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

MLS expected to announce deal to add Minnesota expansion team

What’s unknown at this time is whether Bill McGuire will reveal at the Wednesday announcement that he has finalized plans for an outdoor downtown stadium.

Updated: March 24, 2015, - 05:45 AM

Minnesota moves closer to MLS; stadium issue needs to be settled

The remaining hurdle for Minnesota is finalizing for a new downtown outdoor soccer stadium, as preferred by the league. How it would be funded is still unknown.

Updated: March 17, 2015, - 10:55 AM

United owner McGuire group has MLS backing for expansion team

Former UnitedHealth boss, with Pohlad family and Glen Taylor backing, wants to build a new soccer stadium near Target Field.

Updated: March 13, 2015, - 06:42 AM

MLS labor issues muddy expansion waters

The CBA between the league and players expired Jan. 31, and a strike is being threatened.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 01:43 AM

Twins call claims of artificial noise in '87 Series 'comical'

One of the most recognizable voices in sports broadcasting, Al Michaels, said he is convinced that the Twins pumped artificial noise into the Metrodome in 1987.

Updated: February 06, 2015, - 07:25 AM

Sportsperson of the Year: Grant a winner on and off the field (Dec. 25)

Even more so than iconic coaches in Mike Grant's life, his mother’s devotion to humanity guides all he does at Eden Prairie.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 06:55 AM

Eden Prairie wasn't always a powerhouse

The program that Mike Grant inherited upon arriving at Eden Prairie in 1992 had a record of 6-45 the previous...

Updated: December 25, 2014, - 06:11 PM

MSU Mankato's Omaha connection has paid big dividends

The MSU Mankato offensive line shares prep history from Omaha. The Mavericks (13-0) host Concord (W. Va.) in Saturday’s Division II national semifinals.

Updated: December 13, 2014, - 12:29 AM

Cost for Gophers football season tickets to rise for most seats

The Gophers unveiled scholarship seating fees to that will impact more than 28,000 seats in TCF Bank Stadium, an increase of almost 20,000 seats from the current premium seating plan.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 01:19 AM

McNeil's future with Gophers in doubt after felony charges

An account of the alleged crime said the woman was strangled and whipped.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 10:29 PM

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