Along with professional sports, there are numerous collegiate teams including the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers in the NCAA Division I, Minnesota State Mavericks in NCAA Division I and NCAA Division II and many others across the Minnesota public and private colleges and universities.What are professional sports teams in Minnesota?
Minnesota is one of the select areas in the U.S. that has a professional team in every major sport. The Minnesota Twins, St. Paul Saints, Minnesota United and Minnesota Lynx warm up the summer. The Minnesota Vikings dominate autumn and early winter. The Timberwolves and Wild play winter schedules with playoffs drifting into summer.What is the NFL team in Minnesota?
The Minnesota Vikings are a professional American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings joined the National Football League (NFL) as an expansion team in 1960, and first took the field for the 1961 season.