Downtown Festival with Future Islands, Bear Hands, Hippo Campus, Nosaj Thing, and Moon Boots Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis September 27, 2014 With all the adversity and anguish that has served as inspiration to Future Islands' Samuel T. Herring over the years, a nagging sound issue at Skyway Theatre ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets -- Minnesota Twins have increased in value more than any other pro sports franchise since 2000Two years from now Minnesotan baseball fans may be able to sing "Take me out to the All-Star game!"Target Field is reportedly ... More >>
Team owner ready to move on from Midway
Screenshot from "Inside Pitch."Terry Ryan will return to his position as general manager.Coming off a brutal season, the Twins announced today they have replaced general manager Bill Smith with Terry Ryan, who had the job before Smith took over four years ago. "No one in the Twins' organizat ... More >>
Last Friday I wondered if the Minnesota Twins could possibly beat the Detroit Tigers over their remaining three games. They proved that yes, when facing the Tigers' mediocre Brad Penny, that they could, in fact, piece together enough runs to win Saturday's game. Unfortunately, that means that t ... More >>
Nathan's been demoted.The anticipated return of the Twins' closer extraordinaire has taken a turn for the worse: Joe Nathan blew yet another save to the resurgent Tampa Bay Rays, and now he's done in that role, at least for the time being. Matt Capps gets to wear that cap, and Nathan, poor ... More >>
Of Iron and Pride.
If the club gets healthy, don't look for any major moves.
At their present rate, the Twins are pacing for the fewest errors in the history of the 162-game season.
Is this Major League Baseball This hawk passed up the Twins Big Dog in favor of a Twins Big Moth.or the Animal Channel?One of the unexpected surprises of the Twins' new outdoor digs at Target Field has been the spontaneous adoption of a new mascot: A hawk that loves to perch on the right f ... More >>
Let the stretch run gymnastics begin.
By now every Twins fan worth his salt (and any that come here for their news) should have read the Blotter post or heard that Torii Hunter spouted off to the New York Daily News about trade rumors. He added that he'd love to be in New York, or Boston, to play in what old friend David Ortiz ... More >>
Johan Santana throws the trickiest pitch in baseball. Does he have a third Cy Young up his sleeve?
Only seven games, you tell yourself. Only seven games, and they're 4-3, still a winning record, bunched together in the middle of the Central Division, which means nothing so damned early. After all, it's April, and the season's long. You watch as the Yankees, the New York Yankees, who we fought ... More >>
The Minnesota Twins treated a packed house to a rollicking opening day victory that saw each one of the pillars of last year's success (our newfound power, our piranhas, our pitching) contributing toward a 7-4 victor ... More >>
THESE DAYS Senator Norm Coleman has submitted a statement into the Congressional Record denouncing a final report issued by the United Nations' Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) suggesting that the U.N. assume global governance of the Internet. Raw Story has a piece on a forthcoming Vani ... More >>
It's no secret that the Twins need a hitter (and are still looking for one). What no one seems to agree on is why, exactly, the plane has crashed into the fucking mountain. But it hasn't; not yet. The Twins lost a string of one-run games to the Angels, and half of Twins Territory is ready to pack ... More >>
We see the VHS tapes on our shelves and we want to smash them! Or, the brighter side of planned obsolescence in the field of home entertainment
This Year's Twins' Team Needs Some Serious Time On The Couch
Baseball: More like it used to be than ever before
All hail Twins GM Terry Ryan
The Twins' on-field dramas continue to stretch credibility
It was a very good week
Twins rookie Corey Koskie and baseball's Canadian invasion
For Twins hitting coach Scott Ullger, baseball is a contact sport
Baseball owners are trading away the game's storied traditions for boxes of Beanie Babies
Let's say the stadium financing and the team sale work out just the way Pohlad and the legislators plan it. For those who envision a return to the glory days of 1987 and 1991, or even a decently competitive team in a beautiful facility on a warm summer ni
"I yelled at them, 'What you're doing is against the law.' I didn't call anybody no names. I knew better than that..."
Twins manager Tom Kelly believes in the simple things: a hard day's work and a steady hand at the wheel.
Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.
At 83, Angelo Giuliani is a talking book of Minnesota baseball lore.
A look at the coming battle over public financing for a baseball-only park, and an immodest proposal.