Football coach Terry Horan: Barry Bennett, a gentle giant, and Concordia's all-time greatest athlete.
Red Sox and Cubs fans have Wavin' Wendell Kim to remember. And now the Twins have a third base coach on the way to becoming a legend of the wrong kind.
It was a decade ago that Anthony Swarzak made his debut for the Twins: the starting pitcher against the Brewers. There have been many stops since.
With Michael Pineda on the injured list and Martin Perez reeling, there's an opening for Devin Smeltzer ... and perhaps 24-year-old Randy Dobnak, who has also made an odd baseball journey.
Harley Race, a legend in AWA wrestling in this area as half of a villainous tag team with Larry Hennig, died Thursday at 76.
We've just finished a five-week period, from pro football's off-season workouts until the start of training camp, when the manufactured drama of the NFL gives way to the true drama of sports.
Arlington A's were power of state amateur baseball from 1979 to 1985, and "Kimmer'' was the third baseman on three championship teams.
Dave Hauck died at 87 over the weekend in Northfield. He was among the Four Horsemen of St. Olaf coaches: Porter, Gelle, Dimick and Hauck.
When Jim Bouton told us about Dick Radatz and the crate or oranges in 1970, a whole new world of possibilities surfaced for covering sports.
Former Twin Trevor Plouffe and Skaggs first met working out at Pepperdine University. Skaggs quickly read that small room, as he did all that he entered.
D'Angelo Russell was on his way to the Wolves. The Twins were hot on the trail of Craig Kimbrel. Ya, you betcha.
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.