Mike Kaszuba

Reporter | Sports
Phone: 651-222-1672
Mike Kaszuba has been a reporter at the Star Tribune for 29 years and has covered a wide range of topics, including sports, government agencies and the state of Minnesota.

Recent content from Mike Kaszuba

Skyway linked to new Vikings stadium also will imperil birds, activists say

The proposed span connecting to the Vikings stadium could pose a danger, advocates say.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 12:48 AM

Is fourth grade too early for ultracompetitive sports?

Edina has plunged into fielding fourth-grade traveling basketball teams — a trend fueled by parents, not kids. In a state where youth hockey has long held a reputation for competitiveness, youth basketball might be closing the gap.

Updated: February 10, 2015, - 01:57 PM

Timberwolves' pain extends far beyond the basketball court

Though all of Minnesota’s professional sports teams seem now to be stuck in neutral — or reverse — the Timberwolves in particular are struggling with relevancy.

Updated: January 16, 2015, - 10:02 AM

Wilfs try to pull off comeback for their image

A year after the owners of the Vikings were hit with a $103 million civil judgment for defrauding business partners in New Jersey, Zygi Wilf and his family are trying to improve how they are viewed.

Updated: January 13, 2015, - 07:04 PM

United owner: Public money might be needed for MLS stadium

In his first lengthy comments on his competition with the Vikings to bring Major League Soccer to Minnesota, Bill McGuire left open the possibility of seeking government help to build his own soccer stadium.

Updated: December 18, 2014, - 12:21 AM

Two Twin Cities proposals in play today for MLS owners to discuss

Two soccer groups are in play, but a vote is unlikely when league owners convene today.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 07:11 AM

Vikings say MLS, NFL teams would be equals in their new stadium

The Vikings’ owners explained how the new stadium — now fewer than two years from opening — could morph from a 65,400-seat football stadium into a 20,000-seat soccer stadium by “curtaining” seats with large panels and advertising boards.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 12:23 AM

ESPN's 'College GameDay': Part circus, part marketing, full experience

As the visits to Fargo show, TV's football streetfest is a 1-ring circus.

Updated: November 28, 2014, - 09:30 PM

McGuire-Pohlad soccer group gets big supporter in Opat

Hennepin County Board member backs faction seeking separate stadium.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 05:31 AM

Nov. 15: Mpls. lands '19 Final Four after '18 Super Bowl

The Final Four, the premier event in college basketball, will return to Minneapolis in 2019, and this time it will be played at the Minnesota Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 01:48 PM

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