• By Startribune   -   Dec 15, 2019

    AFTER RAISING THE ANTE, TWINS MUST MAKE MAJOR SPLASH

    The organization needs to change the fans' belief that it has been cheap.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    THEIR HOME IS YOUR HOME: VIKINGS FOLLOWING NFL TREND OF FOLLOWING TEAM AROUND THE COUNTRY

    Home-field advantage isn't what it used to in some places thanks to a bigger traveling contingent, as fans get comfy in opposing stadiums.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    THE SOD TRUTH: VIKINGS STRUGGLE ON GRASS PLAYING SURFACES

    Since 1982, the Vikings' winning percentage on grass fields is .390 (66-104-2). That ranks them 25th among the 32 NFL franchises.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    FIRE BREAKS OUT AT UNDER CONSTRUCTION TEXAS RANGERS PARK

    Fire broke out Saturday at the future home of the Texas Rangers, which is under construction in Arlington.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    NFL THIS WEEK: ROUND 1 OF TEXANS-TITANS' AFC SOUTH SHOWDOWN

    AFC
  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    ALEX STALOCK BACK IN NET WHEN WILD WRAPS UP HOMESTAND VS. FLYERS

    Goalie Alex Stalock will between the pipes Saturday when the Wild hosts the Flyers to conclude a three-game homestand.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    PLAYERS HOPE US-CANADA RIVALRY GAME HELPS SPAWN PRO LEAGUE

    Canada and the United States renew their rivalry on the ice Saturday night, with players hoping the first in a series of five games...

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    PACIORETTY SCORES IN OT, GOLDEN KNIGHTS BEAT STARS 3-2

    Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    VIKINGS CORNERBACKS XAVIER RHODES, TRAE WAYNES AND MACKENSIE ALEXANDER HEADED TOWARD TURNING POINTS

    When the Vikings rotate cornerbacks Xavier Rhodes, Trae Waynes and Mackensie Alexander for practical reasons during games, symbolism...

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    PHILLIES FINALIZE 1-YEAR DEAL WITH GREGORIUS

    The Phillies and shortstop Didi Gregorius finalized their $14 million, one-year contract Friday.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    GAMEDAY PREVIEW: WILD VS. PHILADELPHIA

    The Wild is on an 8-0-3 streak at home, second in team history to a 10-0-3 run in 2017-18.

    Running
  • By Startribune   -   Dec 14, 2019

    RAYS FINALIZING DEAL WITH JAPANESE OF TSUTSUGO

    The Tampa Bay Rays are working to finalize a two-year contract worth about $12 million with Japanese slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, a...

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 13, 2019

    LHP BRETT ANDERSON, BREWERS AGREE TO $5M, 1-YEAR DEAL

    Left-hander Brett Anderson is the latest addition to the quickly transforming Milwaukee Brewers, agreeing Friday to a $5 million, one-year...

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 13, 2019

    DEVAN DUBNYK WILL BE WITH WILD ON ROAD TRIP

    The veteran goalie hasn't played since Nov. 16 while dealing with his wife's medical situation.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 13, 2019

    ADAM THIELEN READY TO PLAY SUNDAY FOR VIKINGS

    The wide receiver was not on the injury list Friday as the team prepared to leave for Los Angeles.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 13, 2019

    ACCESS VIKINGS: TRYING TO KEEP NFC NORTH HOPES ALIVE

    Reporters Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer give their predictions for Week 15 against the Chargers, saying that Minnesota's momentum...

    Running, Playoffs, NFC
  • By Startribune   -   Dec 13, 2019

    COLUMN: LAMAR JACKSON FINISHES OFF AN UGLY STEREOTYPE

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 13, 2019

    AP SOURCES: RED SOX AGREE WITH LHP PÉREZ, SS PERAZA

    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with free agent left-hander Martin Pérez and shortstop José Peraza, people familiar...

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 13, 2019

    GROUNDED: BROWNS HUMBLE CHUBB EYES WINS, NOT RUSHING TITLE

    The chant began almost as a pleading cry and has grown into something of a commandment during Browns home games this season.

  • By Startribune   -   Dec 13, 2019

    RAVENS PLAYING THEIR BEST, SOARING TOWARD NO. 1 SEED IN AFC

    Seven-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda owns a Super Bowl ring and has played on several excellent teams with the Baltimore Ravens,...

    Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, Bowling, AFC