A generation of historic athletes is nearing its twilight.
[caption id="attachment_20911" align="alignleft"]Danny Santana [/caption]The Minnesota Twins are doing what they consistently do, which is … play gritty baseball, and hope that a couple of their small market (dollar bill y’all) stars rise to carry the team beyond expectations.
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – During a closed door meeting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, a coalition of civil rights groups commended the basketball chief for making a strong statement with the lifetime ban of Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling and expressed the need for greater diversity in the NBA’s business behind the scenes.
[caption id="attachment_20739" align="alignleft"]Flip Saunders (Wikimedia Commons)[/caption]Flip Saunders is now the most powerful team executive in the NBA.
[caption id="attachment_20692" align="alignleft"]Tiger Woods (Keith Allison / Creative Commons\)[/caption]Will Tiger Woods return to form and surpass Hall of Fame golfer Jack Nicklaus as the career leader in major championships?
[caption id="attachment_20616" align="alignleft"]Teddy Bridgewater[/caption]Should recent Vikings first round draft pick Teddy Bridgewater turn in a Hall of Fame career over the next decade or so, then like Michael Jackson, his glove will go down in history with him.
[caption id="attachment_20525" align="alignleft"]Floyd Mayweather Jr. Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Floyd Mayweather, Jr. brought home the exclamation point to a memorable May Saturday in sports.
[caption id="attachment_16569" align="alignleft"]RJ with Coach Kill at the U of M Football camp. He received a jersey for being one of the top kids in his grade….. [/caption]Over the last two seasons Richard “RJ” Chakolis, Jr. has been amazing.
His wrestling record is 100-1 in Folkstyle Wrestling. He has won back-to-back city championships for Farview Park. He is a two time state champion, winning his weight class last weekend in Rochester. He pinned all of his opponents.