Sid Hartman's doggedness helped put Minnesota on the baseball map

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.


'Sidisms' made for big laughs, even if their creator didn't get the joke

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."


Concordia (St. Paul) football looks to its past to reinvent future

Despite a seven-year detour as a sales manager, Shannon Currier is still passionate about coaching football.


Then and now: 25 years ago, last-place Twins and Atlanta were Classic

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.


Ex-Vikings coach Dennis Green, dead at 67, leaves a legacy on field and off

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's Scott LeDoux connected against, and with, Muhammad Ali

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, ex-top Gophers football recruit, jailed on felony drug charge

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.


Shocked in Syracuse: Coyle's quick move to Minnesota blindsides Orange

Coyle's interest in Gophers' job was kept secret from close staffers.


Another era, another Twins youth movement that ended well

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.