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August 16, 1977 might be remembered for the death of a rock and roll legend, but followers of the Minnesota Twins might remember there was more.
The native of England was part of the original NASL powerhouse in 1976.
Friday night's home-ice hiccup aside, Bob Motzko and chief recruiter Garrett Raboin have heard many fewer voices second-guessing Gophers hockey than was the case a decade ago.
Roufs, 73, became the MBA president in May as amateur baseball was facing a shutdown due to the state's COVID-19 restrictions.
The Bills and the Vikings have ardent fan bases and 0-4 Super Bowl records. The Buffalo zealots have a bit more of an edge to them.
A group of South Dakota high school students came to the Twin Cities for a senior trip.
You know what makes top-level college volleyball great? It's the brand of volleyball the University of Minnesota has been playing for the last 25 years.
"This isn't really us," we kept hearing Wednesday about the violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol. But is that really so?
Week of triumph in the South for the Hank Aarons of the world was shortlived.
Did the Vikings' Marwan Maalouf not tell Dan Bailey to make more kicks, or K.J. Osborn to stop bobbling punts?
FSN has disappeared from YouTubeTV and Hulu, meaning cord-cutters of all ages are unable to watch their favorite teams. This columnist has had it.
When transfer players are forced to sit out a year, their skills, maturity and comfort level within the new program are enhanced.
A decade ago, there was optimism within Gophers and Vikings football. This year, it was a large helping of embarrassment.
My first shift as a sportswriter was on Dec. 28, 1965. Fifty-five years as a sportswriter, as of Monday.
COVID-19 might have canceled the 60-year celebrations of some momentous events here, but those events still deserve tribute.
The Wolves got off to a slow start with D'Angelo Russell benched after being late for a COVID test and finished by taking advantage of a Detroit rookie's mistakes.
Attendance hit bottom, and then a pandemic hit. Where do these Wolves go from here?
A below-radar phenomenon during the past decade has been the growth in girls' and women's wrestling. In 2019-20, Augsburg's Emily Shilson was the NCAA, WCWA (all colleges), Junior Nationals and USA Wrestling Under-23 champion at 109/110 pounds.
We were rooting for Amy Olson as she tried to win the U.S. Women's Open after the weekend death of father-in-law Lee Olson, a well-known figure in Wayzata's youth sports community.
The St. Paul Saints are ending nearly three decades of existence as an independent, alternative entity.
George Tsamis pitched in 41 games as a lefthanded reliever for the 1993 Twins. That was his only big-league time in a pro career lasting…
Sports boosters in Minneapolis and St. Paul haven't always gotten along, but the teams' new arrangement seems to benefit both sides.
Seattle is the location where dreams of glory for Minnesota soccer fans become nightmares. The Loons loss wasn't the first chapter of disappointment.
July 31, 1972: Dick Allen, the AL's MVP-to-be, became the first big-leaguer in 40 years with two inside-the-park home runs. It happened against the Twins with Blyleven pitching.
Elmer Kohorst went from Albany to Notre Dame and became a two-time All-America catcher. Later, Elmer was Jim Smith's basketball assistant at St. John's and saved him from responding to archrival Tom Feely.