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.
Usually a “curse” is nothing more sinister than a bunch of bad decisions, compounded by more bad decisions. That’s where we are, finishing a week of tumult from two Minnesota franchises known for it.
Head coach Flip Saunders is exercising some questionable moves with Zach LaVine, and — more importantly — heralded rookie Andrew Wiggins.
Taylor answers “yes” when asked if the Strib’s perceived liberalism will change under his ownership — but says the move away has been ongoing, and would happen without him.
DFLers reverse pro-environment decision; groundwater drain; local stocks fall; heroin deaths up; and more.
Despite a surfeit of individual virtues and attributes, the team is less than the sum of its parts.