Today in sports history

1956 - Corky Devlin of Fort Wayne goes 0-for-15 from the field against the Minneapolis Lakers to tie an NBA record.1971 - Garo Yepremian's 37-yard field goal at 7:40 of the second overtime gives the Miami Dolphins...
Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks detailing New York City's pigeon problem. The droppings were cited as possible cause for speeding the decay of a Minneapolis bridge across the Mississippi River that collapsed in 2007 and killed 13 people.Hunters and dog trainers introduced pigeons...
Fugitive found sleeping at Juneau airport

...jail time for his second-degree attempted murder conviction but was wanted for violating the terms of his probation.The Minneapolis Star Tribute reported that Pass pleaded guilty last year to the attempted murder of Odai Al-Refo in April 2009. Dakota...
Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

...around this year," David Lansing, assistant manager at Frattallone's Ace Hardware in Burnsville, Minnesota, told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "We're selling a few shovels here and there, but they're mostly going right for the snow blowers."
TMHS fall play focuses on bullying

...consultation by Sxip Shirey (yes, that is an "x"), the play was first presented by The Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis and re-mounted at the Seattle Children's Theatre. It is the poetic story a girl born with a pouch. After being home-schooled...
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...cold air into much of the continental U.S. next week, forecaster Bob Oravec said. By the weekend, high temperatures in Minneapolis will only reach the upper 20s, and mid-30s are expected in Chicago - more than 15 degrees below normal.Snow also is...
NL loses All-Star game, World Series advantage

MINNEAPOLIS - Clayton Kershaw did his part with a perfect inning. Jonathan Lucroy pitched in two RBI doubles. Craig Kimbrel struck out the...
In sports, winning always takes precedence

...the Week, serious consideration would have to go to the young woman who was photographed Sunday near TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis while wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey and holding a stripped down tree branch in her right hand.She was smiling broadly...
Juneau man falls to death in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS - A 46-year-old Juneau man went...25 feet to his death while running in Minneapolis, landing on the trail where he had...Caouette, grew up in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, attended the University...
Sports on TV

ARENA FOOTBALL4 p.m., ESPN2 - New Orleans at JacksonvilleCYCLING3 a.m., NBCSN - Tour de France, Stage 10, Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles, FranceMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL4 p.m., ESPN - Exhibition, Home Run Derby, at Minneapolis


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