Inter Miami CF soccer players were greeted by fans as left leave their stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for an MLS tournament in Orlando on Wednesday

Souhan: Restarting sports in virus-deep Florida was horrible mistake

Sports leagues should have ignored the welcome mat offered by the Sunshine State.
Coronavirus
July 10
Twins reliever Jorge Alacala threw during live batting practice Monday evening. The team started training camp last week.

Tracking the sports schedule: Latest on what's returning and when

Here are the latest updates on sports cancellations and postponements, and when the games may begin again.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) after sinking a fourth quarter basket Thursday night. He finished the game with 46 points.
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Wolves
July 9

Q&A with Wolves and Lynx COO Ryan Tanke

Tanks touched on Thursday's blood drive at Target Center, recent team layoffs and how the team is planning to re-welcome fans.
Vikings
June 29
Twins general manager Thad Levine, manager Rocco Baldelli and chief baseball officer Derek Falvey talked during spring training in February. All 13 of

Scoggins: Time for bold change among Minnesota's sports executives

Minnesota's sports leadership a largely homogeneous group of white people who run teams and programs that have a high percentage of athletes who are minorities. It's time to change that.
Wolves
June 26

NBA restart schedule

There are 88 regular-season games scheduled, starting July 30 and running through Aug. 14.
Wolves
June 26
A protester in Detroit talked with Pistons coach Dwane Casey during a march on June 4 following the death of George Floyd.

Souhan: Ex-Wolves coach Casey lauds strong words from white peers

It shouldn't need to be this way, but having Gregg Popovich, Steve Kerr and others speak out has made a difference in the month since the killing of George Floyd.
Vikings
June 22
Former Gophers and NFL wide receiver Ron Johnson has watched daughter Kamryn raise money for relief efforts in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death

Dads being dads: Minnesota sports figures cherish time with families

If 2020 were a normal year, Derek Falvey knows exactly where he would have been on Sunday for Father's Day: Target Field.
Wolves
June 21
Lynx fans at the 2019 home opener.

Wolves and Lynx announce layoffs for 18 employees, pay cuts for others

The changes come to the business side of the operations for the Wolves, Lynx, Iowa Wolves and T-Wolves Gaming, a spokesperson said.

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Denver 43 22 .662 0 25-8 18-14 5-5
    Utah 41 23 .641 1.5 21-10 20-13 5-5
    Oklahoma City 40 24 .625 2.5 20-13 20-11 8-2
    Portland 29 37 .439 14.5 18-14 11-23 4-6
    Minnesota 19 45 .297 23.5 8-24 11-21 3-7
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Lakers 49 14 .778 0 23-8 26-6 8-2
    LA Clippers 44 20 .688 5.5 25-7 19-13 7-3
    Sacramento 28 36 .438 21.5 14-17 14-19 7-3
    Phoenix 26 39 .400 24 13-22 13-17 4-6
    Golden State 15 50 .231 35 8-26 7-24 3-7
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 40 24 .625 0 22-10 18-14 6-4
    Dallas 40 27 .597 1.5 19-15 21-12 6-4
    Memphis 32 33 .492 8.5 18-15 14-18 4-6
    New Orleans 28 36 .438 12 13-19 15-17 5-5
    San Antonio 27 36 .429 12.5 16-14 11-22 5-5
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 53 12 .815 0 28-3 25-9 6-4
    Indiana 39 26 .600 14 21-11 18-15 7-3
    Chicago 22 43 .338 31 14-20 8-23 3-7
    Detroit 20 46 .303 33.5 11-22 9-24 1-9
    Cleveland 19 46 .292 34 11-25 8-21 4-6
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 46 18 .719 0 23-9 23-9 6-4
    Boston 43 21 .672 3 23-9 20-12 5-5
    Philadelphia 39 26 .600 7.5 29-2 10-24 5-5
    Brooklyn 30 34 .469 16 18-14 12-20 5-5
    New York 21 45 .318 26 11-22 10-23 4-6
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Miami 41 24 .631 0 27-5 14-19 6-4
    Orlando 30 35 .462 11 16-15 14-20 6-4
    Washington 24 40 .375 16.5 16-16 8-24 4-6
    Charlotte 23 42 .354 18 10-21 13-21 4-6
    Atlanta 20 47 .299 22 14-20 6-27 4-6
  • Points
    D. Russell MIN 1039
    K. Towns MIN 926
    M. Beasley MIN 615
    J. Culver MIN 580
    J. Okogie MIN 533
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 378
    J. Okogie MIN 268
    J. Culver MIN 212
    J. Hernangomez MIN 197
    D. Russell MIN 177
  • Assists
    D. Russell MIN 285
    K. Towns MIN 153
    J. McLaughlin MIN 125
    J. Culver MIN 110
    J. Okogie MIN 99
  • Field Goal Percentage
    J. Vanderbilt MIN .625
    K. Towns MIN .508
    J. McLaughlin MIN .489
    J. Johnson MIN .479
    J. Layman MIN .453
  • Steals
    J. Okogie MIN 68
    J. Culver MIN 57
    D. Russell MIN 48
    M. Beasley MIN 40
    J. McLaughlin MIN 34
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 2096
    T. Young ATL 1778
    B. Beal WAS 1741
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 1690
    D. Lillard POR 1677
  • Rebounds
    H. Whiteside POR 869
    A. Drummond CLE 864
    R. Gobert UTA 850
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 783
    D. Sabonis IND 771
  • Assists
    L. James LAL 636
    T. Young ATL 560
    R. Rubio PHO 507
    D. Graham CHA 471
    L. Doncic DAL 470
  • Field Goal Percentage
    M. Robinson NY .742
    R. Gobert UTA .698
    J. Allen BKN .646
    C. Capela HOU .629
    B. Clarke MEM .623
  • Blocked Shots
    H. Whiteside POR 187
    B. Lopez MIL 149
    A. Davis LAL 134
    R. Gobert UTA 124
    M. Turner IND 120
  • Steals
    B. Simmons PHI 115
    A. Drummond CLE 109
    J. Harden HOU 106
    K. Dunn CHI 101
    D. Murray SA 100
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Twins
June 20
Minnesota ties are deep at this year's ESPY Awards

Minnesota ties are deep at this year's ESPY Awards

Maya Moore, Nelson Cruz and Kevin Love are up for the same award.
Gophers
June 15
Dick Garmaker (shown in a 1955 game against Indiana), a consensus All-America basketball player for the Gophers who went on to play six seasons in the

Garmaker, former Gophers All-America basketball star, dies at 87

Dick Garmaker was also a four-time NBA All-Star, playing for the Minneapolis Lakers and Knicks in the late '50s and early '60s.
Wolves
June 14
Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell, left, was acquired right at the NBA trade deadline, but he and center Karl-Anthony Towns played together only onc

Timberwolves waited and waited before plug was pulled on season

The revamped Wolves never played another game after March 10, leaving unfinished business.
Wolves
June 13

A look at the Timberwolves roster heading into the offseason

The Wolves had a lot of new faces join the team just before the February trade deadline. The Star Tribune's Chris Hine took a look at the status of everybody on the roster heading into the offseason.
Wolves
June 13

Timberwolves season in review

Their longest winning streak was three games. Their longest losing streak was 13.
Wolves
June 10
Karl-Anthony Towns (32)

Rosas won't give specfics, but feels 'positive' about Towns' injured wrist

In February, star center Karl-Anthony Towns and the Wolves elected to try to have the wrist heal on its own without opting for surgery. There have been no specifics offered since.
Twins
June 6
When will pro sports return? Soon. Here's what we know

When will pro sports return? Soon. Here's what we know

Professional sports leagues in the United States — MLB being the major exception — made significant strides last week as they try to come back.
Local
June 6
Vikings Kyle Rudolph hands out ice cream to children waiting in line for food.

Minnesota athletes, coaches turn out to fill void in ravaged neighborhood

Hundreds were served food and essential goods from diapers to dish soap Friday afternoon next to a heavily damaged Target and Cub Foods, where prominent Twin Cities sports figures volunteered.
Wolves
June 5
FILE - In this March 17, 2020, file photo, a voter casts his ballot during Florida's primary election

Timberwolves, Lynx make Election Day a company holiday

The teams are giving employees the day off Nov. 3 to exercise their right to vote.
TV & Media
June 5
Mike Max interviews protesters at Bobby and Steve’s Auto World in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31. Protesters were surrounded by MPD and arrested in a

How WCCO sports anchor Mike Max became a frontline reporter at the George Floyd protests

During the crisis, WCCO sports director Mike Max has shown he can cover civil unrest as well as any hard-news reporter. Maybe even better.
Wolves
June 5
Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell (0) signed autographs for fans before a game in February.

Next up for Timberwolves: The NBA draft (in October)

The Wolves are one of eight teams that won't take part if the NBA's plan to resume the season is approved, as expected, by the players' union.
Wolves
June 4

What the NBA's return-to-play plan means for the Wolves' lottery odds

The Wolves will have a 14% chance of landing the top pick in the upcoming draft.
Wolves
June 4
A sign marking the entrance to ESPN's Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World is seen Wednesday

NBA reportedly will approve restart plan; Wolves season would be over

The NBA is reportedly going to approve a return-to-play proposal Thursday that would bring 22 teams to Orlando for eight regular-season games each and the playoffs. The Timberwolves are not one of them.

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