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

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

'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

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