Twins give added meaning to ‘Dog Days of Summer’

July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Twins give added meaning to ‘Dog Days of Summer’

This season is officially for the dogs. Just like 2013, 2012 and 2011, the Minnesota Twins are done playing meaningful baseball games. And it isn’t even August 1st yet.   I know, I know. This team wasn’t meant to play in the World Series, and even casual fans probably gave up hope within the first […]

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2014 Vikings Training Camp Preview

July 21, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Vikings Training Camp Preview

The Vikings begin training camp on Thursday, July 24 when players report to Minnesota State University, Mankato. Much has changed since the end of the 2013 season.   Like any other offseason, the Vikings have plenty of questions to address before the regular season begins on Sunday, September 7 at St. Louis with a noon […]

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MLB All-Star Game Memories

July 14, 2014 0 Comments
MLB All-Star Game Memories

Watch the All-Star Game on FOX 47 Tuesday, July 15 at 6:30pm.   I was born in 1986, so my own personal recollections of All-Star games is relatively short. First played in 1933, the Midsummer Classic is a special gathering for baseball fans, and this years event is even more special with the game being […]

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Vikings Offseason Grade: A-

July 7, 2014 1 Comment
Vikings Offseason Grade: A-

The Vikings head to training camp in Mankato on July 24, and much has changed since the final regular season game of 2013. Other than Adrian Peterson, the most recognizable face of the team is now a Chicago Bear — Jared Allen. Head coach Leslie Frazier was let go and career defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer […]

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Twins 2014 All-Star Representative: Who Ya Got?

June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Twins 2014 All-Star Representative: Who Ya Got?

The 2014 All-Star game will be played at Target Field on July 15th. The American League will have 34 players on its roster, and the Minnesota Twins are guaranteed to have at least one representative thanks to league rules.   The Twins have struggled in 2014, and there is no clear-cut option for who will […]

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2014 Twins find Leadership from Unexpected Sources

June 23, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Twins find Leadership from Unexpected Sources

After completing a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, the Twins sit at 36-38 with the halfway point of the season a little more than a week away. This team has struggled on occasion, but competent baseball has never looked so good after three straight 90-plus loss seasons. The improvement in 2014 […]

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Vikings Investigation: Thoroughness or Stall Job?

June 17, 2014 0 Comments
Vikings Investigation: Thoroughness or Stall Job?

On January 2, former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe released a first-person account of his final season in Minnesota, alleging that he was released due to his public stance in support of same-sex marriage. The bombshell of the report was homophobic references made by current special teams coach Mike Priefer. The Vikings acted swiftly one day […]

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Finally, a Twins signing to be proud of

June 10, 2014 2 Comments
Finally, a Twins signing to be proud of

Remember Don Beaver? You might not. He was the North Carolina businessman who signed a letter of intent to purchase the Minnesota Twins from Carl Pohlad in 1997. The Twins were in the midst of a decade-long stadium battle, and the Beaver news was a bombshell that rocked the state and made all Twins fans […]

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Summer of Love – Lost?

June 3, 2014 0 Comments
Summer of Love – Lost?

I’m sick of Kevin Love. Sick, sicker, sickest. I’m sick of his incessant backhanded negativity of his teammates, the front office, and of this state. I’m sick of his finger-pointing, his consummate deflection of taking ownership as a leader of this team, and his long-standing grudges that deter Love from focusing on the task at […]

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Minnesota’s Magic 8 Ball: Concentrate and Ask Again

May 28, 2014 0 Comments
Minnesota’s Magic 8 Ball: Concentrate and Ask Again

By Luke Meyer The Twins lost for the fourth consecutive time on Monday, May 26th in a 7-2 contest to the Texas Rangers. This dropped our mighty Twinkies to fourth place in the AL Central Division with a 23-25 record. Even with the recent skid, a record hovering around the .500 mark in late May […]

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