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Wild Top Islanders 6-4
The Minnesota Wild topped the New York Islanders 6-4 last night. Eric Staal scored a goal and added an assist, and Luke Kunin and Zack Mitchell each scored their first NHL goals. Minnesota also got goals from Marcus Foligno, Jason Zucker and Jonas Brodin.
Tech and Sauk Rapids Host Playoff Games Tonight
Playoff time has arrived for area football teams.
Timberwolves Edge Thunder on Wiggins’ Buzzer Beater
The Timberwolves edged the Thunder in Oklahoma City 115-113 last night to steal a win on the road. Andrew Wiggins made a 35-foot 3-point shot as time expired to beat the Thunder after Carmelo Anthony sank a 3-point shot to give OKC a 1-point lead...
SCSU Hockey Ranked #2/#3 Nationally
The St. Cloud State men's hockey is ranked #3 in this week's USCHO.com poll and #2 USA Today/USA Hockey poll. The Huskies are 3-0 and posting a pair of wins against Alaska-Fairbanks last weekend.
Twins Outscore Blue Jays 13-7; Play Yankees Tonight
The Twins overcame a 5-0 deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 13-7 Sunday to split the 4 game series at 2 games apiece. Minnesota fell behind 5-0 in the 2nd inning before Minnesota scored 7 runs in the 2nd and 6 more in the 5th.
Lynx Advance to WNBA Finals
The Minnesota Lynx downed the Washington Mystics 81-70 Sunday to win their WNBA semifinal series 3 games to none and advance to the WNBA Finals.
Sartell Was Shut Out Friday
The final score Alexandria 32 and Sartell 0 in the second game of the season.
Dolphins Top Vikings 30-9
The Vikings lost 30-9 at home to the Miami Dolphins in their final preseason game last night. Taylor Heinicke threw for 93 yards and a touchdown and Cayleb Jones had 9 cathes for 127 yards for Minnesota. Mitch Leidner replaced Heinicke and threw for 129 yards.
Vikings Extend Xavier Rhodes Contract
The Vikings have signed cornerback Xavier Rhodes to a 6-year contract extension worth an estimated $78 Million with $41 Million guaranteed. Rhodes was selected to the pro bowl in 2016, his first pro bowl selection.