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With the golf season now likely to end with the Tour Championship on Labor Day weekend starting in 2019, there are potential new markets (including the Twin Cities) looking for places to host on a crowded summer schedule.
How the NFL classifies Teddy Bridgewater's service time in the league relative to his contract status isn't sitting right with some.
Ezekiel Elliott's suspension has set up a battle for supremacy between Dallas owner Jerry Jones and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. There is no winner.
Dozier does everything well in the field, including turn the double play. He can run. He has outstanding power. He's a complete player. This is the second consecutive season that he's the best player on the club, and possibly the third in a row.
Two all-time favorite World Series teams of mine lost two all-time competitors in a 24-hour period.
I never had a chance to cover a game coached by Parseghian. Even better, I had the good luck to watch his return to Notre Dame football on the practice field in April 1981.
It's too hot in D.C. for the nation's birthday? Certainly, Blaine would welcome that weekend on the PGA Tour schedule.
Lee Janzen watched Tom Watson chip in on the 17th hole on his way to winning the 1982 U.S. Open. Less than a decade later, he was paired in the U.S. Open with his idol.
Improved putting has helped Janzen to three top-10 finishes on the Champions Tour this season.
Brandon Zylstra, a former star at Concordia-Moorhead and New London-Spicer High School, is among the top receivers in the Canadian Football League this season.
Bud Selig will be among the five new Hall of Famers to be inducted in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday. The election to the Hall was…
When Danielle Andersen isn't spending time with her son Easton or her husband Kory, she can be found at the table in Nevada.
During the 1988 All-Star Game visit to Cincinnati, then-Twins manager Tom Kelly couldn't say no to checking out Secretariat.
Retiring former manager Tom Kelly's number 10 in 2012 wasn't enough. Now he has the eighth statue on the plaza outside Target Field.
Born on Staten Island, Twins' rookie Zack Granite grew up idolizing the Yankees' 1990s dynasty. He has a dog named "Jeter." But these days it's all about his opportunities with the Twins.
The X Games needs a sign on the fence around the Commons: "No free stuff in the common area.''
Though there are just 10 Hall of Famers from Latin America. That number is going to double in the next decade, and continue to grow.
The 10-team Stearns County League forms a family, both in spirit and in reality, dating back more than 75 years in what is pretty much its original form.
Ervin Santana, Miguel Sano and late addition Brandon Kintzler will be in Miami as All-Stars, marking the 30th time the Twins have had multiple players…
Some people see Bartolo Colon's 8.14 ERA in 13 starts this season in Atlanta and ask why, and Twins boss Derek Falvey sees that and asks, "Why not?"
The Twins appear to have a better team on the field than when they hung into the wild-card race until the final weekend in 2015.
Cam Bedrosian was born in October 1991, just before the Twins and his father, Steve, won the World Series.
My best guess for columns that I’ve written that have been printed in Twin Cities dailies would be around 8,000. This would not include…
Tom Otterdahl died last week at age 72 Three days earlier, "Otts" had been playing in St. Paul's notorious Noon Ball basketball games in a grade school gym.
Eddie Rosario earned himself a spot on the bench with wild swings and misses. He was in the No. 9 spot Tuesday but redeemed himself in a big way.
The World Baseball Classic was held for the fourth time this past March and continued to gain a higher level of attention. The United States…
Emma Charlesworth-Seiler flies to Tampa on June 24 and starts umpiring in the noon heat of a Florida Gulf Coast League summer on June 26.
Last fall's Ryder Cup raised the prestige of Hazeltine to the heights of great American golf courses. An announcement will be made Friday that it will be home to the 2019 KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
Dark Star died five years ago on June 1. This remains a void in the life of his friends and radio listeners because the Darkman…
Instead of worrying about acquiring players at the trade deadline for this season, the Twins need to set their focus on the long-term rebuild.
Their heralded 2009 international signings of Miguel Sano, Max Kepler and Jorge Polanco now make up the core of the team.
Counting down 10 team sports, five for women athletes (basketball, hockey, volleyball, softball and soccer) and five for men (football, basketball, hockey, wrestling and baseball) at the U.
We get this in every sport: MVP information is announced with the playoffs fresh in mind, and there's a clamor that postseason stardom proved such-and-such was the "real MVP." Wrong.
Mike Zimmer came to Minnesota in 2014 perceived as a thick-skinned straight shooter. But he's shown to be the opposite.
A decade after bursting onto the Motocross scene, "I've lived my dream,'' Ryan Dungey said Wednesday. "I'm ready for a new chapter in life.''
The surprise success stories of the early portion of this baseball season have been Eric Thames, a slugger for the Milwaukee Brewers, and Jim Brockmire,…
Dean Johnson is steaming mad, and it's about the news being leaked, and not so much to the action partaken by Randy Handel that led to the complaint.
You aren't going to get much assistance from these successful U runners when it comes to offering self-serving tributes. But they open up (just a bit) about the family's fainting goat.
Sudden and unexplained gusts of wind have been used as story changers forever in Hollywood movies, often reversing time or transforming the personality of a…
Before he was Stan 'Krusher' Kowalski, the pro wrestler was in the Navy and Friday was honored prior to the Twins game.
The determination of the Twins' new front office to give Kennys Vargas a shot mimics some memorable quotes from David Ortiz in an interview last spring
Daniel Snyder has not yet hired a general manager for the Washington Redskins. Mike Mayock, the draft analyst with a unique gift for football gibberish,…
Sydney Dwyer and Kendyl Lindaman provide the clout while Amber Fiser is a reliable second option in the pitching circle.
No matter the rhetoric coming for Winter Park, history tells us a draft without a No. 1 is more likely to be a dry well than a gusher.
The Twins had eight consecutive losing seasons, from 1993 to 2000, and there was a threat they were going to join Tampa Bay in being put out of business.
It's a new world in the NHL since the lockout of 2004-05. Twelve years later, Commissioner Gary Bettman's well-balanced league has a playoff product that immediately hooks the customers with its intensity, and also its mystery.
Bloomington's Kent Hrbek turned 34 on May 21, 1994. He was on the Twins' disabled list. He returned in June and announced in early August…
On Friday, St. Louis was not hanging on for dear life as was the case in Game 1. The Blues had more puck possession in the second period and had turned the Wild into a mess.
The first round of the NHL playoffs was played on Wednesday and Thursday. The only home team among four in the West to win an opener was Anaheim, and that was a 3-2 nail biter against Calgary.
With a new logo and renovation for Target Center in 2017-18 the Wolves are headed for their fourth reset this decade. The only constant? Discouragement.
The price of beer inside a stadium or arena might be the greatest scam in major professional sports. Very high on this list would be…
Twins starter Hector Santiago found trouble with his curveball Wednesday. Fortunately, he had a few other pitches on which to lean.
The date was March 31, 1987, meaning this past Friday — the day the 2017 Twins left spring training for the Twin Cities — was the 30th anniversary of the Glad Man, of Gladwrench, of the Dazzle Man, becoming a major character in Minnesota's major league baseball story.
It seems apparent the Twins prefer to use Kennys Vargas at DH, even with ByungHo Park's excellent spring.
The do-gooders can wipe away from the record book many of Clem Haskins' accomplishments at the university. But some memories can never be erased.
Friday's start by Brody Rodning for Minnesota State Mankato vs. UMD wasn't for the baseball scouts. It was for his mom, Tiffany. And as the game progressed, Brody had a message for teammates: "Just get me one."
FORT MYERS, FLA. – I was attempting to track down individuals involved in Wayzata's 1959 state basketball championship and discovered that starting forward Ray…
On Friday, Eddie Rosario was back with the Twins after playing right field for Puerto Rico's runner-up team in the World Baseball Classic. where he batted .375 and drove in five.
A case can be made that the starting rotation will be improved, but the Twins will enter the season with a bullpen still filled with questions.
The eight-team, one-class Minnesota state basketball tournament hadn't seen a Trojans team in 33 years. It's taken another 58 years -- until Wednesday, to be exact -- to see another one.
Aaron Rodgers turned 33 in December. He has to be so peeved over the Packers' behavior in this free-agency period that he might call up…
Strong again after injuries derailed last season, Twins pitcher Phil Hughes is working to add a changeup to go with his fastball, cutter and curve.
There are a lot of differences between the 1989 Gophers and the current team. But both rebounded from problem seasons and both featured a Coffey playing a key role.
There are 47 college baseball teams playing games in Fort Myers over spring break, including a couple from Minnesota.
Ed Garvey died two weeks ago with minimal attention in the national media, considering his status in the battle to obtain economic rights for NFL…
Laurie Trow Kelly still holds the MIAC women's basketball record with 2,607 points and 1,204 rebounds with St. Thomas. But since 2012, she's been the head coach at Gustavus.
The MIAC sponsors 20 sports, unless you want to count indoor and outdoor track for both men and women separately, which I don't. There are…
The Gophers baseball team on Friday played its first February home game in nearly four years - and first ever at U.S. Bank Stadium.
The Twins might be better off throwing Danny Santana into the shortstop competition rather than have him chasing fly balls this spring.
John Ryan Murphy was a cinch to open last season as Kurt Suzuki's catching partner. He's an underdog to be the same with Jason Castro.
The Twins face a crisis of the sports calendar, considering the competition that a team coming off its worst-ever season faces from the Wild and others in the Minnesota sports marketplace.
The former Rule 5 pick took on a bigger role in the Twins bullpen last season.
San Francisco was the host city for the Super Bowl in January 1985, even though the game was played at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto.…
The Tigers are 14-2-1 and rated No. 3 in Class 1A, behind Hermantown and Breck.
The RPI index might still indicate NCAA tournament, but the Big Ten standings say the Gophers basketball team could be getting a shot at another NIT title.
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