It’s starting to look more and more like New Year’s Day will be another potential building block game for the Gophers against a college football power.
Point guard Jeff Teague is making $19 million in the last year of his three-year deal, and FSN analyst Jim Petersen offered a blunt assessment of Teague’s production during Wednesday's game.
Since a loss to the Kings on Nov. 12, the Wild has secured points in 10 consecutive games (7-0-3) to move back onto the fringes of the playoff race.
Major League Baseball’s supposed “hot stove” of offseason activity has more closely resembled a lukewarm cup of leftover tea in recent years, but there are indications that some major movement could be coming soon.
The shifting of blame for Vikings struggles is probably largely symbolic of a bigger overall shift as the team's offense continues to outplay the defense for the first time in the Mike Zimmer era.
The significance of this one goes beyond the standings, even though it is true that a Vikings win keeps them in position to control their own destiny in the NFC North while a loss dings them in the division race.
“Minnesota is taking this thing home!” former Gophers star Decker declared after picking the Gophers to win — cheers surpassed only when Lee Corso donned the Goldy Gopher head after also saying Minnesota would win.
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When you are a team that even optimistic fans would decide is a fringe contender to make the playoffs at best, stealing edges in subtle places can be of massive importance.
For some, the throwback jerseys conjure up memories of losing season. Others don't carry the baggage of blown saves by Ron Davis and other ineptitude of the era when they were worn.
What does the history of ESPN's "College GameDay" guest pickers tell us? There are a few clues that could lead us down the road to an educated guess.
The phrase “if the season ended today” is kind of terrible because it inherently leads to the truth that a season does not, in fact, end today — often far from it. But let's look ahead, anyway.
It’s hard to keep track of all of Major League Baseball’s current controversies, so you are like most of us if you're still sorting them out.
Defense has clearly been the Vikings’ identity since Mike Zimmer was hired as head coach in 2014. But this season's advances with the ball have created a new dimension.
The Sadness report offers rolling odds, updated each day, of how likely it is for an NHL team to both miss the playoffs AND not get a top-five draft pick. Entering play Tuesday, the Wild rank second-highest on the “sadness” list with a 48% chance.
Almost every success or failure a Gophers team has ends up getting compared inevitably to 2003.
Kirk Cousins led one of the greatest comebacks in Vikings history on Sunday, rallying his team from a 20-0 halftime deficit in a 27-23 victory. But it was Tommy Kramer who led the best of all time in 1977.
Josh Rieger’s Saturday night adventure for the University of North Dakota would be better fit for an Adam Sandler movie,
Back when the Vikings were 2-2, fresh off a subplot-filled loss to the Bears, it would have been hard to imagine asking this question.
The Browns' 21-7 win over the Steelers on Thursday ended with one of the ugliest scenes you will ever seen in sports: Cleveland's Myles Garrett…