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Twins batboy now college-bound

Twins batboy now college-bound

Oct. 3 |   His name wasn’t listed in the media guide or the fans’ souvenir booklet, but Dominque Frost was an American League All-Star this season. Frost, the Minnesota Twins’ dugout attendant — the team’s batboy — was in the dugout at this summer’s...

Cuban-born baseball retirees regret Black Americans’ lack of interest

Cuban-born baseball retirees regret Black Americans’ lack of interest

Jul. 10 |               Tony OlivaPhotos by Charles Hallman Julio Becquer and Tony Oliva, both Cuban-born, both migrated to the United States to play baseball. But if asked, both men quickly express their disappointment that...

My day at Fenway

My day at Fenway

Jun. 26 | This column continues the Only One series in which this reporter shares his experiences as the only African American on the scene.    BOSTON — Prior to taking my third-row seat as the only Black reporter at the opener of last week’s Minnesota-Boston...

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...