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Suter has winning goal, 2 assists as Wild beat Stars 3-1

Oct. 20, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Ryan Suter joked that he was trying to bank the puck off a Dallas defenseman and into the net. Suter scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists as the Minnesota Wild beat the Stars 3-1 on Friday night. Dallas goalie Ben Bishop had stopped a shot by Eric Staal, but the...

Butler leads T-wolves with 33 points in 131-123 win vs. Cavs

Oct. 20, 2018 12:37 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmy Butler's trade request last month instantly turned him from fan favorite to scorned superstar in Minnesota. With some hustle steals and highlight-reel baskets, he quickly had the crowd at the home opener on his side. Butler brushed off some early jeers, scoring 33 points in 36...

Crowd of 50,000-plus will watch Minnesota's last home game

Oct. 19, 2018 8:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After almost two full years as a Major League Soccer franchise, Minnesota United FC has been an unquestionably successful draw in a crowded sports market. The Loons have more than 50,000 tickets sold and distributed for their final home game of the season to prove it. When Minnesota...

Man who killed Wetterling faces civil trial in related case

Oct. 19, 2018 11:52 AM EDT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A man who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted as a child by the same man who abducted and killed Jacob Wetterling will get a chance to tell his story in court. Jared Scheierl was 12 when Danny Heinrich assaulted him in Minnesota, nine months before 11-year-old Jacob was kidnapped...

Winless Huskers are still sore about 2017 loss to Minnesota

Oct. 19, 2018 4:01 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — If Nebraska needs any extra incentive to pick up its elusive first win Saturday, players who were on the field against Minnesota last year need only remember what happened in that game. The Gophers (3-3, 0-3 Big Ten), who visit Memorial Stadium on Saturday, rushed for 410 yards overall...

Vikings RB Latavius Murray carries big load on field and off

Oct. 18, 2018 7:15 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The first sign in Minnesota of Latavius Murray's varied interests was visible even before he signed his contract with the Vikings last year. This season, his responsibilities have reached a new high. That starts at home, where he and his fiancée brought home a baby boy named Major...

Ex-FBI agent gets 4 years in prison for leaking documents

Oct. 18, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted leaking classified internal documents to a reporter was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. Terry James Albury, 39, pleaded guilty in April to one count each of unauthorized disclosure of national defense information and...

The Latest: Ex-FBI agent gets 4 years in document-leak case

Oct. 18, 2018 1:42 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former FBI agent in Minnesota who pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to a reporter (all times local): 12:40 p.m. A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted to leaking classified documents to a reporter has been sentenced to four years...

A former FBI agent in Minnesota has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for leaking classified documents

Oct. 18, 2018 1:41 PM EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former FBI agent in Minnesota has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for leaking classified documents.

DeRozan leads Spurs past Wolves 112-108; Butler scores 23

Oct. 18, 2018 12:55 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan responded to a trade he didn't want with his usual boundless energy and fearless style in the fourth quarter for San Antonio. Jimmy Butler hasn't received a trade he's requested, and turned in a similar performance for Minnesota. DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio...