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. He also produces Rosen’s Sports Sunday on Sunday nights. (Yes, that’s him choosing the excellent bumper music.) 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 two regional Emmy awards, for Best Sports Reporter and Best Sports News Series.
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.
Eddie Perry is a senior, and a starter, and the Cadets’ defensive stopper always assigned with guarding the other team’s best player.
In the closing seconds of the section championship with the game tied and on the line, Chaska put the ball and its hopes in the hands of its best player, Myles Hanson.
It’s a city with one of the richest hockey histories in the United States — a history that has never been documented. Until now.
There’s a lot of northern pride in Brainerd this weekend as the state hockey tournament moves from the ice to the gym.
Grace White won’t be remembered so much for her stats or her talent, but for making history at Red Lake — not once, but twice.
The Gophers missed Akeem Springs against Michigan and now have to move on without him in the NCAA Tournament.
Saturday, the Gophers were very clearly a team trying to figure out on the fly how to play without starting 2 guard Akeem Springs, out for the rest of the year with a torn Achilles.
It made for one very special day for a young hockey player, with the help of the Minnesota Wild.
WCCO’s David McCoy sat down with coach Richard Pitino Saturday morning for an insightful conversation about his team’s incredible turnaround.
As high school hockey teams punch their ticket to the state tournament, another hockey tournament is starting a new tradition this weekend.
Minnesota has produced an awful lot of talented hockey players over the years, but it’s been a while since there’s been one this good.
The NBA trade deadline has come and gone. And despite all the rumors, the Minnesota Timberwolves did not make any moves.
One of the many reasons for the Minnesota Wild’s terrific season has been a breakout year for Jason Zucker.
If there’s one place Alisha Hvistendahl feels like she belongs, it’s as an assistant coach for the Bethel men’s basketball team.
It’s the coolest new thing in school — for students in Lakeville, at least.
High school is that awkward time in everyone’s life when you just want to fit in. But given her size, Svea McNally doesn’t really have much of a choice.
It was on this day, one year ago, that the Minnesota Wild fired coach Mike Yeo. A year later, they are the toast of the Western Conference.
The Warriors are undefeated in conference play and appear poised to make a run in the section tournament. As David McCoy shows us, there are five very good reasons why.
Watch Paige Bueckers play, you realize right away that she’s something special. One of the best players in the whole state.
It was a spirited first post-break practice for the Wild on Monday as they seek to re-start the fantastic momentum with which they closed the first half of the season.
Growing up in Woodbury, Brent Kallman watched soccer grow up in Minnesota up close.
If you remember the last time South was this good, this story is going to sound pretty familiar.
Jake Hale is an assistant captain and the best player on the Minneapolis boys high school hockey team – as just a sophomore.
If there’s anybody who knows what it’s like to be a head coach in his 30s about to take over his first-ever major conference job at the University of Minnesota, it would be Richard Pitino, who pretty much did the exact same thing four years ago. So what advice would he give?
As Vikings players packed up their things, the question continued to hang like a cloud over the locker room: After a 5-0 start, how in the world did it all fall apart?