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Minnesota Sports

Towns makes 2 late 3-pointers, lifts TWolves over Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves coach Chris Finch has plenty of confidence in his new-look team's ability to defend at every position, all over the court, even with the ball in Stephen Curry's hands and the game on the line. Karl-Anthony Towns hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 11 ...

Becher rallies Whitecaps to 1-1 draw with Minnesota United

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Simon Becher scored unassisted in his first match of the season and it came in the eighth minute of second-half stoppage time, rallying the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Saturday night. Becher subbed in and played 20 minutes before ...

Hartman scores late, Wild beat Blackhawks 3-1

By BRIAN HALL Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Hartman scored with 1:11 remaining in the third period and the Minnesota Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Saturday. Ryan Reaves and Frederick Gaudreau also scored for Minnesota, and Filip Gustavsson made 22 saves in ...

Towns scores 22 in return as Timberwolves rally past Hawks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored 22 points in his long-awaited return from a strained right calf and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 125-124 on Wednesday night. Naz Reid added 26 points off the bench and Jaden McDaniels had 25 for Minnesota, which ...

Vikings bring back defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms on a new contract on Tuesday with defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard, who played in 12 games with seven starts last season. Bullard joined the Vikings last year, his fifth team in five seasons. The eighth-year veteran had 23 tackles ...

DeRozan scores 49 as Bulls beat Timberwolves in double OT

CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 49 points, Zach LaVine finished with 39 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 139-131 in double overtime on Friday night. DeRozan and LaVine joined Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen as the only Bulls duo with 39 points or more ...

Brown scores 35, Celtics hold on to beat Wolves 104-102

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 35 points and Jayson Tatum added 22 as the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-102 on Wednesday night. Malcolm Brogdon added 12 points off the bench for Boston, which overcame a tough shooting night to win for the third time in ...

AP source: Steelers agree on a deal with Patrick Peterson

By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed on a two-year contract with eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal can't be announced until ...

Analysis: Grabbing play-in spots in the West will be tough

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Let's go ahead and put Denver and Sacramento into the Western Conference playoffs. It's hard to imagine Memphis and Phoenix falling out of the mix, even with Ja Morant away from the Grizzlies and Kevin Durant still not able to make his home debut for the ...

Eric Kendricks says he’s agreed to terms with Chargers

By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer Eric Kendricks agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday, giving the franchise a veteran inside linebacker on a unit that has struggled the past couple seasons. Kendricks posted about joining the Chargers on his Instagram account. He was drafted ...

Keller’s 2nd of game in OT gives Coyotes 5-4 win over Wild

By JACK THOMPSON Associated Press TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Clayton Keller's second goal of the game at 4:09 of overtime lifted the Arizona Coyotes to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night. Barrett Hayton had two goals and an assist for Arizona. Keller's pair gave him a ...

Reyes helps Red Bulls earn 1-1 draw with Minnesota United

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Andrés Reyes scored a goal in the snow early in the second half to help the New York Red Bulls earn a chilly 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Saturday night. John Tolkin notched an assist on Reyes' equalizer in the 49th minute for New York (0-1-2). Bongokuhle ...

Wild beat Sharks 5-2, extend point streak to 12 games

By BEN ROSS Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Johansson, Mats Zuccarello and Matt Boldy scored in Minnesota's three-goal third period, and the Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 Saturday night. Jared Spurgeon and Frederick Gaudreau also scored, and Ryan Hartman and John ...