

The plan to start up after a short off-season is a terrible idea, and we won’t really know how much so until it’s too late. Here's why.
Vikings
November 10
Tank for Trevor? Vikings never really had a chance, anyway

Tank for Trevor? Vikings never really had a chance, anyway

At 3-5, with a surprising win at Green Bay followed by a convincing win over Detroit, the Vikings are moving toward the middle of the draft pack than the top of the order.
Gophers
November 9
Bateman could be highest Gophers draft pick since Carl Eller in 1964

Bateman could be highest Gophers draft pick since Carl Eller in 1964

In this year of stops and starts, lows and highs, it can be easy to forget fundamental truths: One of them is that Rashod Bateman is really good at football.
Wolves
November 5
Devin Booker, Ben Simmons and James Wiseman

Wolves draft rumblings: Booker, Simmons, Wiseman and more

The Wolves have tremendous leverage with the top overall pick, but it sounds like one of the three presumed contenders to be that pick has no interest in playing here.
Vikings
November 4
A parallel universe in which Kirk Cousins was traded Tuesday

A parallel universe in which Kirk Cousins was traded Tuesday

The Vikings didn't make any deals Tuesday. But in retrospect, let's discuss one name that that wasn't brought up: QB Kirk Cousins.
Vikings
November 3
Winfield saved the day for Tampa Bay like he used to for Gophers

Winfield saved the day for Tampa Bay like he used to for Gophers

In the final minute of Monday's game between the Bucs and New York Giants, Antoine Winfield Jr. made the kind of play that Gophers fans recall fondly.
Twins
November 3
Minnesota Twins pitcher Kenta Maeda

Is Kenta Maeda on the verge of becoming a modern day ace?

Maybe owing to the nature of his reputation, or just the strangeness of this season overall, just how good Maeda was probably flew under the radar.
Vikings
November 2
With market dominance in grasp, Gophers fumble back to Vikings

With market dominance in grasp, Gophers fumble back to Vikings

The Gophers football team was in prime position to hold the featured position in the local sports market. But an 0-2 start coupled with the Vikings' victory on Sunday has hurt its standing.
Vikings
October 30
The Vikings have become what Mike Zimmer feared

The Vikings have become what Mike Zimmer feared

When you invest so much money in a quarterback, as the Vikings have done with Kirk Cousins, there are fewer resources to commit to the defense.
Vikings
October 29
What if Favre had signed with Vikings — but couldn't play the Packers?

What if Favre had signed with Vikings — but couldn't play the Packers?

Minnesota United acquired a key player in a trade, with the understanding he couldn't play when the teams met. How would what's common in soccer play out elsewhere?
Twins
October 28
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RandBall: Turner's celebration an abundance of COVID recklessness

Justin Turner wanted to celebrate because he was entitled to it. The Dodgers and commissioner Rob Manfred, who was there and could have stopped it, instead enabled it.
Sports
October 27
Which Minnesota pro team will be next to break its title drought?

Which Minnesota pro team will be next to break its title drought?

The Lynx don't count because of their four WNBA titles. With that in mind, which of the other five pro teams will be the next big winner?
Wolves
October 26
Three types of Wolves trades show value of No. 1 pick

Three types of Wolves trades show value of No. 1 pick

It’s officially speculation season in the NBA, with the finals wrapped up and the condensed offseason primed to deliver the draft in a few weeks, as well as free agency and a number of trades.
Vikings
October 26
When scoring a touchdown is a bad idea: Happened twice this weekend

When scoring a touchdown is a bad idea: Happened twice this weekend

It’s the most counter-intuitive notion in football: Those rare instances where scoring a touchdown on offense is a bad idea that actually decreases the scoring team’s chances of winning.
Sports
October 22
Hulu becomes latest streaming service to drop Fox Sports North

Hulu becomes latest streaming service to drop Fox Sports North

Sports fans who access their local pro teams through streaming services are running out of options.
Vikings
October 22
Biggest bust in the NFL so far? Here's a vote for the Vikings

Biggest bust in the NFL so far? Here's a vote for the Vikings

Not all teams with losing records arrived there equally — a notion that can be a comfort to the Vikings if we look at the numbers one way … but a terrible discomfort another way.
Vikings
October 21
Quarterback switch in Miami enough to make a Vikings fan jealous

Quarterback switch in Miami enough to make a Vikings fan jealous

While the Vikings ride out their struggling season, the Miami Dolphins are turning over their offense to first-round draft pick Tua Tagovailoa despite the solid play of the veteran he's replacing.
Local Schedule
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  • Jacksonville at Vikings

    12 pm on Ch. 4, 100-FM/1130-AM

  • Drake at Gophers women's basketball

    2 pm on BTN+, 96.7-FM

  • Loons at Seattle

    8:30 pm on FS1, 1500-AM

  • Boston College at Gophers men's basketball

    6 pm on ESPNU

  • Gophers men's hockey at Michigan

    7:30 pm on BTN, 103.5/1130

  • Gophers men's hockey at Michigan

    5:30 pm on BTN, 103.5/1130

  • Michigan State at Gophers women's basketball

    8 pm on BTN, 96.7-FM

  • Gophers women's hockey at MSU Mankato

    6:07 pm

  • Mo.-Kansas City at Gophers men's basketball

    7 pm on FS1

  • MSU Mankato at Gophers women's hockey

    6:07 pm on BTN PLUS

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