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Twins to play two “home games” against Cleveland in Puerto Rico next April

The Twins will play games in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the first time next season. It was announced Wednesday that the Twins will play the Cleveland in a two-game series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium…


Losing Haula, Tuch is a small price to keep Dumba

Minnesota Wild traded prospect Alex Tuch to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for GM George McPhee selecting forward Erik Haula in the expansion draft instead of defenseman Matt Dumba. Mark this down as the first…


Position by position: What we know about the 2017 Vikings after OTAs and Minicamp

OTAs and Minicamp have officially wrapped up and we are just about one month away from the Minnesota Vikings opening training camp in Mankato. The Vikings never leave their fans with a shortage of things to…


Minnesota Wild unveil new sweaters

As part of Adidas taking over NHL jerseys, the Minnesota Wild released their 2017 jerseys on Tuesday night. Have a look: Modern. Vintage. #mnwild. #FormTheFuture. @adidashockey pic.twitter.com/ttnp784yPb — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) June 21, 2017 https://twitter.com/mnwild/status/877349464280678401…


Report: Erik Haula, not Matt Dumba, could be Wild player on the move to Vegas

The Wild might not lose Matt Dumba to Las Vegas in the NHL expansion draft after all. While the assumption has been that the Golden Knights would select the defenseman from Minnesota in Wednesday’s draft,…


Report: Twins sign pitcher Dillon Gee to minor league deal

The Twins are taking a step to try to fix their struggling pitching, according to a report from Jon Heyman of Fanrag sports. Per the report, former Mets, Royals and Rangers pitcher Dillon Gee has…


Trade rumors, draft pick, young core; Timberwolves will be a team to watch on draft night

Inevitability was the theme of the NBA playoffs. The Warriors winning the championship put a period on an anti-climactic Spring. There were no blown 3-1 leads or even close calls. Everything went as we predicted…


Zulgad: Kahn’s reasons for passing on Curry only make ex-Wolves exec look worse

So now we know exactly why David Kahn did not select Steph Curry in the 2009 NBA draft – or at least the story that one of the worst front office executives in Minnesota sports…


Entering contract year, Xavier Rhodes will face stiff competition

Based on the large contracts that “shutdown corners” received this offseason,  it appears Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, whose deal is up after the 2017 season, is on the cusp of becoming one of the…


Matt and Judd’s Hockey Adventure: Expansion Draft Time! (ep. 13)

On Wednesday night, the NHL’s newest team the Vegas Golden Knights will announce the players they have selected in the expansion draft. The Knights will likely have worked out trade agreements with other teams who…


Report: Wolves have made “preliminary contact” about deal for Jimmy Butler

Here we go again. With the NBA draft approaching on Thursday, the Jimmy Butler-to-Minnesota trade rumors have resurfaced. The Timberwolves, however, are one of a handful of teams that reportedly are trying to pry the three-time…


Offseason countdown list part 3: The 10 best skill players the Vikings will face this year

Alright, we’ve reached the waiting-for-training camp portion of the offseason. While you look at the calendar, checking off each day before camp arrives, we’ll be unveiling a weekly countdown of top 10s relating to the…


Zulgad: Putrid starting pitching results in Twins’ weekend of misery

If Derek Falvey and Thad Levine someday have the Twins where they want them, maybe they’ll be able to share a chuckle about their first season in Minnesota and the starting pitchers they were forced…


No homecoming: Eric Decker reportedly reaches one-year agreement with Titans

Eric Decker won’t be returning to Minnesota. The former Gophers wide receiver reached agreement on a one-year contract with the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Decker was released by the New…


Wetmore’s 5 thoughts: 5 relievers to target as bullpen upgrades for Twins

MINNEAPOLIS – The first season under new Twins management has felt to me like a constant push and pull of expectations. New leaders took over in November and talked about sustaining championship-caliber baseball, and with…


Zulgad’s 5 thoughts: No favors from Pominville, good gamble on Staal, Dumba likely on the move

The Wild’s protected list for this week’s NHL expansion draft contained no significant surprises. The team turned in its list on Saturday afternoon and it was revealed on Sunday morning ahead of the selections by…


Twins GM Thad Levine: Phil Hughes could return to team as a reliever

MINNEAPOLIS – Phil Hughes has had his bouts with injury in recent years. His latest pain combined with the Twins’ current circumstances could push him to the bullpen. The longtime starting pitcher was shut down…


Wild leave two top defensemen unprotected in expansion draft

The Minnesota Wild could be losing a top defensemen to Vegas. The Wild – along with the rest of the NHL – announced the group of players they will protect from the Vegas expansion draft.…


Report: Royce Lewis’ signing bonus with Twins is a new record for a high schooler

MINNEAPOLIS — The Twins on Saturday officially signed No. 1 overall pick Royce Lewis. In fact, he put pen to paper in front of a room full of media members. And according to a report, it’s…


What are the Vikings’ options if they move on from Michael Floyd?

The Minnesota Vikings will likely be in wait-and-see mode over the coming days as they monitor Michael Floyd’s legal situation. Floyd, who has been under house arrest as part of his sentence for a severe…


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