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Goldy Gopher Smiles, Then Steamrolls Youth Footballer
University of Minnesota mascot Goldy Gopher, usually so huggable, turned out to be anything but soft when a youth football player got in his way during a halftime exhibition at the Minnesota Vikings' game this weekend.
Hunter Rescued After 3 Nights Lost in Minnesota Woods
A missing Twin Cities hunter who spent three nights lost in the woods of Pine County is recovering after being rescued by helicopter.
This Week’s Minnesota High School Football Polls
The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of September 20, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers.
Minnesota Duck Season Opens Saturday, Good Hunting Expected
Officials are expecting duck hunting to be good when Minnesota's regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise Saturday.
Sam Bradford’s Knee ‘Better’ But Unclear When He’ll Return
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says Sam Bradford's left knee is "feeling better" a day after the quarterback missed Minnesota's game against Pittsburgh. But Zimmer is unsure when Bradford will play again.
Moore, Fowles Help Lynx Sweep Mystics, Return to WNBA Finals
Maya Moore scored 21 points, Sylvia Fowles added 17 points and 14 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx completed a sweep of the Washington Mystics with an 81-70 win in Game 3 on Sunday.
As Wild Camp Begins, Parise Injured But ‘Not Overly Serious’
Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise is being held out of the beginning of training camp because of a back injury.
Vikings’ Sam Bradford Expected to Play Despite Ailing Knee
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford is expected to play at Pittsburgh despite a knee injury that limited him all week in practice.
Air Quality Reduced in Parts of Minnesota
A combination of smoke from Western wildfires, high temperatures and sunshine is eroding the air quality in the Twin Cities and in eastern and central Minnesota.
This Week’s High School Football Polls
The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of September 13, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers.
AP Source: Shabazz Muhammad Returning to Timberwolves
A person with knowledge of the situation tells reporters Shabazz Muhammad has agreed to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves on a one-year deal.
Twins to Begin 2018 Season in Baltimore; April 5 Home Opener
The Minnesota Twins will start the 2018 season in Baltimore to begin a five-game road trip, before their home opener April 5 against Seattle.