MINNEAPOLIS — Looks like Brian Dozier won’t be going home to Mississippi on Sunday night after all. The Twins’ slugging second baseman was among four players named Tuesday to represent the American League in Monday’s Home Run Derby at Target Field.
ST. PAUL — “Jesse Ventura,” the voice in the taped interview asked Chris Kyle. “What was that all about?” The question was from Jim DeFelice, a co-author of Kyle’s best-selling...
ST. PAUL — After a year of speculation and anticipation, Thomas Vanek became a member of the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday when he signed a three-year contract worth $19.5 million. Vanek, 30, was one of the top free agents in a class regarded as thin, and chose the Wild about 100 minutes into the NHL’s free agency period, which started at 11 a.m.
ST. PAUL — Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt is under investigation for inappropriate sexual behavior with men, according to former archdiocese official Jennifer Haselberger.
PHILADELPHIA — From suite J at Wells Fargo Center, Wild coach Mike Yeo watched the second day of the NHL draft unfold. He wore a suit and tie and participated in the festivities. He shook hands and chatted with the Wild’s draft picks. But the players selected this weekend by the Wild won’t be with Yeo in the NHL for at least a couple of years.
Dreams are more than 10 feet high for Timberwolves draft selections Zach LaVine and Glenn Robinson III. UCLA’s LaVine, selected 13th, and Michigan’s Robinson, taken 40th, are each billed as high-flying, athletic wings that can make plays at the rim.
With Washington bogged down in partisan gridlock, President Barack Obama came to the Twin Cities on Thursday afternoon to talk to ordinary citizens and put an upbeat face on a...
MINNEAPOLIS — Flip Saunders said he talks to NBA teams from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day. That included Tuesday morning, when the Timberwolves coach and president of basketball operations was on his way to speak with reporters. Three more calls came in, he said. “It’s like when I throw those pellets out to the catfish,” Saunders said. “There is a feeding frenzy the closer they can see the pellets.”
MINNEAPOLIS — As 32 nations compete on soccer’s biggest stage in the World Cup, two sides in Minnesota are vying for an expansion Major League Soccer franchise on different platforms. The Minnesota Vikings are making their push public, while Minnesota United FC owner Bill McGuire and Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad are keeping theirs mostly private.
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A small plane crashed into a house Friday evening in the central Minnesota town of Sauk Rapids.