Twins name Rocco Baldelli new manager

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have named Rocco Baldelli the 14th Manager in club history.  This will mark the first managerial assignment of Baldelli’s career and the first time for the Twins to hire a manager outside the organization since Ray Miller in 1985. Baldelli, 37, joins the Twins for what will be his 20th season in professional baseball.  The former outfielder most recently served as the Tampa Bay Rays major league field coordinator in 2018.  In that role, Baldelli assisted Manager Kevin Cash and Bench Coach Charlie Montoyo during games, worked with outfielders … Continue reading Twins name Rocco Baldelli new manager

Game Notes: Wolves lose in Toronto 112-105

Timberwolves Notes After tonight’s loss the Wolves are 2-3, while continuing their road drought for the 2018-19 season. In his second career start, Josh Okogie recorded his first double-double of his career with 10 points and 11 rebounds. He is the fourth Wolves rookie guard to register a point/rebound double-double in franchise history. Coming into tonight, Okogie had just nine rebounds in his two career games. He has now scored in double-digits in two straight games. Minnesota ended the game with 15 made three-pointers, setting a season-high after surpassing its previous mark of 14 set in Dallas on Oct. 20. … Continue reading Game Notes: Wolves lose in Toronto 112-105

Everson Griffen to return to Vikings Wednesday

Eagan, Minn. (October 23, 2018) – Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen will resume team activities tomorrow, Wednesday, October 24. “We have been in communication with Everson’s medical professionals throughout this process and have relied on his recommendations regarding the appropriate next steps for Everson” said Vikings general manager Rick Spielman. “We are excited to welcome Everson back to the Vikings and to see him around teammates, coaches, and staff – people who care deeply about his well-being. Our focus will continue to be on providing an on-going support system for Everson and his family.” “Being around my teammates and coaches … Continue reading Everson Griffen to return to Vikings Wednesday

UMD, St.Cloud State 2,3 in latest U.S.A. Hockey poll

Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2018-19 Record Weeks in Top 15 1. University of Notre Dame, 490 (17) 3 3-0-1 4 2. University of Minnesota Duluth, 458 (6) 2 4-1-1 4 3. St. Cloud State University, 446 (9) 4 4-0-0 4 4. Ohio State University, 419 (1) 1 3-1-0 4 5. University of Minnesota, 338 (1) 6 1-0-1 4 6. Providence College, 324 5 3-1-1 4 7. Minnesota State University, 290 8 3-1-0 4 8. Cornell University, 272 7 0-0-0 4 9. Penn State University, 241 11 4-0-0 3 10. University of Denver, 214 9 3-0-1 4 11. Union College, … Continue reading UMD, St.Cloud State 2,3 in latest U.S.A. Hockey poll

MN United loses in final game at TCF Bank Stadium; announces a record crowd

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (October 21, 2018) —  In their final game at TCF Bank Stadium, Minnesota United announced a new record for a Minnesota soccer game of 52,242,  although the actual number of fans in the building was 15 to 20 thousand less than the announced crowd. TCF Bank Stadium  has been the team’s home for the last two years, and they closed out their stint there before opening Allianz Field in 2019 with a 3-1 loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy. Photo Gallery Click here Minnesota United began the game — as they have in several recent contests — on the front foot. Just … Continue reading MN United loses in final game at TCF Bank Stadium; announces a record crowd

Class 6A High School Football Brackets

The 31-team (32 team bracket) high school football playoff brackets are out. The four #1 seeds are Lakeville North, Eden Prairie, Blaine and Woodbury.  Eden Prairie gets the only first round bye. That bye is determined by a blind draw. Lakeville North will face Hopkins in the first round; Blaine faces Totino Grace and Woodbury faces winless Eagan in their opener. Continue reading Class 6A High School Football Brackets