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Towns just misses All-NBA honors. Was it a snub?

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Timberwolves' Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns received 44 votes for the All-NBA honors, but just missed the cut for third team.

Lynx aim to stay undefeated vs. familiar foe

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The Fever, who lost to the Minnesota in the WNBA Finals last fall, will be another major challenge tonight at Target Center for the 4-0 Lynx.

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NBC would prefer NHL fans to watch postseason games at home

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Tampa Bay Lightning fans learned this week that NBC and the NHL prefer you watch the Stanley Cup playoffs at home instead of at a viewing party.

Glen Perkins writes of Todd Oakes: 'I will miss you every day of my life'

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The Twins closer and former Gophers pitcher took to Twitter on Thursday evening to pay tribute to Todd Oakes, who died earlier in the day.

New Falcons stadium: $2 hot dogs, $5 beers, expensive seats. How do Vikings compare?

Atlanta stadium slated to open in 2017 generated some positive press with the announcement of reasonable prices for many food and drink items. But it's worthwhile to take a closer look at what's being offered.


Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph healthy, happy during productive offseason

Rudolph battled injuries in 2013 and 2014, missing a total of 15 games, but remained healthy throughout 2015 and led the Vikings with five touchdown catches.


Brunansky knows spotlight is on him as Twins hitters struggle

This is not the Twins offense hitting coach Tom Brunansky expected to see coming out of spring training, and he is constantly searching for ways to re-program hitters who have gotten away from what they do well.


Twins suspend pitching coach Neil Allen after DWI arrest

According to the incident report, Allen was stopped by officers for the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office at around 2 a.m. Thursday at 6th Street S. and Park Avenue


Souhan: Making, breaking rules is Robinson's charm — and downfall

The story that might bring down one of Minnesota's best coaches is uglier than anyone would have guessed, but J Robinson's handling of it is utterly predictable.


Robinson's Gophers wrestling coaching career could be in jeopardy

J Robinson, the longtime, title-winning Gophers wrestling coach, is under investigation in a drug case involving members of his team.


St. Olaf hires former Wisconsin hockey coach Mike Eaves

Eaves was fired at Wisconsin on March after the Badgers won only 12 games in the previous two seasons.


St. Thomas eliminated in Division III softball

The Tommies, who lost 3-2 to Emory on Thursday, finished their season at 43-8 after losing 2-0 to St. John Fisher.


Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics

Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak.


Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options

Free, public, Vikings tours of new stadium remain available.


Parise skating, working out after season-ending back injury

Zach Parise opted for rehabilitation rather than surgery and hopes to represent the United States at the World Cup of Hockey in Toronto in September.


New safety Michael Griffin impressed by Vikings' young studs, veteran presence + Video

Veteran safety Michael Griffin is impressed by the Vikings’ young defensive core and experienced leadership.


The Latest: John McEnroe says he'll help Raonic at Wimbledon

The Latest on the French Open (all times local):


Gophers pitching coach Oakes remembered for values, leadership

Todd Oakes, who spent 18 years as Gophers pitching coach, mentoring Twins closer Glen Perkins and others, died Thursday after a four-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia, his family confirmed. He was 55.


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