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Vikings add a 2024 first round pick from Houston

Vikings add a 2024 first round pick from Houston

The Minnesota Vikings have acquired the 23rd overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft in a trade with the Houston Texas. The terms of the deal are below: Minnesota Receives 23rd overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft 232nd overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft Houston Receives...

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Lucia honored with Legend award

Lucia honored with Legend award

The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation is pleased to announce its 2024 Legend of College Hockey recipient as Don Lucia from the University of Minnesota. Lucia began his coaching career as an assistant coach at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (1981-85) followed...

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Wild Finish Homestand Against Ducks  ((AUDIO))

Wild Finish Homestand Against Ducks ((AUDIO))

(St. Paul, MN)  --  The Wild are on home ice tonight to host the Ducks and finish off their three game homestand.  The Wild took each of the first two games slipping past the Predators in overtime on Sunday and then they followed that up with a 4-1 win on Tuesday over...

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Vikings make it official, adding RB Jones

Vikings make it official, adding RB Jones

The Minnesota Vikings have announced the signing of running back Aaron Jones.  Jones, who was released by the Green Bay Packers prior to the 2024 League Year, has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings. Entering his eighth season in the NFL, Jones was originally...

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Cousins headed to Atlanta as a free agent

Cousins headed to Atlanta as a free agent

Here is a statement from the Minnesota Vikings about not being able to re-sign quarterback Kirk Cousins, who has agreed to sign a free agent deal with the Atlanta Falcons: “After significant and positive dialogue with Kirk and his representatives, we were unable to...

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Wolves lose in LA 120-109

Wolves lose in LA 120-109

TIMBERWOLVES NOTES Player Notes • Anthony Edwards led the way for the Timberwolves tonight with 25 points, seven rebounds, seven assists, two steals and two blocks, marking his 21st 25+ point/5+ rebound/5+ assist game of the season (52nd career) and his third such...

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Gopher men to play Thursday at Target Center

Gopher men to play Thursday at Target Center

The University of Minnesota men's basketball team enters the 2024 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament as the No. 9 seed, held March 13-17 at Target Center in Minneapolis. The Golden Gophers will face Michigan State on Thursday at 11 a.m., and televised on the Big Ten...

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High School hockey honors announced

High School hockey honors announced

The Minnesota All Sports Alliance today announced Hagen Burrow from Minnetonka High School is the recipient of the 40th Annual Mr. Hockey Award given to the outstanding senior high school boys’ hockey player in the state of Minnesota. Kam Hendrickson from Chanhassen...

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McCutcheon elected to go into USA Volleyball Hall of Fame

McCutcheon elected to go into USA Volleyball Hall of Fame

Former University of Minnesota volleyball head coach and current Minnesota assistant athletic director Hugh McCutcheon will be inducted into the USA Volleyball Hall of Fame on May 22 in Columbus, Ohio. McCutcheon will be inducted with volleyball leaders Jennifer...

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Wild trade away Duhaime for draft pick

Wild trade away Duhaime for draft pick

Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired a third-round selection in the 2026 NHL Draft from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for right-wing Brandon Duhaime....

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Wild In Arizona Tonight  ((AUDIO))

Wild In Arizona Tonight ((AUDIO))

(Tempe, AZ)  --  The Minnesota Wild are evacuating Xcel Energy Center for the Boys State High School Hockey Tournament which puts them on the road tonight and tomorrow.  Tonight they start the brief two game road trip against the Coyotes looking to build upon Sunday’s...

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Gopher Women Advance In Big Ten Tourney

Gopher Women Advance In Big Ten Tourney

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Amaya Battle put up a career high 32 points as the Gophers beat Rutgers in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament 77-69 last night at Target Center.  For the Gophers, it’s their first Big Ten Conference Tournament win since 2020 and also...

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Wild to host Diversified Hockey Celebration on Sunday

Wild to host Diversified Hockey Celebration on Sunday

The Minnesota Wild today announced details of a Diversified Hockey Celebration on Sunday, March 10, when it hosts the Nashville Predators at 2:30 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota Diversified Hockey enables athletes to participate with other skaters with similar...

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Gobert pushes Wolves to win

Gobert pushes Wolves to win

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES 119 (43-19), PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS 114 (17-43) March 4, 2024 TIMBERWOLVES NOTES Player Notes • Rudy Gobert was dominant tonight against the Trail Blazers, finishing with a team-high 25 points on 9-of-10 shooting, including 7-of-7 from the...

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Christie wins another Big Ten Freshman of Week honor

Christie wins another Big Ten Freshman of Week honor

Golden Gopher freshman guard Cam Christie (Arlington Heights, Ill.) has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week after back-to-back stellar performances at Illinois and home vs. Penn State. It marks Christie's second freshman honor this season and Minnesota's third...

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Fleck has contract amended

Fleck has contract amended

The University of Minnesota and head football coach P.J. Fleck have agreed to a contract amendment, pending Board of Regents approval. The contract amendment calls for an increased salary pool for assistant coaches and staff and adds an annual bonus for Fleck. The...

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Wild In Smashville  ((AUDIO))

Wild In Smashville ((AUDIO))

(Nashville, TN)  --  The Wild will need to rebound from a close loss on Tuesday to the Hurricanes because the rest of this week they’re up against direct competition for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.  The Wild fell to Carolina 3-2 on Tuesday night...

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No KAT, No Problem For T-Wolves In Win Over Spurs  ((AUDIO))

No KAT, No Problem For T-Wolves In Win Over Spurs ((AUDIO))

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Anthony Edwards scored 34 points as the Timberwolves beat the Spurs 114-105 despite missing All-Star Karl Anthony Towns.  Towns missed the game due to personal reasons but saluted a high school teammate on Instagram earlier in the day.  Rudy...

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Vikings shuffle staff, add new QB coach

Vikings shuffle staff, add new QB coach

The Minnesota Vikings have named Josh McCown as quarterbacks coach and Chris O’Hara as pass game specialist. McCown, who played 18 seasons in the NFL as a quarterback from 2002-20, spent the 2023 season with the Carolina Panthers as their quarterbacks coach. During...

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Twins trade for outfielder

Twins trade for outfielder

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have acquired outfielder Manuel Margot, minor league infielder Rayne Doncon and cash considerations from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for minor league infielder Noah Miller. Margot, 29, hit .264 (82-for-311) with 21...

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Huskers Shuck Gophers

Huskers Shuck Gophers

(Lincoln, NE)  --  Cam Christie led the team with 14 points, Dawson Garcia had 10 points and eight rebounds, and Parker Fox came off the bench to finish with eight points and a team-high nine rebounds, but Minnesota (17-10, 8-8 Big Ten) fell 73-55 to Nebraska (20-8,...

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Big Ten Women’s Tourney officially a sellout

Big Ten Women’s Tourney officially a sellout

All-session tickets are sold out for the 2024 TIAA Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, marking the first sellout in the history of the event. More than 109,000 fans are expected to attend the five-day event, scheduled for March 6-10 at the Target Center in...

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Wolves make it official with Mike Conley Jr

Wolves make it official with Mike Conley Jr

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed guard Mike Conley to a contract extension. Per team policy, the terms of the agreement were not released. Conley, 36, is in the midst of his 17th season in the NBA, second with the Timberwolves, seeing...

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Wild Start Back To Back In Edmonton  ((AUDIO))

Wild Start Back To Back In Edmonton ((AUDIO))

(Edmonton, Alberta)  --  The Wild finish off the back half of their three game road tip tonight and tomorrow when they skate in Edmonton and Seattle.  The trip starting on Tuesday in Winnipeg with the Wild falling 6-3 to the Jets.  Marco Rossi scored two goals in the...

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Gophers Bounce Buckeyes

Gophers Bounce Buckeyes

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Elijah Hawkins scored a career-high 24 points and led Minnesota (17-9, 8-7 Big Ten) with seven assists, and Dawson Garcia had 22 points and a team-high nine rebounds, as the Gophers recorded an 88-79 win over Ohio State (15-12, 5-11 Big Ten) at...

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