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

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

Ex-Gopher Jackson brings intensity to Timberwolves assistant job

The former Gophers standout has ramped up offseason workouts in his role as assistant coach.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 08:10 AM

St. John's new coach has big shoes to fill

For the first time in more than half a century, St. John's football players took to a practice field without...

Updated: September 06, 2013, - 06:41 AM

Legendary task: Fasching takes over for Gagliardi at St. John's

Gary Fasching isn’t only taking over at St. John’s, he’s replacing John Gagliardi and his record 489 wins.

Updated: September 06, 2013, - 12:08 AM

Twins season tickets won't cost more in '14

Team President Dave St. Peter acknowledged that the team's struggles played a part in the decision.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 07:05 AM

Major league games slow to a crawl

The Twins are pretty much like every other team, as the average nine-inning game has increased from 2:46 in 2005 to 2:51 in 2008 to 2:56 in 2012 to 2:58 — three hours in the American League —this season.

Updated: June 09, 2013, - 12:22 AM

For former Gophers star Burton, pomp will follow circumstance

More than 20 years after Willie Burton’s Gophers glory days, he'll return to the University of Minnesota to get his degree.

Updated: May 18, 2013, - 12:00 AM

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