Twins manager Rocco Baldelli keeps one cleat in both baseball, music worlds

Apr 2, 2020

Performing in front of demanding crowds is what groups do, and Twins manager Rocco Baldelli — currently with a lot of unexpected time on his hands — takes lessons from watching his team or his favorite band.

Patrick Reusse's (Target) Field of Dreams, Day 2: Baseball stories for a rainy day

Apr 2, 2020

We've asked Patrick Reusse to bring us baseball each morning during what should have been the Twins' opening homestand. Six games over seven days.

Minnesota high school spring sports' return in doubt after latest comments from Gov. Tim Walz

Apr 2, 2020

Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday gave a strong signal to suggest students would not return to their school buildings before the current academic year ends, which almost certainly would mean no spring sports season.

What the Minnesota fishing opener will look like is a question on a lot of minds

Apr 2, 2020

Resort owners, fishing families, guides, marinas and tourism officials are expecting a smaller, less-festive fishing opener this year while others foresee a potential collapse.

Minnesota golf leaders seek state approval to allow course maintenance during coronavirus shutdown

Apr 2, 2020

Minnesota golf clubs were listed among restaurants, bars and many other businesses called "other places of public accommodation" that were ordered to close until May. The stay-at-home order is due to end April 10.

E-sports basketball league on hold, too, but long-distance games go on with NBA stars

Apr 2, 2020

Participants include top-seeded Kevin Durant, second-seeded Trae Young, fourth-seeded Donovan Mitchell, fifth-seeded Devin Booker, and seventh-seeded Zach LaVine and 11th-seeded DeMarcus Cousins.

Minnesota Fillies, a womens pro basketball team, ran out of money in 1981 at end of third season

Apr 2, 2020

This week in Minnesota sports history: The Fillies last game in the Women's Professional Basketball League, a 122-61 loss at San Francisco, was played 39 years ago this week.

Gophers basketball to play home-and-home with Mississippi State starting next season at the Barn

Apr 2, 2020

Richard Pitino is all for tough nonconference schedules, so he's already making sure his Gophers basketball team will be challenged again next season.

St. Paul Saints 'sitting tight' while pushing toward May 19 opening day

Apr 2, 2020

With the official start of the season still more than a month away, the 2019 American Association champions are moving forward with just a few changes to their typical preseason regimen.

'Lose and Love It' fans are still out there

Apr 2, 2020

What do some people like better than their team winning? Picking on them when they don't.