Sports

Hooray for Mayor Hodges' Courageous Soccer Stadium Stand!

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges.

Bill McGuire and his sports buddies the Pohlads, who own the Twins, and Glen Taylor, who owns the Timberwolves, want to build a stadium in downtown Minneapolis just for soccer.  And here

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Twins continue to honor Jackie Robinson while struggling to attract Black fans

Members of the Twins coaching staff all wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, the first to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Photos Harry Colbert,

In what has now become an annual tradition, the Minnesota Twins along with every team in Major League Baseball (MLB) honored the legacy of baseball Hall of Famer and civil rights icon, Jackie

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Tax exemptions are bad for city

Location of a proposed soccer stadium in Minneapolis.

A proposal for a new soccer stadium in downtown Minneapolis is drawing controversy because of how it may be funded.

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Target Center all over again

The Minneapolis City Council has agreed to pay an additional $24.5 million to renovate the Target Center so Glen Taylor can charge more for admission.   Taylor is the publisher of t

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Twins’ new season comes with new Black coach

The Minnesota Twins earlier this week opened its 2015 season with a new manager and its first Black coach since 2012. Butch Davis was hired in January as first base coach.

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Native community welcomes new lacrosse star

Miles Thompson signs autographs for the youth in the Twin Cities Native American Lacrosse Club, who came to welcome him as he arrived in Minneapolis on Jan. 2. (Photo by Alfred Walking Bull)

Miles Giaehgwaeh Thompson, co-winner of college lacrosse’s top honor last year with his younger brother Lyle, arrived in the Twin Cities on Jan.

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Mascot protest spurs continued momentum

Photo by Fibonacci Blue, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License

In the weeks since thousands of native people and their allies converged on TCF Stadium to protest the Washington NFL team’s offensive name, those involved in th

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OPINION | Black athletes weigh in on police violence

Recent events of police brutality, a problem that Blacks in this country have faced for decades, have pushed Black athletes out of their normal say-nothing postures.

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Minnesota State High School League adopts trans-inclusive policy

The Minnesota State High School League passed a policy on Thursday morning that provide a framework for schools to allow transgender students to participate in high school extracurricular activities including athletics.

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