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Rocco Baldelli's remade Twins have a chance to do some damage in the American League this summer — if they can stay healthy.
There is healing in laughter, and Hammond is laughing while healing. He's been at Waseca since 1978 and has coached a variety of sports. "It's humor that gets me through this," he says.
Boys basketball coach David Flom was sincere and remorseful as he sat in the stands at Eden Prairie and talked before Tuesday's game. But he'd made a mistake and had to be held accountable.
The Vikings have a mess on their hands. GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah has some tough salary-cap work to do to lock up Justin Jefferson to a new contract and upgrade at other positions.
After a career in the NBA and in Europe, Willie Burton is pursuing a doctorate degree and staying involved in community initiatives. He's also found another way to challenge himself.
Winning a Super Bowl with the Rams last season made Kevin O'Connell an intriguing head coach candidate, and the Vikings made their choice. The first-time coach gets another crack at the postseason starting Sunday.
Carlos Correa is back with the Twins. As crazy as it sounds, it is even crazier to write — all the more because when he signed last year, we all knew he was gone at the end of the season.
The Vikings polished off the Bears with ease and incurred no significant injuries in their regular-season finale. Chicago came away with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.
Cut by the Bears before the season, Duke Shelley returns to Chicago as a key member of the Vikings defense.
Find inspiration in Minnesota sports in 2023: this winter, on the Gophers men's hockey team; this summer, from Joe Ryan; and later, by Paige Bueckers.