Posts Tagged Minnesota

Wolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal,

Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio, left,  of Spain, and head coach Flip Saunders celebrate after they defeated the Detroit Pistons 97-91 in a NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Minnesota sports groups maneuver for MLS team

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The jockeying is intensifying for two groups hoping to land a Major League Soccer franchise in Minnesota.

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Protest planned before Minnesota Vikings game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Opponents of the Washington Redskins’ team name hope for a large turnout for a protest at an upcoming game against the Minnesota Vikings.

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Agency’s ad takes aim at Redskins name

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Twin Cities advertising agency has created a TV and radio ad that it hopes will make a strong point about why Native Americans and others oppose the Washington Redskins’ name and logo.

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Wild beat Sharks 4-3 in shootout

Minnesota Wild center Kyle Brodziak and right wing Justin Fontaine (14) celebrate Brodziak's goal against San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi during the third period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The Wild won 4-3 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Another late push resulted in a second straight victory for the Minnesota Wild.

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