THIS OR THAT
|David McCoy joined the WCCO-TV team in 2013 as a sports reporter and producer.
It was a return to WCCO for David, who was an intern in the sports department while earning a journalism degree at the University of Minnesota.
He wears several hats in the sports department, primarily working as a reporter in the field but also as a fill-in anchor and occasional photojournalist. David says the highlight of his time at the station is a tie between covering the MLB All-Star Game at Target Field and a trip to cover the Vikings’ game in London in 2013. Since coming to WCCO, David’s work has been honored with three regional Emmy awards, for Best Sports Reporter, Best Sports News Series, and Best Sports News Story.
Before coming to WCCO, David spent three years as the weekend sports anchor at WSBT in South Bend, Indiana, where he covered Notre Dame’s appearance in the BCS national title game, followed Irish linebacker Manti Te’o to New York City for the Heisman Trophy ceremony, and repeatedly slammed his head into his desk while covering the Te’o Fake Girlfriend Hoax. The Sheboygan, Wisconsin native started his career at KELO in Sioux Falls and also worked at KTIV in Sioux City.
David and his wife have two daughters and live in Minneapolis. When he’s not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, reading good journalism, playing softball and hockey, watching movies, and going to the ballpark.
David loves the big games as much as the next sports guy, but says his favorite part of his job is telling stories about athletes you might not otherwise hear about. If you know of a great story idea, please send it to email@example.com.
Summer in Minnesota and Wisconsin means one thing: More time to spend at the lake.
It is hard here in the United States to understand just how big of a deal the national team, and the World Cup.
When a seventh grader finishes in the top ten at the state golf tournament, people take notice.
Imagine being able to play for your favorite Major League Soccer team, and not even needing to leave the couch to do it. Well, that dream is now a reality in Minnesota.
Mike Zimmer held his annual youth camp, which treated kids to a side of the coach not normally seen.
When Tanisha Wright stepped away from the WNBA last year, she’d already amassed one of the best defensive careers in WNBA history.
Of all the sports you would think you would need arms for, bowling would have to be up there.
Maya Moore’s first day back with the Lynx was a game day, jumping right into the starting lineup Saturday without a day of practice.
For 71 years, the Governor’s Fishing Opener has been about much more than just the fishing.
You might want to try to get to a Mounds View High School boys tennis match as soon as possible.
Half a million people in Minnesota are expected to hit the lakes this weekend for the start of the fishing season.
When you win the WNBA MVP Award for the first time, how do you follow that up?
What do Tom Kelly, Lou Piniella, Don Baylor and Joe Torre all have in common — besides being legendary managers? Brian Raabe played for them all.
Forty-seven consecutive shutout innings has a way of catching the attention of baseball’s talent evaluators.
A season that was a huge step forward for the Timberwolves, finally ending their 14-year playoff drought.
As the Lynx began training camp to defend their WNBA title, David McCoy sat down with coach Cheryl Reeve to talk about the team’s record number of championships, her podcast and the possibility of coaching in the NBA.
To hear Hayley Dunning tell it, the pitcher who’s been arguably the best in the league this season basically fell into St. Thomas’ lap.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s tennis team made history last Saturday — again.
Dan O’Brien was an assistant coach with the Minnesota Gophers football team for Tracy Claeys, and an associate athletic director for Jerry Kill.
The Minnesota Wild are parting ways with Chuck Fletcher, the team’s longtime general manager and executive vice president.
The Timberwolves didn’t just win their first playoff game in 14 years Saturday night, they beat the Rockets by 16 points. So what did they do right? And can they do it again in Game Four?
A 24-year-old Minnetonka man is attempting a rarity in the world of chess. This week, he’ll begin his quest to become the United States champion for the second year in a row.
Where was that team the first two games? The Wild suddenly looked like a physically imposing, offensively competent team in Game 3.
Inside the Augsburg Dome, today it’s 12 straight hours of softball.
There’s two things unique about Lindsay Whalen being named head coach of the Gophers: One, she doesn’t have any experience. And two, she plans to keep playing for the Lynx, while she coaches.