Eric Staal celebrated a goal on Feb. 25 at Xcel Energy Center.

Wild trades fan-favorite Staal to Buffalo for Johansson

Eric Staal has played 16 NHL seasons, including the past four in Minnesota. He was traded to the Sabres for Marcus Johansson, a 10-year veteran who had nine goals in 60 games last season.
Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Marcus Carr (5) drove to the basket on Iowa Hawkeyes forward Cordell Pemsl (35).] Jerry Holt •Jerry.Holt@startribune.

Marcus Carr's late jumper rescues Gophers in 67-64 victory over LMU

November 30
His step-back jumper with 2.9 seconds left sent the Gophers to victory.
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23) celebrated his solo homer in the fourth inning that tied the score 3-3.   ]  JEFF WHEELER • jeff.

Twins' new affiliates in St. Paul and Wichita will be announced this week

November 30
The St. Paul Saints will leave independent baseball to become the Class AAA team for the Twins. What's unclear is if the Saints are paying the entire cost of entering affiliated ball — reports over the summer indicated a cost of as much as $20 million — or if the Twins will contribute.

University of Minnesota Board of Regents to ponder alcohol sponsorships at school venues

35 minutes ago
The plan could produce a new revenue source for Gophers athletics.

Twins GM Thad Levine is candidate to run Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies' president is former Twins executive Andy MacPhail.
Brennen Churchill fought a brown trout. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE •   Driftless Fly Fishing Company guide Brennen Churchill

DNR turns to helicopters for restocking fish populations in remote Minnesota lakes

December 1
It's safer for the prized fish and the pilots than using traditional small planes.
Sporting Kansas City defender Winston Reid (22) jumped for a header off a Minnesota United corner kick Friday night in the second half.      ]  aaron.

Minnesota United's MLS playoff game moved to Thursday

November 30
The Loons will travel to Sporting Kansas City, and the league wants to attract a larger TV audience.

Illness and injury leave Gophers women with just 7 players for opener

November 30
More players should be able to play next week.

Gophers basketball pulls away late to beat North Dakota 76-67

Despite being 21 ½-point favorites Friday, the Gophers needed contributions from several players besides Marcus Carr to just keep from falling behind too big early.
Local Schedule
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  • Gophers men's hockey at Michigan State

    7 pm on FSN, 103.5/1130

  • North Dakota at Gophers men's basketball

    8 pm on BTN

  • Jacksonville at Vikings

    12 pm on Ch. 4, 100-FM/1130-AM

  • Drake at Gophers women's basketball

    2 pm on BTN+, 96.7-FM

  • Loons at Seattle

    8:30 pm on FS1, 1500-AM

  • Boston College at Gophers men's basketball

    6 pm on ESPNU

  • Gophers men's hockey at Michigan

    7:30 pm on BTN, 103.5/1130

  • Gophers men's hockey at Michigan

    5:30 pm on BTN, 103.5/1130

  • Michigan State at Gophers women's basketball

    8 pm on BTN, 96.7-FM

  • Gophers women's hockey at MSU Mankato

    6:07 pm

  • Mo.-Kansas City at Gophers men's basketball

    7 pm on FS1

  • MSU Mankato at Gophers women's hockey

    6:07 pm on BTN PLUS

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