• Astros rally for 11 runs in 8th inning, overwhelm Twins 16-8

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran homered and singled during an 11-run burst in the eighth inning against Minnesota’s beleaguered bullpen, and the Houston Astros overwhelmed the Twins 16-8 Monday in a matchup of AL division leaders.

  • Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The graphic video showing Philando Castile’s final moments after he was shot by a Minnesota police officer made headlines nearly a year ago and led to calls for changes in policing. But another video could emerge as key evidence in the case against St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who goes on trial for manslaughter this week.

  • Longoria and Morrison homer in 15th, Rays outlast Twins 8-6

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Evan Longoria and Logan Morrison hit back-to-back homers in the 15th inning, Steven Souza Jr. drove in the tying run with a single with two outs in the ninth, and the Tampa Bay Rays outlasted the Minnesota Twins 8-6 Sunday in a game that took nearly 6 ½ hours.

  • Cropley’s HR in 13th beats Gophers, sends Iowa to title game

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Tyler Cropley hit his second home run of the game leading off the 13th inning, and Iowa defeated Minnesota 7-5 on Saturday night to advance to the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament.

  • Ramirez scores as Minnesota tops Orlando City 1-0

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Ramirez scored his eighth goal of the season to lift Minnesota United to a 1-0 victory over Orlando City on Saturday.

  • Minnesota beats Iowa 9-3, earns rematch with Hawkeyes

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Minnesota pounded out 16 hits and blasted Iowa 9-3 Saturday to stay alive in the Big Ten baseball tournament.

  • Estrada’s pinch homer lifts Minnesota over Indiana 9-8

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Pinch-hitter Eduardo Estrada’s three-run homer gave Minnesota the lead in the eighth inning, and the third-seeded Gophers overcame a six-run deficit to beat Indiana 9-8 in a Big Ten Tournament elimination game Friday night.

  • Northwestern beats Minnesota 11-7 at Big Ten tourney

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Connor Lind drove in four runs and Northwestern beat third-seeded Minnesota 11-7 on Friday, winning two Big Ten tournament games for the first time in 15 years.

  • Vikings coach says if he has to coach with 1 eye, he will

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says he is not going to let the lingering eye issues that caused him to miss practice this week shorten his career.

  • Minnesota athletic official suspended in sex harassment case

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota athletics administrator accused of sexual harassment will be suspended without pay for two weeks and demoted to resolve the latest black eye for the department.