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Stolen: World Series pendant Frank Viola gave to his mother-in-law

Stolen: World Series pendant Frank Viola gave to his mother-in-law

The pendant was stolen during a burglary of Viola's daughter's home while family members were attending his mother-in-law's funeral in St. Paul.


Failures from A to Z: How Twins bullpen blew up vs. Tampa Bay

From Addison Reed to Zach Duke: Twins relievers pitched 10 innings during the three losses to Tampa Bay and failed in just about every situation.


Weather torches schedule, so MIAC sets long doubleheader weekend

Most of the conference's teams are gathering at two sites over the weekend for full days of doubleheaders in an attempt to jump start a complete season's worth of games.


Women coaching men? Is that a job for Cheryl Reeve?

Cheryl Reeve

The door is opening very slowly for women to coach men's basketball teams. What needs to happen for that to become a more common occurrence?


Lindor apologized for behavior after homer -- but nobody objected

Lindor apologized for behavior after homer -- but nobody objected

If anyone thought the Twins were upset about Francisco Lindor's reaction to hitting a home run on his return to Puerto Rico, they were imagining it.


Report: Favre auditioned for Monday Night Football job (It didn't go well)

Brett Favre speaks during the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in 2016.

The New York Post reported that ESPN gave Brett Favre a tryout to replace Jon Gruden; Favre put a different spin on what happened.


Winnipeg's view: Was it the travel? The refs? Or the Wild dominating?

Adam Lowry (17) and Jason Zucker (16) tussled in the first period.

Here are highlights of what was being said and written in Winnipeg after the Wild smoked the Jets 6-2 in Game 3 of their Stanley Cup series.


Does Whalen's star power outweigh her lack of coaching experience?

Sophia Reeves, 10, of Cloquet, held her hand over her heart during the National Anthem while holding a cutout of Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen's (13) face

Every time Lindsay Whalen touched the ball, every time she took a shot, the crowd nearly blew the roof off at Williams Arena during the WNBA Finals.


Volume up, lights down: It's Rodney's awesome entry video

Volume up, lights down: It's Rodney's awesome entry video

The Twins' new closer came to the team with music he wanted to hear when he comes into games. The Twins delivered this hype video for him.


A logical alternative to an awful-weather Twins home opener

Target Field grounds crew worked to remove ice and snow from the field and concourse in preparation for tomorrow's home opener at Target Field, Wednes

The Twins and Mariners have common open dates in May and June. So doesn't it make sense to postpone the home opener right now, even with the prospect of more lousy weather ahead?


Blyleven drops bombshell: 'No more Circle Me Bert'; new concept coming

Collin Sullivan 8 years old of Roseville, Minn held up his Circle Me Bert sign at Target Field in Minneapolis Minn., Sunday, July 25, 2011. ] Richard

The Twins broadcaster shocked many on Tuesday when he declared that his tradition of circling fans during broadcasts would cease to exist.


Did that voice at Williams Arena sound familiar? It should have

Dick Jonckowski got a bit emotional while reading the final game stats at the end of the game. Jonckowski worked his final game as the Gophers PA anno

If you were at or watching the boys' basketball tournament games at the Barn on Wednesday, you heard a familiar University of Minnesota voice on the public address.


Live now: Watch the St. Paul Saints give away $10,000

Live now: Watch the St. Paul Saints give away $10,000

The Saints are paying up over a Twitter promise to give away $10,000 if a 16th seed beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.


NCAA upset sparks $10,000 giveaway after St. Paul Saints tweet

UMBC players celebrate a teammate's basket against Virginia during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tourname

The St. Paul Saints were just looking for attention when they promised $10,000 if a No. 16 seed knocked off a No. 1 in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, which had never happened ... until Friday night.


Sweet moment of goofy sportsmanship at state hockey

Sweet moment of goofy sportsmanship at state hockey

While the officials were sorting out penalties during the second period of the Class 2A third-place game, some hockey broke out at the other end of the ice.


Let it flow, bro: The 2018 Minnesota hockey all-hair team

Let it flow, bro: The 2018 Minnesota hockey all-hair team

The newest volume of the state hockey tournament's all-hair team is out, and it includes a look through history and a surprising best-of-flow.


'Selfiecam': Herb Brooks' grandson scores a goal, strikes a pose

'Selfiecam': Herb Brooks' grandson scores a goal, strikes a pose

Joe Paradise of Mahtomedi, the grandson of two hockey legends, celebrated scoring the first goal of the state tournament in a fun way.


On the edge: U women 'last four in' as experts build NCAA brackets

The Minnesota mascot slaps hands with Minnesota Golden Gophers guard/forward Destiny Pitts (3) during player introductions in the 2018 Big Ten Women's

What impact did Minnesota's close games in the Big Ten tournament -- beating Iowa and losing to No. 1 seed Ohio State -- have on minnesota's NCAA tournament hopes?


Stall 'strategy': Team scores 4 points in section basketball loss

Stall 'strategy': Team scores 4 points in section basketball loss

The coach of the Marshall girls' basketball team didn't see much of a chance to beat Waseca. So here's what he decided to do.


John Shuster returns to Duluth, where curling club is 'blowing up'

John Shuster returns to Duluth, where curling club is 'blowing up'

Duluth began what looks to be a 24-hour party when John Shuster and other members of Team USA's gold medal curling team arrived home from the Olympics.