Coaches and front-office execs have talked. Players have hosted Zoom calls. The Lynx and Vikings held their respective team drafts and welcomed new players to the franchise.
But for more than two months sports have been shut down. While there might not be games to cover for readers and reporters to follow, the Star Tribune sports staff has been busy filling our pages.
Each week we've brought a new multi-part series written by various authors. We have more planned for the weeks to come.
We've also held weekly Virtual Happy Hours and have an updated list on the current status of all sports waiting to return to action.
Here is a list of our series stories so far.