Matt Birk, a former Minnesota Viking and prep star at Cretin-Derham Hall, has decided to retire after 15 seasons in the NFL, the last winning a Super Bowl title with the Baltimore Ravens.
The Ravens came out of a three-game losing streak to make it to the big game in The Big Easy. December started off rough for the Ravens with consecutive losses to the Steelers, Redskins and Broncos. But as fate would have it, their lowest point became a turning point.
You had to stand in a long line Friday at the Crooked Pint Ale House if you wanted to shake the hand of Vikings punter Chris Kluwe.
Continuing our journey a little further east, check out part two of our state-to-state guide to America’s roadside attractions!
Jake Arrieta pitched seven scoreless innings, Nick Markakis homered and drove in three runs, and the Baltimore Orioles marked the 20th anniversary of the opening of Camden Yards by defeating the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Friday.
McKinnie was cut in training camp by the Minnesota Vikings after he reported overweight. He played nine seasons for the Vikings, starting in 131 games.
A total of 68 Marylanders died in the Sept. 11 attacks. The 9/11 memorial in Baltimore to honor them is nearly complete.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak spent the weekend in Baltimore for the annual Mayor’s Conference — a chance for mayors across the country to debate and discuss policies that affect their communities.
An alleged gang member wanted in a 2006 Baltimore double killing has been arrested at a central Minnesota bank drive-through.
Francisco Liriano took a two-hitter into the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat Baltimore 5-3 Monday night to extend the Orioles’ losing streak to eight games.