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

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

Two Minnesota groups to make bids Thursday for MLS team

The Minnesota groups are vying with Sacramento and Las Vegas to become the 24th MLS franchise. The league could make its decision as early as Dec. 6.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 12:51 PM

With Adrian Peterson suspension, NFL signals a tougher stand

At the same time, the league looks to be trying to rebuild its tarnished image. “It’s a brave new world,” said Marshall Tanick, a Minneapolis employment lawyer.

Updated: November 18, 2014, - 11:45 PM

2014 All-Star Game was a hit, but not up to the financial hype

Four months removed from the glow of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, the economic benefits that the event was supposed to bring to Minnesota appear to have shrunk.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 06:37 AM

As plea agreement talk swirls, Peterson faces court date in Texas

The star player goes to court amid questions about his legal fate and his future with sponsors and the Vikings.

Updated: November 04, 2014, - 07:01 AM

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