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

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

Gophers women's hockey winning streak evokes wonder and worry

History hangs in the balance every time the Gophers women's hockey team gets on the ice. Its 61-game winning streak is the longest in major college hockey, men’s or women’s.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 12:00 PM

Source: Gardenhire will stay with Twins as manager

Twins officials confirmed late Monday morning that Ron Gardenhire and his coaching staff will return in 2014. A press conference is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 12:03 PM

Worth the debt? A cabin owner reflects upon his investment.

A cabin owner reflects upon the wisdom of a taking on a second home, a second mortgage and a second...

Updated: September 26, 2013, - 05:40 PM

Job no longer secret, relatively speaking, for new Wolves GM

Milt Newton kept Minnetonka in-laws in dark during Wolves GM talks, not wanting to prematurely raise hopes.

Updated: September 11, 2013, - 12:46 AM

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