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Who is your favorite Minnesota sports play-by-play announcer?

Timberwolves radio play-by-play voice Alan Horton earned his first Minnesota Sportscaster of the Year nomination in 10 years as the voice of the team. Does he have your vote?

Souhan: As Wolves' Rubio falters, Kris Dunn looks better than ever

San Antonio Spurs guard Nicolas Laprovittola (27) tries to work arouind Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kris Dunn (3) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Ricky Rubio continues to look frustrated on the court while rookie Kris Dunn, even at his worst, looks aggressive.

Scores, schedules and stats

Gophers basketball eventually pulls away from NJIT 74-68

Gophers center Reggie Lynch (22) dunked for two in the second half at Williams Arena on Tuesday.

Trailing throughout the first half Tuesday, the Gophers seemed surprised their Atlantic Sun Conference opponent could compete with them.

Tarkenton calls out athletes who won't go to Trump's White House (and scrambles his facts)

Former NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

When an NBA player said he wouldn't go to the White House if invited by Donald Trump, it set off the former Vikings quarterback, who didn't quite get his facts right.

Danielle Hunter's sacks put him at head of his class

Danielle Hunter sacks Cam Newton

Hunter, the second-year defensive end, recorded a pair of sacks against Dak Prescott and the Cowboys, giving him 5.5 sacks in his past four games and a team-leading 9.5 through a dozen games.

Twins' new scouting director Johnson promoted into tough spot

Sean Johnson, a former catcher at Wichita State who once dreamed of being a college coach, understands the significance of his appointment.

Insisting he's healthy, Wild's Parise battles scoring drought

Zach Parise, who entered this season with 105 goals in 259 games with the Wild, has four goals and five assists in 17 games this season.

Craig: As NFL players go, Thielen and Reed are (Mankato-style) Mavericks

It's true: Sunday's Vikings-Jaguars game in Jacksonville will feature twice as many former Minnesota State Mavericks as former Ohio State Buckeyes.

Spurs teach Wolves some lessons, remain perfect on the road

In their recovery from two early 10-point deficits, the Spurs again proved themselves to be everything Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau wants his team to be.

A Minnesota meet-up: Mauer, Whalen finally cross paths

Until Tuesday, despite all their similarities and accomplishments in Minnesota, Joe Mauer and Lindsay Whalen had never met.

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer back to work, carefully

Mike Zimmer says he is following doctor's orders and has a handful of limitations, but players didn't notice much different aside from the patch over his eye.

Hey, Minnesota: Who's your Sportsperson of the Year?

If there's a totally obvious choice this year, your friendly neighborhood sports journalists might be missing something. So give us some help, OK?

Demand spike, flight cancellation complicate U fans' bowl plans

The alumni association cancelled its charter flight only hours after first advertising the package. A third-party charter sold out within 24 hours.

Souhan: Spurs coach shows off 'Good Pop' in Minnesota visit

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich

Gregg Popovich on Tuesday night was funny and thoughtful, nothing like the persona he often shows off during TV interviews.

Gophers edge New Mexico to give Stollings win No. 100

Four players scored in double figures as the Gophers edged the New Mexico Lobos 69-65 on Tuesday night at WisePies Arena to give their coach her 100th career victory.

Diggs approaching statistical milestones with Vikings

Stefon Diggs, with 806 receiving yards and four games left, is on pace for 1,128. And with 75 catches in 10 games, he is within striking distance of 100.

Prep roundup: Edina wins girls' hockey showdown against Breck

Cool as a cucumber Devan Dubnyk hopes to win 300th career start
Russo's Rants

The Wild looks to end the five-game trip on a high tonight in Toronto.

Adrian Peterson: 'God really has blessed me to be able to heal a lot faster than others'
Access Vikings

A new face was talking to reporters in the locker room during this morning's media access period. Perhaps you've heard of him? Some fella named…

Vikings receiver Adam Thielen

Craig: As NFL players go, Thielen and Reed are (Mankato-style) Mavericks

Danielle Hunter's sacks put him at head of his class
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer back to work, carefully
Diggs approaching statistical milestones with Vikings

The usually prolific Zach Parise admits to some frustration about his difficulty scoring lately. But his coach believes some recent good chances bode well.

Insisting he's healthy, Wild's Parise battles scoring drought

Wild sticks with shuffled top lines from win against Edmonton
NHL's new concussion spotters have had spotty results so far
Poll: Who is your favorite Twin Cities play-by-play announcer?

Vikings and Minnesota-Sports Facilities Authority officials, along with Gov. Mark Dayton, at the ceremonial ribbon cutting for U.S. Bank Stadium when it opened in July.

Dayton has 'expressed concern' about suite use at U.S. Bank Stadium

Stadium officials clear to name suite guests, says data privacy expert
Vikings threaten to sue over talk of soccer at U.S. Bank Stadium
Critic of stadium management loses board seat

Max Chilton to return to Ganassi for 2nd season in IndyCar

Max Chilton will return to Chip Ganassi Racing next season as the fourth IndyCar driver for the team.

Cool as a cucumber Devan Dubnyk hopes to win 300th career start

The Wild looks to end the five-game trip on a high tonight in Toronto.

No. 20 Syracuse women beats Coppin State 76-30

Alexis Peterson had 16 points and nine assists, Brittney Sykes added 12 points and No. 20 Syracuse overwhelmed Coppin State 76-30 on Wednesday.

FIFA president suggests 16 groups in 48-team World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has suggested having 16 three-team groups if the World Cup expands to 48 countries.

Emmert: 'Pleased' to see Penn State football thriving again

NCAA President Mark Emmert says he is pleased to see how well Penn State's football team has bounced back from the sanctions the program received in 2012 after the Sandusky scandal.