NFL, Microsoft Team Up To Find Future Sports Tech ExpertsIt is about sports, with a different angle. NFL Alumni and Microsoft have come together to encourage students to look for careers in sports that don't require athletic ability -- but a focus on technology. We all know what goes on in high school sports. For most, this is where their athletic career ends. But it doesn't mean their sports career is over. A group of NFL alumni have teamed with Microsoft and others to create a Pro Experience Day. It is a seminar that introduces high school students to think about sports beyond between the lines.
Joe Mauer Makes MLB Retirement OfficialUsually reserved and private, Joe Mauer shared a heartfelt goodbye and thank you on Monday with Twins Territory.
'No Quick Fixes': 68-Year-Old Triathlete Shares Story Of DeterminationTo be a triathlete is one thing. To not start training for such activities until you are 56 years old is another. Lindsay Nauren, now 68, is still training, still competing and still changing her life.
Minnesota Prep Basketball Academy Strives To Make Better Student AthletesA prep school that focuses on basketball is a concept that’s new to Minnesota. You go to class and you work out three times a day and you play a national schedule. The roster features Minnesota kids and kids from all over the country.
Joe Mauer To Retire From Major League BaseballJoe Mauer is retiring from baseball, according to WCCO-TV's Mike Max. Mauer’s official announcement will come in the form of a full-page ad in the Star Tribune newspaper Sunday.
Holy Angels Soccer Goalies Have More In Common Than PositionThey play goalie, and their teams both made the state tournaments. They also play at the same school and they are from the same family – they’re brother and sister.
Wild's Ryan Suter Suits Up For 1,000th NHL GameThe Minnesota Wild’s Ryan Suter will play in his 1,000th NHL game Thursday night at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. He is at a much different place than when he entered the NHL.
Everson Griffen ‘Taking It One Day At A Time’; Status For Sunday's Game UncertainThe Vikings will gradually work in defensive end Everson Griffen this week in his return from mental health treatment, with his playing status for the upcoming game against New Orleans yet to be determined.
Derrick Rose An Early X-Factor For TimberwolvesYou might not see MVP Derrick, as he was with the Chicago Bulls, but he can make a difference.
Mike Max Goes Duck Hunting In North Dakota Pothole CountryYou hear stories about how good the duck hunting has been with an early migration, so you pack the decoys, waiters and shotgun and head to North Dakota. There is nothing like a trip to North Dakota’s pothole country for a duck hunter. The one thing you notice while you make your way around here is the corn is high, and still in the field. The rains have delayed the annual harvest.
Famed Assistant To Coaches Now One HimselfAfter a long career that covered most of the United States, he moved back to Maple Grove and found a job ... as a high school coach.
Elk River’s Spectrum High Is Playing Spectacular FootballSpectrum High School is a charter school started 12 years ago in Elk River. The idea was to make it demanding academically to promote a college future. What has evolved is an unbeaten football team putting up staggering numbers in the process.