Summer un-officially began this month as pitchers and catchers reported to Florida to mark the start of another season of trying to survive in Twins territory. Even though about 12 inches of snow covers Target Field, we can still daydream of April 1 when the skies will be blue, and Joe Mauer and Jus ... More >>
Coming off a 2003 season where he posted an 18-8 record and a 3.00 ERA for the Florida Marlins, Carl Pavano opted to pitch in the City That Never Sleeps in December 2004, signing a four-year contract with the Yankees worth $39.95 million.He spent much of the next four seasons on the disabled list wi ... More >>
There was absolutely zero chance that Madonna wasn't going to capitalize on her Super Bowl appearance this past weekend. Although it's unlikely that Madge will be able to pack M.I.A. (and her itchy middle finger), Nicki Minaj, and Cee Lo Green in her suitcase for this May-November excursion aroun ... More >>
Paul McCartney is embarking on a small tour of U.S. outdoor stadiums this summer, but contrary to what was initially reported to us by a concert promoter earlier this month, that tour will not include a stop at Target Field. Officials at the Twins stadium have confirmed that a tweet sent out by t ... More >>
With tickets on sale this morning for his much-anticipated show at Yankee Stadium, Sir Paul McCartney is unveiling a string of U.S. stadium dates that will bring him to Target Field in Minneapolis for the stadium's first ever public concert on September 1.
Photos by Rick MasonNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalMay 6-8, 2011New Orleans Fair GroundsBY RICK MASONAs the searing Louisiana sun sagged through the gathering Delta dusk west of New Orleans' Fair Grounds last Sunday, the electric atmosphere in front of the towering Gentilly Stage arced a ... More >>
Conspiracy theory and lament herein. Join the frustration.
The Twins now try to become the fifth LDS team to come back from 0-2.
A role reversal is needed for the Twins to extend their season.
Can the Twins erase their recent history against the Evil Empire?
What history says of playoff clubs in new ballparks.
Three reasons why the Twins' superb start will only gain momentum.
Foodstuffs from around the Twin Cities really step up to the plate
History dictates that getting down 0-2 in a best-of-five series ain't good.
The vet shortstop of 13 postseasons stated his presence with authority in New York's 7-2 win over the Twins.
Twins win 6-5 in a Stressball classic. Playoff analysis and game preview inside.
They're the Evil Empire to the Twins' scrappy rebels
Appreciating Joe Mauer's return in both a present day - and historical - context. The legend grows.
Cotton Eyed Joe
The greatest moments of the hometown team's season (so far)
The bad news keeps piling up. Is there a silver lining?
In honor of the great Justin Morneau
A film critic sends a fan letter to the Farrelly brothers
It's time for the resilient Twins to beat the Yankees
Last Friday night's tilt against the Yankees was one for the ages, but not for the faint of heart
Thirty years after popularizing salsa, piano great Larry Harlow is still Latin music's undiplomatic gringo ambassador
Local author Stew Thornley has a fatal attraction for baseball
At 83, Angelo Giuliani is a talking book of Minnesota baseball lore.