Twins sign Molitor to contract extension

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed Manager Paul Molitor to a three-year contract extension, which will keep him as the club’s manager through 2020. The St. Paul native was named Twins manager in November of 2014, replacing Ron Gardenhire and becoming the 13th manager in club history.  In 2017, Molitor led the Twins to a record of 85-77, a 26-win improvement from the previous season and the biggest improvement in baseball.  The Twins made the Postseason for the first time since 2010, becoming the first team in baseball history to reach the Postseason … Continue reading Twins sign Molitor to contract extension

Minnesota Lynx Capture 4th WNBA Title

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – With their 85-76 win tonight over the Los Angeles Sparks at Williams Arena in Game 5 of the 2017 WNBA Finals presented by Verizon, the Minnesota Lynx captured the franchise’s fourth WNBA championship (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017), tying the Houston Comets for the most by a single team in league history. Maya Moore’s 18 points led a balanced team effort featuring all five starters in double figures. After the game, Sylvia Fowles was named the 2017 WNBA Finals MVP. Minnesota completed its 19th WNBA season by winning three in a row (and five of its last six … Continue reading Minnesota Lynx Capture 4th WNBA Title

Opinion: NBA making a bad All-Star game worse

So now the NBA is going to choose sides for the All-Star game? Oh brother….this is not being pro-active, it’s a tried and true failure of an idea…The NFL tried it and went back to AFC v NFC…NHL tried some similar gimmicks and now do 3 on 3..If you can’t convince your players to actually try then just cancel the game. Maybe do a one on one tournament like in the 70’s. A pick-up game format is not the answer. They are merely delaying the inevitable…….cancellation. Continue reading Opinion: NBA making a bad All-Star game worse

Sano left off of Twins Wild Card roster

The Twins will be without all-star third baseman Miguel Sano for tonight’s Wild Card playoff game with the Yankees. Sano, who was activated this past weekend for the Twins final regular season series against Detroit, was out with a stress reaction in his left shin since being placed on the disabled list back on August 21. Continue reading Sano left off of Twins Wild Card roster