One of the big questions every year is how is Joe Mauer doing? It’s especially important this year as he continues recovery from a concussion that forced him to stop playing the position he loved, the one he knew best, catcher.
The Minnesota Twins were nearly a playoff team last year. Having Ervin Santana for a full season might have given them enough to be a wild card team.
He’s the great unknown the Twins are banking on to bring added power to their lineup.
One of the big changes this year is moving Miguel Sano, the slugger, to the outfield. It was done to make room for Byung Ho Park as a designated hitter.
It was far from just another optional practice for the Wild at Braemar Arena on Sunday. Ousted head coach Mike Yeo was no longer there, In fact, neither was new head coach John Torchetti, who arrived late Sunday morning from Iowa, where he coached the Wild farm team Saturday night.
The angst over the Minnesota Vikings’ playoff loss Sunday was compounded in the fashion which they lost — a missed “chip shot” field goal by Blair Walsh. But from the moment he failed on the field, Walsh has succeeded in so many ways.
The 1976 NFC title game at Met Stadium, when the Minnesota Vikings beat the Los Angeles Rams, marked the last outdoor playoff game in Minnesota. And with so much conversation about the frigid temperatures on Sunday, it was a good day to visit with the old trapper himself — Bud Grant.
Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings still seems to be up in the air. Organized Team Activities, or OTAs, began Tuesday with no sign of Peterson, and he has made it no secret that he wants out of Minnesota.
The NBA conspiracy theorists will have a field day Tuesday night if either the New York Knicks or, worse, the Los Angeles Lakers get the #1 pick, saying the lottery is rigged. How many times have we heard that?
If the Minnesota Twins have any chance to get better coming off their fourth straight season of at least 90 losses, it all starts with the starting pitching.
As the week goes on, more Minnesota Twins fans and players are arriving in Fort Myers, Fla., as the team starts Spring Training. Pitchers and catchers started their workouts on Monday, while the rest of the team gets things started on Friday.
The past, present and future of the Minnesota Twins were all on display at a practice field in Fort Myers, Fla., on Tuesday as Spring Training continued.
Many are hoping Molitor will be able to change the losing culture at the Twins, but all the Hall of Famer can do to make changes is make out the lineup card. It all starts with the pitchers, who began their workouts in Fort Meyers Monday, including the recently-acquired, right-hander Irving Santana.
To celebrate Black History Month, we’ve dedicated the entire Rosen Sports Sunday at 10:30 p.m. to the month, getting unique perspectives from Supreme Court Judge Alan Page, Greg Coleman and our own Reg Chapman.
Teddy Bridgewater and many of his Minnesota Vikings teammates will wear pink shoes and ribbons on Sunday in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To no one’s surprise, wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was wearing the most stylish looking pink shoes at practice Wednesday. But the cause itself is very personal for Bridgewater.
London Glen’s concussion story is all too familiar. “If something was too loud I would start getting a terrible headache,” Glen said. “Or if I was in some really bright light I would start getting a headache.” The 13-year-old missed nine weeks of school last year after a tough tackle in a seventh-grade football game.
Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said Monday that the decision to play Peterson has nothing to do with him as a football player.
WCCO-TV’s Mark Rosen sat down with head coach Mike Zimmer Sunday night to get his thoughts on the first few days of training camp, his first as a head coach. Rosen also sat down with Brian Murphy, the Vikings beat writer for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, to get his thoughts on the team and the season ahead.
One Minnesota Wild fan has been getting a lot of buzz on social media for her passionate support of the team during game six. Cameras caught the so-called “Lady in Pink” banging on the glass and using some choice words after she saw Charlie Coyle get punched in the face.
New Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer already has one of those “coach” voices, which sounds like he’s been straining his vocal chords for years. WCCO’s Mark Rosen had the chance to sit down with Zimmer after his news conference at Winter Park.
Well, it’s the end of an era. What better way to pay tribute to the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome then to relive some of its greatest moments. WCCO’s Mark Rosen counts down his top 10.
Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer is describing the extremely rough time he had, dealing with a season-ending concussion. The injury caused enough concern that it forced Mauer’s move from catcher to first base.
Two experts stop by to talk Vikings and Twins with Mark Rosen.
Training camp won’t be the same — and neither will Minnesota State, Mankato — after Gage Hall is destroyed Saturday. It’s been home to students and the Vikings during training camp.
There’s a lot on the line when you’re bowling for a perfect 300 game, both now and in the future. We asked some of the top high school bowlers in the area about the game and it’s growing popularity in the Twin Cities.