Gophers' offense hopes to pick up the pieces back at home

The banged-up Gophers offense still needs to prove itself before the Big Ten season opens. Saturday is the final chance to do it.

Youngsters come up big in Twins' late comeback

Phil Hughes wasn’t great, but the Twins came back and won in 10 innings.

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Russo: Day One Wild Scrimmage (live updates)

I'll be live updating the scrimmage

VikesCentric: Remember the 2009 NFC title game

A look back at the Saints and Vikings in that epic title game.

Hennepin County seeks protection for Adrian Peterson's son

The petition asked a judge to approve a safety plan for the child, including that Adrian Peterson not have any unsupervised or unauthorized contact with the child.


Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated' + Video

More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes.


Wild's Suter talks about the loss of his father + Video

Ryan Suter, the Wild’s rock of a defenseman, fought back tears Friday as he talked about the loss of his father and best friend, Bob Suter, 10 days earlier.


Craig: It might make a village to replace Peterson

The Vikings' life after Adrian Peterson doesn’t have to be the death of a suitable running game in today’s NFL.


Reusse: Scheduling dispute led Kill to pout and TCU to rout

Jerry Kill made no secret of his unhappiness with having last week's TCU game on the Gophers' schedule. The team was blown out 30-7.


Reports: Wolves interested in Suns' guard Bledsoe, but it's complicated

Eric Bledsoe is reportedly is balking at a $48 million offer from the Suns, but the Wolves’ cap issues complicate things.


Perkins' season over, but Twins closer won't need surgery

The Twins put Glen Perkins through two days of tests and finally concluded: No surgery will be necessary.


Another big first half lifts Hutchinson to 35-0 victory over Orono


WIld has depth at goaltender to open camp + Video

Three returnees show up rejuvenated, and suspended Josh Harding isn’t being counted out.


West River Parkway work reroutes Twin Cities 10-mile race

Runners in TC 10-mile leg will detour over Dinkytown Bridge.


Vikings notes: Simpson made decision to release him an easy one

The Vikings released Jerome Simpson on Thursday after the organization became aware of a July 7 citation by Bloomington police on several charges.


Weekend TV sports listings

On the air Saturday AUTO RACING TIME TV RADIO Formula One: Singapore G.P. qualifying 8 a.m. CNBC NASCAR Trucks: UNOH 175 qualifying 9 a.m. FS1 NASCAR Trucks: UNOH 175 noon FS1 Global Rally Cross: at Los Angeles 4 p.m. Ch. 11 Nationwide: VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 6:30 p.m. ESPNEWS BASEBALL AL: Detroit …


Gameday preview: United at San Antonio

San Antonio, current fall season leader and owner of an eight-match home unbeaten streak, will attempt to break United’s hold on the series.


Friday's recap: Twins 5, Cleveland 4 (10)

GAME RECAP IMPACT PLAYER Oswaldo Arcia, Twins Three hits, two RBI, and he’s now one homer behind Brian Dozier for the team lead. BY THE NUMBERS 4 Home runs hit by Arcia in 10 …


Postgame: Hughes takes pride, and a nice bonus

Twins' pitcher reaches 200-inning milestone; Arcia can't explain his domination of Trevor Bauer; Santana's bad idea