Patrick Reusse | Star Tribune
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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.


Reusse: Twins' catcher Murphy gets second chance to make first impression

John Ryan Murphy was a cinch to open last season as Kurt Suzuki's catching partner. He's an underdog to be the same with Jason Castro.


Reusse: Twins' perch is precarious in crowded sports hierarchy

The Twins face a crisis of the sports calendar, considering the competition that a team coming off its worst-ever season faces from the Wild and others in the Minnesota sports marketplace.


Park maintains faith in MLB dream

Byung Ho Park came off as a humble person on arrival in Fort Myers for 2016 spring trgaining. A year later, he has endured several…


Reusse: Twins' Pressly looks to keep gaining importance, weight

The former Rule 5 pick took on a bigger role in the Twins bullpen last season.


Late Badgers hockey coach Jeff Sauer often held the winning hand

San Francisco was the host city for the Super Bowl in January 1985, even though the game was played at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto.…


Reusse: Delano turning into an unlikely hockey hotbed

The Tigers are 14-2-1 and rated No. 3 in Class 1A, behind Hermantown and Breck.


Reusse: Fans see Pitino's Gophers fall in another high-wire act

The RPI index might still indicate NCAA tournament, but the Big Ten standings say the Gophers basketball team could be getting a shot at another NIT title.


In 'beloved' category, 1987 Twins are No. 1

There were seven members of the champion 1987 Twins and manager Tom Kelly taking part in a public conversation on Friday night at TwinsFest. Roy…


Reusse: Former WCCO anchor Fritz still tells a good story

Twin Cities viewers came to appreciate Ralph Jon Fritz's easy smile, and he offered it again this week. Now living in Florida, Fritz is approaching two years of cancer survival.


Reusse: Young bullpen arms leave Twins wanting more

J.T. Chargois might be in line for a big-league bullpen spot, but other power arms drafted by the Twins in recent years have had setbacks.