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Muller scores late in 2nd OT, lifting Boston over Minnesota to send PWHL finals to decisive Game 5

May. 26, 2024 22:43 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Alina Muller scored 18:36 into the second overtime to give Boston a 1-0 win over Minnesota on Sunday night, sending the battle for the Walter Cup as the first Professional Women's Hockey League champion to a fifth game. The final game is Wednesday in Boston....

Kayla McBride makes 6 3-pointers and scores 31 points to lead Lynx to 92-79 win over Dream

May. 26, 2024 20:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kelly McBride didn't miss a shot until the fourth quarter and scored 31 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 92-79 win over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday night. McBride made her first nine shots and finished 10 of 12 overall and 6 of 7 from 3-point range, including...

Two correctional officers sustain minor injuries after assault by two inmates at Minnesota prison

May. 26, 2024 12:31 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Two correctional officers at a Minnesota prison sustained minor injuries after being assaulted by two inmates, state officials announced Sunday. An inmate at the Stillwater prison assaulted a correctional officer on Saturday morning, according to the...

Cabral scores twice, rallies Rapids to 3-3 draw with Minnesota United

May. 26, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Kévin Cabral scored two goals for Colorado, including the equalizer in the 71st minute, and the Rapids rallied from two goals down to earn a 3-3 draw, offsetting a two-goal effort from Minnesota United's Sang-Bin Jeong on Saturday night. Minnesota...

Napheesa Collier, Alanna Smith both score 15, Lynx hit 14 3s to race past Liberty 84-67

May. 25, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier had 15 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx hit 14 3-pointers to hand the New York Liberty their second-straight loss 84-67 on Saturday. The Lynx used three 3s in an 11-0 run to pull away from a tie late in the third quarter. A 6-2...

Wolves hit road in West finals trailing Mavs 2-0, same deficit Nuggets recently erased in Minnesota

May. 25, 2024 16:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Timberwolves have the same problem in the Western Conference finals against the Mavericks that Minnesota forced on the Denver Nuggets in the previous round of the playoffs. A struggling Anthony Edwards and company are down 2-0 headed to Dallas, which means Luka...

Minnesota tops Boston 4-1, grabs 2-1 lead in inaugural PWHL championship series

May. 24, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Michela Cava and Taylor Heise both had a goal and an assist to lead Minnesota to a 4-1 victory over Boston on Friday night, giving their team a 2-1 lead in the inaugural championship series of the Professional Women's Hockey League. Minnesota will host Game 4...

Older Americans often don't prepare for long-term care, from costs to location to emotional toll

May. 24, 2024 22:10 PM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Seven tough weeks passed with her husband in the hospital before Nancy Gag Braun found long-term care for him. From 2019 up until that point in 2022, Braun had cared for Steven at their Mankato home. A traumatic brain injury in February 2019, followed by his...

Republican AGs ask Supreme Court to block climate change lawsuits brought by several states

May. 24, 2024 16:03 PM EDT

Republican attorneys general in 19 states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block several Democratic-led states from pursuing climate change lawsuits against the oil and gas industry in their own state courts. The unusual request comes as dozens of states and local governments...

Ticketmaster Timeline: A running list of clashes between the event organizer, fans and artists

May. 23, 2024 12:54 PM EDT

The Justice Department filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation Entertainment on Thursday, accusing them of running an illegal monopoly over live events in America — squelching competition and driving up prices for fans. Here’s a...