Salazar strikes out 10 Twins batters in win for Cleveland

Indians’ starter Danny Salazar struck out 10 Twins batters as Minnesota’s three-game win streak came to an end at Target Field.

Draft season means venturing into the great unknown

The days are dwindling before NFL GMs must choose their next crop of promising players.

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No margin for error, not capitalizing in this Wild-Blues series

Russo's Rants

The Wild lost Game 2, 4-1, and was happy with how it played.

Patrick Plus: Backes, Merritt make it a day for Spring Lake Park pride

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Spring Lake Park grads: David Backes rescues the Blues, and Troy Merritt lead by three strokes in Heritage Classic.

Hartman: Cowboys' interest in Vikings' Peterson is clear

The Adrian Peterson situation is getting to be more of a circus than any story involving a local athlete in any sport in many, many years.


Anderson: Looking for trout? Head south by southeast

Minnesota’s ‘driftless’ region, including a gem in Whitewater State Park, beckons trout anglers


NFL Insider: Moss trade looked good for Vikings, at first

McCombs got what he wanted in top-10 pick, starting linebacker — but deal didn’t pay off for Vikings


Detroit Lakes approves $11.8 million project, defying DNR

City Council approves the hotel-restaurant complex, in spite of a legal threat from the DNR.


Twins notes: Molitor bothered by baserunning blunder

Eduardo Nunez singled in the fifth inning Saturday, but that opportunity was foiled by a baserunning mistake.


Wild notes: Ballard gets big role for prospects' visit

ST. LOUIS – Keith Ballard played his last game this season and maybe his career Dec. 9, but the Wild defenseman will be taking the ice this week to …


Ice won't be a problem on fishing opener for Minnesota anglers

Many major lakes in Minnesota are already ice-free for a change.


Merritt maintains edge through 3 rounds at RBC Heritage

Troy Merritt felt the fear Saturday he experienced during his successful amateur career. The third-round leader at the RBC Heritage expects another healthy dose Sunday.


NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex.


United loses 1-0 at Ottawa

Minnesota United FC lost 1-0 to the second-year Ottawa Fury FC on Saturday in the National American Soccer League.


ESPN reporter shouldn’t be punished for tirade, towing company says

Britt McHenry, the ESPN reporter who was suspended for a week after she was caught on video berating a towing company employee, has just gained an unlikely ally: The towing company itself.


Weekend sports TV listings

On the air Saturday AUTO RACING TIME TV RADIO XFINITY: Stop Diabetes 300 qualifying 8:30 a.m. FS1 XFINITY: Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 12:30 p.m. FS1 Formula One: Bahrain G.P. qual. (tape) 1:30 p.m. NBCSN IndyCar: G.P. of Long Beach qual. (tape) 4:30 p.m. NBCSN BASEBALL AL: …


Big Ten's Delany lays out plan for freshman ineligibility

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says making freshmen ineligible in college football and basketball could help correct the imbalance between athletics and academics.


Game 2 recap: Blues 4, Wild 1

GAME RECAP STAR TRIBUNE’S THREE STARS 1. Vladimir Tarasenko, Blues: Held without a shot in Game 1, he posted the 13th playoff hat trick in Blues history and first since Mike …


Some Minnesota turkey hunters to have birds tested for avian flu

Starting Monday, the DNR is asking hunters in Kandiyohi, Pope, Meeker, Swift and Stearns counties to call local DNR wildlife offices.