The Art Of The Coach's Pregame SpeechWe've all seen it in the movies and on TV. The football coach gives an impassioned pregame speech, the team runs out of the locker room and then goes and wins the big game. And of course, it's all because that pregame speech was so darn good, right?
Former Viking Esera Tuaolo Talks Holiday Album On Rosen's Sports SundayEsera Tuaolo spent eight seasons in the NFL on the defensive line, including a four-year stint with the Minnesota Vikings. He also participated in a Super Bowl with the Atlanta Falcons in 1999, but now he's taking on a whole new adventure with a singing career.
Get To Know Gophers Basketball Coach Richard PitinoIn his first season, University of Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino found out right away you can make a lot of friends in the Twin Cities by winning. Pitino put together a roster in his first season of many unknown players and finished with a school-record 25 wins as Minnesota went onto win the NIT after just missing the NCAA Tournament.
WCCO Talks Training Camp With Vikings Coach Mike ZimmerWCCO-TV's Mark Rosen sat down with head coach Mike Zimmer Sunday night to get his thoughts on the first few days of training camp, his first as a head coach. Rosen also sat down with Brian Murphy, the Vikings beat writer for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, to get his thoughts on the team and the season ahead.
Catching Up With Former Viking Jared AllenJared Allen made a name for himself in Minnesota by sacking quarterbacks and having a constant motor playing defensive end for the Vikings. Now, he's starting a new path with a familiar rival in the Chicago Bears. But Allen's passion for his project "Wounded Warriors" brought him back to Minneapolis last week.
Former High School Hockey Player Has A Prom To RememberIt's one of the most memorable milestones for any high school student. Ten, twenty, thirty years later, we all remember who we went with and what we wore. Of course, we're talking about prom. For one student, their memories will also include Mark Rosen.
Gophers Prep For North Dakota, Frozen FourThe University of Minnesota men's hockey team is one of four left competing for the national title, and the Gophers face rival North Dakota Thursday. The winner of that game plays for the national championship on Saturday.
Maya Moore Talks WNBA Title, Playing In OffseasonThe Minnesota Lynx will have a bit of a new look in the upcoming season as the franchise unveiled new jerseys with Mayo Clinic logos on the front last week. As the Lynx enter a new season, their aim is to defend a WNBA title.
Former Viking Matt Birk Talks New Book, Life After FootballA lot has changed for Minnesota native and former Viking Matt Birk since he retired from football after winning a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens. For one, he has lost a significant amount of weight.
Talking Vikings' Training Camp On Rosen's Sports SundayIt’s now been more than a full week for the Minnesota Vikings at training camp in Mankato. The team got its first real test of competition with a passing scrimmage Saturday night at Blakeslee Stadium. The Vikings will have their first preseason game on Friday at the Metrodome as they host the Houston Texans.
Rosen’s Sports Sunday Sit Down With Leslie FrazierThe summer is officially over, at least for players and team officials with the Minnesota Vikings. The team reported to Minnesota State University, Mankato, for training camp on Thursday and held its first practice on Friday.
The Quest To Find Met Stadium’s Foul Poles (Part 2) Last week on Rosen's Sports Sunday, we brought you the first part of a special report on the search for the missing foul pole from old Metropolitan Stadium.