Horse Race Announcing Pays Off For WCCO's David McCoyOur own David McCoy called his first ever horse race Friday night at Canterbury Park in Shakopee -- but not before getting a lesson from the pros.
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died. He was 65.
'I Went Nuts': Paul Allen Relives Historic Call Of Diggs TouchdownThe Vikings were down to a third and 10 yards to go, 61 yards away from the end zone with only 10 seconds left on the game clock – that’s when Allen’s call ignited the radio airwaves.
Paul Allen, Vikings Partner To Buy Race HorseA large contingent of Vikings personnel is expected at Canterbury Park Friday night to support some of their own.
A Tale Of Two Cities: Radio Play-By-Play Of Walsh's MissTo borrow from Charles Dickens, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Depending on which radio station you were listening to, Blair Walsh's missed 27-yard field goal knocking Minnesota out of the NFL playoffs sounded like either the epoch of belief or the epoch of incredulity.
Female Announcer Makes History At Canterbury ParkAngela Hermann has called races before, but never a full thoroughbred card. No woman in North America ever has, until Saturday. “I've loved horse racing since I was 11,” Hermann said. “I've loved it since I was a little girl. When I watched the Kentucky Derby in 1998, I picked the winner, Real Quiet, that year, and I was hooked. I was completely hooked.”
Minnesota Vikings Continue Its Chase For A Playoff Spot With A Trip To St. LouisThe Minnesota Vikings are one game behind the two wild card teams by one game in the standings. It plays the team right behind it in the standings Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome. The St. Louis Rams have won three straight, including two on the road.
Minnesota Vikings Looking For Help Sunday To Climb The StandingsThe Minnesota Vikings are chasing six teams in the NFC playoff chase while five other teams are within two games. The Vikings need some help Sunday and it can feel a whole lot better about its postseason situation.
Minnesota Vikings Hosting Tampa Bay Buccaneers On ThursdayThe Minnesota Vikings host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in its first Thursday night game since September of 2010. The Vikings will enter the game as the favorite at home, two things that bode well for the purple. The key will be stopping passing duo Josh Freeman and Vincent Jackson.
Former WCCO Radio Personality Dark Star Found DeadDark Star, long time WCCO Radio personality, was found dead on Friday.