Minnesota Sports News

Twins to sign veteran reliever Fernando Rodney

Dec 14, 2017

The 41-year-old pitcher will get a one-year contract with an option for 2019.

Xavier Rhodes returns to Vikings practice while Rudolph, Reiff remain sidelined

Dec 14, 2017

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes returned to practice Thursday, a good sign the Vikings injured defender can play Sunday against the Bengals. Rhodes injured his hip during last week’s loss in Carolina and was held out of Wednesday’s practice. Still sidelined were…

Kevin Garnett wants to buy the Timberwolves from Glen Taylor

Dec 14, 2017

In a wide-ranging recent interview with Awful Announcing that focused mainly on his work at TNT, former Wolves star Kevin Garnett was also asked about his future business plans. Garnett, who has said in the past that he would like to buy the Timberwolves,…

Disney just bought Fox Sports North; what might that mean for viewers?

Dec 14, 2017

The big business and entertainment headline Thursday morning involved Disney purchasing 21st Century Fox, the Rupert Murdoch media conglomerate. The all-stock price tag — valued at $52.4 billion — means Disney is making a big bet on media. Of particular i…

Karl-Anthony Towns roasted — twice — on social media by Joel Embiid

Dec 14, 2017

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid posted a photo to Instagram and Twitter from Tuesday night's victory over the Wolves, and wasn't quite done from there.

Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk out week-to-week with lower-body injury

Dec 14, 2017

The team recalled goalie Steve Michalek from the Iowa Wild to be Alex Stalock's back-up while Dubnyk is unable to play.

Twins take Tyler Kinley in Rule 5 Draft, lose Nick Burdi and Luke Bard

Dec 14, 2017

Baseball’s winter meetings ended with the draft on Thursday.

Twins sign free-agent pitcher Michael Pineda, look to lure Yu Darvish

Dec 14, 2017

Twins sign Pineda for 2019 but would like to lure Darvish for next season

Vikings might entrust safety net Rashod Hill with even bigger role against Bengals

Dec 14, 2017

Rashod Hill gives adaptable quality to Vikings’ O-line.