7:59 AM EDT, Mon August 21, 2017
9 hours ago

Miguel Sano headed to the disabled list

The Twins third baseman has a stress reaction in his left shin
10 hours ago

Pounds sneak up on injured Miguel Sano as Twins get back in race

Miguel Sano, playing heavier than his listed weight of 260 pounds, needs to show some dietary discipline.
11 hours ago

Vikings, in need of another quarterback, sign former Gophers QB Mitch Leidner

The former Gophers QB had been delivering food around the Twin Cities, waiting for his chance.
13 hours ago

Twins 12, Arizona 5

Eddie Rosario's grand slam helped Bartolo Colon join an exclusive club of MLB pitchers. The nine-run first inning sent the Twins in a sweep of the Diamondbacks.
13 hours ago

Vikings' roster returns to near full strength a week from third preseason game

The Vikings are as close to full strength as they’ve been all summer. Cornerback Trae Waynes, left guard Alex Boone, strong safety Andrew Sendejo, left tackle Riley Reiff, receiver Laquon Treadwell, running back Latavius Murray and linebacker Kentrell Brothers all were back in pads and participated in all of practice after missing Friday night’s 20-13 preseason loss at Seattle. No. 3 quarterback Taylor Heinicke did not practice. But the Vikings still had a third quarterback after signing former Gopher Mitch Leidner. Near the end of practice, defensive end Brian Robison limped slowly to...
14 hours ago

Nine-run first inning propels Twins to sweep of Diamondbacks

Eddie Rosario’s grand slam helped Bartolo Colon join an exclusive club of MLB pitchers.
18 hours ago

Twins wait for tests on Miguel Sano before taking on the Diamondbacks

Bartolo Colon has never beaten Arizona, the only major league club he has failed to defeat during his hefty career
19 hours ago

Vikings sign former Gophers QB Mitch Leidner, release LB Darnell Sankey

The Vikings added a fifth quarterback to the roster in ex-Gopher Mitch Leidner on Sunday. Leidner joins less than two weeks before all NFL rosters must be cut from 90 to 53 players. Quarterbacks Sam Bradford, Case Keenum and Taylor Heinicke played without apparent injury against the Seahawks on Friday night. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform list. The Vikings have two more preseason games against the 49ers on Aug. 27 and Dolphins on Aug. 31. Leidner, 23, went undrafted this spring and tried out for the Ravens in Baltimore. The Lakeville South...
Aug 20, 2017

Berrios gets over first inning blues

The Twins on Saturday beat the Diamondbacks and can sweep the three game series
Aug 20, 2017

Twins postgame: Miguel Sano has a sore left shin

The slugger had to leave the game in the fourth inning when he could not run to first base at full speed
Aug 19, 2017

Defense backs up Jose Berrios' strong outing as Twins shut out Arizona

Jose Berrios pitched seven shutout innings to improve to 7-1 at home this season.
Aug 19, 2017

Case Keenum improves standing as Vikings' No. 2 quarterback

Sixth-year pro goes 12-for-18 in duel with Heinicke.
Aug 19, 2017

Twins to start Gee and Melville in doubleheader on Monday in Chicago

The Twins will face former foe Zack Greinke on Saturday as they try to win the second game of this three game series at Target Field.
Aug 19, 2017

Mike Zimmer expects Riley Reiff, other injured Vikings to play in third preseason game

SEATTLE — On Aug. 27, the Vikings offense is expected to be together for the first time in a game. That’s when the Vikings play the San Francisco 49ers during the preseason’s third exhibition. It’s also when head coach Mike Zimmer expects left tackle Riley Reiff and running back Latavius Murray to make their Vikings debuts after injuries have sidelined both all month. “I think we’ll get all our guys back next week,” Zimmer said after the Vikings’ 20-13 preseason loss to the Seahawks on Friday night. Only against the 49ers will quarterback Sam Bradford finally drop back with...
Aug 19, 2017

Dalvin Cook, Ifeadi Odenigbo stand out in Vikings' loss to Seahawks

SEATTLE — The Vikings’ perfect preseason ended in the second game during a 20-13 loss to the Seahawks on Friday night. So let’s update our Vikings stock watch after the exhibition: Up 1. RB Dalvin Cook: Cook broke arm tackles on his way to picking up 33 yards on three consecutive carries against the Seahawks, showing off his combination of power and elusiveness once he finds a seam. Cook’s production came behind a patchwork offensive line that expects to return two of its starters — Alex Boone and Riley Reiff — for the next preseason game on Aug. 27. 2. DE Ifeadi Odenigbo: The...