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

Nov. 5: Hoffner is worlds apart from thriving Mankato team

In the courtroom, banished coach Todd Hoffner is living a nightmare. On the football field, the Mavericks are one victory away from a perfect regular season.

Updated: November 05, 2012, - 07:22 AM

Schools' sports turf is artificial, but cost concerns are real

As districts struggle financially, new turf fields can cost $1 million each. By the end of this year, the FieldTurf company will have installed its 60th artificial turf field at colleges and high schools in Minnesota.

Updated: October 20, 2012, - 12:03 PM

Two Racing Commission officials being investigated by state

Details were sketchy about state budget office inquiries.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 06:52 AM

Gagliardi trying to avoid Johnnies' first losing season since '67

As John Gagliardi faces the possibility of his first losing season in 45 years, rumors of retirement begin to swirl.

Updated: October 12, 2012, - 06:37 AM

What's to learn from Lou Gehrig's death?

For 71 years, since the death of the legendary New York Yankee baseball star from ALS, the Mayo Clinic has kept his records private, citing federal rules and state law. Some state legislators want his medical records revealed.

Updated: October 09, 2012, - 08:40 AM

Sept. 16, 2012: The truth behind Wally Hilgenberg's death

Wally Hilgenberg's family gave his brain for research in Boston. What they've learned has made them uneasy with a sport central to their lives.

Updated: September 17, 2012, - 10:13 AM

Sept. 7: On tap at Gophers football stadium: $7.25 beer at 8 tents

The U's two-year experiment of selling alcohol at the 50,800-seat TCF Bank Stadium begins Saturday when the football team plays its first home game against New Hampshire.

Updated: September 07, 2012, - 06:38 AM

All-Star Game's payoff: Homer or a solid single?

It's hard to guess the rewards coming to Minneapolis in 2014.

Updated: August 30, 2012, - 11:11 AM

Football's still a tough sell at U

Three years after opening a new football stadium, the University of Minnesota is scrambling to get students -- and fans in general -- interested in going to the games.

Updated: August 16, 2012, - 03:47 PM

Football concussion fallout extends to youth programs

Local administrators are worried that the headlines surrounding the NFL over lawsuits, debilitating head injuries and even suicides are making parents reluctant to sign up their sons for football.

Updated: August 04, 2012, - 11:32 PM

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