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Stephane Veilleux prepares to take a faceoff as a member of the Oji Eagles of the Asia League. Veilleux was a longtime fan favorite with the Minnesota Wild throughout his 11-year NHL career. (Photo courtesy of Stephane Veilleux)
Former Wild journeyman Veilleux still going strong in Japan
21 min 3 sec ago
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins (14) runs the ball after a catch as Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Edmond Robinson (51) and cornerback Trae Waynes (26) defend during the first quarter at New Era Field on Aug. 10. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
Starting lineup 'a top priority' for Vikings LB Edmond Robinson
27 min 16 sec ago
Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes (left) celebrates with teammates Bradley Zimmer (center) and Brandon Guyer after hitting a three run home run in the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Late-inning meltdown propels Indians past Twins; Perkins makes 2017 debut
1 hour 33 min ago
Kevin Durant at Youtube offices in San Francisco, Jan. 17, 2017. After a turbulent summer, the NBA’s newest “villain” is finding peace and building an empire among the Bay Area’s techies. (Jake Michaels/The New York Times)
'I don't respect who's in office right now': 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant to skip White House visit
1 hour 57 min ago
American League pitcher Glen Perkins (15) of the Minnesota Twins throws against the National League during the ninth inning of the 2015 MLB All Star Game at Great American Ball Park. The American League all stars won 6-3. Photo courtesy of Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
6 hours 30 min ago
August 16, 2017
Minnesota Vikings offensive guard Alex Boone (75) against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field last week. Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
19 hours 26 min ago
Minnesota Vikings kicker Kai Forbath (2) against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field last week. : Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings kicker, punter positions up for grabs yet
20 hours 3 min ago
Eddie Rosario rounds the bases at Target Field after hitting a homer earlier this month.  USA Today Sports photo
Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland
20 hours 8 min ago
Pittsburgh Penguins center Matt Cullen (7) waves to the crowd during the Stanley Cup championship parade and rally in downtown Pittsburgh. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire / USA TODAY Sports
UPDATE: Matt Cullen returning to Minnesota for 20th NHL season
21 hours 25 sec ago
In this file photo, Dominic Toninato  (19)of Minnesota Duluth shoots the puck past Kristian Blumenschein (3) of Colorado College  at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Former Fargo Force, UMD star signs two-year deal with Avalanche
21 hours 11 min ago
Duke University sports psychology professor Gregory Dale speaks to Bemidji High School student-athletes assembled inside the school's auditorium Wednesday afternoon. (Austin Monteith | Bemidji Pioneer)
From Durham to Bemidji: Duke University sport psychology professor pays visit to BHS
21 hours 18 min ago
Leonard Fournette (LSU) was selected as the No. 4 overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round the 2017 NFL Draft at Philadelphia Museum of Art on April 27, 2017. Bill Streicher / USA TODAY Sports
FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments
21 hours 23 min ago
A general view of Target Field during a rain delay before a game between the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
Indians-Twins washed out; will play doubleheader Thursday
21 hours 56 min ago
Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) in the field during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on Aug. 12, 2017. Rick Osentoski / USA TODAY Sports
Sano's stellar play part of his development plan
22 hours 1 min ago
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer shakes hands with and points at cornerback Mackensie Alexander before the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Nov. 24, 2016. Raj Mehta / USA TODAY Sports
The reason for Vikings CB Alexander's improvement? 'He listens'
22 hours 31 min ago