The two leading mushers in Alaska’s 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race were separated by less than 10 minutes Monday morning as they left the Elim checkpoint, less than 125 miles from the finish of the nearly 1,000-mile race.RELATED CONTENT
Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of gas coming off turn two on the last lap of the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, giving Brad Keselowski the chance to pass him, take the lead and win the race.
Juniors Mo Walker and DeAndre Mathieu had 16 points apiece to lead the Gophers over Penn State on Sunday.
A trio of Northland boys basketball teams learned their state tournament fate when brackets were announced over the weekend.
Sophomore guard Shavon Shields and sophomore forward Terran Petteway scored 26 points apiece, and Nebraska defeated No. 9 Wisconsin 77-68 before a school-record crowd of 15,998 on Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Chip Scoggins column: Gary Thorne is sort of an honorary Minnesotan — judging by the reaction of local puck fans — after announcing his first boys’ hockey state tournament, though Thorne did manage to avoid our polar vortex initiation.
Center T.J. Oshie and left wing Alexander Steen scored in a shootout, lifting the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday, continuing the Blues’ recent run of dominance over their Central Division counterparts.
After the teams played seven overtime periods, coaches and athletic officials agreed to declare Saturday’s Ohio boys hockey championship game a tie.
One week into spring practice, Minnesoat Coach Jerry Kill already has made his prediction about the offense: “We’ll be better, I can guarantee you that.”
Tickets for a pair of events that are part of this summer’s 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Target Field will go on sale today.RELATED CONTENT
Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer both felt the team’s priority this offseason was to improve a defense that ranked next-to-last in the NFL in yards allowed last season.RELATED CONTENT