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Part Three: New York City

Sandy Thomas | Posted 10.25.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

The first decade of our marriage, my husband Glenn and I had one niece and one nephew. It made it very easy to begin a tradition that would eventually...

Not-to-Miss in Minneapolis

Sharon Hoge | Posted 10.31.2016 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Technically a visit to Minnesota's principal city includes additional "must" stops in its capital twin city St. Paul and those are not to be overlooked. But a recent trip revealed there's plenty to see in Minneapolis and nearby suburbs without even crossing the mighty Mississippi.

Nationals Centerfielder Denard Span Empowers Single Parents

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 08.05.2016 | 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 07.31.2016 | 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 07.13.2016 | 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 06.12.2016 | 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 05.01.2016 | 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...

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...

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...

WATCH: Twins Player Makes Amazing Catch

Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

Despite being 12 games under .500 going into their game on Monday night, Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe had no problem risking his body ...

WATCH: Lorenzo Cain Robs Trevor Plouffe

Posted 08.01.2013 | Sports

Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain robbed Minnesota' Trevor Plouffe of a home run on Thursday with an incredible leaping catch....

Money Mysteriously Rains Down On Fans At MLB Game

Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

Some fans at Safeco Field for the Mariners-Twins game on Sunday may have left the stadium with some extra cash. During the seventh inning stretch,...

Twins Closer Corrects Team's Twitter Account

Posted 07.21.2013 | Sports

Even after recording two straight saves against Cleveland on Friday and Saturday, the Indians' official Twitter account couldn't get Minnesota Twins c...

What A Throw!

Posted 07.13.2013 | Sports

Minnesota Twins outfielder Aaron Hicks has shown off his glove and robbed a few homers during his rookie season. On Friday night, he showed off his ar...

Ouch: Foul Ball Hits Twins Outfielder In Face

Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

What should have been an easy out for the Twins turned into an addition to the team's blooper reel on Tuesday when outfielder Oswaldo Arcia misplayed ...

WATCH: Twins Give Mo 'The Chair Of Broken Dreams'

Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

In Game Of Thrones' Westeros, the ruler of the Seven Kingdoms sits on the Iron Throne, forged from the swords of vanquished foes. In Minnesota, MLB's ...

LOOK: Rookie Wears Wrong Jersey

Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports

After a long and winding road through the independent leagues, Minnesota Twins outfielder Chris Colabello finally made his MLB debut last week. But by...

Brewers Slugger Shows Respect After Home Run Robbery

Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports

In his first at-bat of the game on Tuesday night, it looked like Milwaukee's Carlos Gomez had hit his third home run in two games. But Twins center fi...

Chaos And The Cheerleader

Mark Osler | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Mark Osler

Lent perplexes me. The events it recalls are chaotic. In the midst of this, I will watch for the transformations that do happen, that are miracles, too often unnoticed in the middle of a crowd.