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Lynx Guard Lindsay Whalen Nominated For ESPY

The ESPY Awards are hosted by ESPN ever year and stand for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly. Whalen, a Hutchinson, Minn., native, has been nominated for this year’s Best WNBA Player.

06/28/2013

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Elk River Center Fielder’s Amazing Catches Make It To ESPN

Elk River freshman center fielder Jayme Langbehn’s incredible catches in the Class 3A state title game Friday made the Top 10 on ESPN’s SportsCenter. With the game tied at three in the bottom of the sixth, Langbehn came up with one of the coolest – not to mention most meaningful – catches in state championship history. “I don’t know…I just knew I needed to catch it,” Langbehn said.

06/08/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 5/25

Century Community College left-handed ace Jared Dettman, who is pitching in the Junior College World series, should get drafted for a second time next week. Cedar Rapids Kernels’ manager Jake Mauer sees some similarities between first-round prospect Byron Buxton and his brother – the Twins’ Joe Mauer. The Timberwolves are concerned about Kevin Love’s conditioning since his injury ended his season.

05/25/2013

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Former MSU Coach Speaks Out After Child Porn Charges

A former head football coach at Minnesota State University, Mankato, is speaking out after he was cleared of child pornography charges, but fired from his job. In an interview airing on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines,” Sunday morning, former coach Todd Hoffner says a simple mistake turned his life upside down, and he wants to return to football coaching.

05/25/2013

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Best Local Standup Comics & Comedians From Around MN

A surprisingly large number of comedians call Minnesota their home.

02/25/2013

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Minnesota-Michigan Game Sold Out & The Barn Will Be Bumpin’

A big time Big Ten battle that hasn’t been seen in decades is going down Thursday night at the University of Minnesota.

01/17/2013

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TTYM: How Athletes Blow Their $ And Is Torri Hunter Bitter?

Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?”  An ESPN commentator takes things too far.  No, this time we really mean it.   And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]

12/14/2012

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

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Good Question: How Do Referees Get To The Pros?

After the controversial final touchdown call at the end of the Green Bay Packers – Seattle Seahawks game, more and more of us started thinking about pro sports officials.

09/25/2012

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The Other Sandusky

Baltimore Ravens broadcaster Gerry Sandusky has had his world turned upside down since the world learned about Jerry Sandusky. “Gerry with a G” shares his story in this great report from Rick Reilly.

09/24/2012

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Good Question: What Are We Paying For Cable/Satellite Channels?

A dispute between the owners of DirecTV and MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central has 20 million DirecTV subscribers without 17 channels owned by Viacom. Depending on whom you believe, Viacom yanked the channels or DirecTV blacked them out because of a dispute about retransmission fees.

07/11/2012

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‘Monday Night Football’ Stays On ESPN Through 2021

“Monday Night Football” will air on ESPN through the 2021 season under an eight-year contract extension between the network and the NFL.

09/08/2011

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Report: Vikings Call On Redskins’ McNabb

The Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback drama continues. The team is reportedly among a few teams in trade discussion talks with the Washington Redskins about Donovan McNabb, according to ESPN.

07/26/2011

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Michele Tafoya Leaves ESPN

Michele Tafoya said Thursday afternoon that she is leaving ESPN.

04/28/2011

8/3/10 Michele Tafoya Show

Just a little news about Brett Favre.  Michele welcomed a Hall of Fame lineup to the show: Pardon the Interruption’s Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser Former 49er QB and ESPN Analyst Steve Young NBC Sunday […]

08/04/2010

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