Twins cut Park; will go with 13-man pitching staff

In a shocking move today, the Minnesota Twins finalized their opening day roster by announcing that Byung Ho Park, the Korean import who struggled at the Major League level last year, has been sent to AAA Rochester to start the season. Park has been the Twins offensive leader in Spring Training this year whacking 6 homeruns while hitting .353. Park was removed from the Twins 40-man roster in early February. In order for him to be placed back on the roster the Twins would have needed to take another player off, which they were not willing to do. The Twins … Continue reading Twins cut Park; will go with 13-man pitching staff

Boys Basketball State Tournament Radio Broadcasts on AM 1440

Join Minnesota Score Radio all weekend long beginning on Wednesday afternoon for the 2017 Boys State Basketball Tournament from Target Center. All games will be broadcast live on AM 1440-KYCR. You can also  listen online at this link: Broadcast Schedule: Wednesday March 22 (Class 4A quarterfinals) Noon: Wayzata vs Lakeville North (joined in progress) 2pm : Maple Grove vs Andover Thursday March 23 (Class 4A semifinals) 6pm: Wayzata/Lakeville North winner vs Champlin Park/Chaska winner 8pm: Maple Grove/Andover winner vs Apple Valley/Cretin winner Saturday March 25 (Championship games) 11am: Class 1A Championship Game 8pm: Class 4A Championship Game     Continue reading Boys Basketball State Tournament Radio Broadcasts on AM 1440

MN United gets first MLS point with tie in Colorado

(Mar. 18, 2017) — There couldn’t have been a starker contrast between last week’s home opener and tonight’s away match in Commerce City. Instead of a snowy 19 degrees, it was a pleasant 80 degrees as Minnesota United faced the Colorado Rapids in front of 14,013 fans, playing their first match on grass. The team leaned heavily on their NASL vets by inserting Brent Kallman, Miguel Ibarra and Justin Davis into the starting lineup and each of them would play his part in fighting tooth and nail to a 2-2 draw to give MNUFC their first point in MLS history. Minnesota … Continue reading MN United gets first MLS point with tie in Colorado

Vikings’ Chad Greenway to retire

Eden Prairie, MN (March 6, 2017) – Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway will officially announce his retirement from the NFL at a press conference Tuesday, March 7, at the Vikings Winter Park headquarters. Greenway, who ranks fourth in franchise history with 1,334 career tackles, played 11 seasons and appeared in 156 career games with 144 starts for the Vikings. Chosen with the 17th overall selection in the 2006 NFL Draft, Greenway was the first draft pick under the leadership of the Wilf family and ownership group. The Mount Vernon, South Dakota, native earned two Pro Bowl nods (2011 and 2012), … Continue reading Vikings’ Chad Greenway to retire

MN United drops MLS opener in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore., (Mar. 3, 2017) — On an auspicious night for the club, Minnesota United traveled to Providence Park to face the Portland Timbers in its inaugural MLS match. Portland was looking to bounce back from a disappointing 2016 where they missed the playoffs after winning the MLS Cup in 2015 – assembling one of the best attacking cores in the league, and reuniting childhood friends Diego Valeri and Sebastian Blanco. Minnesota United was looking to buck the trend of expansion team inaugural match losses, where the newcomers had gone 3-10 coming into the game. Portland came out on top in the … Continue reading MN United drops MLS opener in Portland