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Gophers easily dismantle Alabama A&M

Gophers (from left) Isaiah Washington, Bakary Konate, Nate Mason, Dupree McBrayer, Amir Coffey, and Reggie Lynch celebrated a dominating 100-57 victory over Alabama A&M at Williams Arena on Tuesday night.

Gophers don't get much of a test, but reserves get their chance to show their stuff.

Vikings struggle to score and win against the Lions in the Zimmer era

Lions defensive end Anthony Zettel sacked Vikings quarterback Case Keenum during the second half of an Oct. 1 game at U.S. Bank Stadium.

It's awfully hard to win games consistently when you average 15.3 points.

Scores, schedules and stats

Which young player(s) should Twins try to sign long-term this offseason?

The Twins have six emerging core players who they could sign to long-term contracts before they reach arbitration. How should they prioritize those players?

Is Keenum a top-10 NFL MVP candidate?

He’s thrown 12 touchdown passes and five interceptions with a 65.7 percent completion rate overall, while helping the Viking win six consecutive games.

Wild hopes Mitchell adds some zip to its offense

The Iowa Wild's leading scorer has swagger, and the NHL team wants in on it.

Eden Prairie's Montero is Metro Player of the Year

The running back/linebacker leads the undefeated Eagles in touchdowns (21) and tackles (108).

Still a 'work in progress,' Wolves look to avoid first three-game skid

The Wolves have lost consecutive games twice this season, resoundingly to Indiana and Detroit on back-to-back nights in the season's second week and again on consecutive nights this week.

Former Vikings Moss, Hutchinson move step closer to Hall of Fame

Star receiver, lineman in first year of eligibility; ex-Gopher Mecklenburg back on the list.

Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation Wednesday by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China, calling him an "ungrateful fool."

Before Lions game, Vikings have a 83.8 percent chance of winning NFC North

A win in Detroit on Thursday would move their prospects of a NFC North title to the edge of certainty, but as it stands now,…

Fleck might shuffle U receivers: 'I don't enjoy them dropping the ball'

Changes made to the depth chart reflect his frustration with drops.

Buckle up and expect some bumps in Vikings' ride toward playoffs

The Vikings seem sturdy enough to survive the stretch coming their way, but the NFC contenders still have trouble ahead.

Kindergartner bags buck under Wisconsin's new hunting rules

A 6-year-old Wisconsin girl is among the first youngsters to bag a buck under a new law that eliminates the state's minimum hunting age.

Vikings' Keenum playing with big ... fortitude, Zimmer says

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) grinned at Los Angeles Rams inside linebacker Alec Ogletree (52) after he was stopped by him after scrambling for a 14 yard gain in the second quarter.

Zimmer has had some interesting comments describing the play of quarterback Case Keenum, who will start his ninth game for the Vikings on Thursday in Detroit.

What are Hall of Fame chances for former Twins Santana, Thome?

Four former Twins are on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time, even if not all of them are best known for the time they spent in Minnesota.

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Davonte Fitzgerald healthy and ready to fill Gophers backup PF role
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Gophers junior forward Davonte Fitzgerald, who missed the 2016-17 season with a knee injury, had a season-high 13 points and eight rebounds Tuesday against Alabama A&M

Before Lions game, Vikings have a 83.8 percent chance of winning NFC North
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A win in Detroit on Thursday would move their prospects of a NFC North title to the edge of certainty, but as it stands now,…


Lions defensive end Anthony Zettel sacked Vikings quarterback Case Keenum during the second half of an Oct. 1 game at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Vikings struggle to score and win against the Lions in the Zimmer era

Buckle up and expect some bumps in Vikings' ride toward playoffs
Former Vikings Moss, Hutchinson move step closer to Hall of Fame
Vikings' Keenum playing with big ... fortitude, Zimmer says

Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau argued with a ref about a call during Monday’s loss in Charlotte.

Still a 'work in progress,' Wolves look to avoid first three-game skid

Fans annoyed and frustrated with the above-average Timberwolves
Wolves stung by Hornets for second consecutive loss
Wolves-Orlando game preview

Zack Mitchell watched his first NHL goal trickle into the net against the Islanders on Oct. 26 at Xcel Energy Center.

Wild hopes Mitchell adds some zip to its offense

Wild sends struggling first-round picks back to minors
Wild gives New Jersey too much help in 4-3 overtime loss
Wild-Buffalo game preview

Minnesota's Head Coach P. J. Fleck on the sideline during the fourth quarter as Minnesota took on the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field, Saturday.

Gophers extend P.J. Fleck for additional year through 2022 season

Davonte Fitzgerald healthy and ready to fill Gophers backup PF role
Gophers easily dismantle Alabama A&M
Fleck might shuffle U receivers: 'I don't enjoy them dropping the ball'

Eden Prairie running back/linebacker Antonio Montero, the Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year in football, leads the undefeated Eagles in touchdowns (21) and tackles (108).

Eden Prairie's Montero is Metro Player of the Year

Meet the 2017 Star Tribune All-Metro offenses
Meet the 2017 Star Tribune All-Metro defenses
Prep Bowl schedule

What are Hall of Fame chances for former Twins Santana, Thome?

MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal for Ohtani
With new payroll flexibility, Twins might unpinch their pennies
Littell, Gonsalves, Thorpe added to Twins' 40-man roster

Shaq, Seimone, Sylvia: Fowles has her number retired at LSU

WNBA receives 'A' on race and gender report card
Jackpot! Las Vegas wins WNBA draft lottery
Sunday Q&A: Lynx star Lindsay Whalen

In this Nov. 19, 2017 photo provided by Tyler Harris, Lexie Harris, 6, poses after bagging a buck in Taylor County, Wis. Lexie is among the first youngsters to bag a buck under the state's new law that eliminates the state's minimum hunting age

Kindergartner bags buck under Wisconsin's new hunting rules

Anderson: Wisconsin tradition remains as deer season begins
Thinking winter and beyond: How to prepare to get out and enjoy the season
Soccer player turned hunter still a great shot

ACC title game set, but still tons of other meaningful games

The final weekend of the Atlantic Coast Conference season means nothing.


Davonte Fitzgerald healthy and ready to fill Gophers backup PF role

Gophers junior forward Davonte Fitzgerald, who missed the 2016-17 season with a knee injury, had a season-high 13 points and eight rebounds Tuesday against Alabama A&M


Goffin looking to cap terrific end of season with Davis Cup

David Goffin will soon find out if his self-confidence can help him get over fatigue.


Bills reverse course in having Taylor start against Chiefs

Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott reversed course. Tyrod Taylor will start at Kansas City on Sunday, a week after McDermott's decision to start rookie Nathan Peterman backfired.


Sarah McLellan is an Edmonton native. She graduated from the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State, and covered the Coyotes for five years at the Arizona Republic before arriving at the Star Tribune in November 2017.