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Twins’ Castro Out for the Year
Twins catcher Jason Castro is out for the season with a knee injury. Castro had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in Colorado this morning.
Reds Hammer Twins 8-2 Sunday
The Cincinnati Reds downed the Twins 8-2 Sunday to take 2 out of 3 over the weekend.
Rockets Eliminate Timberwolves In Game 5
The Timberwolves saw their season end with a 122-104 loss in Game 5 at Houston to the Rockets. Minnesota led by 4 at the half but were outscored 30-15 in the 3rd quarter and 37-30 in the 4th.
Yankees Beat Twins Again
The Twins have now lost 6 games in a row after falling 7-4 at New York to the Yankees Wednesday night. Miguel Sano hit a 1st inning 2-run home run but the Yankees came back with 4 runs in the 3rd inning.
SCSU Hires Larson As Hockey Coach [AUDIO]
St. Cloud State has hired former University of Minnesota assistant coach Brett Larson to replace Bob Motzko. Larson was introduced at a press conference this afternoon. He signed a 5-year contract.
Jimmy Butler Getting Close to Return
The Timberwolves have 4 regular season games remaining and the Wolves are currently holding the 7th spot in the Western Conference. Minnesota is hoping forward Jimmy Butler can return either Thursday or Friday from a knee injury.
Wild Down Stars 5-2 Thursday Night
The Minnesota Wild scored 3 2nd period goals and scored twice on the power play in their 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars last night. Mikael Granlund had a goal and 2 assists, Matt Dumba had a goal and 3 assists and Zach Parise scored twice for the Wild.
Sauk Rapids-Rice & Cathedral Boys Play at State Wednesday
The pairings were announced Saturday for the Boys Basketball state tournament. Cathedral is seeded 5th in Class AA and will play 4th seeded Esko Wednesday night.
Minnesota Vikings to Sign QB Kirk Cousins
According to multiple sources the Vikings have agreed to a 3-year $84 Million contract with free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins. The deal is reportedly guaranteed, but cannot become official until midnight because that's when the new NFL fiscal year begins.
Twins Winter Caravan Coming to St. Cloud January 22nd
The Twins Winter Caravan will be stopping in St. Cloud Monday January 22. Outfielder Eddie Rosario, starting pitcher Jose Berrios and General Manager Thad Levine will be making the trip.
Tech and Sauk Rapids Host Playoff Games Tonight
Playoff time has arrived for area football teams.
Timberwolves Edge Thunder on Wiggins’ Buzzer Beater
The Timberwolves edged the Thunder in Oklahoma City 115-113 last night to steal a win on the road. Andrew Wiggins made a 35-foot 3-point shot as time expired to beat the Thunder after Carmelo Anthony sank a 3-point shot to give OKC a 1-point lead...