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Twins’ 2014 season opens

Twins’ 2014 season opens

Apr. 2 |               Terry Ryan Can Major League Baseball’s new instant replay system stretch baseball games even longer? “I don’t think it will extend the game,” believes Minnesota Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire,...

Leslie Frazier out as Vikings head coach!

Leslie Frazier out as Vikings head coach!

Jan. 2 |   “Enough,” said the Vikings. Head Coach Leslie Frazier has been fired by the Vikings after going 5-10-1 this season in a Division where 8-7-1 wins it. The Vikings are now again searching for a head coach. Frazier took over as head coach...

Twins turnaround indefinitely postponed

Twins turnaround indefinitely postponed

Oct. 4 |  After the annual media pre-season luncheon, Minnesota Twins GM Terry Ryan told the two MSR beat writers that the team had to turn things around this season. As it turned out, Ryan appears to have been directionally challenged. The 2013 Twins season...

‘Scheme of dreams’ unveiled post-Tubby

‘Scheme of dreams’ unveiled post-Tubby

Sep. 13 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Former University of Minnesota AD Joel Maturi once likened the rise in upgrading college athletic facilities to “an arms race.” However, it might be better termed as keeping up with the Joneses. Current...

New college women’s basketball  rules adopted

New college women’s basketball rules adopted

Jul. 24 |     Not even a week after Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman unveiled her lengthy recommendations on improving women’s college basketball (see MSR’s July 17 “Another View”), the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee moved...

Novelty ‘bikini’ leagues another slap to real women athletes

Novelty ‘bikini’ leagues another slap to real women athletes

Jul. 10 |       Women’s sports, with very few exceptions, still elicit sexist, chauvinistic reactions from too many males, especially those media types who see female athletes as androgynous, titillating, sexy, or some circus clown act. We...

Twins’ Hicks more comfortable not batting leadoff — for now

Twins’ Hicks more comfortable not batting leadoff — for now

May. 15 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   It’s not unusual that a rookie struggles early. However, a month and a half in the books, first-year Minnesota Twins centerfielder Aaron Hicks was “demoted.” Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire is...

Heat set franchise record

Heat set franchise record

Mar. 6 |     Suddenly there’s no stopping the World Champion Miami Heat. Being around this group after they dismantled the under-manned Minnesota Timberwolves 97-81, it’s apparent their main objective Monday night at Target Center before 18,391...

Twins outdo Wolves as Whitest  pro team in Minnesota

Twins outdo Wolves as Whitest pro team in Minnesota

Dec. 12 |   Unless things change, the Minnesota Twins won’t have a single African American player on its opening day roster for the 2013 season. In the span of a week — no pun intended — the team unloaded its last two Black players, outfielders Denard...

Twins batboy earns manager’s nod:  ‘Works hard. Great attitude’

Twins batboy earns manager’s nod: ‘Works hard. Great attitude’

Oct. 3 |   A major league baseball team batboy’s job is never done. “I get here about three to four hours before the game starts,” explains Dominic Frost, 18, who just completed his second season as the Minnesota Twins batboy. “I’m setting...