More than 53,000 fans filled TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis for the coldest game of the season. Temperatures were in the teens, but it felt like five degrees outside thanks to the wind chill. Folks tailgating before the game set up tents, propane tanks and heat lamps to help stay warm, along with lots of hot food. No matter the conditions, Gopher and Badger fans didn’t let Mother Nature take away from the biggest border battle of the season.
The Minnesota Twins along with the Twins Community Fund announced Tuesday additional details for “TwinsFest at Target Field,” which they are calling a “new twist” on a longstanding Minnesota baseball tradition.
In Coon Rapids, a parking lot is over run with tents as superfans from all over the nation are prepping for the opening of a new Chick-fil-A. “We have people from California who drove in, Kansas City, Iowa, Illinois,” Coon Rapids franchise owner Jason Griggs said.
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The results of a new study spell trouble for Minnesota sports fans’ waist lines. Believe it or not, a study published Monday in a Psychological Science found that after a sports team loses, fans of that team eat 16 percent more saturated fats than they usually do.
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Michael Rhey has two loves – Star Wars and the Minnesota Vikings. “I’m a die-hard fan of both,” he said. “I wanted to put my two passions together.” So what do you get with an $1,800 budget and eight months of customizing a costume?
Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes Nation Tour” with the Zac Brown Band set a Target Field record last week with nearly 44,000 fans attending. In 2012, Chesney and Tim McGraw drew more than 42,500 fans to Target Field for their “Brothers of the Sun Tour.”
Music fans got their fill Wednesday night in St. Paul, enjoying two big bands, and a Minnesota music legend. Fans streamed into Midway Stadium to see My Morning Jacket, Wilco, and Bob Dylan.
There’s something about hockey that always comes back to hair. But for the playoffs Wild fans are getting a clean start.
New University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino’s arrival at Williams Arena wasn’t quite the reception Tubby Smith received six years ago.
The luckiest fan at the Twins’ Opening Day may just have been 6-year-old Keera O’Brien.
To find those with purple pride, look no further than the Vikings Locker Room at the Mall of America.
Playoff fever is officially underway as the Vikings/Packers postseason rematch in Green Bay, Wis., is just three days away.