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

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

More problems for Maple Grove boys' hockey coach Gary Stefano

Two motions, including a no-confidence vote regarding Stefano, have been placed before the Osseo-Maple Grove youth hockey association, persons with knowledge of those motions said Tuesday.

Updated: February 06, 2013, - 08:34 AM

Jan. 25: Suspensions haunt Maple Grove hockey team

As players return to the ice, Maple Grove High officials are mum about a purported sex video.

Updated: January 26, 2013, - 11:04 AM

Hall of Fame call unlikely for Jack Morris

Even after getting 66.7 percent of the vote last year, the St. Paul native's credentials are being overshadowed by the steroid era debate.

Updated: January 09, 2013, - 08:54 AM

For Kirilenko, it's back to Utah where it all came together

The Wolves forward admits it will be "a little bit special" returning to Utah, where he spent a decade developing into a stalwart player.

Updated: January 02, 2013, - 03:53 PM

Fasching gets St. John's coaching job, upsetting some alumni

The pick to replace legendary coach John Gagliardi is a former player and assistant there, but he's not Eden Prairie's Mike Grant, and that troubles some supporters. One called the search process "a colossal waste of time."

Updated: December 29, 2012, - 05:25 AM

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