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Howard Sinker is digital sports editor at and curates the website's Sports Upload blog. He is also a senior instructor in Media and Cultural Studies at Macalester College in St. Paul.

Sinker is a senior lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Macalester College.

Up close or far away: Readers react to our Sid Hartman stories

Our readers shared hundreds of comments that appeared with Patrick Reusse's story about Hartman's life. Here's a sampling:

Big ifs-and-buts update: Twins now in total control of AL Central fate

Even though the Twins didn't play, Thursday's games had a significant impact on what could happen when the playoffs begin next week. Here's the latest.

Big Ten reaction: Nebraska outrage, Wisconsin wisdom, Lou Holtz brings up D-Day

There were those who thought the Big Ten had no choice but to call off fall sports. Others reacted to the decision, and the whole idea, with varying degrees of astonishments and outrage.

The Metrodome erupts: Relive the wildest night in Twins history

FSN has been replaying Game 5 of the 1987 American League Championship Series, when the Twins knocked out Detroit. They were expecting 5,000 people to meet the team at the Metrodome. They missed by a zero.

Missing in action: The tournament? The pool? Your tournament pool?

NCAA basketball pools are part of the office fabric at this time of year. Right now many of us are missing three things: The office, the tournament and the office tournament pool.

So you want to be next T.C. Bear? Here's what you need to know

Were you among the people who received an email from Linked-In to fill the job of T.C. Bear, the Twins' mascot? If not, here are highlights from the job description.

When the time was right, the Twins threw quite a party for themselves

The Twins set off a social media explosion Wednesday night that reached its peak when the White Sox defeated Cleveland and assured what had been anticipated for days -- the AL Central title.

Things to do outdoors today: Play golf, watch baseball

Several golf courses across the Twin Cities and beyond have decided to open, and college baseball teams are shaking up their schedules for the chance to play outside.