There's a glut of hip-hop coming out of the Twin Cities, and it can be a lot to try to digest. We've selected six recently released albums by local hip-hop artists that deserve recognition; welcome to Gimme Leaks #5.
A look behind the scenes with the hardest-working man in Minnesota media
Funding cuts hit Minnesota's long-standing drop-in center
-- Original post published Friday afternoon; update at bottom -- Sure, you have to take everything "The Common Man" Dan Cole says during his KFAN show with a grain of salt, but his sources when it comes to University of Minnesota men's basketball have been solid.SEE ALSO: DFL Rep. Gene Pelowski: Tub ... More >>
One NCAA tournament win apparently wasn't enough to save Tubby Smith's job.SEE ALSO: Tubby Smith busts all sorts of dance moves following Gophers' season-saving win [VIDEO] Late this morning, CBS's Jeff Goodman reported that one day after losing in the round of 32 to Florida, Tubby has been fired. D ... More >>
What a difference a few minutes can make.With 22.6 seconds left in regulation last night, the Gophers trailed Bo Ryan and the hated Wisconsin Badgers by two points. Wisconsin had the ball, meaning the good guys' chances of tying up the game and forcing overtime were slim to none. And with a once-pro ... More >>
U of M and others spend millions while insiders profit
Facebook.Providing he had nothing else to do that month, let's call this project a huge success.If you spend enough time in the Mall of America, weird stuff is bound to happen. Throw a big glass house in the mix, and just about anything is possible. In one of the weirdest PR stunts of recent ... More >>
Bad, but not as bad as Fargo.When it comes to endless, subzero dark winters, and blisteringly hot, humid summers, Fargo beats us cold, according to online voters in the Weather Channel's "Toughest Weather City" tournament. You know what? Losing a trumped-up competition based on NCAA March Madne ... More >>
The Wolves are almost unwatchable but March Madness is still the beer pong of basketball.
In conjunction with more exciting NCAA March Madness, National Public Radio has a 2012 GOP bracket poll running on their site for the next Republican candidate.
Win two of their next three and Tubby & Crew make a fine case for March Madness. Tomorrow's showdown with Wisconsin looms huge.
Bring your sword, shield, and sneaks to East Lansing, Bill.
I don't know Pam Borton and I never played ball for her. All I know is what I saw and what I wrote in City Pages two years ago; a scenario of a tough coach and a tough player who found each other and who wanted the same thing:
How Lindsay Whalen resurrected the Lady Gophers
Bloody marys with a bookie at the height of March Madness
What's with Kevin Clark's erratic performance this season? And what's Clem Haskins going to do about it?
How sports are wrecking schools.