• Minnesota signs 20, including LB Carter Coughlin

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jerry Kill’s sudden retirement last fall quickly made this recruiting class at Minnesota a question mark.

  • Amanda Kessel returns to Minnesota after concussion problems

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former national player of the year Amanda Kessel is returning to play at Minnesota one year after saying she was finished playing hockey because of ongoing concussion issues.

  • Musher Nathan Schroeder, of Warba, Minn., puts a ring of flowers around the neck of his lead dog, after they had reached the finish line at Billy's Bar just before 6 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Rice Lake, near Duluth, Minn., to win the nearly 400-mile-long  John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.  (Paul M. Walsh/WDIO-TV via AP)

    Schroeder captures 4th Beargrease title

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Nathan Schroeder has captured his fourth John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon title with a pre-dawn surge over the finish line near Duluth Wednesday.

  • Vikings say 90 percent of US Bank Stadium seat licenses sold

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings say they’re just $10 million shy of a $125 million goal for selling seat licenses at U.S. Bank Stadium.

  • New York Islanders goalie Jean-Francois Berube (30) makes a save asslanders defenseman Thomas Hickey (14) defends Minnesota Wild center Jarret Stoll (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Berube, Nelson lead Islanders to 5-3 win over Wild

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mobbed at center ice after his first NHL win, Jean-Francois Berube was understandably all smiles after the game. So were his teammates.

  • Wolves’ Towns wins 3rd straight Rookie of the Month honor

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves’ No. 1 draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns is the Western Conference Rookie of the Month for the third straight month.

  • In this March 18, 2015, file photo, San Diego Padres' Carlos Quentin, left, follows through with a double in the second inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Scottsdale, Ariz. Quentin and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a minor league contract Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, giving the 33-year-old a chance to revive his career.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

    Carlos Quentin to try comeback with Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Outfielder Carlos Quentin and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a minor league contract, giving the 33-year-old a chance to revive his career.

  • Investigation of WSU coach finds no wrongdoing

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) — In a story Feb. 2, The Associated Press reported that Winona State University’s president said an independent investigation of a complaint against former men’s basketball coach Mike Leaf found no evidence of wrongdoing. The story should have specified that the investigation found no wrongdoing by the university in its handling of the complaint against Leaf. The investigation did not address the merit of the accusations against Leaf.

  • In this Oct. 14, 2015, file photo, Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (34) celebrates with Seimone Augustus (33) after beating the Indiana Fever 69-52 in Game 5 of the WNBA basketball finals in Minneapolis. The Lynx have re-signed Fowles, the most valuable player of the WNBA finals, on Tueday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

    Minnesota Lynx re-sign WNBA finals MVP Sylvia Fowles

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx re-signed WNBA finals MVP Sylvia Fowles on Tuesday and then dealt forward Devereaux Peters to Indiana for Natasha Howard.