Among the interesting studies at this week’s National Senior Games is the spirit. Many competitors are north of 60 years old, but they want two things: To compete hard and stay in athletic shape.
The well-wishes came pouring in all Sunday morning on WCCO’s Sports Huddle radio show. They were all for long-time host and sports legend Sid Hartman, who celebrated his 95th birthday by coming to work at WCCO’s downtown Minneapolis studios.
This year marks the first time in 53 years that the University of Minnesota has played in a New Year’s Day bowl game. Despite the Gophers’ loss to the University of Missouri at the Citrus Bowl Thursday, WCCO wondered what benefit Minnesota gets for being in a big-time bowl game.
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Sid Hartman has graced this humble Earth for 94 years. He has been scribbling for the Star Tribune for 69 of those years and has held court on the airwaves of WCCO Radio for 59. This Sunday, the Minnesota Twins – who’ve been in this state a mere 53 years – will honor those astounding numbers, and the singular character who owns them, with “Sid Hartman Day” at Target Field.
The slick, icy weather conditions have caused a havoc on Minnesota roads overnight and into Sunday morning.
Each Gopher Football Saturday, Dave Mona shares his unique take on the game and the opponent. Here’s Dave’s vignette for the Gophers and the Illinois Fighting Illini!
I COULDN’T RESIST ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE TRIVIA VIGNETTES, AND THIS ONE HAS A LITTLE BIT OF SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE FROM MOVIE LOVERS TO HOCKEY FANS. READY? HERE GOES. 10 QUESTIONS. ANSWERS TO FOLLOW: 1. THE […]
The thing I’ve always enjoyed the most about college football Saturday is that college football is often about the experience as much as the outcome of the game.
I THINK IT’S FAIR TO SAY THAT WE PROBABLY KNOW AS LITTLE ABOUT PENN STATE AS WE DO ABOUT ANY OTHER TEAM IN THE BIG TEN. OUR HISTORY WITH THEM GOES BACK LESS THAN TWO […]
NO ONE’S EVER ASKED ME ABOUT HOW I COME UP WITH THE IDEAS FOR THESE VIGNETTES, SO I THOUGHT I’D SHARE THE PATH THAT LED ME TO THIS WEEK’S STORY. EVERY MONDAY A NEW FOOTBALL […]
ANYONE WHO KNOWS A BADGER FROM A GOPHER KNOWS THAT TODAY’S GAME RENEWS THE LONGEST RIVALRY IN COLLEGE HISTORY, BUT HOW MUCH DO YOU REALLY KNOW ABOUT TODAY’S OPPONENT. IN OTHER WORDS, DO YOU KNOW […]
I’LL NEVER FORGET THE FIRST TIME I SAW BOBBY BELL UP CLOSE AND IN PERSON. I THOUGHT HE WAS THE MOST ATHLETIC PERSON I’D EVER SEEN. I THOUGHT HE MADE THE DIFFICULT LOOK EASY. I […]
PEOPLE WHO KNOW ME WILL TELL YOU I’M ONE OF THE MOST OPTIMISTIC GUYS THEY KNOW. VERY LITTLE UPSETS ME, AND I’M QUICK TO GET OVER THINGS. BUT TODAY I’M UPSET. IN FACT I’M VERY […]
THERE’S BEEN A LOT WRITTEN AND SAID ABOUT HOW THE GOPHERS LET THE MEMORIAL STADIUM GRASS GROW TO SLOW DOWN RUNNING BACK O.J. SIMPSON WHEN THESE TEAMS MET SOME 40-PLUS YEARS AGO. WE ALL […]
Twins 1st Baseman Michael Cuddyer Twins General Manager Billy Smith Twins President Dave St. Peter
IT’S BEEN 80 YEARS SINCE THE GOPHERS HAVE ENTERTAINED A SOUTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY TEAM, BUT THE NOTION OF THE COUNTRY KIDS COMING TO THE BIG CITY HAS LONG SINCE PASSED. THE SOUTH DAKOTA ROSTER […]
WHEN I FIRST HEARD THAT THE GOPHERS WOULD ENTER THE 2010 SEASON ON THE ROAD AT MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE, I ASSUMED WE’D WIND UP AT A SMALL COLLEGE SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STATE […]
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