Jerry Zgoda | Star Tribune
Reporter | Timberwolves, NBA

Jerry has been a Star Tribune sportswriter so long, his first beat directly out of college was covering the North Stars. In nearly 30 years, he has covered the NHL, the Wolves and the NBA twice (he missed the first Kevin Garnett era, which says something about his sense of timing), Gophers and NCAA athletics, the radio/TV beat, major-championship golf and outdoor recreation.


Rose finds comfort leading Wolves' second unit

Derrick Rose on Friday provided the pulse for a second unit that made six of the Wolves' 10 three-pointers and helped push the home team to a 20-point lead before halftime


Video reviews no help to Minnesota United in 2-0 loss to Colorado

Two goals are overruled, and red cards abound.


Team USA to play at St. Paul's Allianz Field on June 18 in soccer's Gold Cup

The new Allianz Field will be host to the U.S. men's national team in its opening game of soccer's championship for North America, Central America and the Caribbean.


Extreme makeover: Lehman changing course to challenge stars

Lehman is leading an effort to test the world's best golfers on a course with which senior tour players typically collected low scores.


Rodriguez scores twice for Loons in victory over NYCFC

The Loons carried on where they left the Portland game, this time with Angelo Rodriguez scoring two first-half goals.


Over breakfast, Hazeltine celebrates Ryder Cup past and future

On Saturday, Hazeltine club members remembered the Ryder Cup brought to Chaska for the first time in 2016 and perhaps peering far ahead to when it returns in 2028.


How a key golf stat gives us great Ryder Cup clues

North Score: Statistics could play a big part in the strategy used in the Ryder Cup. Minnesota's own Tom Lehman is a believer.


Kill the kickoff? Football may face it, but not without a fight

At all levels of football, rules are being changed to make the kickoff safer. But that might not be enough to save it.


Bull market: Wolves sign Deng to veteran's minimum contract

Luol Deng was a two-time All-Star forward in Chicago in 2012-13, but played only one game last season for the Lakers even though he was healthy. He joins Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose in Minnesota.


Thibodeau: Winning best way to reassure fans, players about state of Wolves

Questions about the team's chemistry and Jimmy Butler's future were thrown out at the State Fair.