Minnesota Sports News

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer on Kirk Cousins: 'He can do better'

Sep 16, 2019

A completion percentage of .438 was the telling stat as the Packers forced three turnovers from the quarterback.

Pressure was a constant for Kirk Cousins in loss to the Packers

Sep 16, 2019

Welcome to our morning-after Vikings blog, where we'll revisit every game by looking at three players who stood out, three concerns for the team, three trends to watch and one big question. Here we go: Though the spotlight, in the wake of the Vikings' 21-…

Former Gopher Jordan Murphy signs deal with Timberwolves

Sep 16, 2019

The forward signs an Exhibit 10 deal with the Wolves and could be headed to their Iowa G-League affiliate.

Criminal investigation remains incomplete in case of Gophers wrestlers

Sep 16, 2019

Hennepin County attorney said the early summer incident is under "active investigation"

St. Paul Saints championship: a long time coming, then a 1-minute parade

Sep 16, 2019

The St. Paul Saints, with their jewel of a ballpark (CHS Field) and their strong on-field product, are in many ways the model for how a non-major pro sports league hopes to operate. But for all the fun the Saints insist on having with their fans and for a…

Jerry Kill to become special assistant to Virginia Tech football coach

Sep 16, 2019

Former Gophers coach Jerry Kill resigned from his job as athletic director at Southern Illinois to become a special assistant in Virginia Tech's football program.

Missin' Cousins: Vikings quarterback throws crucial interception in 21-16 loss to Green Bay

Sep 16, 2019

After Green Bay jumped to an early 21-0 lead the Vikings were their own worst enemies as their rally attempt fell short, with quarterback Kirk Cousins having one of the worst games of his pro career.

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins owns his bad decisions, but he's yet to evolve into a proven winner

Sep 16, 2019

On Sunday, quarterback Kirk Cousins was in situations where he could prompt comparisons to Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre. Instead, he evoked memories of Christian Ponder.

Why wasn't Aaron Rodgers called for multiple delay of game penalties Sunday?

Sep 16, 2019

The list and severity of grievances from local sports fans seems to get amplified during A) games against rivals, B) games that are going poorly and C) questions about officiating. The trifecta hit in multiple cases, then, during Sunday's frustrating 21-1…

Welcome to Marwin Gonzalez, he's back in the Twins lineup tonight

Sep 16, 2019

Multi-positional everyday player Gonzalez has been out of the lineup since Aug. 27 with an abdominal/oblique strain, an injury that he initially believed was minor.