It’s about as different from downtown Minneapolis as it gets: You could fit the entire population of Wells, Minnesota, inside the Metrodome — 27 times over.
It’s been a magical season in St. Paul. The Saints are 64-24 and lead their division by 22 games. As David McCoy reports, a new ballpark and a veteran manager have come together for a memorable summer.
The Vikings named Kevin McDermott their longsnapper on Monday and released Cullen Loeffler. It’s not often a roster move announcement — much less one involving the longsnapper — includes a statement of appreciation from the general manager.
Brooks Bollinger won a Rose Bowl. He spent six years in the NFL and was sacked 49 times. But his most daunting task yet may be coaching at his wife’s alma mater, Cretin-Derham Hall.
It feels like the Minnesota Vikings’ coaches are just waiting for someone to unseat Robert Blanton, who started 13 games last season largely because they felt he was the best of some not-great options. If they are waiting to be wowed, maybe Antone Exum Jr. just needs another game.
Terence Newman is the oldest player on the Vikings roster, at a position usually reserved for the young.
For the Coon Rapids Little League team, the path was simple Saturday. Win, and they’d earn a trip to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
There is a term for 29-year-old college students. They are called doctoral candidates. “Hopefully I don’t look 29-years-old,” Peter Farris said. Despite being the oldest player on the Concordia-St. Paul football team, Farris is just a freshman.
There are still many unanswered questions about the Gophers athletic department under Norwood Teague. Most pressing: Whether anyone else knew about Teague’s behavior towards women, and should have done something about it. The University announced an independent investigation Tuesday that will look into that, among other things.
It’s practically a state holiday, the first day of high school football practice. But is that a good thing? Or another sign your summer’s almost over?
Kirby Wilson remembers every running back he’s ever worked with. He keeps a list. It now has 107 names on it. In an 18-year NFL coaching career spent entirely coaching running backs, Wilson has had some good ones.
The Gopher football team is now two practices into training camp. One of the areas getting a lot of coach Jerry Kill’s attention is the offensive line. He’s got two starters to replace. The new guy at left guard has all the right qualities.
It might be the least glamorous position switch in all of football: Moving from right guard, to left guard. That’s what the Vikings asked Brandon Fusco to earlier this summer, and he’s embracing his new role.
At 6 feet 9 inches tall and 345 pounds, the only thing at training camp bigger than him is his fame. As only the 5th Polish player to ever sign an NFL contract, everyone’s interested in Babatunde Aiyegbusi.
The Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium will open in less than a year. As crews continue their work, David McCoy got a look inside at some of the features that will make U.S. Bank Stadium unique.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.