MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After reaping the rewards of an aggressive approach all afternoon, Detroit coach Dan Campbell stopped himself late in the game at Minnesota.
Campbell made the cautious call to try a 54-yard field goal with the Lions leading by three points and the Vikings out of timeouts with 1:10 left, and he quickly regretted it.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Trout had three hits, including his 37th homer of the season, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 10-3 on Sunday.
Trout also doubled twice, walked and scored three runs.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook injured his shoulder late in the third quarter against the Detroit Lions on Sunday and was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
Cook had 17 carries for a season-high 96 yards and his first touchdown of the year, but on a first-down run near midfield he ran into the back of his left guard Ezra Cleveland and had the ball fly out of his arms and recovered by the Lions.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been trying to craft under new coach Kevin O'Connell a diverse and unpredictable offense that can still succeed when their best players are taken away.
Los Angeles Angels (66-86, third in the AL West) vs. Minnesota Twins (74-78, third in the AL Central)
Minneapolis; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Jose Suarez (6-8, 4.11 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 91 strikeouts); Twins: Dylan Bundy (8-7, 4.78 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 89 strikeouts)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gary Sánchez drove in four runs, including a three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Minnesota Twins snapped a five-game losing streak with an 8-4 win against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tanner Morgan threw for 268 yards and three touchdowns and Mohamed Ibrahim rushed for 103 yards and a score to lead Minnesota to a 34-7 rout over struggling Michigan State in the Big Ten opener for both schools.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cade Sexauer threw for three touchdowns, Gabriel Abel had 104 yards on the ground and St. Thomas-Minnesota defeated Lincoln University of California 43-6 on Saturday.
The Tommies got scoring help from their defense and special teams as Luke Herzog recorded a safety and Ty Barron scored on a 30-yard punt return.
Los Angeles Angels (66-85, third in the AL West) vs. Minnesota Twins (73-78, third in the AL Central)
Minneapolis; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Reid Detmers (6-5, 3.71 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 111 strikeouts); Twins: Joe Ryan (12-8, 3.61 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 138 strikeouts)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Taylor Ward homered twice and Shohei Ohtani took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on a cool, rainy Friday night.
Ohtani seemed to have trouble adjusting to the weather conditions, tying his career high with six walks.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton won't return this season and will have surgery on his troublesome right knee.
Derek Falvey, Minnesota's president of baseball operations, provided an injury update on Buxton and several other Twins players before the start of the homestand Friday against the Los Angeles Angels.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has suspended three minor league pitchers after they tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
The penalties were announced on Friday.
Melvi Acosta, a 27-year-old right-hander with Minnesota's Triple-A affiliate in St.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In-person voting for the midterm elections opened Friday in Minnesota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wyoming, kicking off a six-week sprint to Election Day in a landscape that has changed much since the pandemic drove a shift to mail balloting in the 2020 presidential contest.
Los Angeles Angels (65-85, fourth in the AL West) vs. Minnesota Twins (73-77, third in the AL Central)
Minneapolis; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Shohei Ohtani (0-0); Twins: TBD
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Last summer, a long contract negotiation between Kirill Kaprizov and the Minnesota Wild — plus the complication of international travel and COVID-19 protocols — put the star left wing's arrival for the start of training camp in question.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jonathan Heasley pitched six innings of two-hit ball, Edward Oliveras and Drew Waters homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Thursday to complete their three-game series sweep.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Jared Goff's pass on the last play of the game in Detroit last year sailed across the goal line and landed in the arms of a rookie named Amon-Ra St.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz pushed back Thursday against critics who say his administration should have done more to thwart what federal prosecutors have called a scheme to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud the U.S.
Minnesota (3-0) at Michigan State (2-1), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (Big Ten network)
Line: Minnesota by 3 according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
DETROIT (1-1) at MINNESOTA (1-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Vikings by 5½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Minnesota Twins (73-76, third in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (60-88, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Josh Winder (4-4, 4.17 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 35 strikeouts); Royals: Jonathan Heasley (3-8, 5.09 ERA, 1.51 WHIP, 62 strikeouts)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was altogether fitting that on the day the Kansas City Royals fired Dayton Moore, they beat the fast-fading Minnesota Twins using the same blueprint that their longtime front office executive once used to build them into a winner.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings rarely strayed from a commitment to rushing over the last five years since Dalvin Cook was drafted, a strategy previous coach Mike Zimmer felt so strongly about that he more than once publicly criticized the play-calling by his offensive coordinator.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell has sued the Department of Justice and the FBI, demanding the return of a cellphone agents seized from him outside a fast food restaurant in southern Minnesota last week, apparently as part of an investigation into an alleged scheme to breach voting system technology.
ST PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ H. B. Fuller Co. (FUL) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $46.5 million.
The St Paul, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of 84 cents per share.
Minnesota Twins (73-75, third in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (59-88, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Bailey Ober (1-2, 3.49 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 34 strikeouts); Royals: Daniel Lynch (4-11, 5.09 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 113 strikeouts)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Department of Justice has charged 48 people in Minnesota in what prosecutors have called a $250 million scheme to defraud a federal meals program.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — United States authorities charged 48 people in Minnesota with conspiracy and other counts in what they said Tuesday was the largest pandemic-related fraud scheme yet, stealing $250 million from a federal program that provides meals to low-income children.
Minnesota High School Football State Rankings
For Week of Sept. 21, 2022
Rankings based on the votes of media member across the state of Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Guiding a team's navigation of the inherent rollercoaster of a regular season is a vital part of the job for an NFL head coach.
Making the right strategical adjustments to maximize the ups and minimize the downs is just as important.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota appeals court panel has sided with the state health department over fines against bars that violated emergency safety orders during the coronavirus pandemic.
The three judges, in a ruling issued Monday, affirmed the health department's authority to suspend the bars' license and levy fines.
NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards was fined $40,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for homophobic comments he made on social media.
The league announced the punishment for Edwards' use of “offensive and derogatory language" in a since-deleted Instagram video he later apologized for.
The Big Ten's tradition of producing elite running backs is alive and well.
The conference features the nation's top two rushers in Illinois' Chase Brown and Minnesota's Mohamed Ibrahim, and four others are running for better than 100 yards per game.
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA banned Honduras player Wisdom Quaye from soccer for 18 months on Tuesday for doping with a steroid at a World Cup qualifying game against the United States.
Quaye tested positive for clostebol after Honduras lost 3-0 to the U.S. in February, FIFA said.
ON LEECH LAKE, Minnesota (AP) — Seated low in her canoe sliding through a rice bed on this vast lake, Kendra Haugen used one wooden stick to bend the stalks and another to knock the rice off, so gently the stalks sprung right back up.
Minnesota Twins (73-74, third in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (58-88, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Dylan Bundy (8-7, 4.68 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 87 strikeouts); Royals: Zack Greinke (4-9, 4.10 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 67 strikeouts)
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Elgton Jenkins offered a mixed review on his return to the Green Bay Packers’ offensive line.
“Basically just rusty,” Jenkins said Sunday night after playing his first game since last November.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Faced with their toughest challenge so far this season, the young Guardians needed to show they could handle themselves in a critical series.
The Twins were no match.
Josh Naylor and Amed Rosario hit three-run homers, Cal Quantrill kept his home unbeaten streak intact and Cleveland thumped Minnesota 11-4 on Monday, taking four of five from one of their AL Central pursuers.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota will enter Big Ten play without leading receiver Chris Autman-Bell, the sixth-year standout who has been scheduled for season-ending surgery on his right leg.
The unbeaten Gophers are used to this type of setback.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Minnesota man accused of threatening to kill a U.S. senator.
Brendon Daugherty is being held in the Sherburne County Jail, in Elk River, Minnesota, on charges of threatening to murder a U.S.
Minnesota Twins (73-73, third in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Guardians (79-67, first in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Monday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Sonny Gray (8-4, 2.91 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 116 strikeouts); Guardians: Cal Quantrill (12-5, 3.51 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 114 strikeouts)
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay wide receiver Allen Lazard and offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins are active for Sunday night’s game with the Chicago Bears after missing the Packers’ season-opening loss at Minnesota.
Minnesota Twins (72-73, third in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Guardians (79-66, first in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Joe Ryan (11-8, 3.83 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 133 strikeouts); Guardians: Cody Morris (0-1, 2.79 ERA, 1.76 WHIP, nine strikeouts)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — William Agada scored two goals to help lead Sporting Kansas City to a 4-1 win over Minnesota United.
Agada scored his first goal for Sporting KC (10-15-7) in the 45th minute, assisted by Ben Sweat.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mo Ibrahim ran for three touchdowns, Tanner Morgan threw for three more and the Minnesota Gophers' defense stifled the Colorado Buffaloes in a 49-7 win on Saturday.
The Gophers’ offense, ranked first in FBS in total yards and seventh in points scored entering the week, racked up 500 yards, including 349 yards in a 35-point first half.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democratic Gov. Tim Walz agreed Saturday to two additional debates against Scott Jensen, following complaints from the Republican challenger that Walz is ducking him.
Minnesota Twins (72-71, third in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Guardians (77-66, first in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Saturday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Louie Varland (0-0); Guardians: Shane Bieber (10-8, 2.91 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 178 strikeouts)