The Minnesota Vikings signed former Chicago Bears defensive tackle Will Sutton on Wednesday. Sutton, 25, joins the Vikings after spending the first three years of his career with the Bears, playing in 36 games with 18 starts and compiling 60 tackles. The 6-foot-1, 290-pound Sutton, a third-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft out of […]
Rockies 7, Twins 3 MINNEAPOLIS — Gerardo Parra and Charlie Blackmon homered as Colorado defeated Minnesota. Blackmon drove in three runs while starter Kyle Freeland allowed three runs and five hits in six innings. Byron Buxton homered for Minnesota. Phil Hughes allowed five runs and eight hits in five-plus innings.
The Boston Celtics will have the number-one pick in next month’s NBA Draft. The Celtics won Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, which establishes the draft order for the top 14 selections. Boston had the best chance for the top pick thanks to the 2013 trade that sent Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets. […]
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins have surprised plenty of people by holding onto first place in the American League Central into mid-May. Now the Twins get to host another first-place team as they begin interleague play. Minnesota (19-15) and Colorado begin a three-game series Tuesday at Target Field. The Rockies (24-15) are leading the way […]
For a program record fifth straight season the No. 2/3 University of Minnesota Gophers are headed to the NCAA Tournament. The Gophers will play in the Tuscaloosa Regional and take on Louisiana Tech at 1:30 p.m. (CT) Friday. The game can be viewed live on ESPNU. Alabama is the No. 16 seed and will face […]
Indians 8, Twins 3 CLEVELAND — Cleveland belted four home runs — two by Jason Kipnis — and Trevor Bauer pitched six strong innings at Progressive Field to halt the Indians’ three-game losing streak and end Minnesota’s four-game winning streak. Kipnis, who was moved into the leadoff spot in the order, had four RBIs and […]
(Gopher Sports) — The No. 2/3 University of Minnesota Gophers are the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament this weekend after winning their first regular season conference title since the 1991 season. The Gophers are 51-3 overall and finished the regular season with a 22-1 Big Ten record. This is the first time […]
Golden Gopher baseball coach John Anderson is not happy with the Big Ten Conference after it rescheduled a previously-cancelled three-game series between Minnesota and Rutgers. The series was originally slated for April 7-9, but was canceled last month after Rutgers could not make the trip to Minnesota because of travel issues related to the airlines. […]