Compiled by Ken Chia
Jamal Crawford's first NBA game came on Halloween 2000, when his soon-to-be Timberwolves teammate Karl-Anthony Towns was 15 days away from turning 5 years old.
The day before the All-Star Game means it's time to see eight of baseball's top sluggers, including Miguel Sano, try to mash as many dingers as possible. The Chris Berman-free Home Run Derby begins at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
"About 15 years ago I was back in Stearns County and went to a Regional playoff game. I asked the ticket taker if they had a good crowd the day before. He said 'we had an over 100 case crowd.' They measure the attendance by the number of cases of beer sold."
"dghennen" on Stearns County baseball at startribune.com.
"I think I'm the good luck charm for the @wnbaChicagoSky. Congratulations on the big win tonight over the @MinnesotaLynx!!! #WNBA"
— Former Wolves player Jason Collins, in attendance to see Saturday night's eye-opening 100-76 rout.