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Vikings
June 16
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, eludes St. Louis Rams safety T.J. McDonald during the third quarter of an NFL football game in

After the NFL wasted his prime, will anyone sign Kaepernick?

It is right and proper to be suspicious of Roger Goodell suddenly dipping his toes in The Resistance — wondering if he is doing so sincerely or merely following a shift in public opinion.
Twins
June 15
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred

RandBall: Manfred works for best interests of owners, not baseball

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred could really try to broker a deal that all parties could live with, if not love. But he hasn’t done that. That's because he's 100% with the owners who hired him.
Vikings
June 12
What's up with Cook's holdout threat? (And other questions for RandBall)

What's up with Cook's holdout threat? (And other questions for RandBall)

A call for reader questions the other day resulted in a wonderfully eclectic mix that reflect where we are right now in sports: All over the place.
Twins
June 11
Twins keep swinging for home runs in MLB draft

Twins keep swinging for home runs in MLB draft

Four MLB drafts is not insurmountable evidence, but it is a trend that allows us to say this: The Twins under the leadership regime of…
Twins
June 9
Other leagues making plans to play, so why can't MLB figure it out?

Other leagues making plans to play, so why can't MLB figure it out?

If you’ve been watching all this unfold and you’re wondering why baseball is having such a hard time getting its act together while other sports seem to be figuring it out, here are some thoughts.
Vikings
June 8
How players and a rogue employee changed the NFL message on racism

How players and a rogue employee changed the NFL message on racism

How do we reconcile people or organizations with a long history of being either silent or clearly on the other side of social justice issues suddenly using their platforms to advocate for change?
Sports
June 5
Ex-Wolves coach Thibodeau reportedly front-runner for Knicks job

Ex-Wolves coach Thibodeau reportedly front-runner for Knicks job

Thibodeau has a history with the Knicks. He was an assistant there from 1996-2004, when the team was a playoff regular instead of the struggling franchise it has become.
Vikings
June 4
NFL has chance to recover from mistakes made with Kaepernick

NFL has chance to recover from mistakes made with Kaepernick

The danger for the NFL: Ignoring the signal that there has been a shift in thinking — or at least a shift in the number and variety of players speaking out. The opportunity: Actually taking steps to do better
Sports
June 3
Positive coronavirus test for Japanese MVP shows challenge for U.S. leagues

Positive coronavirus test for Japanese MVP shows challenge for U.S. leagues

Hayato Sakamoto isn't a household name in the U.S. like LeBron James, but he does offer a cautionary tale.
Vikings
May 29
Is Kirk Cousins going to finish his career with the Vikings?

Is Kirk Cousins going to finish his career with the Vikings?

Based on the way his contract is written, you can pretty much count on Cousins being the Vikings quarterback through the end of 2022. Here's why.
Twins
May 28
Is there going to be a baseball season? Latest odds and updates

Is there going to be a baseball season? Latest odds and updates

Hopes were that a ticking clock on starting a season that has already been delayed by more than two months would nudge owners and players to an agreement. But the opposite seems to be happening.
Sports
May 27
LeBron, Rashod Bateman and more: The sports world reacts to George Floyd's death

LeBron, Rashod Bateman and more: The sports world reacts to George Floyd's death

The death of George Floyd while in police custody on Mondayin Minneapolis has sparked outrage locally and beyond. Powerful video of the 47-year-old Floyd pleading,…
Wild
May 27
Best teams will suffer the most when NHL, NBA start up. Here's why

Best teams will suffer the most when NHL, NBA start up. Here's why

Faced with a choice of getting creative or having no chance at starting (or re-starting) seasons, pro sports leagues are pretty much making up things as they go along.
Twins
May 26
Twins' minor league team renting its stadium on Airbnb for $1,500 a night

Twins' minor league team renting its stadium on Airbnb for $1,500 a night

A bedroom next to the clubhouse can sleep 10 people, and guests “are welcome to hit from home plate, play catch in the outfield, run the bases, enjoy a picnic in the outfield, or find other creative uses for the field!”
Sports
May 21
Five questions for RandBall: What about 'that shirt' and more?

Five questions for RandBall: What about 'that shirt' and more?

The rest of you did a good job, too. Just, you know, not as good as these five.
Twins
May 19
Ten odd things in baseball's safety plan: Mascots, showers, road trips and more

Ten odd things in baseball's safety plan: Mascots, showers, road trips and more

The reported measures range from the mundane to the seemingly extreme to the borderline impossible, and they all underscore a fundamental question: Is this worth it?
Sports
May 18
Weekend felt like a shift in return to live sports

Weekend felt like a shift in return to live sports

We’ve gone from vague notions that sports could return — or might not return — to concrete discussions, plans and in some cases even actual returns to action.
Vikings
May 14
Should remote offseasons become a permanent part of NFL?

Should remote offseasons become a permanent part of NFL?

Whatever is being lost by players in technique and nuance might be gained in the decompression of mind and body from the grind of a long year.
Twins
May 13
Expanded playoffs, short schedule should make Twins postseason locks

Expanded playoffs, short schedule should make Twins postseason locks

The proposed format for a truncated, oddball season in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic will only enhance the Twins’ playoff chances if the games are played.
Twins
May 12
Sharp battle lines drawn between MLB players, owners (and for good reason)

Sharp battle lines drawn between MLB players, owners (and for good reason)

When powerful stakeholders get together, even in the midst of a pandemic, the devil still lurks in the details. And the biggest detail? It's all about the money.
Twins
May 11
An 80-game baseball season? How would that look for the Twins?

An 80-game baseball season? How would that look for the Twins?

After 80 games in 2019, the Twins were 52-28 — eight games clear of Cleveland in the American League Central. But Miguel Sano was hitting only .195 and the bullpen had some issues.
Coronavirus
May 7
When will we get sports back? Here's where we stand

When will we get sports back? Here's where we stand

What's the latest? Will there be fans in the stadiums? Are we ready for this? We have some answers.
Sports
May 6
Will MLB return on July 1? The Plouffe is out there

Will MLB return on July 1? The Plouffe is out there

In rounding up all the various iterations of restart plans and rumors for Major League Baseball last week, I never once considered what can now…
Gophers
May 4
Gophers 2021 draft buzz: Rashod Bateman possible No. 1 overall pick?

Gophers 2021 draft buzz: Rashod Bateman possible No. 1 overall pick?

Yes, there's an early betting line on the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft, and you can grab wide receiver Rashod Bateman at 100-1. You can also make a bet on Tanner Morgan to be the first quarterback taken.
Gophers
May 4
What if John Wooden had taken the Gophers basketball job in 1948?

What if John Wooden had taken the Gophers basketball job in 1948?

As the story goes, athletic director Frank McCormick came within a phone call of hiring the legendary UCLA men’s basketball coach in 1948. But something went very wrong at the end of the process.
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