Justin Morneau was candid Friday about how he would have handled being on a team electronically stealing signs from opponents, as the Houston Astros were found to have done on the way to winning the 2017 World Series.

 Looking to meet the newest Twin? You’ll have your chance this weekend. Newly-signed third baseman Josh Donaldson, the Twins’ $92 million dollar man, is one of more than 50 current, former and future players scheduled to appear at the team’s annual fan convention this weekend at Target Field.

In the world of women's college hockey, the Minnesota Gophers and Wisconsin Badgers have traded the nation's top ranking all season. The Gophers had it last week. The Badgers have it this week. And it is up for grabs when they meet on the ice in Madison, Wis., this weekend.

In six previous games versus Ohio State, Minnesota Gophers coach Bob Motzko is 2-1-3 and all six games have either ended in a tie or have been decided by one goal. As they prepares to see the Big Ten-leading Buckeyes for the second time this season when they visit Minneapolis this weekend, both teams know that close games are likely to be the rule again.

The Minnesota Vikings have their offensive coordinator. The Vikings are reportedly promoting veteran Gary Kubiak to replace Kevin Stefanski. The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported the news on Thursday. 

The Minnesota Twins’ three-game series against the Atlanta Braves last August has been best remembered by the image of Ronald Acuna Jr. jogging in from center field, head down, before Miguel Sano’s walk-off home run even sailed over his head.

The Minnesota Twins went into this offseason looking for an impact addition, a “needle-mover,” as described by president of baseball operations Derek Falvey. They got him in slugger Josh Donaldson, who joins a lineup that didn’t really need much of an impact.

With blue collar roots on St. Paul's east side, Ohio State coach Steve Rohlik has built a buzz about hockey at a school where football is king, leading the Buckeyes to the Frozen Four and to a Big Ten title, and returning them to contention for the national crown as they visit the Minnesota Gophers this weekend.

With roughly a month off of class between semesters, the Minnesota Gophers found myriad ways to pass their time away from the rink, including movies and bowling. When three of them went ice fishing west of the Twin Cities, they brought one of the team's Californians along and gave him a taste of cold weather recreation.

Over their past four games that featured “clutch” situations — in which the game was within five points in the final five minutes — the Timberwolves are averaging just 70 points per 100 possessions, far and away the lowest mark in the NBA.

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