11:29 AM EST, Fri December 09, 2022
3 hours ago

Here's why Dalvin Cook could be huge factor for Vikings in their stretch run

Looking at the opponents the Vikings will face over the regular season's final five weeks shows why you could see big numbers piled up by the Vikings star running back.
8 hours ago

AP source: Nimmo staying with Mets on $162M, 8-year deal

Center fielder Brandon Nimmo is staying with the free-spending New York Mets, agreeing to a $162 million, eight-year contract, according to a person familiar with the deal.
13 hours ago

Adebayo, Butler lift Heat past Kawhi-less Clippers 115-110

Bam Adebayo had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Jimmy Butler added 26 points and the Miami Heat held off the Los Angeles Clippers 115-110 on Thursday night.
15 hours ago

Jacob deGrom sees Rangers' vision for future, not past

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom sees the vision of what the Texas Rangers want to do, not their streak of six consecutive losing seasons and being more than a decade removed from their only World Series appearances.
15 hours ago

Justin Jefferson looking to rebound vs. Lions after career-low yardage

Detroit held Justin Jefferson to a career-low 14 receiving yards in the Vikings' Sept. 25 win. "I'm not trying to let that happen again," Jefferson said Thursday.
16 hours ago

Timberwolves' Anthony Edwards coming off rare performance heading into Utah game

Guard Anthony Edwards is only the second Minnesota player with a game of at least 20 points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals.
16 hours ago

Momentum swings stopping the Wild from safely seeing out games

Dumba and Kaprizov said communication and focus are key to minimize any stumbles.
17 hours ago

Trea Turner, Phillies finalize 11-year, $300M contract

Bryce Harper lobbed Philadelphias first recruiting pitch over the summer when the injured All-Star used a guest stint in the broadcast booth to advocate for the future free agent and his former Washington teammate.
18 hours ago

Vikings prep for visit to Lions with Hockenson on other side

The video review for the Minnesota Vikings of their previous game against Detroit has prompted the occasional double-take in the film rooms this week.
19 hours ago

Greg Cote: Brittney Griner freed from Russia, but others still held, and WNBA responsibility remains

A heart-warming, feel-good story dressed up in a "she'll be home for the holidays" narrative. Brittney Griner's release from Russian detention on Thursday in a prisoner exchange was all of that. Wife Cherelle could not stop smiling, calling herself "overwhelmed with emotion" and saying, "My family is whole again."
20 hours ago

Vikings can clinch NFC North on road against surging Lions

The Minnesota Vikings have won enough to be in a position to clinch the NFC North with almost a month left in the regular season.
20 hours ago

Quote Box: Reaction to Brittney Griner's release from Russia

Reactions after WNBA star Brittney Griner was freed from a Russian prison in a high-profile prisoner exchange.
21 hours ago

Star Tribune columnist Patrick Reusse, team executive Laura Day honored by Twins

Patrick Reusse will receive the Herb Carneal Lifetime Achievement Award from the Twins, while team executive Laura Day won the Terry Ryan Play Ball! Minnesota Award.
22 hours ago

Rudy Gobert preparing for emotional return with Timberwolves to face Utah Jazz

There's still a lot of love between Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert and the team he was with for nine seasons So there will be a jangle of emotions Friday when Gobert plays with his new team in Utah.
Dec 8, 2022

Has Kevin O'Connell solved the decades-long officiating conspiracy against the Vikings?

Kevin O'Connell's 10-2 team that leads the NFL in an under-the-radar statistic that runs counter to one of the suspicions that some Vikings fans have carried with them through the years.