• Clemson forward Jaron Blossomgame (5) shoots between Minnesota forward Joey King (24) and Carlos Morris (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Minneapolis, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Murphy leads Minnesota to win over Clemson, 89-83

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Murphy had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Minnesota to an 89-83 victory over Clemson in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Monday night.

  • Big Ten says Minnesota’s Seeler suspended for 1 game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Big Ten Conference says Minnesota hockey player Nick Seeler has been suspended for one game.

  • Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) causes Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) to fumble during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ricky Heimuli recovered the ball. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    ‘Tis the season: As winter arrives, Vikings’ defense thrives

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have developed one of the toughest defenses in the NFL under the demanding, experienced and creative direction of coach Mike Zimmer.

  • In a Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 file photo, family members of Jamar Clark get out of a limousine to show show support for the Black Lives Matter supporters as Clark's the funeral procession passed by the Minneapolis Police Department’s 4th Precinct, in Minneapolis. Clark's death in a confrontation with police has sparked more than a week of protests. Activists have demanded not just answers in the investigation but public policy changes to address issues of economic injustice. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, File)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

    Prosecutors: Man who allegedly shot protesters is charged

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four men were charged Monday in last week’s shooting of demonstrators protesting the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police, while the city’s mayor separately asked the protesters to end their weekslong encampment at a police precinct.

  • Minnesota names O’Brien to coaching staff

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has added Dan O’Brien to its coaching staff as a co-special teams coordinator and assistant defensive backs coach.

  • Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys watches in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Minnesota coach fires offensive coordinator, QB coach

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota coach Tracy Claeys fired offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover and quarterbacks coach Jim Zebrowski on Sunday, acting swiftly and decisively as he embarks on his first offseason as a head coach.

  • Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund (64), of Finland, passes the puck around Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin (91) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Seguin scores in OT and Stars beat Wild 4-3

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored with just over a minute remaining in overtime and the Dallas Stars came back from a three-goal deficit to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday night.

  • Wisconsin running back Taiwan Deal (28) goes airborne past Minnesota linebacker De'Vondre Campbell, left, to score in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Minnesota run over in 12th straight loss to Wisconsin, 31-21

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than anything on Saturday, the Minnesota Golden Gophers were hoping to walk out of TCF Bank Stadium with Paul Bunyan’s Axe, a coveted trophy they have not held since 2003.

  • Wisconsin running back Taiwan Deal (28) celebrates after scoring against Minnesota in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Wisconsin beats Minnesota for 12th straight time, 31-21

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dare Ogunbowale rushed for a career-high 155 yards and a touchdown and Wisconsin beat Minnesota for the 12th straight time, 31-21 on Saturday.

  • Minnesota Timberwolves forward Adreian Payne, center, looks to pass between Sacramento Kings' Ben McLemore, left, and Rajon Rondo, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    Wiggins scores 22 as Timberwolves beat Kings 101-91

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For a team that has struggled at home this season, the Minnesota Timberwolves have fared surprisingly well away from Target Center.