Competitive sports are starting earlier and costing more than ever. So, we’re taking a look at how much families are really paying to play in some of the most popular sports.
Dozens of teenagers who used to be welcome to play sports at Minneapolis Public Schools have now been kicked off their teams, and it’s not because they misbehaved or played poorly.
The University of Minnesota will receive $25 million in donations and sponsorships from Land O’Lakes to support academic and athletic programs. The Arden Hills-based cooperative announced the commitment Tuesday.
Phil Hughes picked the Minnesota Twins for the change of scenery. The new home ballpark alone won’t reverse the results of last season. Hughes gave up four runs off four hits and two walks in the first inning of Wednesday’s 7-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics. He needed 40 pitches to get the first out of his poor opening inning at Target Field, damage that a tying rally by the Twins in the ninth couldn’t overcome.
Former University of Minnesota hockey star Lou Nanne, now a prominent Gophers booster, has been picked to lead the school’s fundraising campaign for enhanced athletic facilities. The university announced the news on Monday. With a separate practice building for the men’s and women’s basketball teams at the top of the list, the Gophers are pursuing $190 million in private money to upgrade their sports programs. Football practice facility renovation is also a high priority. Nanne will lead a new volunteer leadership council that will assist the athletic department in meeting the needs of the athletes, coaches and programs.
With the weather heating up, two Minnesota businessmen hope you fill up on their new sports drink — it’s called Aspire and it comes in three flavors.
Twin Cities Trapeze opened just a few weeks ago at the old Hamm Brewing complex in St. Paul and already their classes are filling up.
The state hockey tournament means a little father-son bonding time between Conor and Ryan Lund. As a parent and a coach, he’s already seen how heated things can heated on and off the ice.
University of Iowa President Sally Mason apologized but offered few answers Friday for the school’s failure to protect athletes and employees in its handling of a former athletics department official accused of sexual harassment for years.
There has been plenty of discussion surrounding China and their success in the Olympics. Here is one look at their methods by the Daily Mail in the UK. Read article here.
Chris Carter and Yoenis Cespedes each homered and drove in three runs, powering the Oakland Athletics past the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Saturday night.
Josh Willingham hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Many great athletes come from humble beginnings, but for his entire life, Mark Braun has been fighting to overcome obstacles. He was born with spinal bifida, a birth defect that left his legs upside down and crossed.
Scott Sizemore hit a three-run double in the fifth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Saturday night.
Twins right-hander Kevin Slowey was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday with bursitis in his throwing shoulder.
The Twins continue to build their lead in the AL Central, and Eric recaps a sweep of the Athletics on Baseball This Week. Steve Thomson joins in the fun with This Date in Baseball History, and […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Brian Duensing has done it all on the mound for the Minnesota Twins except be their closer, a remarkable versatility that helped stabilize the rotation when it was needed most. The Twins […]
Carl Pavano wasn’t happy when Drew Butera decided to shave his mustache.
Eric looks at the baseball world for the last day of the first week of June. He recaps the Twins’ final game of the week-long West Coast road trip and brings in Stevie T. for […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Matt Tolbert is still waiting for the phone call telling him he’s headed back to the minors. Minnesota’s utility infielder is used to it at this point in his career, even […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Justin Morneau asked Ron Gardenhire for a day off before the game. That might have to wait for a while. Morneau hit a home run and drove in two runs, and […]