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Rally capped: Wolves end losing streak on Rubio's three late free throws

Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, right, drove against Indiana forward Paul George during the first half of Tuesday's game in Indianapolis. Rubio hit three free throws with 3.4 seconds left to give the Wolves a 115-114 victory.

Ricky Rubio's three free throws with 3.4 seconds left were the difference after the Wolves trailed by nine points with fewer than six minutes left..

One year later, ByungHo Park settles in as DH for Twins

Minnesota Twins' Byung Ho Park walks against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Fort Myers, Fla.

Manager Paul Molitor said roster moves are coming that will provide "a fair amount of clarity" about the remaining roster competitions. The designated hitter situation doesn't appear to be among them.

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Sales job: Fleck went to great lengths to keep Winfield from leaving U

Antoine Winfield Jr.

One of P.J. Fleck's most important selling jobs since taking over as Gophers coach came when he convinced sophomore safety Antoine Winfield Jr. not to transfer.

Ready for this? 'Wide Left,' a Vikings documentary of the last 20 years

Bailey Cossairt’s YouTube project on the last 20 years of Vikings history is probably not the documentary you wanted. But it may be the documentary you need.

Wild prospect Luke Kunin nets hat trick in third game for Iowa

The team's No. 1 draft choice had a big night for the Iowa Wild in his home debut for the American Hockey League team.

Praise abounds for Peterson, so why doesn't he have a job yet?

Many teams could use a back with Adrian Peterson's skills. So why are other running backs being signed while Peterson is still without a team for 2017?

USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

The team had threatened to skid the upcoming world championships because of a wage dispute.

Michael Tonkin, Justin Haley survive final bullpen cuts, make Twins roster

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Michael Tonkin (59) threw the ball during live batting practice Sunday.

Alex Wimmers and Nick Tepesch, victims of a roster squeeze, were sent to minor-league camp on Wednesday

Haskins: 'Gophers can win a national championship with local talent'

Former Gophers men's basketball coach Clem Haskins.

It's been 20 years since he made the Final Four with the Gophers and nearly as long since he resigned as head coach after the academic scandal, but he still follows his old program.

Souhan: Wild threaten to start playoffs with higher seeding, lower expectations

Washington's Alex Ovechkin, left, celebrated with teammates T.J. Oshie (77) and Evgeny Kuznetsov (90) after scoring a goal on a power play in the second period. Ovechkin had a hat trick. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ � cgonzalez@startribune.com - March 28, 2017, St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center, NHL, Hockey, Minnesota Wild vs. Washington Capitals

No matter how the Wild wants to phrase it, the team's spoken goal has changed from winning the division to eking out an occasional point.

No tape delay: NBC will air Winter Olympics live across U.S.

The rise of social media means most viewers have instant access to results anyway, but it's a first since the Games became a major television attraction.

Bridgewater update: Vikings staff encouraged by look at QB's rehab

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater puts his game face on during warm ups before the 1st preseason game of the season. ] Minnesota Vikings -vs- Pittsburgh Steelers, 2015 NFL Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio Brian.Peterson@startribune.com Canton, OH - 8/9/2015

General manager Rick Spielman, at the NFL owners’ meetings, said he watched quarterback Teddy Bridgewater work out last week and was impressed with what he saw.

Postgame: Parise leaves in first period after high-stick and collision

Zach Parise (11) was hit in the face with a high stick by Tom Wilson in the first period.

Replays showed that his head collided with Jay Beagle's lower leg as he fell to the ice after he was high-sticked by another Washington player.

Coach: United's next match 'most important' in club's history

Adrian Heath

Loons head coach Adrian Heath has already put a rather hefty title on Saturday's match against Real Salt Lake, which is 0-2-2 in its first four games.

Dempsey, Pulisic star again as US ties 1-1 at Panama

Christian Pulisic was sent tumbling to the ground early on. The 18-year-old phenom bounced back up, and so did the United States.

Twins' day at camp: Byron Buxton's speed legend continues to grow

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Michael Tonkin, Justin Haley survive final bullpen cuts, make Twins roster
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Alex Wimmers and Nick Tepesch, victims of a roster squeeze, were sent to minor-league camp on Wednesday

Ready for this? 'Wide Left,' a Vikings documentary of the last 20 years
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Bailey Cossairt’s YouTube project on the last 20 years of Vikings history is probably not the documentary you wanted. But it may be the documentary you need.


Antoine Winfield Jr.

Sales job: Fleck went to great lengths to keep Winfield from leaving U

Haskins: 'Gophers can win a national championship with local talent'
Fans react to 1996-97 Gophers: From 'cheaters' to 'proud of the players'
Ahmad Gilbert will transfer from Gophers basketball

Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk and defenseman Ryan Suter could only watch the aftermath of T.J. Oshie's overtime winner.

Wild loses again after Ovechkin's unusual hat trick, Oshie's OT game-winner

Souhan: Wild threaten to start playoffs with higher seeding, lower expectations
Wild brings Joel Eriksson Ek back to provide 'shot in the arm'
Wild prospect Luke Kunin nets hat trick in third game for Iowa

Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, right, drove against Indiana forward Paul George during the first half of Tuesday's game in Indianapolis. Rubio hit three free throws with 3.4 seconds left to give the Wolves a 115-114 victory.

Rally capped: Wolves end losing streak on Rubio's three late free throws

Wolves' Tom Thibodeau nearing time to don draft-analysis hat
As Wolves have slumped, Dunn seeing minutes go up
Wolves hit free throws, beat Pacers 115-114

Adrian Heath

Coach: United's next match 'most important' in club's history

Dempsey, Pulisic star again as US ties 1-1 at Panama
Minnesota United FC's Kevin Molino carded in Trinidad and Tobago match
Brazil 1st to qualify for World Cup, Argentina in danger

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater puts his game face on during warm ups before the 1st preseason game of the season. ] Minnesota Vikings -vs- Pittsburgh Steelers, 2015 NFL Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio Brian.Peterson@startribune.com Canton, OH - 8/9/2015

Bridgewater update: Vikings staff encouraged by look at QB's rehab

Praise abounds for Peterson, so why doesn't he have a job yet?
Wilfs jumpstart campaign to get Jim Marshall into the Hall of Fame
Ready for this? 'Wide Left,' a Vikings documentary of the last 20 years

Apple Valley guard Tre Jones scored 34 points in a 60-51 victory over Lakeville North on Feb. 7. Three days later he broke the school record, previously held by his NBA-playing brother, Tyus, with 48 points in a victory over Rosemount.

Apple Valley's Tre Jones named AP Player of the Year

Champlin Park's McKinley Wright named Minnesota's Mr. Basketball
Apple Valley does it again to Champlin Park, wins 4A title
Prep phenom Porter Jr. eager to team up with dad at Missouri

Monday was the first day this spring that DNR staff at the French River hatchery captured Kamloops and steelhead rainbow trout as they entered the French River, about 20 minutes up the shore from Duluth. Here DNR fisheries specialist Dan Wilfond held a captured fish, preparing with other DNR staff to weigh, measure and fit it with an identification tag.

Anderson: Kamloops rainbows' prospects uncertain on North Shore

Iron Range agency names new management company for Giants Ridge resort
Anderson: A chilly boat ride to a walleye hot spot
Cycling in Minn. creates jobs, cuts health spending, state finds

Minnesota Twins' Byung Ho Park walks against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Fort Myers, Fla.

One year later, ByungHo Park settles in as DH for Twins

What to pay, wear, wager (and more) for Twins' Opening Day
Twins' day at camp: Byron Buxton's speed legend continues to grow
Michael Tonkin, Justin Haley survive final bullpen cuts, make Twins roster

Lynx star Lindsay Whalen and her father, Neil, right, watched Wednesday’s game between Mahtomedi and Northfield. (Anthony Souffle, Star Tribune)

Whalen and her dad share special bond at state hockey

Lynx hire James Wade as assistant coach, replacing Jim Petersen
'Use real statistics'; WNBA player, broadcaster respond to Wiggins' bullying claim
Poll: Which Minnesota pro team are you most optimistic about right now?

Gary Woodland, pregnant wife cope with loss of 1 twin

Gary Woodland says he withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play because his wife had complications with her pregnancy that resulted in the loss of one of their twins.


Prep phenom Porter Jr. eager to team up with dad at Missouri

Michael Porter Jr. is aware of the skepticism surrounding the heralded forward's decision to play at Missouri, a struggling program that recently hired his father…


Playoff fire awaits Jones, Werenski, more young defensemen

When Seth Jones entered the NHL, coach Barry Trotz saw a player not intimidated by pressure or expectations.The son of former NBA power forward Popeye…


Ahmad Gilbert will transfer from Gophers basketball

His transfer opens a scholarship up for the Gophers for the 2017 recruiting class that includes guards Isaiah Washington and Jamir Harris.


Gone but not forgotten: Twins turn page on 103-loss season

There's hardly value in finishing 59-103, no full-color brochure touting the benefit to a franchise of losing that many baseball games in a single season.