After Mask Mandate Lifts For Outdoor Sports, Some Minnesota Parents, Students, Coaches Want More Clarity On GuidanceThe MDH guidance still “strongly” recommends wearing masks while actively playing, though it’s no longer a requirement. State officials encourage weekly testing at schools and of student athletes.
Widow Of Hockey Ref Who Died From COVID Thinks He Contracted It During Carver Co. GamesThe wife of a youth hockey referee, who died from COVID-19, believes he contracted the virus while officiating games in Carver County.
COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week PauseMinnesota health officials are encouraging a two-week pause in youth sports in Carver County due to a rapidly growing outbreak of the U.K. COVID-19 variant.
Let Them Play MN Survey: 14 Kids Collapsed Wearing Masks During Winter Sports PracticeMost high school sports are requiring athletes to wear masks during game play and practices, and not all students and parents are too thrilled about the requirement.
Parents File New Lawsuit Arguing That Masks Are Dangerous To Student AthletesA group consisting of Minnesota parents, coaches and athletes say they plan to file a new lawsuit this week over Gov. Tim Walz's restrictions requiring student-athletes to wear masks during practices and games.
What Do Families Need To Know About Kids, Masks And Sports?Youth sports have started back up in Minnesota on Monday with some changes.
COVID In MN: Student-Athletes Ready To 'Put On The Mask' During 1st Practices In WeeksMinnesota student-athletes will return to the court or the ice Monday for the first time in more than six weeks.
Parents Quickly Getting Ready For Start Of Summer Youth SportsThe MDH released new guidelines Friday that have caught some coaches and parents by surprise, because they didn't expect to be able to play so soon.
MDH Unveils Guidance On Youth Sports Returning During COVID-19 PandemicOn Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) issued new guidance for youth sports returning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Twin Cities YMCA Revamps Approach To Youth SportsWe love our pro, college and high school sports, don't we? But the truth is, right now, youth sports in America is really struggling. According to a study by the Sports Fitness Industry Association, participation among kids age 6 to 17 has declined more than 9 percent in the last five years.
Basketball League Emphasizes Youth Development Over AthleticsErik Beckler has started a new league called CoreHoops, which makes priority number one using basketball to teach life skills to develop good people, instead of just focusing on developing good athletes.
Matt Birk Reflects On His Vikings CareerMatt Birk lived the hometown dream. He grew up in St Paul to become a Minnesota Viking and Pro Bowl center. "I think as time goes on its just more unbelievable," Birk said. "I can't really believe that it happened, you know, the way that it worked out."
Mayo Developing Blood Test For Concussion DetectionDays after the Vikings' quarterback took a major hit to the head, new research suggests there may be a new way to detect concussions by way of a simple blood test. Researchers at Orlando Health found that a blood test correctly identified traumatic brain injuries in 94 percent of the cases studied.
Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 10th-August 14thThe Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.
Laettner Returns To Coach Timberwolves Youth ClinicsFormer Minnesota Timberwolf Christian Laettner is back in Minnesota this weekend. Laettner will be featured at two youth clinics hosted by the Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Academy on Saturday.