If you’re wondering who thought of pairing the world’s favorite sport and the world’s most popular beverage, meet Derek Swanson and Pete Corniea, a pair of Bethel University grads who teamed up on the concept shortly before the pandemic hit.
Final part in a four-part interview with Minnesota Timberwolves head coach, Chris Finch.
Part III of a four part interview with Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch.
Part II of a four part interview with Wolves head coach Chris Finch.
Part I of a four part one-on-one interview with Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch.
Through 63 dates the Twins have drawn 1,400,625 spectators. That’s down almost 370,000, or 20.9%, from the same point in 2019 (1,770,455).
It’s all winding down this weekend as the Lynx, struggling through their worst season since 2010, try to squeeze out a 12th consecutive playoff berth to extend their league record and to send Sylvia Fowles back to the post season for a final time.
Aurora topped the USL W League in attendance at 5,626 per game; better than seven of the 12 NWSL clubs.
Sports betting needs bipartisan support to pass the Minnesota Legislature. It also needs support from the tribes, which want control over new gambling in the state, and horse tracks.
With the blockbuster trade for Rudy Gobert, the Timberwolves have stabilized their core talent to a remarkable degree, but the future of point guard D’Angelo Russell is a fascinating enigma with broad spectrum of potential outcomes.
What will the team look like with the new defensive presence of Rudy Gobert at center and moving Karl-Anthony Towns to power forward? Is Anthony Edwards ready for his starring role?
In a homer-happy era where strikeouts are accepted as part of the deal, Arraez is a throwback; a contact hitter to all fields who rarely swings and misses.
Suffice to say that trading for Gobert last week – the deal was made official on Wednesday – represents the most high-stakes gambit the Wolves franchise has executed since KG was drafted.
The only WNBA player to win five championships – one in Sacramento before that club disbanded, then four with the Lynx – Brunson succeeded because of her willingness to do the gritty, non-glamorous stuff that doesn’t make ESPN highlights but wins games.
Two of the four June 23 picks, including a defensive stopper, could provide immediate dividends.
The biggest reason to be excited about Connelly is his fit with the existing personnel in the front office and the coaching staff, and the way that could extend into the eventual transfer in ownership from Taylor to Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez.
The Aurora play in the fledgling USL W League, a 44-club amateur circuit that hopes to feed players to the professional National Women’s Soccer League. It’s like baseball’s Northwoods League for collegians, only with some high school players and post-graduates mixed in.
Beef up the frontcourt, accelerate the development of future cornerstone players — and ensure a unified chain of command.
Next week: three proactive measures that should be undertaken in order to better weather upcoming seasons. But for now, let’s savor the charm of this season.
Never in their history had the Lynx put as many talented players in the street as they did this past week.