Minnesota's final rally effort was spoiled after stranding two runners on base in the ninth inning.
The former lottery draft picks celebrated Thursday night an Eastern Conference championship and berth in the NBA Finals as Cleveland Cavaliers teammates.
Defense, consistent pitching and offensive outbursts have started to put the Twins into the national spotlight.
Former Timberwolves point guard Stephon Marbury is a megastar in the Chinese Basketball Association. He led the Beijing Ducks to their first franchise championship in 2012 and three titles in four years.
Brannon McManus is expected to be part of the Gophers' 2017-2018 highly touted freshman class that includes star forwards Casey Mittelstadt and Scott Reedy.
Borders made her pro debut in May 1997 and later pitched for Duluth. On Saturday, the Saints will host Ira Borders day and honor the pitcher with her own bobblehead.
Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill will not make the same mistake he did in 2013 as the Gophers head coach, when he alternated between Mitch Leidner and Philip Nelson.
Fitzgerald, the former Holy Angels standout, spent much of last season dismissing speculation he would retire before the 2017 season -- and has vowed not to get caught up in that again.
Anthony Bennett won a championship ring in the EuroLeague, last weekend. Royce White, the former Minnesota prep star, is close to securing his own championship ring in the Canadian National Basketball League.
We're not going to get too carried away with the Twins being in first place (by two percentage points) one-quarter of the way into this season. But still ...
Vikings stars Harrison Smith and Everson Griffen, and former teammate Adrian Peterson were also honored in the first few weeks of the Top 100 countdown.
Cook is the only Vikings rookie and one of about 40 recently drafted players that will be featured at the NFLPA event that began Thursday in Los Angeles.
Travis, who was part of the "Big 3" including Tyus Jones and Rashad Vaughn, missed the final 22 games of Stanford's 2015-2016 season with a leg injury.
Niche.com also ranked individual states' top 100 public high schools for athletes. Find out where your school ranks.
Southern sports tradition and Northern eccentricity meet Thursday when former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty and some celebrity pals roll through Darwin, Minn. -- home of the world-famous twine ball -- on a motorcycle ride for charity.
Hermantown, a longtime 1A power, won its second consecutive state championship this year and finished with a 29-1-1 record in Bruce Plante's final season.
Hawkins, also a special assistant for the organization, entertained viewers with his personality, insight to the game, and candid storytelling.
Profiles and video of three leading candidates to become Timberwolves in the 2017 NBA draft. Minnesota currently has the seventh overall pick.
The surprise announcement came just 10 days after Dungey won the AMA/FIM Supercross World Championship.
The Wolves are hopeful former No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins is the good luck charm that lands the franchise the 2017 No. 1 pick.