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Sid Hartman was part of a group led by John Cowles Jr., publisher of the Minneapolis Star and Morning Tribune, fighting for a Major League Baseball team.
They were known as "Sidisms." Malaprops and mispronunciations that became as much an indelible part of Sid Hartman's career as his scoops and "close personal friends."
Despite a seven-year detour as a sales manager, Shannon Currier is still passionate about coaching football.
One year before they met in a World Series that's remembered as one of the best ever, the Twins and Atlanta finished last in their divisions, the same place both teams reside 25 years later.
The coach from 1992 to 2002, he led the team to the playoffs eight times and was second to only Bud Grant in all-time team victories.
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Minnesota heavyweight Scott LeDoux, who died in 2011, once fought Muhammad Ali in a five-round exhibition in Chicago. The fight was a benefit for the…
Jeff Jones left the Gophers in December and was planning to play at Iowa Western junior college. He was arrested for drug possession Thursday, and he had an assault charge in March in Iowa.
Coyle's interest in Gophers' job was kept secret from close staffers.
Think of Miguel Sano playing the part of Kent Hrbek. And Byron Buxton as a young Kirby Puckett. And Jose Berrios as Frank Viola. Does that bring back memories for Twins fans of a certain era.