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.
The question isn’t whether Molitor deserves to be back as manager next year. The question is whether his bosses, Derek Falvey and Thad Levine, dare fire him if the Twins make the playoffs this year.
For the team to win their fourth WNBA title in seven years, Fowles — now the focal point of the offense — probably needs to excel like she did in the 2015 Finals. And that starts Tuesday night.
Fleck arrived as one of the hottest young coaches in the country. Yet many Gophers fans — mindful of so many past disappointments — have been hesitant to jump on the bandwagon.
Whalen is closer to the end of her career than the beginning, and how the Lynx responds to her recent injury may determine whether the team pursues another point guard this off-season.
The notion of a real double-duty player — a good hitter with major-league stuff, or a legit pitcher with an everyday bat — is gaining merit in Major League Baseball.