Roger Maris

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau need their own nickname

    Let's find something that doesn't steal from the '60's Yankees.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Joe Mauer signs 8-year/$184 million contract extension to stay with Twins

    Local boy makes real damn good, and saves Twins' faithful from enduring the unthinkable. Blissful analysis inside.

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Mauer awarded American League MVP

    Twins catcher dominates MVP voting.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2007

    Celebrating Strangers

    During today's exciting 4-1 Twins victory over the Indians, Burt Blyleven asked cohort Dick Bremer his opinion about Barry Bonds' breaking Hank Aaron's home-run record. "I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2007

    Thoughts On Bonds

    "Why do I have to be a model for your kid? You be a model for your kid." --Bob Gibson... Though you wouldn't catch me on one of those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2007

    No love for Oliva

    Once again, the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Veterans Committee has banded together and voted to disallow anyone else from joining their club.

  • News

    December 13, 2006
  • News

    December 6, 2006

    MN SAT

    The great Minnesota brain freeze: 82 chances to cheat with Google and win valuable prizes!

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2005

    Congress on steroids

    A new national villain of the hour: steroids Before Congress McGwire cries, takes the Fifth; Bud Selig pops out of the ground and sees his shadow; what's Curt Schilling running for? Random impressions from a misspent afternoon watching CSPAN on Thursday: The committee did not think much of baseball ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top Ten

    Ben Harper summons god and Johnny Rotten proves he's still the antichrist

  • Books

    November 7, 2001

    Sid Plays Bawl

    What makes Sid Hartman cry?

  • Sports

    May 30, 2001

    Athletic Supporters

    ESPN's The Life holds up the sensitive side of jock culture

  • News

    August 4, 1999
  • Sports

    June 3, 1998

    Diamonds to Dust

    Baseball owners are trading away the game's storied traditions for boxes of Beanie Babies