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

Auggies football player, school made for each other

Former Division II player Marcus Brumm has led a revival at Augsburg as its starting quarterback.

Updated: October 07, 2011, - 02:01 AM

Area college football: Can UMD bounce back?

SATURDAY'S STORY LINES• The NSIC order was rocked by last week's upsets of UMD, which had been ranked No. 1...

Updated: September 23, 2011, - 06:38 AM

Saturday's small college football preview

• The season opener sending defending Division II national champ UMD to Augustana -- 11-2 a year ago, including a 24-13 playoff loss to UMD --is officially a nonconference game. But the result between these NSIC rivals -- UMD is ranked No. 1 nationally, Augustana No. 8 -- is certain to be a factor when postseason bids are announced.

Updated: September 02, 2011, - 12:19 AM

U's Ra'Shede Hageman tackling switch to defense head-on

Ra'Shede Hageman never got to realize his promise as a Gophers tight end, but he is embracing his role on the defensive line.

Updated: August 27, 2011, - 12:30 AM

Eric Kaler’s game plan for U

The University of Minnesota's new president offers his views on athletics, finances, Joel Maturi, student-athletes and other issues.

Updated: August 24, 2011, - 06:42 AM

Harris resigns as director of U golf

John Harris, whose one season as director of Gophers golf programs included success on the links and trouble off, resigned Friday after less than a year on the job.

Updated: June 25, 2011, - 01:09 PM

Maroon and gold vs. black and red

Balancing athletic opportunity and balancing the books is a game schools such as the U constantly play.

Updated: June 15, 2011, - 05:40 PM

Rebuilding years in the MIAC

Keeping up with St. Thomas just got more difficult with the school's new $52 million athletic complex, the latest in a conference-wide building boom.

Updated: May 25, 2011, - 10:54 AM

I owe, we owe. But austerity? I don't know ...

The deficit hit close to home after I read that the nation's credit rating had been adversely affected by its debt. I get that. I've been there.

Updated: April 26, 2011, - 08:13 PM

Weather, or not

The Gophers are singing the praises of how TCF Bank Stadium will help recruiting, just as the program did with its 1982 move indoors. The reality: Minnesota weather still is in play.

Updated: March 23, 2011, - 04:30 PM

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