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U softball team testing itself early, ranked No. 17 after 5-4 start

U softball team testing itself early, ranked No. 17 after 5-4 start

Amber Fiser and MaKenna Partain have been among the standouts so far through Minnesota's 5-4 start, which includes a win over then-No. 5 Florida State.


Calgary assistant GM Snow, former Star Tribune writer, diagnosed with ALS

Calgary assistant GM Snow, former Star Tribune writer, diagnosed with ALS

In 2006, Chris Snow left journalism to become the Wild's director of hockey operations under General Manager Doug Risebrough.


Holiday vacation plans? Take a look at the Gophers bowl game forecast

Goldy Gopher at the Citrus Bowl in 2015.

The final games of the regular season -- and a potential Big Ten title game -- will have a huge impact on where Minnesota plays. Here's current wisdom about where the Gophers will go.


Another dose of disrespect? Gophers the underdog vs. Penn State in early betting lines

Gophers fans celebrated earlier this season.

There are fans who think Minnesota hasn't been appropriately celebrated for its 8-0 start. Is being the underdog to Penn State another chapter in that story?


180 degrees from St. Thomas: Losses, injuries end Iowa school's football season

180 degrees from St. Thomas: Losses, injuries end Iowa school's football season

Aftrer three lopsided losses in which they scored a total of three points and suffered a run of injuries, players on Grinnell College's football team decided it was time to end the Iowa school's season.


Comcast caves: Will show Twins-Yankees Game 1 to all subscribers

Comcast caves: Will show Twins-Yankees Game 1 to all subscribers

After initially planning not to offer the free MLB Network preview in the Twin Cities area, Comcast announced via social media that it has reversed course.


Return of the champagne goggles: Randy Dobnak's wedding odyssey

Return of the champagne goggles: Randy Dobnak's wedding odyssey

The last few days have been wonderful and unusual for Twins rookie pitcher Randy Dobnak. Want to see some pictures?


Twins in the postseason: Five questions to spark debate while we're waiting

Minnesota Twins' Jake Cave (60) and LaMonte Wade Jr. (30) celebrate scoring in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Det

While Twins management hasn't been willing to make the leap and talk about October baseball, there's no reason for us not to build (and rebuild) the postseason roster.


White Sox announcer roasts Twins' Rosario for not hustling on hit

White Sox announcer roasts Twins' Rosario for not hustling on hit

Broadcaster Steve Stone called out Eddie Rosario for watching the flight of the ball, a play that resulted in the Twins player being thrown out at third base.


Twins wild win: Lots of things to note in game of 400 pitches

Minnesota Twins right fielder Eddie Rosario (20) holds the "rally squirrel" during the tenth inning.

Many things could have stood out on their own, but got diminished by the Twins moving one game closer to the AL Central title and the novel way it happened.


Five things that should help you feel better about the Twins

Twins pitcher Sergio Romo

Yes, times are tough right now with the team's injuries and uncertainties. But here are a few things that could make you a bit better -- until it's time to return to sweating and fretting.


At UMD, more thrills in one play than in whole Bears-Packers game

At UMD, more thrills in one play than in whole Bears-Packers game

Minnesota Duluth opened its season by smashing Minot State 52-7. But way that the losing team scored its touchdown, on a 104-yard play, overshadowed everything else that happened.


From odds to injuries: Five things to know about the Twins

Minnesota Twins second baseman Luis Arraez (2) celebrated with third base coach Tony Diaz (46) after Arraez tripled in the bottom of the fourth inning

As the baseball title race swings into its final weeks, here's a look at how the Twins are faring compared to their rivals. You can choose your level of concern.


Today's Twins game on YouTube. Here are the details

Today's Twins game on YouTube. Here are the details

You won't be able to find the telecast of today's Twins-Milwaukee game on Fox Sports North. It's being shown on YouTube, instead.


Little bomba: Coon Rapids slugger circles bases with joy after huge home run

Little bomba: Coon Rapids slugger circles bases with joy after huge home run

We can debate how much attention we should pay to 12-year-olds playing baseball. But we can't argue about the joy Jameson Kuznia's showed after his home run sent Coon Rapids to the Little League World Series.


Prolific tweeter, troubled reliever: May tries a farewell to Twitter

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Trevor May (65) was roughed up in the seventh inning Wednesday at Target Field July,17 2019 in Minneapolis, MN.

After giving up another clutch home run in Wednesday's loss to the Mets, Twins reliever Trevor May decided to stay off Twitter for awhile. Here's how it unfolded.


Former Twins pitcher Viola ejected — for arguing with a 'robot' umpire

Former Twins pitcher Viola ejected — for arguing with a 'robot' umpire

You knew it was only a matter of time before the first bizarre incident took place involving automated ball and strike calls. But did you expected it to involved Viola, the MVP of the 1987 World Series?


Record Pick 4 payout at Canterbury: The winner tells his story

Record Pick 4 payout at Canterbury: The winner tells his story

A horse player from New York had a hunch about late races at Canterbury Park on Friday night. One of his bets turned into a track-record five-figure payday. How did he do it and how did it feel?


Joe Mauer, Hall of Famer? A debate that will rage on and on and on

Former Twins star Joe Mauer's No. 7 was retired in a ceremony at Target Field on June 15.

In about 4 1/2 years, Hall of Fame voters will be faced with the question of whether Joe Mauer belongs in baseball's Hall of Fame. It's kind of complicated.


Boston manager melts down after 17th-inning call -- then apologizes

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora (20) yelled at an umpire after the game at Target Field early Wednesday morning June 19, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora went after the umpires following the Twins' 17-inning victory over his team, and then saw that he was out of line.