Chad Hartman and his dad, Sid, were bonded by sports — but more than that, by family.
sid hartman 1920-2020

Reusse: Chad Hartman remembers his father as a Dad, a Grandpa – and also as 'Sid!'

Twin Cities talk-show host Chad Hartman saw his famous father in ways that other people could never experience. Telling stories during a late-night phone call with Patrick Reusse this week brought on memories and some laughs.
Anthony Barr, left, and Kirk Cousins after the Vikings’ playoff win in New Orleans in January.

Souhan: Did a playoff victory actually doom the Vikings' future?

Who deserves the blame for the Vikings' 1-5 record and seemingly dismal future? Here's a nomination for an unlikely candidate.
"His leadership has gone through the roof," Gophers coach P..J. Fleck said of Tanner Morgan.

Stats are great. Now it's time for Tanner Morgan to take the next step

The Gophers quarterback set a batch of school records during his first season leading the team. 2020 holds a special set of challenges for leading the No. 21-ranked Gophers.
Quarterback switch in Miami enough to make a Vikings fan jealous

Quarterback switch in Miami enough to make a Vikings fan jealous

While the Vikings ride out their struggling season, the Miami Dolphins are turning over their offense to first-round draft pick Tua Tagovailoa despite the solid play of the veteran he's replacing.
Firearms, bows, trail cams: DNR auction of confiscated gear begins

Firearms, bows, trail cams: DNR auction of confiscated gear begins

Online bidding has started on everything from firearms to bows to trail cams – even a 13-point shoulder mount -- confiscated out in the field by Minnesota conservation officers.
Vikings rookie offensive lineman Ezra Cleveland (72) ran on the field during team introductions against Atlanta on Sunday. Cleveland started his first

Left tackle of future, Vikings' rookie Cleveland debuting at right guard

Mike Zimmer said Ezra Cleveland had "some moments he'd like to have back" during his first game on Sunday, but also showed why the Vikings coveted him in the NFL draft.
Fans watch during the third inning in Game 1 of the baseball World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Oct. 20, 202

After silent summer, World Series crowd is welcome and worrisome

October 20
Twins writer Phil Miller reports in from the World Series, where he realized how much he missed having fans in the seats while being alarmed by how many behaved.

Bears didn't spend at quarterback. Instead, they have money players

While the 1-5 Vikings had hoped one of the league's highest-paid quarterbacks would carry them through a transition period defensively, the 5-1 Bears went in the opposite direction.

Kershaw, L.A. stars shine; Dodgers top Rays 8-3 in World Series Game 1

Baseball's best team during the pandemic-shortened season showed off its many talents in the first World Series game played at a neutral site.
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