The Gophers had just produced a 19-1 Big Ten season for their first conference championship since 2015 and just the third in program history. The team earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament on the backs of a 19-match win streak that ran from early September to the last week of November.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who threw a temper tantrum on the sideline during Monday night’s game in Seattle, apologized Wednesday.
Forget the exhausted narrative about his putrid performances in primetime. That frustrating loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football was not on Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Shabazz Napier’s return to the Timberwolves from a hamstring injury on Sunday, Dec. 1, against Memphis brought up an interesting question: How would the point guard minutes be allocated?
Dalvin Cook had remained healthy this season until Monday night, when he was lost with a right shoulder injury in the third quarter of a 37-30 loss to Seattle at CenturyLink Field. He was held to 29 yards on nine carries and fumbled twice.
The Vikings (8-4) fell a game behind the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North. Quarterback Kirk Cousins, who dropped to 0-8 on Monday nights, was 22 of 38 for 276 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.
Minnesota United has extended Vito Mannone a multi-year contract offer that would make him the highest-paid goalkeeper in MLS in 2020, a source confirmed Monday, Dec. 2, to the Pioneer Press.
Paul Fenton’s 14-month tenure as general manager of the Minnesota Wild was almost universally panned by all. But one of his biggest moves here seems to be working out well.
While the swirling snow didn’t accumulate much on the TCF Bank Stadium field Saturday, plays on which the Gophers made mistakes, were outplayed or outcoached certainly added up in a 38-17 blowout loss to the Badgers.
Tyus Jones spent the days leading up to his return home telling his Memphis teammates about how great Minnesota was. Then he looked at the forecast: Snow.
Dillon Brooks scored 26 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a six-game losing streak with a 115-107 defeat of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, Dec. 1, in Minneapolis.