Sports Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota sports news from The Associated Press
Sports Minute: Here is the latest Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota sports news from The Associated Press

Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano has died at the age of 56. The Vikings say Sparano died early Sunday but did not give a cause of death. He had been the Vikings' offensive line coach since 2016....

Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano dies at 56
Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano dies at 56

The Minnesota Vikings say offensive line coach Tony Sparano has died at the age of 56.

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Moore scores 38, Lynx beat Mercury 80-75
Moore scores 38, Lynx beat Mercury 80-75

Maya Moore scored 38 points and Danielle Robinson added 16 and Minnesota held off Phoenix 80-75 on Saturday night.

July 22nd, 12:13 am
Perez homers, Royals hold off Twins 4-2
Perez homers, Royals hold off Twins 4-2

Salvador Perez homered, reliever Brian Flynn picked up the win with three scoreless innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Saturday night.

July 21st, 9:50 pm
Minnesota Wild, defenseman Dumba agree to 5-year, $30M deal
Minnesota Wild, defenseman Dumba agree to 5-year, $30M deal

The Wild and Matt Dumba have agreed on a five-year, $30 million deal to keep the 23-year-old defenseman in Minnesota after a breakout year.

July 21st, 11:17 am
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May 11th, 6:08 pm
Perez homers, Royals hold off Twins 4-2
Perez homers, Royals hold off Twins 4-2

Salvador Perez homered, reliever Brian Flynn picked up the win with three scoreless innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Saturday night.

July 21st, 9:50 pm
Minnesota Wild, defenseman Dumba agree to 5-year, $30M deal
Minnesota Wild, defenseman Dumba agree to 5-year, $30M deal

The Wild and Matt Dumba have agreed on a five-year, $30 million deal to keep the 23-year-old defenseman in Minnesota after a breakout year.

July 21st, 11:17 am
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May 11th, 6:08 pm
Duda drives in 3, Royals hold on to beat Twins 6-5
Duda drives in 3, Royals hold on to beat Twins 6-5

Lucas Duda homered and drove in three runs, Danny Duffy earned his first home win in 11 months and the Kansas City Royals held on for a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

July 20th, 10:53 pm
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July 20th, 6:05 pm
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July 19th, 8:04 pm
Vikings sign 1st-rounder Hughes, complete draft class deals
Vikings sign 1st-rounder Hughes, complete draft class deals

The Minnesota Vikings have signed first-round pick Mike Hughes, putting their entire eight-player draft class under contract the week before training camp begins.

July 19th, 4:20 pm
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July 18th, 9:08 pm
Ramirez, Quintero score; Minnesota United tops Revs 2-1
Ramirez, Quintero score; Minnesota United tops Revs 2-1

Christian Ramirez and Darwin Quintero scored first-half goals and Minnesota United held off the New England Revolution 2-1 on Wednesday night.

July 18th, 9:08 pm
Fowles' 30 points, 16 rebounds guide Lynx by Fever 89-65
Fowles' 30 points, 16 rebounds guide Lynx by Fever 89-65

Sylvia Fowles scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 89-65 on Wednesday.

July 18th, 5:39 pm
Delle Donne, Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game
Delle Donne, Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game

Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams in two weeks.

July 17th, 6:19 pm
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July 17th, 9:06 am
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July 15th, 10:33 pm
Morgan Tuck scores 15, Sun beat Lynx 83-64
Morgan Tuck scores 15, Sun beat Lynx 83-64

Morgan Tuck had 15 points on Sunday night and the Connecticut Sun pulled even in the WNBA standings with the Minnesota Lynx with an 83-64 win.

July 15th, 8:17 pm
Dozier's grand slam in 10th gives Twins 11-7 win over Rays
Dozier's grand slam in 10th gives Twins 11-7 win over Rays

Brian Dozier hit a grand slam in the 10th inning on Sunday to give the Minnesota Twins an 11-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays and cap a testy, back-and-forth finish that featured four lead changes from the bottom of the...

July 15th, 6:25 pm

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Quintero, Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-1
Quintero, Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-1

Ibson Barreto da Silva scored and Darwin Quintero added a goal and two assists to help Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Saturday night.

July 14th, 9:20 pm
Rays score 15 runs in final three innings to beat Twins 19-6
Rays score 15 runs in final three innings to beat Twins 19-6

Kevin Cash didn't want to jinx the roll the Tampa Bay hitters were on, so he just stayed at his spot in the dugout and didn't say a word.

July 14th, 7:04 pm
Rays C Wilson Ramos likely to miss All-Star game
Rays C Wilson Ramos likely to miss All-Star game

Tampa Bay catcher Wilson Ramos is likely to miss next week's All-Star game after leaving Saturday's game against the Minnesota Twins with left hamstring tightness.

July 14th, 6:08 pm
Mauer homers, drives in four as Twins outlast Rays 11-8
Mauer homers, drives in four as Twins outlast Rays 11-8

Joe Mauer homered and drove in four runs, and the Minnesota Twins held on for a 11-8 win against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.

July 13th, 10:56 pm
McBride, Aces beat Lynx 85-77, win fourth in a row
McBride, Aces beat Lynx 85-77, win fourth in a row

Kayla McBride had 24 points, a career-high tying nine assists and seven rebounds to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-77 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

July 13th, 10:08 pm
Judge: No class-action status for ex-NHLer concussion case
Judge: No class-action status for ex-NHLer concussion case

The federal judge overseeing the NHL concussion case has denied class-action status for the former players suing the league over head injuries.

July 13th, 2:31 pm
Gibson, Twins top Rays 5-1 in rain-delayed series opener
Gibson, Twins top Rays 5-1 in rain-delayed series opener

Kyle Gibson struck out nine batters over eight easy innings for the Minnesota Twins, who handed Tampa Bay ace Blake Snell his shortest start of the season and beat the Rays 5-1 on Thursday night after a two-hour rain delay.

July 13th, 12:30 am
Twins put DH/1B Logan Morrison on DL with hip injury
Twins put DH/1B Logan Morrison on DL with hip injury

The Minnesota Twins have placed designated hitter/first baseman Logan Morrison on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip injury.

July 12th, 6:39 pm
Dozier, Twins power their way past Royals 8-5
Dozier, Twins power their way past Royals 8-5

Brian Dozier hit a two-run home run, going deep for the second straight game to give the Minnesota Twins a boost on their way to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

July 11th, 3:58 pm
Robinson hits her 1st 3 in WNBA; Lynx top Fever 87-65
Robinson hits her 1st 3 in WNBA; Lynx top Fever 87-65

Sylvia Fowles had 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Maya Moore added 19 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 87-65 on Wednesday.

July 11th, 2:46 pm
Twins send struggling reliever Reed to DL with tight triceps
Twins send struggling reliever Reed to DL with tight triceps

The Minnesota Twins have placed right-handed reliever Addison Reed on the 10-day disabled list with tightness in his triceps.

July 11th, 11:42 am
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July 10th, 10:05 pm
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July 10th, 8:05 pm
All-Star Berrios, Escobar lead Twins over Royals 3-1
All-Star Berrios, Escobar lead Twins over Royals 3-1

Eduardo Escobar had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh to support Jose Berrios' strong outing as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Monday night.

July 9th, 10:29 pm
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July 9th, 9:41 pm

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