Josh Donaldson vs. the Twins: Huge success and a notable dust-up with Glen Perkins

Jan 22, 2020

Josh Donaldson has a .395 career batting average, .487 on-base percentage and .852 slugging percentage in 191 career plate appearances against the Twins, with all three representing the highest marks for an opponent (minimum 100 PAs) in Twins history. But…

Grading the Vikings: Offensive line improved, but talent gap clear vs. top NFC foes

Jan 22, 2020

Brian O'Neill chuckled when asked the main reason why the Vikings offense had minimized sacks on Kirk Cousins to one or none in five of the team's first eight games. Another offseason of reinforcements led to two new starters, but O'Neill got to the root …

Kansas suspends De Sousa indefinitely for K-State brawl

Jan 22, 2020

No. 3 Kansas suspended forward Silvio De Sousa indefinitely Wednesday for his role in the Jayhawks' brawl with Kansas State near the end of their game.

Josh Donaldson signing by Twins affects payroll, roster and competition

Jan 22, 2020

The potential effects of adding three-time All-Star and former MVP Josh Donaldson to the Twins are almost too numerous to track. Here's a look.

After 58 seasons as a prep football coach, Brainerd's Ron Stolski retires

Jan 22, 2020

The 80-year-old Stolski ranks second in the state in career victories and was the longest-tenured high school football coach in state history.

Twins' Levine said team was positioned to make major move, sign Donaldson

Jan 22, 2020

Twins general manager Thad Levine said the Twins haven't given up on supplementing the starting rotation, and that the team is looking to "stimulate some more conversations" on the trade market.

Mikko Koivu, Devan Dubnyk back in action for Wild vs. Red Wings

Jan 22, 2020

"This game is about us, our character and how to bounce from a pretty heartbreaking night the other night," coach Bruce Boudreau said.

Wolves haunted by poor rebounding at critical moments

Jan 22, 2020

The Wolves rank in the bottom third of the NBA in defensive rebounding percentage, and that weakness has caught up with them at key times during games.

Gadiva Hubbard providing leadership for Gophers women's basketball

Jan 22, 2020

As one a handful of four-year players on the team, Gadiva Hubbard she has been pushed into more of a leadership role with the departure of Destiny Pitts.