LIVE BLOG: Gophers Lose 70-50 to Spartans, Ending Season

Sam Ekstrom is in Des Moines, Iowa as the Minnesota Golden Gophers try to advance to the Sweet 16 with a win over the...

Gameday: Even-Keeled Gophers Letting Loose, Playing Looser

DES MOINES, Iowa -- There's a reason Jarvis Omersa has gotten so much attention despite making just nine field goals the entire season. The Minnesota...

2019 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings Seven-Round Mock Draft

My newest weekly segment showcases five different draft day gameplans for Rick Spielman and the Vikings front office. During each new mock draft I...

State Boys Basketball: Minnehaha, North Woods Back in Championship Games

Class AA Semi-Final: Minnehaha 82, Lake City 52 Minnehaha Academy defeated Lake City 82-52 to advance to the Class AA title game for the third...

“A Little Fire Ignited in Me” — Max Kepler on the...

A compelling case can be made that suggests Max Kepler has been a big part of the future plans of the Minnesota Twins for...

Amir Coffey’s Last Seven Games Have Been Transformational

DES MOINES, Iowa -- There was no players-only meeting. No emotional outburst. No rousing pre-game speech. Nobody told Amir Coffey the Minnesota Golden Gophers needed...

GELFAND: Set Your Eyes to Zion

March Madness is finally upon us, and, like spring, it somehow seems to be late this year. Perhaps this is because of February Madness,...

Meet the Opponent: Gophers Draw Louisville in First Round of NCAA Tournament

As it turns out, bracket experts Jerry Palm and Joe Lunardi might have been too optimistic about the Minnesota Golden Gophers' resume. Projected as an...

Five Observations from Gophers’ 2-1 OT Loss in Big Ten Semifinal

The late-season surge for Gophers men's hockey came to a screeching halt Saturday night in South Bend with a 2-1 overtime loss to Notre...

Experienced Galaxy Take Down “Still A Work in Progress” United, 3-2

If the first two matches of Minnesota United’s season underlined the resurgence new roster additions have provided the franchise, Saturday night’s match highlighted the...

Los Angeles Galaxy 3, Minnesota United 2: Reality Check

The perfect start to the season for Minnesota United FC was bound to end at some point, even with their first two wins something...

Gophers Show Their Best — and Worst — in Final Games Before Big Dance

CHICAGO, Ill. -- In less than 24 hours, the Minnesota Golden Gophers showed their Jekyll-iest Jekyll and their Hyde-iest Hyde. Their best version and...

BIG TEN TOURNEY: Can the Gophers Starters Keep Logging Huge Minutes?

It helps to have a deep bench in the conference tournament format that forces teams to play three, four or even five games in...

Time to Tank: The Timberwolves’ Past Points to a Strategy for Productive Losses

Andrew Wiggins was getting to the free throw line at will. In back-to-back 29-point performances on April 8 and April 10 of 2015 --...

Fort Report: C.J. Cron Focused on Continued Growth, Not Replacing Joe Mauer

FORT MYERS, FLA. -- CJ Cron had a massive offensive season for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2018. Not only did he hit nearly...

Free Agency Preview: What Do the Vikings Do at Defensive Tackle?

Leading up to free agency in mid-March, we will examine a multitude of angles pertaining to the Minnesota Vikings’ free agency approach. PREVIOUS STORIES Should the...

Karl-Anthony Towns’ All-NBA Play Puts the Timberwolves in a Tricky Spot

Before Karl-Anthony Towns hobbled to the Minnesota Timberwolves bench Saturday evening with the grace of The Wizard of Oz's Tin Man, the Wolves big man...

Maybe Adrian Heath Was Right All Along

Maybe, just maybe, he has been shorthanded all along. It was reminiscent of a broken record so many times in the past two years as...

Minnesota United 3, San Jose 0: What Is This Feeling?

In Minnesota United FC's four meetings with the San Jose Earthquakes since their arrival in the MLS, nothing has seemed to go right. 1-0...

Bombs Over Bradenton: Twins Pop Five Homers in Win Over Pirates

BRADENTON, FLA. -- There’s little doubt the Minnesota Twins have brought the sticks to Grapefruit League action, as they hit five home runs on...

NOTEBOOK: Gophers Wrap Up First 20-Game Conference Season at Maryland

The Big Ten season comes to an end Friday night for the Minnesota Golden Gophers as they visit Maryland. Believe it or not, this time...

MINNESOTA SOCCER PODCAST: The International Break and Allianz Field https://t.co/OqfQalfTfO

On the latest @MidwestSwingPod, @tschreier3 and @Brandon_Warne compare and contrast the retirements of Ichiro and Joe Mauer. https://t.co/RPPsGvX56g

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Matchup #1: Kirk Cousins vs Danielle Hunter

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Matchup #2: Stefon Diggs vs Xavier Rhodes

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Matchup #3: Adam Thielen vs Harrison Smith

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