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Finalists Announced for Coveted "Goulet" Awards

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Abraham Froman

The American Mustache Institute (AMI) has announced the 19 finalists and opened voting for the "Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year,...

Yankees Sweep Twins To Return To ALCS

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera got the last out, sealing yet another October triumph. Jorge Posada trotted out to mound, and the Yankees came out of ...

Yankees Take 2-0 Lead Over Twins

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Andy Pettitte missed two months with a groin injury this summer and was still trying to find his strength and his form in late Septemb...

Twins Legend Blasts Pitcher After Playoff Loss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The New York Yankees came back from a three-run deficit and beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the American League Division ...

Hungry for Playoff Action!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

"You've got your regular season, and then you've got your post-season -- it's almost like a season of its own."

Who Should Be Goulet?

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Abraham Froman

The American Mustache Institute (AMI) has begun accepting nominations for the highly anticipated 2010 "Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of th...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Which baseball team had the biggest increase in payroll this year? That would be the Minnesota Twins. Which baseball team became the first to clinch its division last night? That would be the Minnesota Twins.

Ubaldo Jimenez Becomes Second Pitcher In 80 Years

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

MINNEAPOLIS — With his old-school stirrups pulled high and a 100-mph fastball in his holster, Ubaldo Jimenez is taking pitching back to a bygone...

German Baseball Hopes To Drive in a Star

David Dagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Dagan

German Slugger Max Kepler-Rozycki is a top prospect for the Minnesota Twins. If he makes it to the show, he could give baseball a sorely-needed popularity boost in this nation of soccer fans.

Imperfect Game

John O'Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John O'Kane

Corporations hijack the sport from the public, rename the parks after themselves, and tap the treasuries for the stockholders, leaving local budgets strapped. Sound familiar?

Denard Span: MLB Ballparks Need To Be Safer

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. — With a flick of his bat, Denard Span sent a foul ball whistling into the stands next to the Minnesota Twins dugout, a common ...

Denard Span HITS MOM With Line Drive Foul Ball

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — Denard Span's mother settled into her box seat, surrounded by 20 family members and friends, to watch her son lead off for the Min...

Joe Mauer Contract: Twins Reach 8-Year Deal With Catcher

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Joe Mauer is staying home. The AL MVP agreed to a $184 million, eight-year contract extension with Minnesota on Sunday that inclu...

Joe Nathan Injury: Torn Ligament May Require Tommy John Surgery

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins suddenly have a glaring concern about closing games for the first time since Joe Nathan took over in 2004. Te...

Joe Mauer Contract Extension? Twins Reportedly Reach 10-Year Deal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Joe Mauer has agreed to an 8-year contract with the Minnesota Twins. February 1: WCCO reported this afternoon that Joe Mauer and the Min...

Home Field Disadvantage

Ted Goeglein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ted Goeglein

The Cubs' old pile of bricks stinks of inebriated resignation. It's time for Wrigley Field to be gutted of the past and rebuilt for the future.

Joe Mauer Wins AL MVP

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Joe Mauer sat behind a table on a podium in a conference room at the Metrodome when Justin Morneau shouted out the last question of t...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

If you have a friend in Detroit, give him/her a "hug." If the economy and the Lions aren't bad enough, the Tigers became the first team in history to blow a 3 game lead with 4 games to play.

Yankees Beat Twins: Alex Rodriguez, Jorge Posada Power New York Back To ALCS

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MINNEAPOLIS — After so many October misses, Alex Rodriguez delivered the playoff performance his talent demanded. Rodriguez and Jorge Posada hit...

Hey Fans! Iiiiiiiit's the Fake Michael Kay On Twitter! Who But!

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

For my money, there was one unsung hero, one key player, that transformed the New York Yankees from a third place team in 2008 to World Series champs in '09.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The L.A. Clippers TV announcers were suspended for one game after making fun of Memphis Center Hamed Haddadi. Among other things they said, "You're sure he's not Borat's older brother?"

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Joe Torre used to say about the 1996 Yankees that "everyone wants to be the hero, but no one wants to talk about it." Left unsaid in sports is that nobody wants to be the goat.

It's Time to Realize that Every Baseball Player is a Steroids Suspect

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert E. Murphy

A modern fan can never trust that he or she is watching an honestly competitive game, nor that the statistical records that the baseball fan closely follows are even remotely legitimate.