On Friday night the Chicago Blackhawks showed why they were the best team in hockey during the regular season, defeating the Minnesota Wild 5-2. Right from the start of the game the Blackhawks were dominate. They spent the majority of the first period in the Wild’s zone. However, Wild goaltender Josh Harding only allowed one [...]
NBA.com‘s Steve Aschburner is reporting that the Wolves have fired general manager David Kahn, and former head coach Flip Saunders will likely return in Kahn’s role. Saunders is expected to return to the Wolves as the team’s next president of basketball operations According to league sources, 58-year-old Saunders has been negotiating a contract that, with [...]
With their first three picks the team addressed needs at defensive tackle, defensive back and at wide receiver.
Minnesota has multiple more draft picks remaining throughout the rest of the NFL Draft, which resumes today. However, their next selection isn’t until round four.
Minnesota Twins president Dave St. Peter announced via Twitter that Sunday’s finale against the New York Mets has been postponed. The game will be made up at 1:10 p.m. on Aug. 19, which had been scheduled as an off day. Forecasts in the Twin Cities called for freezing rain throughout the day, with a high [...]
Add Flip Saunders to the list of coaching candidates that have declined to take the job as head coach of the Minnesota Gophers men’s basketball team. ESPN.com‘s Andy Katz is reporting that Saunders, a current ESPN analyst, turned down the Gophers offer to coach the team. Saunders coached the Minnesota Timberwolves from 1995-2005. He also [...]
The Minnesota Gophers basketball team advanced in the NCAA Tournament with a 83-63 win over UCLA on Friday. Andre Hollins scored 28 points for the 11th-seeded Gophers. Austin Hollins added another 16 points. The Gophers will now play the No. 3 seed Florida on Sunday in the South Regional.
The Minnesota Gophers women’s hockey team is headed to the Frozen Four next weekend. The Gophers advanced with a 3-2 victory over the University of North Dakota Saturday. It took three overtimes, but they were able to keep their winning streak alive. They are now 39-0-0 for the season. The Frozen Four kicks off next [...]