The Minnesota Timberwolves’ worst nightmare is playing out over the next few days, and there is nothing they can do about it.Kevin Garnett’s strained abdominal muscles already are holding the NBA franchise hostage, and they could add another 19,00
At the rate Brock Lesnar is going, moving from one brawn-based career to another to another, all in the public arena, it is essential to keep his list of remaining options updated.
Laura Halldorson no longer has parking privileges at Ridder Arena. She hardly cares, but there’s something wrong with that.
Bill Smith never had a chance.In the end, the New York Mets were the only serious bidders for Johan Santana.
The Minnesota Twins have called a 4 p.m.
In trying to capture the essence of the teacher-pupil relationship these days between Kevin McHale, the Timberwolves’ vice president of basketball operations, and Fred Hoiberg, his heir apparent as the team’s chief personnel executive, I sought out
Bob Naegele Jr. is Rollerblading off into the sunset — or, at least, into a lesser ownership position with the Minnesota Wild — at the perfect time in franchise history.
Eleven swings, 11 misses: The metaphor is a little mixed, considering Bert Blyleven made his living and what many feel are his Baseball Hall of Fame bones as a pitcher over 22 seasons with the Minnesota Twins and four other teams.
If you were among the sizable number of local TV viewers who found the NHL’s Winter Classic, the outdoor game in Buffalo, amid the college football bowl buffet on New Year’s Day, bully for you.
Two years from now, get ready to see one of these in o
Changing one thing about the sports world in 2008 would be like changing the scent of the liniment in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ or Miami Dolphins’ locker room. Not likely to have much impact.
Marian Gaborik offered a magical performance for the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night, scoring five goals and assisting on a sixth in an electrifying 6-3 victory over the Rangers at the Xcel Energy Center.
A funny thing happened to former Minnesota Twins pitcher Bert Blyleven’s Hall of Fame credentials during what unfortunately has become known as baseball’s Steroid Era.
They got more impressive.
Seeing the names of baseball’s alleged steroids users in the recently released Mitchell Report is one thing. Seeing them on the official 2008 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot is quite another.
The Canadian-produced film “The Rocket,” showing through Thursday at the Parkway Theatre in South Minneapolis, depicts Montreal Canadiens superstar Maurice “Rocket” Richard’s struggle against anti-French Canadian sentiment in a National Hockey Leagu
Now that The Big Trade didn’t materialize, and Johan Santana remains a Minnesota Twin — though that could change in the next hour, day, week, or month — what should the Twins do?
Several months ago, a letter arrived at Joyce Lundeen Wuori’s home in Minneapolis from Augsburg College, a school she had attended five decades before. The letter said someone had nominated her for the school’s athletic Hall of Fame.
An athlete, grunting through an intense workout a few days before the biggest challenge of his sporting life, suddenly gets an earful from his coach.
In the end, Torii Hunter’s last months as a Minnesota Twin showed just how much of a Minnesotan he had become.
Barry Bonds, if convicted, faces up to 30 years in prison (a year or two would be more likely) and the loss of whatever chance he had, after years of alleged steroid use, of enshrinement in the Hall of Fame.
Before anybody freaks out over the Twins trading Johan Santana this winter, relax. It’s unlikely to happen, and not just because Santana’s contract has a no-trade clause. Here’s why:
The Twins still have to sell tickets for 2008.