The NBA’s four-team expansion in 1987 included the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Orlando Magic, the Charlotte Hornets, and the Miami Heat.
It’s hard enough to take over for a popular player like Mauer, whose number will be retired Saturday night. It’s even harder to upgrade the position in the process.
Lynx head coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve acquired Odyssey Sims from L.A. last month in one of the steals of the off-season.
Willmar and other Minnesota towns want to attract professionals, young families and others who might be looking for an alternative to the suburbs.
The Twins’ 40-man roster includes 17 Spanish-speaking country-born players, which, combined with the team’s support staff, makes for one of the most Latino-heavy franchises in pro sports.
Two months into the season, the Twins own the best record in baseball, a huge lead in the American League Central, and more home runs than any other club. And yet …
Change is hard because golf is such a potent symbol. But fewer golfers and wetter conditions are creating dilemmas for local cities.
St. Thomas Athletic Director Phil Esten said all options are open, from finding another Division III conference to moving up to Division II.
The new City of Baseball Museum inside CHS Field opened Thursday. Game tickets included free admission to the museum, which explores more than a century of St. Paul’s rich baseball history.
“A lot of people are worried about me,” Coach Cheryl Reeve said. “They’re worried I’m going to break out in hives and not make it through the season.”
The U is making the same classic mistake we newspaper veterans watched our industry make: focusing on those who aren’t coming back at the expense of your most loyal customers.
More than three years after the study began, federal agencies have not issued any safety findings from their highly anticipated crumb rubber study.
It’s an unusual week when a bomb threat that forced the University of St. Thomas to evacuate its St. Paul campus Wednesday wasn’t the most disruptive thing endured by the school.
TCB spoke with Dr. Bill McGuire from a broadcast booth overlooking the pitch at Allianz Field, where they discussed the economics of soccer and his goals for its future.
In Minnesota, the drop-off seems to be in the long-distance sphere, according to race organizers. But the declines aren’t uniform across the state.
MNUFC isn’t just unveiling a sparkling-new stadium, though. This is United’s third season in Major League Soccer, and for the first time they’ve given those scarf-wearing supporters some on-field success to cheer about.
With Michigan State in town for the Final Four, the debate over head coach Tom Izzo berating one of his players during first-round NCAA Tournament game comes to Minneapolis.
If the Twins are to contend, they need everything Buxton can give them, things he provided in flashes over parts of four injury-plagued seasons.
The workers are athletes who suit up for the St. Paul Saints, the minor league baseball team that plays home games at the heavily public subsidized CHS Field in Lowertown, 1.2 miles away from the state Capitol.
As much as anything, lengthy breaks between half-innings — MLB’s concession to television to squeeze in more commercials — created this mess.