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Fantasy football: Don't be so quick to wish away Keenum for Bridgewater

With Teddy Bridgewater progressing toward a return, how would he impact the Vikings skilled players compared to Case Keenum?


Say goodbye to some Twins rivalries under this baseball expansion plan

T.C. leads the fans in cheers during a 6-1 win against the New York Yankees at Target Field in Minneapolis on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. The Twins won, 6-1. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS) ORG XMIT: 1206748

What if baseball added two teams and created four divisions with eight teams? How could that work out for the Twins?


Reborn as a Cardinal? A look at Adrian Peterson's Arizona debut

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald Jr. (11) celebrated a touchdown against Tampa Bay by his new teammate, running back Adrian Peterson, during the first half Sunday in Glendale, Ariz.

Adrian Peterson had a really big day on Sunday in his Arizona Cardinals debut, setting off the hype meter in some places while raising caution flags in others.


Gophers hockey captain Sheehy 'week-to-week' in undisclosed injury

Minnesota Golden Gophers forward Tyler Sheehy (22) watches as he's unable to get a shot past Penn State Nittany Lions goaltender Chris Funkey (33) during the second period.

Tyler Sheehy, a first-team All-America last season, is "week-to-week" with an unspecified injury, the Gophers announced ahead of Friday night's game against Penn State.


Fantasy football: Vikings backfield has become a headache

Dalvin Cook's season-ending ACL has turned the Vikings backfield from a fantasy football player's dream into a nightmare.


Two Minnesota hockey players take day trip ... and catch a massive fish

Dustin Byfuglien and Matt Hendricks with their massive sturgeon.

Roseau native Dustin Byfuglien of former Blaine star Matt Hendricks had the day off after the Winnipeg Jets played in Edmonton. Here's what happened.


Fantasy football: Murray unlikely to replace Cook's production, but he'll try

Latavius Murray was signed to be the lead running back before the Vikings drafted Cook, and now he'll get his chance.

Murray was signed to be the lead running back before the Vikings drafted Cook, and now he'll get his chance.


Many U hockey fans will have trouble seeing UMD, UND games on TV

Upcoming Gophers men’s hockey rivalry games at Minnesota-Duluth and North Dakota will be televised -- but not in wide swaths of Minnesota.

The home school controls TV rights to each college hockey game, and those games will be shown only on My9 Sports Network and Midco Sports Network.


'The greatest WNBA franchise ever': National reaction to the Lynx title

The Lynx pose with the trophy for pictures as they celebrated their WNBA finals win against the L.A. Sparks at Williams Arena on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minn.

There are so many ways to approach what happened at Williams Arena, when the Lynx led throughout Game 5 and survived the final-minute craziness to beat Los Angeles for the WNBA title.


Same old, same old: Media mayhem after another Twins' playoff loss

Some sarcasm, some tributes and a look at the foul ball that will be remembered after many of the other details of the Yankees' latest playoff victory over the Twins go foggy.


WATCH: Paul Molitor's AL wild card pregame news conference

Twins manager Paul Molitor is scheduled to meet the media at 4:45 p.m. at Yankee Stadium, ahead of the 7:30 p.m. first pitch for Twins/Yankees.


Twins-Yankees: The New York view is confident (with some concern)

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge

Of course the Yankees are favored in Tuesday's wild-card game, based both on current weeks and not-so-current results. Here's a look at some of what's being written and said in New York.


Twins to have free 'Wild Card Watch' party at Target Field on Tuesday

T.C. leads the fans in cheers during a 6-1 win against the New York Yankees at Target Field in Minneapolis on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. The Twins won, 6-1. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS) ORG XMIT: 1206748

Fans can hang out in the Delta Sky Club for the game, which will be shown on the scoreboard.


Vikings fantasy football: Don't panic on Rudolph

The Vikings tight end is off to a slow start, but there's reason for optimism.


October surprise: The nation weighs in on the Twins' Wild Card success

The Minnesota Twins celebrate early Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Cleveland. The Twins earned an AL wild-card berth after the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Chicago White Sox. The Twins had lost 4-2 to the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Here's a look at some of what was being written and said around the country in the hours after the Twins clinched a spot in Tuesday night's Wild Card game.


Fantasy football: Don't fear starting Vikings receivers with Keenum at QB

Week 2 in Pittsburgh wasn't pretty. Is that the norm with Keenum or can it get better?


Playoff chase: If Twins advance, October will be mayhem for sports fans

If the Twins make the playoffs and win the Wild Card game, it'll start an extraordinary run of sports action for Twin Cities' sports fans.


Vikings fantasy football watch: Buy or sell on Thielen, Bradford?

Thielen and Bradford had great Week 1 performances. But will they continue?


Jerry Kill back at work, expected to call plays Saturday for Rutgers

Former Gophers head coach Jerry Kill, who was hospitalized over the weekend after suffering a seizure, is back at his assistant coaching job at Rutgers


Seven homers in seven innings: See 'em all here

Minnesota Twins' Jorge Polanco

Take a three-minute break and watch homer after homer after homer after home after homer after homer after homer.