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Lod helps Minnesota United beat Charlotte 3-0, ending 13-match unbeaten run at home

Apr. 21, 2024 20:23 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robin Lod had a goal and two assists and Minnesota United ended Charlotte FC's 13-match unbeaten run at home dating to last season with a 3-0 victory on Sunday night. It was the first meeting between Minnesota United (4-2-2) and Charlotte (3-4-2), which...

Jokic, Gilgeous-Alexander and Doncic picked as the NBA's MVP finalists. Wemby up for 2 trophies, too

Apr. 21, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

Nikola Jokic is one step closer to winning a third MVP award in the last four seasons. Victor Wembanyama is surely on his way to a trophy — or maybe two. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander might get a couple of his own as well. The NBA revealed the finalists for most of the league's...

Emerance Maschmeyer stops 35 and Brianne Jenner has a hat trick as Ottawa beats Minnesota 4-0

Apr. 20, 2024 21:57 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — From start to finish, Emerance Maschmeyer was Ottawa’s best player making 35 saves in a 4-0 win over Minnesota on Saturday night. Captain Brianne Jenner registered a hat trick, while Ashton Bell scored the other goal for Ottawa (8-0-6-6). ...

T-wolves take NBA's best defense into series vs. Suns, but can it stop Durant-Booker-Beal trio?

Apr. 19, 2024 17:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Defense has been far more of an afterthought than an asset over the checkered history of the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have the second-fewest wins in the NBA since their entry 35 years ago and have advanced out of the first round of the playoffs only once. This...

Judge drops some charges against ex-Minnesota college student feared of plotting campus shooting

Apr. 19, 2024 12:42 PM EDT

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — A judge has dismissed some of the most serious charges against a former Minnesota college student who police and prosecutors feared was plotting a campus shooting. Waylon Kurts, of Montpelier, Vermont, who was then a student at St. Olaf College in...

Montreal scores twice in final minutes and rallies to beat Minnesota 4-3 in PWHL

Apr. 18, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Kristin O’Neill scored twice, and Montreal rallied in the final minutes to beat Minnesota 4-3 on Thursday night in the Professional Women’s Hockey League. Trailing 3-2, Montreal pulled its goalie for an extra attacker with 2:49 left in the game, and the move...

Family of Minnesota man shot to death by state trooper in traffic stop files civil rights lawsuit

Apr. 17, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a Minnesota man who was killed by a state trooper during a traffic stop filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday, alleging that the fatal shooting was unjustified and unlawful. The lawsuit names Troopers Ryan Londregan, who shot Ricky Cobb II,...

Pilot who died last week in Indiana plane crash was Purdue student, authorities say

Apr. 17, 2024 13:08 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A pilot who died last week when a small plane crashed in northwest Indiana has been identified as a Purdue University student from Minnesota, authorities said Wednesday. Alexander Foss, 20, of Maple Grove, Minnesota, was identified using DNA provided by...

Minnesota toddler dies after fall from South Dakota hotel window

Apr. 17, 2024 11:48 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Minnesota toddler who fell from a South Dakota hotel's third-floor window has died. Kathryn and Alex Hein of Lakefield, Minnesota, wrote in a Facebook post that their year-old son, Madden, died Monday, two days after falling at Club House Hotel &...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Apr. 17, 2024 11:47 AM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. April 12, 2024. Editorial: Make smart changes to Minnesota marijuana laws Lawmakers should keep working on improvements to legislation legalizing cannabis. Even as Minnesota’s new law on recreational marijuana went into...