Major League Baseball
After what feels like the longest winter ever, Monday marks a sign that warmer weather is just ahead. It’s Opening Day for Major League Baseball.
New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has brought up an age-old issue within the NBA. He wants to raise the minimum age, which is now 20 years old. Right now, a player must be at least 19 and one year removed from high school. He argues it would make for a more competitive draft and another year of player maturity.
Anyone who wants to go to a Twins home game this season will have to go through a metal detector. On Tuesday, the Twins announced they’ll have them at all entrances to Target Field by May 1. They are complying with a Major League Baseball rule that requires security screening at all ballparks by 2015.
The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.
Standing at first base, Chris Rahl realized he was probably destined to become the answer to a trivia question. “It’s kind of funny. I was thinking, ‘Is this the first one?’” the Minnesota runner said Monday. Indeed it was, the first call to be reviewed under Major League Baseball’s expanded replay system.
Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez through the 2014 season. The expected announcement came after he was linked to a biomedical company suspected of providing performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to players. Use of PEDs is not just a problem with professional athletes. According to Dr. Anne Moore of Tria Orthopaedic Center in Bloomington, more and more teenagers are now experimenting with them because of easy access. “If you want to find it you can find it, is how things operate,” Dr. Moore said.
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The NBA for the most part has managed to avoid the major performance-enhancing drug scandals that have plagued the NFL and Major League Baseball over the last decade. Commissioner David Stern is hoping to keep it that way.
Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris won’t be going into the Major League Baseball Hall of fame, at least not this year.
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.
Felix Hernandez and Steve Delabar combined on a one-hitter and the Seattle Mariners shut out the Minnesota Twins 7-0 on Saturday.
The Minnesota Twins will place designated hitter Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list because of a sore left wrist.
Popular Twins veteran Michael Cuddyer visited with the Phillies front office folks in Philadelphia yesterday.
Twins GM Terry Ryan joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to talk about returning to his old job and his plans for rebuilding the club