Rachel Blount

Reporter/Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-673-4389
Rachel Blount is a sports columnist and general assignment reporter, with a particular emphasis on Olympic sports.

Recent content from Rachel Blount

Twins rally in seventh to defeat White Sox, snap three-game skid

Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning, and the Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Mauer to begin batting practice

Manager Ron Gardenhire expects the first baseman to be ready for a rehabilitation assignment by the time the Twins return from a six-game road trip.

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 11:08 PM

Twins notes: Plouffe mugs are everywhere

The Plouffes-on-a-stick were given away before the game, the latest in a promotional series that also includes manager Ron Gardenhire, Joe Mauer, Bert Blyleven and mascot T.C. Bear.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 11:23 PM

Twins, Correia knocked around by White Sox

Chicago pummeled Kevin Correia for 10 hits and the starter left after only four innings.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 10:03 AM

Twins notes: Gibson is not hurrying his recovery

Kyle Gibson will miss Saturday’s scheduled start against the White Sox while he recovers from stiffness in his lower back.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 12:22 AM

Protester jumps from parking ramp, hangs banner at All Star Game

Early in the All-Star Game at Target Field, a protester gained access to the large video board in right field...

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 08:15 AM

$100,000 Mystic Lake Mile set for Saturday at Canterbury Park

Trainer Robertino Diodoro, who has won 21 races so far at Canterbury this season, will run his star, Broadway Empire.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 08:47 PM

Auditor: Running Aces Harness Park underpaid purses $436,865

The Minnesota legislative auditor has found that Running Aces Harness Park did not comply with state law regulating the amount of money it put into its purse fund from 2008 through 2012.

Updated: July 09, 2014, - 12:58 AM

State audit report critical of harness track and racing commission

The Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor has found that Running Aces Harness Park failed to comply with state law regarding its purse contributions from 2008 through 2012.

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 11:02 AM

Young tennis star battles odds to succeed in Minnesota

A community vested in her training and success helped St. Paul’s Alexis Nelson hit No. 1 in her USTA section.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 12:44 AM

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