From this day forward, the garbage scow commonly known as the Minnesota Twins belongs to Derek Falvey and Thad Levine.
In the top of the 9th inning, with no one on the field except the umpires, Mauer emerged from the Twins dugout in his old catching gear. Mauer had to be talked into this final gesture, which his father suggested to his wife about a month ago.
Usually a “curse” is nothing more sinister than a bunch of bad decisions, compounded by more bad decisions. That’s where we are, finishing a week of tumult from two Minnesota franchises known for it.
In the crazy history of the independent Saints — formed in 1993 and still yucking it up after all these years — no one has managed the club longer than Tsamis.
Bethel’s run of 24 consecutive non-losing seasons is the longest active streak in the MIAC.
The league has changed, with a greater emphasis on 3-point shooting, and the Lynx need to adapt to stay relevant.
It’s hard to imagine Mauer in another uniform. But with Brian Dozier and Eduardo Escobar gone, would the Twins retain a .276-hitting first baseman who hasn’t come close to 20 homers since his 2009 MVP season?
Whether you’re watching in person or on television, here are five players to keep your eye on.
Though today’s Major League players are bigger, faster and more skilled than their predecessors, the sport itself has regressed. Games take too long. Batters take too many pitches, and pitchers take an eternity to deliver them.
More and more organizations understand that drafting a pitcher is like buying a used car: You can never be sure what you’re getting.
Among Lynx fans, a nagging fear persists that their beloved team may be nearing the end of its championship run.
Anderson’s character, loyalty to the U, and devotion to his players make him the most respected and admired coach on the Dinkytown campus.
Sunday’s season opener against the Sparks at the Target Center could tell a lot about how Coach Cheryl Reeve’s heavily guard-oriented roster matches up.
Hockey is the one area where Minnesotans can proudly claim superiority and back it up. And nobody has more of a superiority complex than Gopher hockey fans.
New Gopher women’s basketball coach Lindsay Whalen certainly knows the game. But there’s a lot more to college coaching than Xs and Os.
Curling clubs across the country are benefiting from the frenzy over the U.S. mens’s curling team’s victory.
How long of a honeymoon period can the Loons expect before their fans demand an MLS Cup contender?
“Economists have a rough rule of thumb: Move the decimal point one place to left, and you’re far more likely to come up a better measure of economic impact than the NFL number.”
MIAC Commissioner Dan McKane said he and his staff are discussing what the conference can do about the vast disparity between St. Thomas, St. Johns, Bethel — and everyone else.