Stars' Peverley collapses on bench; game vs. Blue Jackets called off Rich Peverley underwent a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat six months ago after a physical revealed the condition at the start of training camp. The Dallas Stars' forward missed a game last week with a recurrence of the problem. But his biggest scare came Monday night.March 11, 2014
Assessing playoff chances for Minnesota teams The Minnesota Wild lost to St. Louis in a shootout Sunday night by a score of 3-2. The Minnesota Timberwolves lost at home to Toronto 111-104. And the University of Minnesota Gopher men's basketball team beat Penn State 81-63. The Gopher women's basketball team won just one game in its conference tournament.
As the regular seasons wind down, our local hockey and basketball teams are all looking to secure a spot in the post season.
Cathy Wurzer spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune.March 10, 2014
Agent: Jared Allen looking forward to free agency Jared Allen is plunging into free agency for the first time in his career. He's made two things abundantly clear: Allen is not interested in signing a bargain deal to be a situational pass rusher, and the Minnesota Vikings aren't out of the running to retain his services.March 9, 2014
AP Source: Cassel to re-sign with Vikings Cassel went 3-3 in his six starts for the Vikings last year and was on the field at the end of the game for all five of the team's victories. Cassel opted out of the final year of his deal in February.March 7, 2014
Trades bolster Minnesota Wild with playoffs on the horizon The Minnesota Wild will be in Dallas tomorrow to play the Stars. The Wild have won five games in a row and acquired some new players this week. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, about the team.March 7, 2014
Why would you snowskate? Alan Gerlach has been snowskating since about 2001, just a few years after the invention of the snowskate, which looks like a hybrid between a skateboard and snowboard.March 7, 2014
High school hockey boosters crying to the bank The upper crust of the hockey world is clutching beads because many of the "elite" players have left the state in the rear view mirror to play hockey elsewhere, apparently leaving the state's high school hockey tournament full of teams with merely really good hockey players.March 5, 2014
New leader vows to modernize Minnesota state parks Taking over the job of overseeing 76 state parks and thousands of miles of state trails will be Erika Rivers. Rivers comes from inside the DNR, where she's currently an assistant commissioner.March 4, 2014
Photo: Metrodome is disappearing fast Now that the "ring beam" is gone, the demolition of the Metrodome looks like is has slipped into high gear. At the rate they're going there may be not much more than a hole in the ground by St. Patrick's Day.March 3, 2014
Party atmosphere marks Iditarod's ceremonial start Sixty-nine mushers and their teams of 16 dogs each inundated Alaska's largest city for the annual ceremonial start of the race in a fan-friendly atmosphere. The real race starts Sunday, 50 miles north of Anchorage.March 1, 2014