It is harder to play through injuries these days than ever. But 50 years ago, Bud Grant came down from Winnipeg to coach the Vikings and soon was telling us durability was as important as ability.
Hamline athletic director Jason Verdugo says limit on roster sizes is at least "worth a discussion.''
Stelly was a Twins coach for 32 years, and there was not a more popular figure in the clubhouse or the organization.
A weekend sweep before two sellouts at the Pavilion, directed by setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson, put the younger Gophers at 23-2 overall and 12-2 in the Big Ten.
It's been worth a few laughs to hear Gophers loyalists bad-mouthing a 9-4 record, as cover for how Fleck's first season might end.
NFL owners feed off the damaged bones, joints and brains of players, and somehow believe they are the game.
The Timberwolves have been 29th in NBA attendance for the past three seasons. That will change, if Jimmy Butler can lead a resurgence on court.
Mark Wilf sounded like he was having a hallucination when he talked of a home-field Super Bowl last spring. Now ... this defense makes anything possible.
Rubio would have left Target Center with a homecoming victory, if Crawford had not turned into Jamal-gone-wild in fourth.
In the wake of Friday's news from the NCAA Division I Committee of Infractions, perhaps the Gophers could get back all those basketball wins and various banners.
Skip the defensive analytics and look at the basics: Twins went from 126 errors to 78, and from 15th to second fewest in AL. "Most nights, we made the right plays," manager Paul Molitor said.
The Lynx have had a nucleus of four standouts for the four titles, and the Lakers also had a nucleus of four stars for most of their dynastic run.
The Twins have a lineup for this to be a real turnaround, not another mirage. But it's going to take two new starters, two more relievers and Miguel Sano to decide to be great.
Todd was in the concert crowd at the Las Vegas shooting -- and he did all he could to help.
How long have financial scams like the one revealed in last week's FBI indictment existed? "I think forever," one former shoe rep said.
Why is the only thing that matters when the NCAA bracket is revealed is finding a team to Duke? This question needs an answer.
Sunday marks the end of regular season when Twins returned to playoff. It also marks the 50th anniversary of a painful loss in Fenway Park.
Now 25 years later, taking NBA legends to the Olympics remains an epic and long-serving marketing triumph for basketball.
The Wolves left town for over two weeks on Friday. The players can expect to hear much in that time from Coach Thibodeau on a proper defensive closeout.
Quicken Loans tournament still on 2018 schedule, but there's no listed location. Congressional has bowed out as a future host.