David McCoy joined the WCCO-TV sports team in March 2013 as a reporter and producer.
It’s a return to WCCO for David, who was an intern in the sports department while earning a journalism degree at the University of Minnesota.
Before coming to WCCO, David spent three years as the weekend sports anchor at WSBT in South Bend, Ind. During his time in Michiana, David covered the Notre Dame football team’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, Wis. native started his career at KELO in Sioux Falls and also worked at KTIV in Sioux City. He has earned multiple awards from the Associated Press and two regional Emmys.
In his free time, David enjoys spending time with his wife (Emily) and daughter (Madelyn), playing awful golf, reading good journalism, watching movies, playing hockey 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.
Some of the greatest golfers of all time were playing in Minnesota on Saturday. Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Lee Trevino have 33 combined major championships between them.
Step inside the Blue Earth County Historical Society, and you’re greeted by a cheerful tour guide and 50 years of Vikings training camp memories.
If you’re a golf course — or any business for that matter — you’ve always got two goals. Maximize your resources and recruit new customers — especially young ones. Gross National in Minneapolis found a rather creative way to do just that.
The Ryder Cup is still more than a year away from being held at Hazeltine, but U.S. captain Davis Love III is playing the course this week to get a jump start on preparations.
Charlie Smith and his wife, Terry Propps, are a team. Propps makes the breeding decisions and Smith does the training.
We’re still more than a year away from the Ryder Cup being held at Hazeltine, but for Team USA, the preparation has already begun.
Sean Floersch hasn’t been able to pitch in quite a while, but he was determined to make it back on the mound.
When Minnesota United sold star player Miguel Ibarra to a Club Leon of Mexico last month, not only did the deal have a seven-figure price tag, but it also came with a condition — that Ibarra’s new team come to Minnesota to play a game against his old team.
Twins manager Paul Molitor turned down an offer from Royals manager Ned Yost to coach in this week’s All Star Game, telling him that, actually, he’d rather have the rest.
Cheryl Reeve has made quite the impact on the local sports scene, leading the Minnesota Lynx to two WNBA titles since taking over as head coach in 2010. We wanted to know how she does it, and she agreed to let us tag along and find out.
The Wild are holding their developmental camp this week. It’s a chance to work with the up-and-coming prospects in the organization. One of those prospects is up-and-coming pretty quickly — former Gopher Mike Reilly is trying to go straight from one hometown team to another.
Tiago Calvano speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French and Italian. Daniel Mendes speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English and Swedish. That’s seven languages all together, and it’s paying off on the field.
If John Zilverberg wins gold at the National Senior Games this week, it’s not because he’s the only bowler over 100. The South Dakota resident practices once a week, catching a ride to the nearest bowling alley, a 98-mile round trip. He’s still driving; his kids just won’t let him on the highway anymore.
The Lynx made a trade on draft night to bring Anna Cruz to Minnesota. Nearly three months later, she’s finally here.
There’s a reason 93-year-old Ray Ranallo still feels so young, and it isn’t just the tennis.
Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor? The decision has been debated for months, with Towns widely expected to be the choice. Flip Saunders knows who he will take with the Timberwolves’ number-one overall pick Thursday night — but he isn’t saying.
You won’t find many athletes more involved in the community than Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway.
For many of America’s best Paralympics athletes, St. Paul is the center of attention this weekend. The U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships are at Hamline University, with about 200 of the top Americans competing.
A hospital is hardly a fun place for a little boy, especially one from South Dakota having to be that far from home. But when he needed care, he came to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. And when he needed a little cheering up, he got quite a surprise from some special people there.
Unless he gets injured, Alex Rodriguez will get his 3000th major league hit later this week. And unless he suffers a similar fate, Dr. Seth Hawkins will be there to see it, as he has for each of the last 20 hitters to reach that milestone.
The Minnesota United became international news this week when they agreed to transfer star player Miguel Ibarra to a Mexican team.
Want your son or daughter to pay attention in class? How about letting them shoot a bow and arrow in school? A nationwide program is doing just that.
Chris Herrmann won the Twins’ backup catcher job out of spring training largely because of his versatility – he can also play both corner outfield positions and even first base. Which makes sense, because Herrmann has never limited himself to being good at just one thing. Not only is he an accomplished athlete, he’s also an accomplished artist.
The Lynx have until Wednesday’s deadline to cut four more players, and coach Cheryl Reeve said Saturday that only a couple of roster spots are still up for grabs. And one of the players squarely on that bubble is former Gophers forward Shae Kelley.
If you watch Jessie Aney, the biggest difference you will see is the clothing she wears. “She hits as hard as the guys are out there. She moves as well, if not better, than most of the players she plays out here. And in tangibles, she’s a ten out of ten.”