Dennis Brackin

Team Leader | Sports
Phone: 612-673-1740
Dennis Brackin is responsible for overseeing coverage of the Twins, Timberwolves, Lynx and college sports.

Recent content from Dennis Brackin

'Ice out!' Looking ahead to opening the cabin

With spring here, at least officially, a cabin owner looks ahead to another fun season of swimming, boating and serious...

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 06:47 PM

Jan. 15: Q&A with U of M fundraising chairman Lou Nanne

Lou Nanne has heard the reasons why University of Minnesota sports teams can’t compete and decided: That’s enough.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 12:33 AM

Reliever Guerrier returns; Buxton tops another prospects list

Matt Guerrier will report with Twins pitchers and catchers on Feb. 16, and he fully expects to win a job in the Twins bullpen, a position he held from 2004 through 2010.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 06:41 AM

Full transcript: Lou Nanne talks with the Star Tribune

Transcript from interview with Star Tribune’s Dennis Brackin and Lou Nanne, chairman of the University of Minnesota’s $190 million athletics...

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 10:51 PM

Dome's flaws came into play

It took all of one game for people to realize that the Metrodome was not as ideal as originally envisioned.

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 08:44 AM

1991-92: Sports capital of the USA

The Metrodome basked in the glory of some of sports’ biggest events in 1991 and ’92.

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 08:44 AM

Metrodome: Sweet and sour sorrow (October 2, 2009)

Parting with the Dome thrills baseball purists, but baseball fans hold tight to their memories.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 12:11 PM

For Gophers, Metrodome went from blessing to curse (November 21, 2008))

The Metrodome, first seen as a recruiting advantage for the U and later as a curse, will lose its college tenant Saturday. The football program thrived at first, but after Lou Holtz left, 'You didn't know what time of day it was.'

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 12:10 PM

From 1989: Timberwolves' Harv and Marv liked an informal approach

Harvey Ratner and Marv Wolfenson were undaunted in their quest to bring NBA basketball to Minnesota.

Updated: December 22, 2013, - 10:02 AM

Gophers women's hockey streak faces tough test against North Dakota

In the last meeting with UND, the Gophers won in three OTs in an NCAA regional. Minnesota in in the midst of a 61-game winning streak.

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 12:55 PM

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