Last night’s temperature at Target Field at game time was 31 degrees, the coldest temperature ever recorded at the start of a game at the stadium. Good times for the announced crowd of 20,000. Read more →
The football players at Minnesota State University Mankato may soon end their holdout over the return of head coach Todd Hoffner. Hoffner took his job back at the school, nearly two years after he was suspended and then fired for taking bath time pictures of his children. Last week, an arbitrator ruled the firing was improper. Read more →
That Todd Hoffner has decided to take his old Minnesota State Mankato football job back shouldn’t surprise anyone who’s followed the story since he was accused of child pornography for using his state-owned cellphone to take bath time videos of his children. Everything about the case has been a head-scratcher from the start. Read more →
On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier. It’s a sad day to roll out this report, however. Hank Aaron told USA Today recently about the hate mail he got while he was pursuing Babe Ruth’s home run record. “We can talk about baseball. Talk about politics. Sure, this country Read more →
You could probably spend a couple of hours on the Boston Globe’s web site today, just mousing over this photo of survivors and helpers who were at the Boston Marathon finish line a year ago today Read more →
As surprising as the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team’s defensive “no-show” was at Saturday night’s NCAA championship game, anyone could see the Dinkytown arrests and damage coming from a mile away. And the post-”riot” quarterbacking has been even more predictable.
And this is in a city that lost a championship game. Read more →