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

Charges dropped against former Wolves player Cunningham

The forward had been charged with felony domestic assault.

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 08:36 PM

Winona State player's death linked to an enlarged heart

Shawn Afryl’s former high school coach says the ex-Illinois recruit had an enlarged heart that had gone undetected.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 02:50 AM

Aspiring Winona State football player dies during workout

Shawn Afryl, 22, who had just transferred from the University of Illinois, was taking part in voluntary strength and conditioning drills when he collapsed and died.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 12:51 AM

Gophers football great, fundraiser Bob McNamara dies at 82

McNamara Center was one of the most important projects.

Updated: July 21, 2014, - 10:03 PM

State of Minnesota baseball: Strong, but could be better

Baseball in Minnesota is going strong, but big challenges exist including the lack of inner-city participation and corresponding future interest.

Updated: July 10, 2014, - 12:03 PM

St. Paul's fields of All-Star dreams

Dave Winfield, Paul Molitor, Jack Morris and Joe Mauer all started illustrious careers on the playgrounds of St. Paul.

Updated: June 29, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Start star gazing: Which players will be All-Stars?

We're counting down until July 15, and here's a primer on what to look for in the Midsummer Classic at Target Field:

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 06:48 AM

Catcher Engle's 'stardom' with Twins was short-lived

Dave Engle, the Twins’ 1984 representative, lost his catching job because of quirky lobs to the pitcher.

Updated: June 22, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Lynx prepare for White House visit, busy stretch of games

As part of the 2013 WNBA champion Lynx, Maya Moore will make her fifth White House visit. Thursday's honor comes ahead of a busy stretch of Lynx games.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 12:53 AM

A look at Game 7s in Minnesota history

The state has gone a decade without appearing in one, but Minnesota teams have a rich history of Game 7s....

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 06:52 AM

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