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Atlanta Falcons forfeit fifth-round pick, fined for tampering with Kirk Cousins
The Atlanta Falcons were stripped of a fifth-round pick in next year’s draft on Thursday for violating the NFL’s anti-tampering rules prior to signing quarterback Kirk Cousins.
From 5-time Olympian to new classes, U.S. sailing team looking for a comeback at Paris Games
“It gives me the chills” that these Olympics will be the first allowing men and women sailors equal medal opportunities, said Minnesota native Lara Dallman-Weiss, 35, who competed in the women’s 470 in the Tokyo Games and is going to be McNay's crew for Paris.
Twins clobber Rockies 17-9 with season-high 24 hits as Correa gets career-high 5 hits
Willi Castro and Royce Lewis homered and Carlos Correa had a career-best five hits for the Minnesota Twins, who had a season-high 24 hits in a 17-9 victory over the Rockies. Lewis went 3 for 5 with three runs.
Will PWHL Minnesota drama overshadow league’s future?
Minnesota's Professional Women's Hockey League has celebrated success and dealt with controversy in the past two weeks. Ian Kennedy with The Hockey News spoke to Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer on what’s happening.
Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and the inspiration for the NBA logo, dies at 86
Jerry West, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame three times in a storied career as a player and executive and whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, has died.
Tovar hits 3-run homer, Quantrill throws six scoreless innings as Rockies beat Twins 5-4
Ezequiel Tovar hit a three-run homer, Cal Quantrill kept his strong run going with six scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Gable Steveson banks on himself in career switch: From wrestling champ to NFL bid with the Bills
Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson is banking on himself in attempting to make a career switch from wrestling to playing defensive line for the Buffalo Bills.
Alissa Pili signs with N7, talks Indigenous fan support
Although she’s still adjusting to the WNBA’s intense pace and starting with a new team, Pili said the support she’s received has only grown since playing professionally as a member of the Minnesota Lynx.
Lewis homers to back sharp outing by Paddack as Twins beat Rockies 5-0
Royce Lewis homered in the eighth inning to break open the game, and Chris Paddack bounced back from a rough outing with a sharp performance to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 5-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
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