Complete Minnesota sports news | StarTribune.com

Wild re-signs Tyler Graovac, Zac Dalpe; Alex Stalock likely goalie candidate

Russo's Rants

The Wild inked a couple more players.

Jimmy Butler doesn't expect trade from Bulls to Wolves

StribSports Upload

The Bulls star guard believes his future is in Chicago, not Minneapolis or any other NBA city.

Scores, schedules and stats

Hartman: Pohlad affirms support for Molitor as Twins' woes continue

Sid Hartman

Despite the ongoing struggles of the team, its owner remains clear the manager is not to blame.

Twins rally again, but find way to lose to White Sox

They twice came back from two-run deficits, but the White Sox still prevailed.

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage, Saints to explain baseball's unwritten rules

StribSports Upload

The first 1,500 fans in attendance at CHS Field on July 6 will receive "the first of its kind" 2016 Official Baseball Unwritten Rulebook and have the opportunity to meet Gossage.

Catching up with Zahui B. after career high vs. Lynx

Gold in the Barn

We caught up after the game for a quick Q&A.

Postgame: Buxton's defense lets Twins live with slump, Ryan says

Twins Insider

GM is no fan of let-kids-learn-in-majors approach; Milone disappointed that getting ahead didn't pay off.

Joakim Noah for $18 million a year? Forget it, Wolves fans, the Knicks can have him

RandBall

The Washington Post reports Noah is “almost certainly” going to sign with the Knicks once free agency officially begins Friday, at a price tag of $18 million per season.

Five Twins players who could be traded in the next month

RandBall

Twins GM Terry Ryan said recently that he anticipates the team being active in the trade market. Here are five players who could be dealt in the next month for a variety of reasons:

The Wild's 2016-17 depth chart, entering free agency

Russo's Rants

Here's an early look at what will be the Wild's ever-changing depth chart this offseason.

A year later, feds still investigating Twin Cities dentist who killed Cecil the lion

Zimbabwe, where the beloved lion was killed, passed on charges.

Chanhassen archery range closed for safety after neighbors find arrows on property

City's only outdoor archery range closed over safety concerns.

No charges for U wrestlers, Robinson in Xanax drug case

County attorney says evidence insufficient, but U is still investigating wrestlers, coach.

Reusse: Perkins, Hughes were right to be wary about their health

Patrick Reusse

Pitchers are athletes like none other, in that they are required to make their arms work in an unusual way thousands of times per year. And the public diagnosis of Glen Perkins and Phil Hughes as 'soft' was silly and misguided.

Hartman: Vikings' plan for Eagan compound quickly takes shape

Sid Hartman

Included in the plan for a new Vikings headquarters in the south metro includes an outdoor stadium the team hopes will play host to prep and college football.

Must see: Miguel Sano takes a pop-up off his head in Rochester

StribSports Upload

In a play you have to see to believe, Miguel Sano lost the baseball in the sun and had a teammate come to the rescue.


Sid Hartman
Hartman: Pohlad affirms support for Molitor as Twins' woes continue

Despite the ongoing struggles of the team, its owner remains clear the manager is not to blame.

Russo's Rants
Wild re-signs Tyler Graovac, Zac Dalpe; Alex Stalock likely goalie candidate

The Wild inked a couple more players.


Laird takes the lead at Barracuda Championship

Martin Laird of Scotland made eight birdies to lead the Barracuda Championship on Thursday with more than just a PGA Tour victory on the line.


Phelps, Lochte set up their only true showdown at US trials

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte did their part.


Thursday's Twins-White Sox game recap

GAME RECAPIMPACT PLAYERJ.B. Shuck, White SoxThe center fielder had three hits, including the two-out tiebreaking single in the eighth inning.BY THE NUMBERS4 White…


Twins-Texas series preview

Friday, 7:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FMRHP Ervin Santana (2-7, 4.64 ERA) vs. LHP Martin Perez (7-4, 3.44)Saturday, 1:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FMRHP Tyler Duffey (3-6,…


Espinosa hits slam, 3-run HR as Nationals crush Reds 13-4

Danny Espinosa hit a grand slam and a three-run homer to finish with a career-high seven RBIs, and the Washington Nationals cruised past the Cincinnati Reds 13-4 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.


Defending champion Henderson takes Portland Classic lead

Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic on Thursday.


Kendrys Morales leads Royals to 4-2 win over Cardinals

Kendrys Morales homered and recorded his sixth straight multi-hit game to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.


Twins rally again but find way to lose to White Sox

They twice came back from two-run holes, but the White Sox still prevailed.


Goodell's 2015 salary was a little over $31 million for 2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $31 million for 2015, the league said on Thursday.


Bolt through easily to Jamaica's 100-meter semifinals

Usain Bolt spent a few minutes on the grassy infield of National Stadium after his race Thursday night, putting himself through some very slow cool-down jogs.