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Jim Souhan can be found on Twitter at @Souhanstrib. His podcasts can be heard at MNSPN.com.


Souhan: Try for playoffs or move on to 2019? Twins can do both

As they showed last year, they are capable of contending even by subtracting from the team they have.


Souhan: Twins must stay patient with Sano, Buxton

There is a sense of urgency around the Twins, the kind of urgency that could persuade a more jittery front office to rush Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano back to Target Field. But patience is required.


Souhan: Serena Williams adds to greatness with Wimbledon run

Ten months after giving birth and recovering from a pulmonary embolism that required six weeks of bed rest, Serena Williams is in the Wimbledon final.


Souhan: At age 53, Palmeiro's redemption tour rolls through town

After 569 major league home runs and 3,020 career hits, Rafael Palmeiro is playing for the Cleburne Railroaders, who are in town facing the St. Paul Saints this week. But why?


Souhan: Collusion? Free agents at Target Field make shambles of that argument

Baseball braintrusts spent most of the winter making suspicious people like me think they were engaging in collusion. Now they can claim to have been displaying intelligence.


Souhan: Pubs are the place to show deep World Cup allegiances

All along Nicollet Mall on Saturday morning, international soccer fans wore their national colors, sang and peaceably assembled to watch the World Cup, the tournament's drama transcending time zones.


Souhan: Brunson grabs spotlight for herself on boards

Brunson already held a career record for team play, last year becoming the only WNBA player ever to have won five league titles. Thursday, she earned her greatest individual achievement in her 15th season.


Souhan: It's almost time to write off Twins, but there is a sliver of hope

The team left spring training with justified optimism and has performed as if trying to revisit contraction.


Souhan: Wolves need to contend and keep paying customers entertained

The Wolves could learn something from other local franchises that have failed to win championships: There is value in relevance.


Souhan: Vikings face decision on Barr and Diggs, so here's some advice

The Vikings' decision depends on what you value.