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Missing March Madness? Remember the Flying Dutchmen.

  'Are we really here?!'  That phrase sprang to mind when Dean Verdoes and his teammates stepped onto the floor of Williams Arena in March of...

Keeping the Social in Social Distancing with Disc Golf

When going to the movies, a sporting event or the zoo are crossed off your list of fun pastimes, what can you do during...

The Minnesota Reign of Lynx Player Seimone Augustus

Author’s note: At the beginning of each WNBA season, I like to remind and/or annoy some colleagues that we were fortunate to witness one...

An Abandoned Quarry Is Now An Ice Climber’s Dream

  Story published: February 2020 Quarry Park, an official city park in Duluth, Minn., was once the site of a blighted and abandoned rock quarry, known...

Will Duluth’s Spirit Mountain survive financial woes?

  Story published: January 2020 In a packed, tension-filled Duluth City Council chambers last December, a handful of city residents came up to the podium to...

Minnesota Niche: Sweet Wheels Skate Club

Sweet Wheels Skate Club doesn't pick sides or styles when it comes to roller skating. Rather, the group prides itself on its inclusiveness - and...

Minnesota Niche: Rock Steady Boxing

Video story by Ryan Klabunde | Article by Edie Grossfield Classic rock blasted on the sound system at Element Gym in St. Paul, Minn., as...
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Revisit the Golden Days of the Gophers Football Team

  University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Coach Murray Warmath did more than recruit African-American players for the  team: He made Uniontown, Pa.-born Sandy Stephens...

Why This Queer Sports Fan Keeps on Cheering

I don’t know exactly when it happened, but I have a few ideas. It might have been the at beginning of third grade, when I...

Introducing 10 Inspiring MN Athletes You’ve Never Heard Of

Stare down the annals of Minnesota sports history and names like Garnett, Puckett and Whalen immediately spring to mind. But allow us to introduce you...