“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.
Twins Executive Vice President and Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey is careful not to crow about the team’s investment in technology and analytics, since it merely brings the Twins in line with industry standard.
The Black Hart bills itself on Twitter as “queer soccer bar in Midway neighborhood of St. Paul,” in homage to the spot’s former occupant at 1415 University, the Town House bar.
Marney Gellner has just finished a stretch of shattering glass ceilings for FSN. And Channel 45 has enlisted WCCO-AM newscaster Sloane Martin to call boys Minnesota high school hockey tournament games, making her the first female play-by-play voice in the tournament’s 75 years.
How many coaches have to cycle through here before officials acknowledge what should have been obvious a long time ago: Middle-of-the-pack Big Ten finishes, with an occasional NCAA Tournament appearance, are the best Gopher fans can hope for.
Last season, Bello showed flashes of rebounding prowess for the Gophers, and her development this year has been one of the most impressive features of Whalen’s first season as a coach.
You can only sell a Minnesotan hope so many times before they tune you out and shut the door in your face. That door may be shutting on the Twins.
Too often last year, the Lynx were a two-woman team, with center Sylvia Fowles and forward Maya Moore the only consistent scorers. And now Moore apparently isn’t certain she wants to play this season.
Rosen brought no schtick, no gimmicks, no catch-phrases to his work for WCCO. He always came across as a decent guy with a passion for Minnesota sports, which is exactly what he’s always been.
Should it move at least some Big Ten Conference matches next door to Williams Arena, which holds 14,625?