Patrick Reusse | Star Tribune
Columnist | Sports

Patrick Reusse is a sports columnist who writes two to three columns per week. He also can be heard on AM-1500 KSTP from 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays.

Remembering 1967: A big-time milestone for Twin Cities sports

It wasn't easy, but Minnesota hit the big time 50 years ago as a sports market. The Gophers won a title. The North Stars and Bud Grant arrived. Pro basketball returned and the Twins nearly won a pennant.

NAIA stars steal the show in 1967 Pan Am Games auditions

The 50th anniversary of a phenomenal 1967 on the Minnesota sports scene is being celebrated in Sunday's Star Tribune. Beyond the happenings with the major…

Reusse: Gardy returns to Target Field as happy, healthy Arizona bench coach

Following prostate cancer surgery in April, former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is with the Diamondbacks as a bench coach. It's the perfect weekend for Arizona to be here for a visit.

Reusse: Area's future might hold PGA Tour stop, more majors or both

With the golf season now likely to end with the Tour Championship on Labor Day weekend starting in 2019, there are potential new markets (including the Twin Cities) looking for places to host on a crowded summer schedule.

Reusse: NFL owners walking all over the players union, just look at Teddy

How the NFL classifies Teddy Bridgewater's service time in the league relative to his contract status isn't sitting right with some.

Reusse: In Jerry Jones-Roger Goodell match, is there anyone to root for?

Ezekiel Elliott's suspension has set up a battle for supremacy between Dallas owner Jerry Jones and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. There is no winner.

Reusse: Grand slam again shows Dozier worth every cent to Twins

Dozier does everything well in the field, including turn the double play. He can run. He has outstanding power. He's a complete player. This is the second consecutive season that he's the best player on the club, and possibly the third in a row.

Reusse: Baylor, Daulton each a classic, all-time competitor

Two all-time favorite World Series teams of mine lost two all-time competitors in a 24-hour period.

Reusse: Happenstance placed me in Ara Parseghian's path

I never had a chance to cover a game coached by Parseghian. Even better, I had the good luck to watch his return to Notre Dame football on the practice field in April 1981.

At 3M Championship, hopes sparked for July 4th PGA Tour event in Blaine

It's too hot in D.C. for the nation's birthday? Certainly, Blaine would welcome that weekend on the PGA Tour schedule.