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Nov 24th


(Mr. T's Sports Report) A whole lot of golfin’ goin’ on

The Tiger Woods Effect is in full swing.  Everybody is playing golf. On top of the many local, older and younger, faces and events that are dominating the golf scene, we have a big punctuation to this year’s golf season when Tiger Woods comes to town for the final major championship of the professional golfing year.  The PGA Championship is that event, and it will be held at the acclaimed Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota during the week of August 10-16 this year.

(Mr. T's Sports Report) TWINS Quarter (or more like One-Third) Season Report

(Mr. T's Sports Report) TWINS Quarter (or more like One-Third) Season ReportThe other thing I have figured out about baseball is that it is the cheapest ticket in town.  Considering that the season lasts 162 games, it’s easy to see how $20 tickets can turn into $250 million dollar contracts for a baseball player.  Baseball is clearly a moneymaker, but I suppose that $20 for a three- to four-hour live show ain’t a bad deal.

Jennifer Gillom promoted to Minnesota Lynx head coach

Jennifer Gillom promoted to Minnesota Lynx head coachThe Minnesota Lynx last week announced that Don Zierden has resigned as head coach to join Flip Saunders' staff with the NBA's Washington Wizards. Lynx assistant coach and women's basketball great Jennifer Gillom has been promoted to head coach, becoming the sixth head coach in team history.

Bike to the Twins Game in 2009

ABC Ramps and the Minnesota Twins are teaming up again this year to bring a series of Bike to the Twins Game events throughout the 2009 season.  Free secure bike corral parking and $5 off select Twins tickets will be available the following games:

(Mr. T's Sports Report) With the addition of Harvin, Vikings show will be worth the price of admission

(Mr. T's Sports Report) With the addition of Harvin, Vikings show will be worth the price of admissionAnd the beat goes on for the Minnesota Vikings when it comes to stellar picks from the collegiate prospects in the NFL Draft.  Now if everyone around here thinks Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is fast, then I can’t wait until they get a load of first-round draft pick Percy Harvin aka William Percival Harvin, III.

Minnesota's own, Larry Fitzgerald, Jr., to host youth football camp

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. will host a football camp for approximately 250 aspiring young players who will be entering grades 6 – 9 in the upcoming school year.

Bring back Dwayne Casey!

Bring back Dwayne Casey!If you follow the Timberwolves at all, then you know that former coach Dwayne Casey got a raw deal. We are all aware that “good ole boy” networks exist, and you may find it surprising that I am not completely against it. In the African American community we have our own version of the “good ole boy” network, it’s called “the hook up.”
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