For those of us in the habit of catching up with what's going on in the world each morning via Twitter, this was what today was like (minus the "Go back to bed" part for yours truly):Wake up. Entire Twitter feed is Adrian Peterson. Go back to bed.-- Kevin Hoffman (@panopticon13) September 17, 2014 B ... More >>
1500 ESPN host and Star Tribune columnist has been going after Minneapolis City Council member Jacob Frey over his indignant response to the Tuesday morning fireworks show that woke up half of Minneapolis, including many residents of his ward.The 12:30 a.m. fireworks show, which came at the tail end ... More >>
In a column entitled "City Centered: Tweetle Dumb," Adam Platt, executive editor of the Twin Cities Business Magazine, unloads on local journalists "whose Twitter presence deviates wildly from their work.""To me, Twitter is not a place to see what people are doing, eating, or thinking, but a source ... More >>
-- Update at bottom --Joe Mauer's season-ending August concussion fueled speculation he might switch from catcher to first base in time for the 2014 season, during which he'll be 31 years old.SEE ALSO: Patrick Reusse blasted for calling Mauer "sissy," suggesting he should've played with concussion T ... More >>
Yesterday, veteran Star Tribune columnist and 1500 ESPN radio host Patrick Reusse criticized Joe Mauer for regularly missing games due to injury, including all of them from August 19 onward this season following a concussion.SEE ALSO: Phil Mackey, 1500 ESPN reporter, blasts "no accountability" blogg ... More >>
This afternoon, the Twins unveiled the 2014 All-Star Game logo you're sure to see plastered all over town as the big day approaches. SEE ALSO: The 2013 State Fair poster is less trippy than last year's [IMAGE]And the logo, in our judgment, is aight. Doesn't exactly grab and keep your attention, but ... More >>
The coaching biography of new University of Minnesota men's basketball coach Rich Pitino contained a falsehood at each of his last four jobs, according to Patrick Reusse.SEE ALSO: U of M to spend money on study investigating whether it spends too much moneyReusse, who isn't a fan of the Pitino hirin ... More >>
Yesterday via her Facebook page, nationally lauded local dining critic Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl announced that beginning March 2 she will be hosting a new radio show on WCCO Radio every Saturday at 11 a.m. We caught up with Mpls/St. Paul magazine's senior editor to find out what we can expect to hear ... More >>
When the Timberwolves' tragi-comical string of injuries continued with forward Josh Howard blowing out his ACL last month, they signed a familiar face to replace him -- Lazar Hayward, who spent the 2010-11 season with the club.SEE ALSO: Call a whambulance: Kevin Love blasts T-Wolves management in in ... More >>
Longtime Twin Cities radio personality George Chapple, known affectionately by his friends and fans as Dark Star, was found dead at his Minnetonka home earlier today. He was 66 years old. Dark Star worked at WCCO-AM for a quarter of a century, echoing the plainspoken, honest voices of the passionate ... More >>
One of the Twins' biggest bats is about to return to their beleaguered lineup. Justin Morneau is set to join the team tomorrow in their opening game against the Cleveland Indians. According to the Star-Tribune's La Velle E. Neal III, Morneau's taking some cuts today at AAA Rochester before hopp ... More >>
While the vaunted blogosphere fiddles over the injustice suffered by one of its own, here's word from one of the Star Tribune's actual reporters about the fate of his colleagues.
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The Twins (finally) discover the youth movement
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1. Too many goats 2. Calling out McCants 3. Tough sledding this week
The results are in, and it's official. The denizens of Twins Territory are welcoming Bret Boone with extremely, exceptionally, exceedingly and exorbitantly tepid enthusiasm. Or maybe "cautious optimism" is more like it. Any way, the consensus seems to be, "Well, shit, we're paying 150 grand plus som ... More >>
If you listen closely, you can hear all sorts of grumblings from employees at the Newspaper of the Twin Cities: The powers-that-be hired a conservative columnist with no reporting experience, the Variety section is starting to look and behave like Weekly Reader, the paper bends over backwards to n ... More >>
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