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Sports world's reaction paints grim image to severity of situation

Mar 29, 2020

The cancellation of events through the end of 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic doesn't seem so far-fetched.

Timberwolves helping players maintain their mental and emotional fitness, too

Mar 29, 2020

The Wolves are supporting their players the best they can during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gophers volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon likes what he's seen so far from talented freshman class

Mar 29, 2020

Gophers are adding some unique talent to a team coming off a Final Four season.

Pro wrestling champion Verne Gagne never forgot his amateur roots

Mar 29, 2020

This week in Minnesota sports: Successive NCAA championships defined Verne Gagne, even after he entered pro ranks

Academic allies: Former Gophers football teammates looked to as leaders

Mar 29, 2020

Michael Lehan and Astein Osei mold young minds as school administrators in the metro area.

Wild's Kevin Fiala keeps training in anticipation of season's resumption

Mar 29, 2020

Amid the coronavirus shutdown, the breakout winger is working like there's a season to finish.

Shuttering of Canada-U.S. border has implications for outdoors-related business

Mar 29, 2020

Businesses and customers in both nations brace for a closed border.

Twins scout in South Korea stuck at home, but country's teams could start playing soon

Mar 29, 2020

David Kim, a Twins Pacific Rim scout, could be watching his first ballgame within a month.

Need to watch a sports movie? Star Tribune staff picked dozens of them in Greatest Sports Movies draft

Mar 29, 2020

Ten Star Tribune staff members gathered after work (or during work for some) for a Virtual Happy Hour in which they compiled a list by holding a draft of the best sports movies. Here are their picks, video clips and more.

Star Tribune sports staff serves up suggestions for reading, viewing fare

Mar 29, 2020

What should you watch and read, sports fans, when events and leagues all over the world are shut down? The Star Tribune sports staff put together some suggestions here, starting with a fantasy draft of sports movies.