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Nationals Centerfielder Denard Span Empowers Single Parents

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact
Kandice Ferrell

I recently spoke to Washington Nationals centerfielder Denard Span about his mission to uplift single parent families. His non-profit, The Denard Span Foundation was borne out of a desire to extend assistance proactively.

A Season Revised for Alex Rodriguez

Julian McWilliams | Posted 08.05.2015 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

For A-Rod, the focus isn't just on being a great player anymore, which had been a fatal flaw that drove his ego to the point of public deception It seems as if he has moved past his "A-rod antics." And that -- along with a revived season -- might lead the Yankees back into October.

Inside the 86th Annual MLB All-Star Game: Off to Cincinnati

Alisha Perkins | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports
Alisha Perkins

Once we get to the All-Star Game things go fast and furious, one thing to the next and before you know it the whole thing is over and you are flying home to resume your everyday baseball life.

Harmon Killebrew on a U.S. Stamp?

Ken Reed | Posted 06.12.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

As a kid, I certainly knew about the Minnesota Twins' Harmon Killebrew. He was a perennial All-Star and famous home run hitter. I definitely wanted to collect his baseball card. But I wasn't really drawn to him.

MN Twins, Unloaded Hot Dogs and a Whoppin' Big Lesson

Rebecca Stoufis | Posted 05.01.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Stoufis

Nikolas told me he couldn't wait for baseball season to begin. He loved the game and admitted that he'd never be able to throw as far as the guys on the team. It had been an exciting evening, and for a couple innings, the Twins were catching up. Nikos' homeless friend never showed up, but I hope he'd at least gone to the game.

MLB Team To Serve A Bloody Mary Garnished With A Slice Of Pizza

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.27.2015 | Taste

No, this is not a dream. Yes, you may cry tears of joy.

Sport and Society for Arete: Selig Retires

Richard Crepeau | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is clear that over his long and rocky tenure as Commissioner of Baseball, Bud Selig left a massive legacy. The business and sport of major league baseball was impacted for good and for ill by the man who began his professional life selling used cars in Milwaukee. He will end his tenure as Commissioner by becoming the "Six Million Dollar Man."

Mother Nature Could Cost MLB Pitcher $500k Bonus

Complex Sports | Posted 09.25.2014 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports If Phil Hughes doesn't pitch again in the regular season, he will set an MLB record for strikeout-to-walk ratio (1...

MLB Prospect Taken Off Field In Ambulance After Scary Collision

AP | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton was taken off the field in an ambulance after an outfield collision Wednesday n...

Sport and Society for Arete -- Father's Day

Richard Crepeau | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Richard Crepeau

This week for Father's Day I want to talk about the man who taught me a love of sport, and especially a love of baseball, and who taught me much about life.

MLB Player Hits Homer While Mom Is Being Interviewed On TV

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.24.2014 | Sports

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Chris Colabello hit a perfectly-timed home run on Wednesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. With Colabello's mom, ...

A Salute to Baseball's First 'Worst-to-First' Winners

Tim Wendel | Posted 06.01.2014 | Sports
Tim Wendel

The first week of the MLB season should always be a time to believe, no matter how long the odds. After all, that's what the Twins and Braves did in 1991.

Twins Play March Madness Prank On Own Pitcher

Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports

The Minnesota Twins recently pulled a hilarious prank on their own pitcher Mike Pelfrey, making him believe that he was giving an inspirational speech...

Report: Twins Snatch Free Agent Pitcher

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 01.31.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes probably needed to leave hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium, and the Minnesota Twins were desperate for proven arms to st...

MLB Star Changing Positions

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Mauer will be moving from catcher to first base on a full-time basis for the Minnesota Twins. The Twins annou...


AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Doug Fister struck out seven and the Detroit Tigers homered three times in the fourth inning to clinch a playoff b...

Twins Snatch Away Win In 11th

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 09.24.2013 | Detroit

MINNEAPOLIS -- Josmil Pinto hit an RBI single in the 11th inning and the Minnesota Twins overcame 12 strikeouts by Justin Verlander to beat the Detroi...

Viciedo, Quintana Lift Sox Over Twins

AP | BRIAN SANDALOW | Posted 11.18.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Scott Diamond pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since June, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a three-game sweep by beat...

Sox Score 7 In 1st, Coast To Win Over Twins

AP | BRIAN SANDALOW | Posted 11.17.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Dayan Viciedo had three hits and drove in two runs, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Min...

Pirates Make Trade For Final Playoff Push

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 10.31.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates are all-in as they chase the franchise's first playoff appearance in 21 years. So is Justin Morneau....

Miggy Ends Game In Pain

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera swung and missed to end the game, and gingerly walked away from the plate perhaps with another ailment. Glen Perkins struck...

WATCH: Ex-MLB Player Turned Manager Starts Brawl

Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports

It's been four years since former major league first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz played the final game of his career. Now he's a manager for the Fort My...

White Sox Beat Twins, Win Series

AP | ADAM CZECH | Posted 08.19.2013 | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS -- Alexei Ramirez homered and had three RBIs, Hector Santiago won for the first time since June 21 and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minn...

Sox Fall To Twins

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 08.16.2013 | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS -- This season ceased to be about playing for one win long ago for manager Robin Ventura and the Chicago White Sox. Mired in last place f...

HIGHLIGHTS: Twins Rookie Follows Stellar Debut With Dominant Performance

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew Albers threw a two-hitter in his second career start and the Minnesota Twins backed him with a pair of home runs to beat the Cle...