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Twins prepping for home opener with new food items (AUDIO)

Twins prepping for home opener with new food items (AUDIO)

The Twins home opener is tomorrow and baseball fans will be treated to a lot of new food options at Target Field. MNN sports director Mike Grimm spoke with the Pete Spike, who is the general manager of Delaware North Sportservice - the company that operates food...

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Wolves top Rockets 113-106

Wolves top Rockets 113-106

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES 113 (52-23), HOUSTON ROCKETS 106 (38-37) April 2, 2024 TIMBERWOLVES NOTES Player Notes • Naz Reid led the way for the Timberwolves tonight with 25 points on 10-of-17 shooting, including 3-of-5 from deep, six assists and two steals. Tonight marks...

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Gopher star Snuggerud says he’s staying at Minnesota

Gopher star Snuggerud says he’s staying at Minnesota

Minnesota men's hockey forward Jimmy Snuggerud announced Tuesday he will return to the Maroon and Gold for his junior season in 2024-25. "I am excited to announce I'm coming back to the University of Minnesota next season," Snuggerud said. "It was a tough ending to...

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Gophers in Wyoming for WNIT game

Gophers in Wyoming for WNIT game

The University of Minnesota women's basketball team is making its first 'Great 8' appearance in the WNIT, taking on Wyoming (18-14, 11-7 Mountain West) on April 1 in Laramie, Wyo., at the Arena-Auditorium. The game will be Minnesota's first-ever trip to Laramie. GAME...

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Wolves lose to hot-shooting Chicago

Wolves lose to hot-shooting Chicago

CHICAGO BULLS 109 (36-38), MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES 101 (51-23) March 31, 2024 TIMBERWOLVES NOTES Player Notes • Anthony Edwards led the way for the Timberwolves tonight with 22 points on 9-of-20 shooting, a game-high 11 rebounds and five assists, marking his fourth 20+...

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Gopher hockey ends season on Saturday

Gopher hockey ends season on Saturday

The No. 7 Minnesota men's hockey team built a 2-0 lead in the first period before falling to No. 2 Boston University, 6-3, Saturday evening in the NCAA Sioux Falls Regional from Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The veterans Jaxon Nelson and Bryce Brodzinski of the No. 2...

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Twins place Lewis on Injured List

Twins place Lewis on Injured List

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed infielder Royce Lewis on the 10-day Injured List with a right quad strain (retroactive to March 29). Lewis, who sustained the injury while running the bases during the third inning of the season opener on...

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#7 Gophers vs #2 Boston tonight in Sioux Falls

#7 Gophers vs #2 Boston tonight in Sioux Falls

(Sioux Falls, SD) -- The seventh-ranked Golden Gopher men's hockey team will play number-two Boston University tonight in Sioux Falls for the right to advance the 2024 Frozen Four in St. Paul next month. Minnesota beat Omaha on Friday night in Sioux Falls 3-2, while...

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NCAA Hockey:  #7 Gophers vs. #2 Boston, Saturday (AUDIO)

NCAA Hockey: #7 Gophers vs. #2 Boston, Saturday (AUDIO)

(Sioux Falls, SD) -- The No. 7 Golden Gophers men's hockey team continues the 2024 NCAA Sioux Falls Regional as the No. 2 seed heading into Saturday's regional final matchup against No. 2 and top-seeded Boston University. With a spot in the NCAA Frozen Four in St....

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WNIT:  Gophers vs NDSU tonight

WNIT: Gophers vs NDSU tonight

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Fresh off a second round WNIT victory the University of Minnesota women's basketball team is back to host the 'Super 16' matchup against the North Dakota State University Bison (22-11, 13-3). The game will be the second against the Summit League...

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#7 Gophers advance with 3-2 win over #11 Omaha (AUDIO)

#7 Gophers advance with 3-2 win over #11 Omaha (AUDIO)

(Sioux Falls, SD) -- The seventh-ranked Golden Gopher men's hockey team got two third period goals from senior Jaxon Nelson and beat number-11 Omaha on the opening round of the N-C-A-A Tournament last night in Sioux Falls. Nelson grew up in Magnolia, Minnesota, less...

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Statement from Timberwolves on ownership situation

Statement from Timberwolves on ownership situation

Statement on Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx Ownership Glen Taylor, Chairman of Taylor Sports Group, Inc., the general partner of Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Limited Partnership (“Timberwolves and Lynx”), this morning confirmed the expiration of the option of...

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Wild Preparing For Sharks

Wild Preparing For Sharks

(St. Paul, MN)  --  The Wild are in the middle of a four day break as they wait for the resumption of their schedule.  The Wild fell in overtime to the Blues on Saturday night and now have been idle with no games on the schedule until Thursday when they host the San...

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Wild sign St. Cloud State’s Peart

Wild sign St. Cloud State’s Peart

Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Jack Peart to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2024-25 season. Peart, 20 (5/15/2003), skated...

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Wild to host women’s clothing drive this weekend

Wild to host women’s clothing drive this weekend

The Minnesota Wild today announced a women’s clothing drive benefitting Dress for Success Twin Cities will be held on Saturday, March 30 when it hosts the Vegas Golden Knights at 2:30 p.m. CT at Xcel Energy Center. New or gently used clothing will be collected at...

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Season Ends For Gopher Men

Season Ends For Gopher Men

(Terre Haute, IN)  --  Pharrel Payne finished with 16 points and eight rebounds, and three other players reached double-figures, but Minnesota (19-15) saw its season end with a 76-64 loss versus top-seeded Indiana State (30-6) in the Second Round of the N-I-T at the...

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Twins prospect Lee sent to minor league camp

Twins prospect Lee sent to minor league camp

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reassigned infielder Brooks Lee to minor league camp. The Twins now have 40 players in camp (8 non-roster): 21 pitchers (3 non-roster), four catchers (2 non-roster), seven infielders (2 non-roster), five outfielders...

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Vikings finalize 2024 coaching staff

Vikings finalize 2024 coaching staff

The Minnesota Vikings have finalized their 2024 coaching staff. The complete staff, which is made up of 27 total coaches, is listed below: 2024 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff Kevin O’Connell Head Coach Coordinators/Assistant Head Coach Matt Daniels Special Teams...

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Gophers will visit Indiana State on Sunday in NIT

Gophers will visit Indiana State on Sunday in NIT

The University of Minnesota men's basketball team will play Indiana State in the Second Round of the NIT on Sunday at 1 p.m. CT on ESPN2. Should the Gophers win over Indiana State, Minnesota would advance to face the winner of Bradley vs. Cincinnati/San Francisco in...

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Wild Blank Ducks

Wild Blank Ducks

(Anaheim, CA)  --  For the second time in three games the Wild blanked the Ducks, this time 4-0 in Anaheim.  Ryan Hartman, Jon Merrill and Kirill Kaprizov all scored second period goals as the Wild broke open the hockey game.  Jake Lucchini scored in the third period...

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Twins announce plans for Opening Day

Twins announce plans for Opening Day

With Major League Baseball returning to downtown Minneapolis in just 16 days, the defending American League Central Division champion Minnesota Twins today unveiled plans for the 2024 Home Opener at Target Field presented by Your Local Northland Ford Dealers – a...

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Ant Mighty In Win Over Jazz

Ant Mighty In Win Over Jazz

(Salt Lake City, UT)  --  Anthony Edwards scored 32 points as the shorthanded T-Wolves held off the Jazz 114-104.  Edwards had to step up as Minnesota played without Karl Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert and then lost Naz Reid to a head injury after putting up 17...

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Gopher men’s basketball headed to NIT

Gopher men’s basketball headed to NIT

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team earned a bid into the National Invitation Tournament, announced tonight on ESPN2. Minnesota will face Butler on Tuesday, March 19 in Indianapolis. Game time is set for 8 p.m. CT on ESPNU. “We’re really excited to be...

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#5 Gopher women lose four overtime heartbreaker

#5 Gopher women lose four overtime heartbreaker

The No. 5 Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s hockey lost a four overtime heartbreaker to the No. 4 Clarkson Golden Knights, 3-2, at Cheel Arena on Saturday evening. Sophomore forward Josefin Bouveng got the scoring started for the Gophers 7:26 into the game, tapping in...

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