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2 Bloomington hockey unite to survive

12:05 AM, Dec 7, 2013

"I was upset because it was my senior year and I didn't get to go against them," explained former Kennedy player Kalli McCullen. "Cause I know with Kennedy our biggest goal was to beat them."

Vikings rule QB Ponder out against Ravens

2:12 PM, Dec 6, 2013

The Minnesota Vikings have ruled quarterback Christian Ponder out for Sunday's game at Baltimore.

Texans fire head coach Gary Kubiak

11:37 AM, Dec 6, 2013

The Houston Texans have fired coach Gary Kubiak. The team announced the decision Friday, one day after the Texans lost their 11th straight game

US to play Ghana, Portugal, Germany at World Cup

11:35 AM, Dec 6, 2013

The United States will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany in a tough first-round group at next year's World Cup.

Scandella gives Wild 4-3 win over Blackhawks

7:27 AM, Dec 6, 2013

Marco Scandella's slap shot with 1:48 left, the defenseman's first goal this season, lifted the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday.

Twins finalize deal with P Phil Hughes

2:31 PM, Dec 5, 2013

The Minnesota Twins have signed former Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes to a $24 million, three-year contract.

Florida State QB will not face charges in alleged rape

1:17 PM, Dec 5, 2013

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged after an investigation into an alleged sexual battery, State Attorney William Meggs said today.

Lindsey Vonn says she will race at Lake Louise

11:36 AM, Dec 5, 2013

Lindsey Vonn says she will race Friday in a World Cup downhill, her first competition in 10 months.

Vikings CB Cook fined $26,250 for contact with official

9:41 AM, Dec 5, 2013

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook has been fined $26,250 for contact with an official, per NFL guidelines.

Timberwolves game postponed by smoke

7:45 AM, Dec 5, 2013

The NBA says the game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena.

Road to Sochi: Duluth curler has bad-boy reputation

9:49 PM, Dec 4, 2013

A Duluth curler with Olympic aspirations has a bad boy reputation.

Minn. snowboarder chases Olympic aspirations

6:11 PM, Dec 4, 2013

The numbers are all adding up for Mimi Wiencke. At age 24, she's the number one ranked female snowboard racer in the country.

Vikings QB Cassel on track to start for Ponder

2:00 PM, Dec 4, 2013

Matt Cassel is on track to start this week at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, with Christian Ponder recovering from a concussion.

Red Sox sign C Pierzynski to 1-year deal

1:58 PM, Dec 4, 2013

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have signed free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year contract.

Steelers' Tomlin fined $100K for kickoff obstruction

10:45 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has been fined $100,000 for interfering with a play against the Baltimore Ravens on Thanksgiving.

Brett Favre's high school team makes state championship

8:15 AM, Dec 4, 2013

The high school team Brett Favre is helping to coach will face Tupelo in the Mississippi state championship game on Friday.

Hollinses helps Minnesota top Florida State 71-61

7:53 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Andre Hollins scored 21 points and Austin Hollins added 16 to lift Minnesota to a 71-61 victory over Florida State on Tuesday night.

The long and winding road to a new stadium

11:05 PM, Dec 3, 2013

The road to a Vikings stadium stretches back more than a decade and has moved around the metro.

Vikings stadium holds groundbreaking

8:10 PM, Dec 3, 2013

Construction of the new Vikings stadium is now officially underway. A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Tuesday morning in the parking lot outside the Metrodome.

Twins finish $49M, 4-year deal with Ricky Nolasco

3:50 PM, Dec 3, 2013

The Minnesota Twins have finalized a $49 million, four-year contract with right-hander Ricky Nolasco, an expensive first step toward restoring a ragged rotation.

Officials break ground on new Vikings stadium

3:32 PM, Dec 3, 2013

The Minnesota Vikings have broken ground on their new stadium.

2,000 yard season not out of reach for AP

5:58 PM, Dec 2, 2013

Among those in the 2,000 yard rushing club, nobody has ever come close to 2,000 yards the next year.

NFL: Officials erred at end of Sunday night game

12:42 PM, Dec 2, 2013

The NFL says Sunday night's officiating crew should have stopped play and eliminated confusion about the down and distance at the end of the New York Giants' 24-17 victory at Washington.

Broncos head coach returns after heart surgery

9:57 AM, Dec 2, 2013

Denver Broncos coach John Fox has returned to work, less than a month after undergoing open-heart surgery to have his aortic valve fixed.

Groundbreaking for Vikings stadium set for Tuesday

9:50 PM, Dec 1, 2013

The Metrodome's calendar is filled for the rest of this year with events including a monster truck show and the Hmong New Year.

Durant has triple-double, Thunder beat Wolves

8:44 PM, Dec 1, 2013

Kevin Durant recorded his first triple-double of the season and the Thunder rallied for a fourth-quarter win over the Wolves on Sunday.

Vikings defeat Bears 23-20 in overtime

4:20 PM, Dec 1, 2013

Blair Walsh's 34-yard field goal with 1:43 left in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 23-20 victory over the Chicago Bears.

AP source: Twins agree to deal with Phil Hughes

4:03 PM, Dec 1, 2013

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with right-hander Phil Hughes.

Peterson passes 10,000-yard mark for career

4:00 PM, Dec 1, 2013

Adrian Peterson has become the third-fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards rushing for his career.

Vikings CB Cook ejected, Ponder out with concussion

2:49 PM, Dec 1, 2013

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook was ejected Christian Ponder suffered a concussion against Chicago on Sunday.

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