Reporter | Pro Sports

Youngblood covered the Vikings in two NFC title games, Gophers football in two bowl games, both the Wild and Wolves in conference championship series and three Lynx WNBA champions.He has been writing about sports for nearly three decades, including several years in Wisconsin covering the Green Bay Packers, including two trips to the Super Bowl.


Gophers hurt by turnovers, rebounding in 73-70 loss at Virginia

The Cavaliers went on a 20-0 run in the second quarter and managed to hold on to the lead until the end.


Gophers women's basketball heads to Virginia for Cav Classic

Minnesota on Saturday faces Virginia, which went 5-22 last season but is 6-0 with a revamped roster under first-year coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton.


Gophers' Micheaux driven to succeed for her older brother and 'best friend'

Reggie Micheaux was diagnosed with leukemia, prompting Rose to change her number from 54 to 4, in his honor. "Because the little things matter," she explained.


McLaughlin's flurry of threes were big spark in Wolves' win over Heat

Point guard Jordan McLaughlin scored nine points in under two minutes in one stretch of the fourth quarter. Going into the game, he was only 3-for-24 on three-point attempts.


Lynx center Achonwa announces pregnancy

Three-time Canadian Olympian Natalie Achonwa, on her 30th birthday, revealed she's expecting. She was Sylvia Fowles' backup the past two seasons.


Timberwolves-Miami game recap

Wolves guard Anthony Edwards scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half.


Wolves use furious second-half comeback, hold on late to top Heat

Trailing by 13 at the half, the Wolves outscored Miami 37-19 in the third quarter and Rudy Gobert scored his only points when they mattered most in a 105-101 win.


Flaw with new 'City Edition' court forces Wolves to move back its debut

The team had expected to debut its new court for tonight's game, but a team official said there wes an imperfection that caused an afternoon scramble at Target Center.


Heyer's big game leads U women in blowout over Presbyterian

The Gophers bounced back from their first loss of the season by overmatching Presbyterian in every way. Freshman Mallory Heyer had her first career double-double and injured Mara Braun came in off the bench.


Gophers women's basketball preview: Top scorer Braun a question mark vs. Presbyterian

Mara Braun will have her injured foot examined before Sunday's game as the Gophers push to improve ball movement.