David Ortiz was the 'Big O' in Minnesota, and he offered perfect reactions as a prank target: profane, steamed and non-violent.
A northern climate is a big disadvantage for baseball and softball, but when you take on the challenge and reach the Women's College World Series, it's an amazing experience.
There's no answer as to how a Twins team of modest expectations turned into a juggernaut. So, let's offer a theory for the source.
The White Sox are the only team that has been in the same grouping -- league or division -- with Twins since they arrived in Minnesota in 1961.
The entire televised non-news conference with Gersson Rosas was intended to carry this message: 'We know that you as fans came to dislike Tom Thibodeau. Well, we didn't like him, either.'
Gersson Rosas arrives to bring fresh ideas to an organization with one playoff appearance in 15 years. Is he also here with orders to keep Ryan Saunders as coach?
During his playing career, Scott Studwell, the just-retired Vikings executive, assumed the role of primary protectorate of the locker room against media members not considered to be full supporters of the squad.
Caleb Truax and Peter Quillin smacked heads in the second round of their super middleweight match at the Minneapolis Armory. Then the bout, which started much later than expected, ended earlier than fans wanted.
Truax guaranteed he had a great training camp and said stakes are obvious in what has been classified as an elimination bout for IBF title fight.
The foul call in final second that decided Auburn-Virginia semifinal was outlier in the way the three games were whistled.
Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino owns a .363 winning percentage in six Big Ten regular seasons. On Sunday, he received his third contract extension in six years.
Sitting across from the former Gophers coach in the front of a darkened, quiet bus for three hours was a lesson about being a black kid growing up as a basketball prospect in the Old South.
Texas Tech is in Minneapolis for its first Final Four. Guess what? The first two times Tech played in postseason tournaments, the small St. Paul university was a national basketball powerhouse.
The Minneapolis Lakers won six titles in their first seven seasons of existence, yet nothing topped a handful of exhibitions with the Harlem Globetrotters for packing in crowds.
The 1967 Pan-Am Games Trials were held in a four-team tournament at Williams Arena. The basketball was terrific. The selection process was troubling.
Lakers owner Bob Short said signing Elgin Baylor for $20,000 in 1958 was last chance to save the team for Minneapolis. Two years later, Baylor and the team were in Los Angeles.
Manager Baldelli and pitching coach Johnson are both spinning hard on Twins' questionable bullpen.
Season No. 10 starts next week and Twins' frequent investment has made for a better ballpark than when it opened.
Marsh had been Royals' starting quarterback and closer in baseball. On Sunday, he made first college start in baseball and result was 2-hit shutout.
The Twins couldn't fix Aaron Hicks when he was rushed to the big leagues. Gardenhire and the Tigers are now trying to fix gifted Jacoby Jones at the plate.