It's billed as "Minnesota versus Japan." Target Center will host "Cage Fighting Xtreme 33" in April, a card featuring 20 bouts in all, including the main event between former World Judo champion Yoshiyuki Yoshida and Minnetonka native Jeremy Hamilton.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
Ex-Augsburg wrestling star added to fight card when UFC returns to Target Center
UFC returns to Target Center in October for the first time in four years, and former Augsburg wrestling star Marcus LeVesseur is on the fight card. LeVesseur won four Division III national titles and went undefeated wrestling for Augsburg. He's 21-6 over nine years as a mixed martial artist.
MLB to add 2 wild card teams
The Twins may have an extra chance to make the playoffs in 2012. MLB owners are adding two more wild card teams to the postseason -- a change that could come as early as next year. Baseball owners also cleared the way for the Houston Astros to move over to the A.L. Western Division, starting in 2013.
Target to keep naming rights to Target Center three more years
The home of the Timberwolves will keep the Target name for at least another three years. Sports Business Journal reports Target and the Wolves have reached agreement on the extension. The previous naming rights deal started when the basketball arena started in 1990 and expired at the end of August.
Pro MMA fighter sentenced to 60 days for assaulting wife
Mixed martial arts fighter Brett Rogers of Apple Valley pleaded guilty to felony assault in June after an incident where he struck his wife multiple times to the head and face as she laid on the ground.
Cards vs. Rangers: starring ex-Twins Lohse, Punto, Washington
Besides Nick Punto and Ron Washington, there will another familiar face on the St. Louis Cardinals’ World Series roster. Former Twins pitcher Kyle Lohse is scheduled to start Game 4. Lohse has been with the Cards the past four seasons. He’s winless so far in two starts this postseason.
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