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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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.


Three homers, three perfect innings by Santana lead Twins to win

Ervin Santana needed only 26 pitches to get through three innings against the Red Sox and the Twins hit back-to-back home runs off David Price.


Why did high school hockey die in Richfield?

Richfield produced four NHL players and there were epic battles with Edina for a berth in the state tournament. So why is Richfield Arena without high school hockey now?


Hockey communities take on new challenges

Other communities are beginning to deal with drops in participation.