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

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

Corner outfielders are a concern

Let’s cut to the chase: Josh Willingham and Chris Parmelee lack speed and range, meaning the starting center fielder better be able to cover a lot of ground.

Updated: March 29, 2013, - 06:47 PM

Move to FM is new for Twins radio

Baseball meets music with KTWN (96.3-FM) as the new radio home. That ends a 52-year run on AM.

Updated: March 29, 2013, - 01:24 PM

Gophers fire Tubby Smith; search for new coach is in high gear

University says the men’s basketball program needs a new start. The fired coach gets a $2.5 million buyout.

Updated: March 26, 2013, - 08:42 AM

Former Gophers, NBA star Ray Williams, dead at 58, was 'ahead of his time'

Ex-Gophers teammates of Ray Williams remember the exceptional feats of athleticism that set the 6-3 wing apart from others.

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 12:28 AM

U women's basketball hopes Big Ten run lands NCAA at-large bid

With the Big Ten tournament on deck, the Gophers fight not to miss the NCAA tournament for the fourth year in a row.

Updated: March 07, 2013, - 06:34 AM

Women's basketball coach Borton's deal puts U on defensive

Pam Borton, whose team is likely to miss the tournament for the fourth straight year, was given a two-year extension by athletic director Joel Maturi two weeks before he left last June.

Updated: March 04, 2013, - 05:57 PM

Stefano tells team he's gone as Maple Grove hockey coach

The boys' hockey coach wasn't given a reason; no one else is talking, either..

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 01:04 AM

Stefano out at Maple Grove

The boys' hockey coach wasn't given a reason; no one else is talking, either.

Updated: February 28, 2013, - 11:49 PM

School officials interview hockey players about Maple Grove coach

Crimson coach Gary Stefano remains in the center of an off-ice storm.

Updated: February 09, 2013, - 01:48 PM

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