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Sid Hartman is a sports columnist. He also can be heard weekdays on WCCO AM-830 at 6:40, 7:40 and 8:40 a.m.

Hartman: Derek Falvey says Twins are adapting well to change

Behind-the-scenes work is paying off, the team's baseball boss says.

Hartman: Trade for Butler signals Wolves want to win right now

It must have been hard to deal guards Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn, but Tom Thibodeau now has a veteran leader in Jimmy Butler who can score and defend.

Hartman: Zimmer, known for coaching defense, takes on Vikings offensive issues

For the 2017 season it's clear that the Vikings are going to need much more out of their offense, which ranked 28th in the league in 2016, if they are going to compete for a Super Bowl bid in their home stadium.

Hartman: Berrios' turnaround buoys AL Central-leading Twins

After going 3-9 last year, the young pitcher is 6-1 with a 2.74 ERA since being called up in May.

Hartman: Vikings memories flow with Moss, Rashad at Winter Park

The Vikings couldn't find two better Ring of Honor inductees than Randy Moss and Ahmad Rashad.

Hartman: Prepare for 'sticker shock' on Super Bowl tickets

Vikings executive vice president of public affairs and stadium development Lester Bagley warned of "sticker shock" for the Super Bowl. "Tickets are going to be hard to come by," he said.

Sid's jottings

JOTTINGS • Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was asked to sum up the battle for Chad Greenway’s former weak-side linebacker position. “We’re going to…

Hartman: State's MLB draft history isn't very deep

Only a handful of players from Minnesota high schools have ever been selected in the first round.

Hartman: Wright pushes on after mostly invisible season for Vikings

Jarius Wright, the 2012 fourth-round draft choice out of Arkansas said that while last season was very difficult for him, he is always keeping a positive mind-set.

Sid's jottings

JOTTINGS Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford was asked if being with the team all offseason is a big advantage compared with last year,…