High Schools
January 13

Normal or not, Minnesota high school hockey masked up, ready to play and in a 'happy place'

An 18-game schedule and the hope of a state tournament greet players and coaches as games begin Thursday.
High Schools
January 13

Future Ivy Leaguers, Gopher set the tone for Star Tribune preseason all-metro dream team

Along with 10 more players to watch, an early-in-the-year look at who's set to stand out between now and, let's hope, a state tournament.
High Schools
January 13

As first puck drop nears, meet the Star Tribune preseason all-metro dream team

An early look at who figures to be in the discussion among top players this season, along with10 more to watch.
Gophers Basketball
January 13
Gophers men preparing for undefeated, red-hot Wolverines

Gophers men preparing for undefeated, red-hot Wolverines

Michigan has gotten even more hype since blowing out the Gophers earlier this month, some of it coming from Tuesday's lopsided win over Wisconsin.
Gophers
January 13
Tracy Claeys spent last season as the linebackers coach at Virginia Tech, which finished 5-6.

Former U head coach Claeys leaves Virginia Tech, announces retirement

Claeys, who said he has lost 125 pounds, said his decision was not health related and left open the possibility of returning to coaching.
Sports
January 13
Fred Roufs (center) with Minnesota State Mankato wrestlers Paul Selman and Malcolm Allen at a fundraising golf tournament for the university a couple

Fred Roufs, president of Minnesota Baseball Association, dies

Roufs, 73, became the MBA president in May as amateur baseball was facing a shutdown due to the state's COVID-19 restrictions.
Wolves
January 13
Playing the same opponent in consecutive games — a scheduling concession to the coronavirus — can create a mini-playoff series type of experience,

Wolves attack challenge of back-to-back games against same opponent

Preparing for playing the same team in consecutive games, a new wrinkle in the NBA schedule, has resulted in new challenges for the coaching staff and players.
Randball
January 13
Your thoughts: If you could start over, would you root for Minnesota teams?

Your thoughts: If you could start over, would you root for Minnesota teams?

'If you love someone, tell them. . . . And if that loved one cheers for Minnesota teams tell them it's not worth it.' How's that for drama?
Nfl
January 13
Josh Allen celebrated with Stefon Diggs after a touchdown connection against Indianapolis last Saturday.

Reusse: Can 'Josh Allen Experience' rescue Buffalo from Vikings-like futility?

The Bills and the Vikings have ardent fan bases and 0-4 Super Bowl records. The Buffalo zealots have a bit more of an edge to them.
Randball
January 13
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, right, watches an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, Ja

Houston, we have two problems: Deshaun Watson and James Harden

Almost exactly one year ago, the Houston Rockets and Houston Texans were flying high. Now those franchises have big, big problems.
Wild
January 13
Wild forward Marcus Foligno hopes to build on a strong 2020 season when he had 11 goals and a career-high 25 points and took “the next step in my ca

Wild gives Foligno three-year extension after strong 2020 season

Marcus Foligno isn't one of the Wild's go-to scorers. But there's no denying Foligno is important to the Wild, who rewarded the tough winger on Tuesday.
Wild
January 13
The Wild will face only divisional opponents in 2021, giving each contest added weight as they try to make the playoffs for a second straight season.

Division-only schedule fuels intensity of shortened Wild season

Teams are playing each other at least twice in a row and sometimes for up to four straight games in an NHL season delayed and overhauled out of necessity.
Local Schedule
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  • Northwestern at Gophers men's basketball

    8 pm on BTN, 100.3-FM

  • Los Angeles at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Timberwolves at Washington

    6 pm on FSN PLUS, 830-AM

  • Gophers men's basketball at Nebraska

    6 pm on BTN, 1130-AM

  • Los Angeles at Wild

    7 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Twins vs. Boston (spring training)

    12:05 pm on 830-AM, 102.9-FM

  • Michigan at Gophers women's basketball

    1:30 pm on BTN, 96.7-FM

  • Phoenix at Timberwolves

    8 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Twins vs. Tampa Bay (spring training)

    12:05 pm

  • Wild at Vegas

    9 pm on FSN, 100.3-FM

  • Twins vs. Atlanta (spring training)

    12:05 pm

  • Twins vs. Boston (spring training)

    12:05 pm

  • Gophers men's basketball at Penn State

    6 pm on BTN

  • Charlotte at Timberwolves

    7 pm on FSN, 830-AM

  • Wild at Vegas

    9 pm on FSN PLUS, 100.3-FM

  • Twins vs. Tampa Bay (spring training)

    12:05 pm on 830-AM, 102.9-FM

Today's Scoreboard

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    Winnipeg

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