Cuddyer, MacPhail named to Twins Hall of Fame

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Twins announced today that former Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer and former General Manager Andy MacPhail have been elected to the club’s Hall of Fame. Cuddyer and MacPhail will become the 29th and 30th members of the Twins Hall of Fame when they are inducted during separate on-field pre-game ceremonies scheduled for Hall of Fame Weekend, August 19-20 when the Twins host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Target Field. The Twins Hall of Fame, which honors players, managers, coaches and off-field personnel who have contributed to the organization’s growth and success since Minnesota broke into the … Continue reading Cuddyer, MacPhail named to Twins Hall of Fame

Hill Murray tops latest AA Boys Hockey rankings

Boys Hockey Rankings distributed by Lets Play Hockey BOYS CLASS AA (first-place votes) – Jan. 25, 2017 Rk           Team                                                     Record                  Last Week 1              Hill-Murray (6)                                   12-1-3                   4 2              Eden Prairie (4)                                 11-4-2                   6 3              Stillwater Area (1)                            15-2-0                   1 4              Edina                                                     11-5-1                   2 5              Elk River/Zimmerman (1)              14-3-0                   3 6              Lakeville North                                  13-2-2                   5 7              Holy Family Catholic                        13-3-1                   7 8              Centennial                                          12-3-0                   8 9              Grand Rapids                                     12-4-1                   9 10           St. Thomas Academy                      12-4-1                   10 11           Maple Grove                                     12-4-0                   11 12           Duluth East                                         10-5-1                   12 13           Minnetonka                                       11-6-0                   14 14           White Bear Lake                               10-4-2                   13 15           Moorhead                                          12-3-2                   … Continue reading Hill Murray tops latest AA Boys Hockey rankings

Vikes’ Linval Joseph gets Pro Bowl nod

Eden Prairie, MN (January 12, 2017) – Vikings DT Linval Joseph has been added to the 2017 NFL Pro Bowl, replacing Los Angeles Rams DT Aaron Donald, who is unable to participate due to injury.   With 100 total tackles and 4.0 sacks, according to coaches-adjusted statistics, Joseph becomes the fifth Vikings DT to reach each threshold and the first since Henry Thomas in 1991. His 36 quarterback hurries, 3 forced fumbles and 100 total tackles all represent new career-highs for the Gainesville, Florida native as he helped the Vikings defense finish in the Top-10 in both opponent yards allowed … Continue reading Vikes’ Linval Joseph gets Pro Bowl nod

Gophers announce PJ Fleck as new football coach

University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle announced today that P.J. (Philip John) Fleck has been named head football coach at the University of Minnesota. The University and Fleck have agreed to a five-year term. Fleck comes to Minnesota after spending four years as the head coach at Western Michigan, where he was 30-22 overall and 21-11 in the Mid-American Conference. While leading the Broncos, Fleck authored one of the most memorable turnarounds in college football history. The Broncos were 1-11 in his first year in 2013, but ended last season with a No. 12 ranking, a 13-1 record, a … Continue reading Gophers announce PJ Fleck as new football coach