Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he’s cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester. Local media report that Vanek was at the federal courthouse in Rochester to speak with officials.
An autographed glove that Lou Gehrig gave to a Connecticut man when he was a boy has sold for $287,500. Hunt Auctions said the glove sold Tuesday at its live auction in Minneapolis. It did not disclose the name of the buyer.
One of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” could bring $1 million to $2 million at auction. A working draft of the finished song in Dylan’s own hand is being offered by Sotheby’s on Tuesday. The draft is written in pencil on four sheets of hotel letterhead stationery with revisions, additions, notes and doodles: a hat, a bird, an animal with antlers.
In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.
Adrian Peterson empathizes with former players who are suing the NFL over painkillers and other medication they were given during their playing days.
New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.
Phil Hughes pitched eight poised innings in his return to New York and wound up a winner when the Minnesota Twins rallied past the Yankees 7-2 Sunday behind big hits from Josh Willingham and Brian Dozier in a six-run ninth.
A prominent proxy advisory firm is recommending that Target shareholders vote out seven of its 10 board members after a massive data breach. Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday targeted those members who serve on the company’s audit and corporate responsibility committee.
WNBA general managers are predicting the Minnesota Lynx to repeat as champions and Los Angeles’ Candace Parker as the top choice to earn the MVP award for a second straight year.
One of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” is going to auction in New York this summer. Sotheby’s is offering a working draft of the finished song in Dylan’s own hand for an estimated $1 million to $2 million.
The Pitino family still has a chance to win a championship this season. Substitute center Maurice Walker made six free throws in overtime and Minnesota held off Florida State 67-64 Tuesday night to reach the NIT title game at Madison Square Garden.
Target Corp. Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach.
Target Corp says the massive data breach over the holidays helped push its profit down 46 percent. The discount retailer said Wednesday that sales fell 5.3 percent as the breach scared off customers.
NFL and CBS officials announced Wednesday that CBS will be adding football to its Thursday night broadcasting schedule, starting in 2014. CBS and the NFL Network will simulcast eight games early in the 2014 season
The New York Super Bowl was largely a success, and there’s already talk of more cold-weather cities for future Super Bowls. Michele Kelm-Helgen is part of Minnesota’s official Super Bowl bid committee, which was announced last week. She got an inside look at what a city needs to win the big game. “I think our venue is going to be able to compete with anyone,” Kelm-Helgen said.
The Super Bowl is Sunday night in New York, and as always, it’s one of the toughest tickets of the year. But one Minnesota teenager will be inside MetLife Stadium Sunday night thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation. Our Wish of Month series continues with Anders’ Super Wish.
Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.
With all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.
The movie Devil’s Due is already getting some buzz due to a great promotional prank
If Major League Baseball has anything to say about, Alex Rodriguez won’t be playing baseball in 2014. Instead of playing third base for the New York Yankees, Rodriguez will be suspended by MLB for 162 games and the postseason as part of his 211-game ban handed down last August for violating the league’s joint drug policy.
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame, while Craig Biggio fell just short. The results were announced Wednesday. Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris didn’t receive enough votes and was denied an election to the hall of fame from the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
The Minnesota Wild expect the 10 millionth fan to attend the team’s next home game Dec. 29 against the New York Islanders at Xcel Energy Center. The 10 millionth fan will receive a prize package. It includes a custom Wild 10 Millionth Fan jersey, a team-signed hockey puck, four tickets to the Wild game against Detroit at 1 p.m. on March 22 and four tickets to the Big Ten Championship Game at 7 p.m. on March 22 at Xcel Energy Center.
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