Wiggins leads Wolves past Kings 101-91 in Sacramento

Friday’s victory now makes the Wolves 2-6 at Target Center, 6-2 on the road and most importantly, now .500 overall at 8-8.

Wild struggles in 3-1 home loss to Winnipeg

Friday's bad loss moved coach Mike Yeo to call out a season of bad habits by the Wild.

Scores, schedules and stats

Postgame: Yeo sounds the alarm as Wild falls to 1-4-1 in its past six

Russo's Rants

The Wild put forth an awful effort Friday during a 3-1 loss to Winnipeg

Gophers postgame: Ugly wins are still wins

Gold in the Barn

From the Gophers’ perspective, any game they can gut out or steal is a big victory.

Berger shows his value as Vikings insurance policy

The veteran lineman has rated as one of the NFL’s best filling in at center.

Gophers basketball squeaks by Nebraska Omaha

Some shaky foul shooting forced the Gophers to have to hang on at home against Nebraska Omaha.

Banham's late three inches closer to record, gives Gophers a win

Rachel Banham hit a late three-pointer as the Gophers women’s basketball team hung on to edge Stetson on the first day of the San Juan Shootout. Banham is 11 points from the school's scoring record.

Potomak's seven points lead Gophers' women's hockey in rout over MSU Mankato

Sarah Potomak tied the Gophers’ program record for points in a game with seven on two goals and five assists as the No. 3 Gophers routed Minnesota State Mankato 11-1

Scoggins: Winning the Axe would salvage something in Gophers' screwball season

The festive mood of the Gophers' season opener three months ago feels like three years ago after all the ups and downs. Win Saturday and a major disappointment is avoided.

St. Cloud State rallies for third-period goals to defeat Gophers hockey + Photo Gallery

Jimmy Murray and Joey Benik scored third-period goals vs. the Gophers.

Soccer insider: Leicester City surprisingly stands atop Premier League

Leicester City, expected to be among the worst teams, is atop the Premier League .

No. 3 Hawkeyes go to 12-0 with 28-20 victory over Nebraska

Iowa certainly didn't change the minds of critics who say the Hawkeyes don't look the part of a national championship contender.

Wild's Gabriel gets a rookie keepsake from Mom

Kurtis Gabriel’s mom, Kim, slipped a card under his hotel room door the morning after the Wild winger’s NHL debut Nov. 10.

Adrian Peterson gets praise from Vikings coach Zimmer

“I told him today how much I appreciated him,” coach Mike Zimmer said. “Just everything he does for us. His leadership, the way he comes out to practice the way he prepares. Really, everything.”

Falcons will go without running back Freeman vs. Vikings

Running back Devonta Freeman, recovering from a concussion, will not play Sunday in the Falcons’ game against the Vikings.

Vikings get good news on injured defensive stars

Safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Everson Griffen worked out after missing practice Tuesday and Wednesday.

Richardson out, Ekpe upgraded to questionable for Gophers

The Gophers still have 11 players listed as out on their injury report for Saturday's game against Wisconsin.

Live Blog: Gophers and Wisconsin battle for the Axe

Social media, photos, updates from Star Tribune staff and more from the Gophers game against Wisconsin at TCF Bank Stadium. We'll be here from before the game until after the final play.

Smith, Griffen return to practice, expect to play against Falcons

The only Vikings player not practicing this morning was rookie cornerback Trae Waynes, who injured his ankle during Thursday’s practice.