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Teague announces Smith firing

Teague announces Smith firing

Mar 25, 2013 at 3:03 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Minnesota has fired Tubby Smith one day after the Golden Gophers lost to Florida in the NCAA tournament. Read More...

Adieu Spring Training, Hello Opening Day

Adieu Spring Training, Hello Opening Day

Mar 25, 2013 at 11:11 am

Fort Myers, Fla. (KNSI) - This is my last report from the sunshine state here on this 2013 excursion. The plane is waiting at the gate to wing me back to you fine folks in the thawing north. Read More...

Minnesota women run the table

Minnesota women run the table

Mar 25, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Amanda Kessel scored twice, and the Gophers breezed by Boston University 6-3 on Sunday to finish the first perfect season in the 13-year history of NCAA women's hockey. Read More...

Chicago beats Timberwolves 104-97

Chicago beats Timberwolves 104-97

Mar 25, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Nate Robinson had 22 points and 10 assists and Carlos Boozer added 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 104-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night. Read More...

Gophers eliminated by Florida

Gophers eliminated by Florida

Mar 25, 2013 at 6:06 am

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Mike Rosario scored 25 points and Florida used an overpowering first half to roll past Minnesota and into the NCAA tournament round of 16 for third consecutive year with a 78-64 win Sunday in the South Regional. Read More...

Huskies draw Notre Dame in NCAA's

Huskies draw Notre Dame in NCAA's

Mar 25, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The 16-team field for this year's NCAA men's hockey tournament was announced Sunday night--and it includes six WCHA teams--one of them being St. Cloud State. Read More...

Jays and Twins, Teams on Rise?

Jays and Twins, Teams on Rise?

Mar 24, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Fort Myers, Fla. (KNSI) - As the Toronto Blue Jays get set to remember the 20th anniversary of their 1993 World Series Championship, their fan base has very little recent success to fondly remember. Meanwhile, sustained success is still vivid in the hearts of Twins fans, despite back to back 90 loss seasons. This year both franchises are hoping to take a steps forward to success. Read More...

Final Spring Glance, and a Mauer Blast

Final Spring Glance, and a Mauer Blast

Mar 24, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Fort Myers, Fla. (KNSI) - Well, the whirlwind stay in Fort Myers has reached its final day. Still a lot of action for your humble servant today however, and it starts with your Twins welcoming the Toronto Blue Jays to Hammond Stadium. And in the first inning Joe Mauer thrilled the fans with his first spring homer. Read More...

Mauer's six RBI's lead Twins past Jays

Mauer's six RBI's lead Twins past Jays

Mar 24, 2013 at 8:08 am

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Joe Mauer had a three-run homer and six RBIs and Justin Morneau hit a two-run drive that caromed off a palm tree behind the right-field wall, helping the Minnesota Twins rout the Toronto Blue Jays 14-5 Sunday. Read More...

Wisconsin wins WCHA Final Five

Wisconsin wins WCHA Final Five

Mar 24, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Nic Kerdiles had a goal and an assist to help Wisconsin hang on to beat Colorado College 3-2 on Saturday night in the WCHA championship game, giving the Badgers an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Read More...

Twins beat Rays 6-4

Twins beat Rays 6-4

Mar 23, 2013 at 5:05 pm

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) Rays ace David Price gave nine hits in five innings and the Minnesota Twins beat Tampa Bay 6-4 Saturday. Read More...

Backstrom, Wild blank Sharks 2-0

Backstrom, Wild blank Sharks 2-0

Mar 23, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves for his first shutout of the season and Ryan Suter had two more assists, leading Minnesota past the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Saturday for the Wild's season-high fifth straight victory. Read More...

A Day at The Beach

A Day at The Beach

Mar 23, 2013 at 5:05 pm

Fort Myers, Fla. (KNSI) - I heard it from some before I came down here, I heard it all week once I got here, the beaches are amazing. And today, on my day off from the baseball beat, I found it is certainly true. Read More...

Wolves snap road losing streak

Wolves snap road losing streak

Mar 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) Andrei Kirilenko scored 20 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves routed the slumping Phoenix Suns 117-86 on Friday night to snap a nine-game road losing streak. Read More...

Gophers rout UCLA in tournament

Gophers rout UCLA in tournament

Mar 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

AUSTIN, Tx. (AP) Andre Hollins scored 28 points and Minnesota rolled past punchless UCLA 83-63 on Friday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament, a game that could be Bruins freshman Shabazz Muhammad's last in college and coach Ben Howland's final one leading the program. Read More...

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