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All-Star starters

All-Star starters

Jul. 11 | For the millions of you Major League Baseball fans who did not pass on your patriotic duty to vote for your favorite 2014 All-Stars, the votes have been counted and the starters are: American League starters: first base, Miguel Cabrera, Detroit;...

Current NBA stars honor their Black Fives predecessors

Current NBA stars honor their Black Fives predecessors

Feb. 19 |             As we approach the wind-down days of Black History Month 2014, it’s refreshing to see other Black contributors besides the usual few names often presented — such as overlooked Black athletes who labored...

Vikings pound Eagles 48-30

Vikings pound Eagles 48-30

Dec. 18 | First-place Philadelphia, the hottest team in the NFL, winners of five in a row looking to pad their NFC East lead, ran into a frustrated group of Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Playing the next-to-last game in the history of Mall of America Field...

Watkins eased into coaching for Twins

Watkins eased into coaching for Twins

Oct. 11 |  Tommy Watkins is one of two Black coaches in the Minnesota Twins farm system.  After his season at Single-A Cedar Rapids concluded in September, he was called to join the major league team’s coaching staff for the remainder of the season. “I...

London Vikings game a ‘hook’ to plug  state business, tourism

London Vikings game a ‘hook’ to plug state business, tourism

Oct. 9 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Meet Minneapolis Executive Director Melvin Tennant was a member of the 24-person delegation that traveled to London for the September 29 Minnesota-Pittsburgh football game. But he was there for more than watching...