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On weekend of blowouts, Broncos bow out

Nov. 18, 2019 3:26 AM EST

On a day of blowouts, the Denver Broncos blew it. Wipeouts ruled the weekend, led by the Ravens' 41-7 smoking of the Texans in which Lamar Jackson completely outshined Deshaun Watson, turning the much-hyped showdown between the two double-threat QBs into a one-sided affair. Jackson has now beaten Tom Brady,...

Vikings overcome 20-0 deficit at half to beat Broncos 27-23

Nov. 17, 2019 9:17 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had barely moved the ball at all, when they gathered in a humbled locker room after an awful first half. Picking up the pace with the two-minute offense was about their only hope of a comeback. They delivered one in stunning fashion against the Denver Broncos....

Broncos defense collapses again in 27-23 loss to Vikings

Nov. 17, 2019 7:10 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense that has long been the backbone of the Denver Broncos was staked to a 20-0 lead at halftime in Minnesota, after two full quarters of all-phases domination of the Vikings. The offense managed only three more points. The defense lost yet another late lead, and this collapse was...

Pitts, Hubbard lead Minnesota women past No. 19 ASU 80-66

Nov. 17, 2019 6:17 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Destiny Pitts scored 22 points, Gadiva Hubbard added 20 and Minnesota beat No. 19 Arizona State 80-66 on Sunday. Jasmine Brunson scored 15 points for the Gophers (3-1), who shot 50 percent, including 8 of 18 from the arc. Pitts, who went over 1,000 career points, had seven assists while...

The Latest: Vikes overcome 20-0 deficit, beat Broncos 27-23

Nov. 17, 2019 4:47 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 4:20 p.m. The Minnesota Vikings overcame a 20-0 first-half deficit and their defense hung on in a 27-23 lead over the Denver Broncos. The Vikings improved to 8-3 by scoring touchdowns on each of their four second-half possessions and capped by Kirk Cousins’...

Harden scores 49 points, Rockets beat Timberwolves 125-105

Nov. 16, 2019 11:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Undermanned and playing for the second consecutive night, the Houston Rockets still had plenty of reason to be confident. “I would think it would give you confidence,” coach Mike D’Antoni said. “You’re playing with a bazooka out there.” A bazooka...

No. 23 Iowa hands No. 7 Minnesota its first loss, 23-19

Nov. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota’s undefeated season came to an end in a place where the Gophers have struggled for a while. Nate Stanley threw two touchdown passes and Tyler Goodson ran for a score to help No. 23 Iowa beat No. 7 Minnesota 23-19 on Saturday, handing the Gophers their first loss...

Svechnikov's overtime winner lifts Hurricanes over Wild

Nov. 16, 2019 6:10 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov closed his eyes, unloaded a wobbly shot and transformed himself into the latest star for the Carolina Hurricanes. Svechnikov’s goal 1:33 into overtime lifted the Hurricanes to a 4-3 overtime victory Saturday over the Minnesota Wild, the second straight game...

Utah outlasts Minnesota for 73-69 victory

Nov. 16, 2019 12:35 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Inexperience is not robbing Utah's poise late in games. Only a few games into the season, the youthful Utes are closing out games with the poise of a veteran-laden squad. Utah weathered multiple rallies by Minnesota throughout the second half of its 73-69 victory over the Golden...

Beal scores 44 again as Wizards beat Timberwolves 137-116

Nov. 16, 2019 12:16 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coach Scott Brooks rattled off the things he was happy about in Washington’s 137-116 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night — Moritz Wagner’s best game in the NBA, improved defense in the second half — he didn’t even mention Bradley...