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Vikings Announce Preseason Lineup

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings won’t have to wait long to break in TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings open the preseason at home against Oakland this season. Of course, home now means the University of Minnesota’s outdoor stadium after the Metrodome was dismantled over the winter. The Vikings will play the next two...
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Norris, Athletics Top Twins 7-4 in 11th Inning

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back from another blown save by new closer Jim Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday. Jared Burton gave up the one-out drive by Norris, who went deep on Tuesday night, too. Dan Otero...
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Augustin, Noah Lead Bulls Over Wolves, 102-87

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – D.J. Augustin scored 21 points and Joakim Noah posted his league-leading fourth triple-double of the season, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 102-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Noah had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to move into a tie with Indiana’s Lance Stephenson for the...
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UND Men’s Hockey Skating for National Title Shot

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team is taking to the ice, just one win away from another appearance in the national championship game. UND plays Minnesota on Thursday night in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The winner moves on to...
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