INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Gophers have been ousted from the quarterfinals of the Big Ten women's basketball tournament. Nebraska pulled out an 80-67 victory behind 33 points and 12 rebounds by Jordan Hooper. The third-seeded Cornhuskers will play second-seeded Michigan State today for a spot in the championship game.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Matt Cassel is staying with the Minnesota Vikings. The two sides reached agreement yesterday, one day before the quarterback would have become eligible to negotiate with other teams. That's according to a person with knowledge of the agreement who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because an announcement had not been made.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Reigning National League MVP Andrew McCutchen did his part for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but the Minnesota Twins still won the spring training game, 6-5. McCutchen homered, doubled and singled. His homer was part of a five-run barrage against Minnesota starter Vance Worley in 1 2-3 innings.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The University of Minnesota's national champion women's hockey team is heading to the White House. President Barack Obama has invited the team to attend a formal ceremony Monday on the South Lawn. The Gophers compiled a 62-game winning streak from 2011 to 2013, capping a 41-0-0 record in 2013 with their second straight national championship.
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