Game Three: Wolves Dump Rockets 121-105; narrow series to 2-1

For the first time in 14 years there was playoff basketball at Target Center Saturday night. And for the first time since May 29, 2004 when the Wolves beat the Lakers in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, the Wolves won a playoff game. Jimmy Butler poured in 28 points to lead a balanced attack as Minnesota ran roughshod over the NBA’s best team this season, the Houston Rockets 121-105. The Rockets now lead the series two games to one.  “Our mentality was great” said Wolves guard Jamal Crawford. “Everybody played with a lot more energ y and we … Continue reading Game Three: Wolves Dump Rockets 121-105; narrow series to 2-1

Wild go down with a whimper, lose 5-0 to Jets

The Minnesota Wild’s post season ended quickly and with not much push back as they were shut out by the Jets 5-0 Friday night in Winnipeg. With the victory, Winnipeg wins the series 4-1 ending Minnesota’s season. The shut out marked the second straight game that the Wild were held scoreless after being shut out 2-0 Tuesday night in St. Paul. It also marks the second straight season that Minnesota was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs after having made the post season for the sixth straight year. Minnesota once again played without Zach Parise who was injured … Continue reading Wild go down with a whimper, lose 5-0 to Jets

2018 Minnesota Vikings regular season schedule

MINNESOTA VIKINGS 2018 SCHEDULE Sep. 9 San Francisco 49ers 12:00 PM FOX Sep. 16 at Green Bay Packers 12:00 PM FOX Sep. 23 Buffalo Bills 12:00 PM CBS at Los Angeles Rams (Thu) 7:20 PM FOX/NFLN Oct. 7 at Philadelphia Eagles 3:25 PM FOX Oct. 14 Arizona Cardinals 12:00 PM FOX Oct. 21 at New York Jets 12:00 PM FOX Oct. 28 New Orleans Saints 7:20 PM NBC Nov. 4 Detroit Lions 12:00 PM FOX Nov. 11 BYE Nov. 18 at Chicago Bears 12:00 PM FOX Nov. 25 Green Bay Packers 7:20 PM NBC Dec. 2 at New England Patriots … Continue reading 2018 Minnesota Vikings regular season schedule

Buxton goes on the disabled list

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Byron Buxton on the 10-day disabled list (retro to April 15) with migraines.  Buxton has played 11 games on the season, hitting .195 (8-for-41) with two doubles, two RBI and two walks. Replacing Buxton on the 25-man roster is outfielder Ryan LaMarre, who was previously added as the 26th-man for the Twins and Indians series in Puerto Rico.  LaMarre has played in six games for the Twins this season, hitting .500 (4-for-8) with one RBI. Continue reading Buxton goes on the disabled list

Photo Gallery: Jets shutdown Wild 2-0; lead series 3-1

The Winnipeg Jets got a pair of goals from Mark Scheifele including an empty netter in the final seconds as the Jets beat the Wild 2-0 in St. Paul Tuesday night. The win gives the Jets a 3-1 series lead. Game five will be on Friday in Winnipeg. Photos by Marilyn Indahl Click here for photo gallery Continue reading Photo Gallery: Jets shutdown Wild 2-0; lead series 3-1