Chris Vannini is a native Michigander who writes about Michigan State and the Detroit Tigers for a few places, formerly of The Only Colors. This means he lives in a place where hockey is a real sport. As a first-grader, he finished second in a pinewood derby race to a kid who broke lightspeed. But he's not bitter, since he got a cut of the space cash.
On Thursday, the Twins released an anti-bullying video featuring Joe Mauer, but it doesn't mention LGBT youth.
Kickers don't always get the love they deserve, but one week into the NFL season, Vikings kicker Blair Walsh is getting plenty.
Could the Twins add a minor league affiliate in St. Paul? Maybe, but a lot of things would have to be approved.
Brandon Roy's knees are feeling the best they have in a long time.
Vikings center John Sullivan is expected to practice Friday and play Sunday despite an ankle injury.
Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic is feeling good and looking trim since undergoing surgery in MAy ro remove bone spurs from his right ankle.
The Gophers will be down a few men against Western Michigan.
The Vikings have one of the lowest payrolls in the NFL after spending heavily in recent years.
Samuel Deduno allowed two runs over seven innings in the start as the Twins downed the Indians 7-2 in Minnesota on Monday night.