Those of you who love hockey and watch the Versus Network don’t need the symbolism of the huge, slimy octopus featured in their Stanley Cup playoff commercials explained.
Michael Cuddyer’s dislocated right index finger has had a domino effect on both the roster and batting order, as the Twins replaced him by calling up Denard Span from Triple-A and shifting Joe Mauer into his lineup
Griping Central, better known as Katy Feeney’s office, was open for business this week as usual. Feeney, a longtime major league baseball official and daughter of former Giants general manager Chub Feeney, has one of the most thankless jobs going.
Jason Kubel split the 2004 season between Double-A and Triple-A, hitting .351 with 22 homers, 42 doubles, 16 steals, and a 59-to-53 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 127 total games. Read more… By Aaron Gleeman
In a major league clubhouse, where you dress often means more than how you dress. Read more… By Pat Borzi
A new book describes Charles Albert “Chief” Bender’s journey from the White Earth Reservation through the pressures and prejudice he encountered in Major League Baseball to his enshrinement in Cooperstown.
After a long, cold, lonely winter, the best day of the year is finally here, but for the first time in the nearly six-year history of my blog, Opening Day has arrived without the Twins being viewed as serious playoff contenders.
My annual series ranking and profiling the Twins’ top 40 prospects… By Aaron Gleeman
My name is Aaron Gleeman, and I’m a 25-year-old St.
The International Ice Hockey Federation, the worldwide governing body for the sport, will be inducting the first class of women into its Hall of Fame in May.
A blog, we all know now in this Internet age, is the work of someone decidedly unprofessional. Typing away off the top of his or her head. Clad in sweatpants or pajamas or a bathrobe. From a computer in the basement.
The Minneapolis Auditorium is gone, demolished nearly two decades ago.
Two years ago today — on March 6, 2006 — Minnesota Twins great Kirby Puckett died in a Phoenix, Ariz., hospital, one day after suffering a massive stroke.To honor his memory, the Phillips Eye Institute in Minneapolis, where Puckett was treated for c
What becomes a nemesis most?In Green Bay, the news of Packers quarterback Brett Favre’s surprise decision to retire after 17 NFL seasons did more than spark a Wisconsin-wide day of mourning.
Bashing the Minnesota Wild for acquiring multi-suspended goon Chris Simon at the trade deadline instead of an actual skilled player is too easy. Besides, their fans are doing it so well, why try to outshout them?
The so-called state of hockey is going to be sharing its trademarked title this weekend with 49 wannabes.
Most winters, one of the most valuable members of the Minnesota Twins organization is a fellow who no longer plays baseball and does not live in the United States.
Roger Clemens, suspected steroids hurler and superstar liar. Brian McNamee, syringe-wielding strength coach. Kelvin Sampson, repeat violator of NCAA recruiting rules. Jason Kidd, disgruntled New Jersey point guard.
Ready for a little arithmetic, Twins fans?Don’t worry. You don’t have to do a thing, except follow along.Here we go… Read more… By Pat Borzi
Whether you believe Roger Clemens is a serial steroid user or the innocent victim of a smear campaign, get ready for a mangled syntax festival on Wednesday, when Clemens is scheduled to testify about the use of performance-enhancing drugs in Major L