George Steinbrenner

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Can the Twins be more "Evil" than the Yankees?

    A role reversal is needed for the Twins to extend their season.

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Minnesota Twins are worth what?

    ​TheYankees they're not: The Minnesota Twins are worth $356 million, according to some new numbers from Forbes magazine. That's up from $44 million when Carl Pohlad bought the team in 1984. Sound like a lot of money? Consider this: The Yankees top the Forbes rankings with a value of $1.6 bill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    The Yankees: 10 Reasons to Hate 'Em

    They're the Evil Empire to the Twins' scrappy rebels

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2007

    Queen Elizabeth AND little Dannielynn...

    Nobody writes alt-pop love songs about the demure yet pretty Sarbanes-Oxley audit girl and her pale grey eyes. Writing about music for so many years, I've b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2005
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2005

    Who's nuts, Sid or Steinbrenner?

    Sid Hartman's Strib column remains a tragicomic must-read for any self-respecting sports fan who isn't already living with a crotchety grandpa barking inanities and spraying food over on the davenport. Nearly every day you can unearth something in Sid's column that is either a diamond or a really ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2005

    Derby Day

    For the first time ever Canterbury Park's opening meet will coincide with the running of the Kentucky Derby. It should make for a fabulous day out at the track. Post time is 1:30 p.m. Bellamy Road is obviously the beast to beat in the 20-horse Derby field. The George Steinbrenner-owned thoroughbred ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2005

    Derby Days

    The build-up to the Kentucky Derby hits full stride this weekend with the running of the Wood Memorial, the Illinois Derby and, most significantly, the Santa Anita Derby. The big story at Santa Anita is Sweet Catomine. The big-ass filly and sire of super-stud Storm Cat is currently the 7-5 favorite ... More >>

  • Sports

    October 22, 2003

    This Is It

    The future is now

  • Books

    December 27, 2000

    Offensive Line Man

    Writer Jeff Johnson stretches the truth and covers the spread

  • News

    August 6, 1997

    Clark Griffith and the Mandate of Heaven

    Thirteen years after Calvin Griffith threw up his hands and sold the Twins to Carl Pohlad, his son Clark is back with a bid to buy the team and make sure it stays in Minnesota. Why? Because he figures that's the way it ought to be.

  • Feature

    January 15, 1997

    Inside Baseball

    The Twins deal: It's gotten more interesting, but it hasn't gotten any better.

  • News

    March 27, 1996

    No Asterisks, Please

    Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.