1. Ranking the 5 Biggest Fan Favorites in Minnesota Wild History

    In compiling this list of fan favorites from the Minnesota Wild , I chose players who are no longer in the NHL . This eliminates current stars Mikko Koivu, Zach Parise , Ryan Suter and Co...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 1,340 reads 3 comments

  2. Minnesota Twins: What to Make of 1B/RF Chris Parmelee

    In my mind, Chris Parmelee is like a baby Trevor Plouffe. This is confusing, of course, because the latter is occasionally referred to as Babe Plouffe due to his ability to hit the long ball (and because of his Ryan Gosling looks)...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 1,170 reads 6 comments

  3. Updates on All the Minnesota Wild's Top Draft Picks from the Past 10 Years

    This is by no means a comprehensive list of players drafted by the Minnesota Wild from 2002 to 2012, nor are the players ranked against one another. It is simply a look at how the Wild have drafted over the past 10 years...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 2,266 reads 7 comments

  4. Minnesota Twins: 4 Lessons Learned from the Detroit Tigers Series

    Being six games under .500 is frustrating. On one hand, the Minnesota Twins (30-36) are just two good series away from evening things out, but they are also one or two bad series away from being knocked into oblivion...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 1,015 reads 1 comments

  5. Minnesota Twins: 4 Lessons Learned from the Philadelphia Phillies Series

    For the second series in a row, the Minnesota Twins saw an old friend in a different uniform. Against the Washington Nationals it was Denard Span, against the Philadelphia Phillies last week it was Ben Revere...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 578 reads 3 comments

  6. 5 Ideal Free-Agent Signings for Minnesota Wild

    The Minnesota Wild have $57.9 million committed to 18 players, and with the salary cap lowering to $64.3 million next season, it means that they will only have roughly $8 million to spend in free agency...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 2,436 reads 1 comments

  7. Scouting Twins Draftees Playing in the College World Series

    The team to watch in the College World Series for Minnesota Twins fans is Big 10 representative Indiana University. Three of the four Twins draft picks playing in Omaha are on IU ’s roster...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 1,118 reads 0 comments

  8. Complete Guide to Minnesota Timberwolves' Salary Cap Situation

    The Minnesota Timberwolves need to make the playoffs next year. Attendance at the Target Center is declining, the Wild and Vikings are expected to make postseason runs and Minnesota has not been in the NBA playoffs since 2003-04...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 4,950 reads 22 comments

  9. Facts You Need to Know About Minnesota Wild's Top Targets in 2013 Draft

    The Minnesota Wild dealt their first-round pick in the 2013 NHL draft to the Buffalo Sabres in the Jason Pominville trade and, as a result, will be have their first selection at No...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 2,320 reads 0 comments

  10. Projecting Major League Arrival Dates for the Minnesota Twins 2013 Draft Class

    In case you tuned out the last three years of Minnesota Twins baseball, the biggest need in Minneapolis right now is pitching...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 4,302 reads 3 comments

  11. Top Free Agents for Minnesota Timberwolves to Sign with Mid-Level Exception

    The Minnesota Timberwolves would be wise to re-sign Chase Budinger as a backup forward and Nikola Pekovic as their starting center...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 9,020 reads 46 comments

  12. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Minnesota Wild's 2013 Draft

    The Minnesota Wild dealt this year’s first-round draft choice to the Buffalo Sabres in the Jason Pominville deal, meaning that their first selection, as of now, is at No...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 1,767 reads 0 comments

  13. Minnesota Timberwolves Should Make a Push for J.J. Redick

    The Minnesota Timberwolves need to do what they can to sign J.J. Redick . There are other priorities—re-signing Nikola Pekovic and figuring out what to do in the draft—but ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 4,808 reads 30 comments

  14. Minnesota Wild's Best Sales Pitch for Each Top Free-Agent Target

    The Minnesota Wild currently owe $55.8 million to 17 players in 2013-14. With the salary cap reducing to $64.3 million next season, they are going to have to be economically efficient in their spending...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 3,447 reads 11 comments

  15. For Minnesota Twins Rookie Aaron Hicks, Defense Comes 1st, Offense Later

    When Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks played basketball at Woodrow Wilson High School in his hometown of Long Beach, Calif., he says he was a defensive player...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 1,265 reads 5 comments

  16. A Look at Where the Minnesota Twins' Top Draft Picks from 2010 Are Now

    Pitcher Alex Wimmers was the first player the Minnesota Twins took in the 2010 MLB draft. The 24-year-old was chosen No. 21 overall out of The Ohio State University and reached Double-A before undergoing Tommy John surgery...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 3,338 reads 4 comments

  17. The One Trade Minnesota Timberwolves Must Consider Making This Offseason

    The Minnesota Timberwolves need to get their hands on former Indiana University star Victor Oladipo . With the ninth pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Wolves are no longer in the top five and are unlikely to see Oladipo fall to them...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about 1 year ago 10,540 reads 54 comments

  18. What We Learned About OKC Thunder from Their 2nd-Round Playoff Series

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost to the Memphis Grizzlies , 4-1, and will not advance to the Western Conference Finals this season...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 2,387 reads 17 comments

  19. 4 Things We Learned About the Twins Through the 1st Quarter of the Season

    We’re a quarter of the way through the season and the Minnesota Twins have been surprisingly—dare I say it?—good...or at least better than most people expected...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 2,293 reads 5 comments

  20. Minnesota Timberwolves Have Real Shot Now That Rick Adelman's Returning

    Let’s be honest: The Timberwolves needed Rick Adelman more than he needed them. Adelman , 66, has already had considerable success at his stops with the Portland Trail Blazers , Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 4,982 reads 16 comments

  21. 3 Biggest Takeaways from Minnesota Wild's 1st-Round Playoff Defeat

    It was hard to see the Minnesota Wild beating the Presidents' Trophy-winning Chicago Blackhawks in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and reasonably so. Minnesota lost the series 4-1...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 495 reads 11 comments

  22. Minnesota Twins: 2 Lessons Learned from the Baltimore Orioles Series

    The second series against the Baltimore Orioles might be the weirdest one to date. The Minnesota Twins built a 6-0 lead in Game 1, but the bullpen—the team’s strength all season—gave it away...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 1,098 reads 0 comments

  23. Analyzing Minnesota's Biggest Draft Needs

    Flip Saunders will face his first major test as the President of Basketball Operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves when he chooses which player to draft this year. He will likely have a late lottery selection and the No...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 3,687 reads 9 comments

  24. Minnesota Twins: 3 Lessons Learned from the Boston Red Sox Series

    This series said a lot about the Minnesota Twins . They were playing the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox after facing the mighty Detroit Tigers and a hot Cleveland Indians team on a 10-game road trip and won three of the four games they played...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 1,806 reads 2 comments

  25. Minnesota Twins Should Send Down Pedro Hernandez, Call Up De Vries or Gibson

    Pedro Hernandez needs to be sent down to Rochester. The Minnesota Twins lefty earned his first win against the mighty Texas Rangers on April 27 and has yet to record an official ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 196 reads 5 comments