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: Who cares about record books? 1997 Sweet 16 saw greatest game U played

The do-gooders can wipe away from the record book many of Clem Haskins' accomplishments at the university. But some memories can never be erased.


Reusse: Pitching a shutout the night after his mother died

Friday's start by Brody Rodning for Minnesota State Mankato vs. UMD wasn't for the baseball scouts. It was for his mom, Tiffany. And as the game progressed, Brody had a message for teammates: "Just get me one."


State crown was just the beginning

– I was attempting to track down individuals involved in Wayzata's 1959 state basketball championship and discovered that starting forward Ray…


Reusse: Fun of WBC over, Rosario back to business with Twins

On Friday, Eddie Rosario was back with the Twins after playing right field for Puerto Rico's runner-up team in the World Baseball Classic. where he batted .375 and drove in five.


Reusse: Bad in 2016, Twins bullpen remains a source of concern

A case can be made that the starting rotation will be improved, but the Twins will enter the season with a bullpen still filled with questions.


Reusse: Wayzata's last trip to state in 1959 was 'no time for a letdown'

The eight-team, one-class Minnesota state basketball tournament hadn't seen a Trojans team in 33 years. It's taken another 58 years -- until Wednesday, to be exact -- to see another one.


Packers GM Ted Thompson clinging to his green and gold

Aaron Rodgers turned 33 in December. He has to be so peeved over the Packers' behavior in this free-agency period that he might call up…


Reusse: Hughes is healthier and determined to throw the change

Strong again after injuries derailed last season, Twins pitcher Phil Hughes is working to add a changeup to go with his fastball, cutter and curve.


Reusse: Second Coffey plays big role in another Minnesota turnaround

There are a lot of differences between the 1989 Gophers and the current team. But both rebounded from problem seasons and both featured a Coffey playing a key role.


Reusse: Florida accepts all baseball comers during spring break

There are 47 college baseball teams playing games in Fort Myers over spring break, including a couple from Minnesota.