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Ibrahimovic scores in 5th straight, Galaxy top Minnesota 3-1

Oct. 21, 2018 7:37 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored in his fifth straight game and added an assist and the Los Angeles Galaxy kept their playoff hopes alive with a 3-1 win over Minnesota on Sunday. Ibrahimovic got his 22nd goal of the season with a header off a cross from Rolf Feltscher in the 30th minute and...

Cousins, Murray lift Vikings past Darnold, Jets 37-17

Oct. 21, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mike Zimmer gathered his team around him in a victorious locker room and let them in on what they just accomplished. The Minnesota Vikings, he told them, had never defeated the Jets on the road — until Sunday. Kirk Cousins and the rest of his teammates broke out in big...

The Latest: Bucs' Catanzaro makes longest-ever OT field goal

Oct. 21, 2018 5:13 PM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 7 (all times EDT): 4:50 p.m. Tampa Bay's Chandler Catanzaro has hit the longest overtime field goal in NFL history, a 59-yarder to give the Buccaneers a 26-23 win over the Cleveland Browns. The previous long was 57 yards by Oakland's Sebastian Janikowski against the Jets on Oct. 19,...

Youngsters Doncic, Smith lead Mavs past Wolves 140-136

Oct. 21, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had the home crowd roaring in the teenager's Dallas debut with step-back 3-pointers and big buckets late while fellow youngster Dennis Smith Jr. quietly played a secondary role. The script flipped in the final seconds. Doncic scored 26 points after a rough start in the No. 3...

Granlund scores in OT, Wild beat Lightning 5-4

Oct. 21, 2018 12:27 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Finishing a tiring stretch with four games in six nights, the Minnesota Wild twice faced a two-goal deficit in the first to the dangerous Tampa Bay Lightning. Minnesota coach Bruce Boudreau has learned a very important lesson about his team in the early part of this season, though....

Huskers beat Minnesota 53-28 for 1st win under Scott Frost

Oct. 20, 2018 11:27 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bucket of sports drink having been just poured over his head, Scott Frost wrapped up a quick television interview near midfield and started sprinting off the field at Memorial Stadium. Moments after the clock hit zeroes on a 53-28 victory over Minnesota Saturday, it was time for him...

Gophers' Annexstad treated at hospital for midsection injury

Oct. 20, 2018 9:18 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Minnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad was treated and released from a Lincoln hospital after getting injured in the first half of the Gophers' game against Nebraska on Saturday. Coach P.J. Fleck said Annexstad sustained an "internal injury in his midsection" late in the first half and...

Minnesota frozen food company recalls pork, chicken products

Oct. 20, 2018 2:12 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota frozen food and packing company is recalling more than 212,000 pounds of ready-to-eat pork and chicken products that contain vegetables that might be contaminated with salmonella and listeria. The Agriculture Department said in a release issued Friday that...

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...