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Twins Opening Day: A report from Target Field

The Mac Weekly

April 14, 2017

By Ben Lewis It is April 1st and the Minneapolis skyline sits against an angry backdrop of dark clouds. However, this April day feels like summer. Why? It’s opening day. The Minnesota Twins are playing their first game of the ...

Dome games: a Midwestern tradition

March 3, 2017

Every year in February, professional baseball teams make their way to Arizona or Florida to start their training in a temperate locale. The Major League Baseball season begins in April, so teams can wait until the weather improves be...

Believeland: Cleveland sports hype continues into baseball postseason

October 14, 2016

If you have no vested interest in any team still alive in the MLB playoffs, it’s hard not to start rooting for history to be made. And that doesn’t mean cheering for the Chicago Cubs. No. It is time to jump on the Cleveland In...

The Weekly’s weekly weather report

April 8, 2016

Information from the Weather Underground and CBS Sports. Loyal readers! We’re back with the weather! I’ve missed all of you dearly and I’m sure you’ve all missed knowing what the weather’s going to be like in the com...

Titans Among Us: Macalester’s Strongest Athletes

March 4, 2016

At the end of every season, the best athletes are recognized for their accomplishments with All-Conference, All-State and All-American awards. Outstanding performance is never left unrewarded. This year at Macalester, fall sp...

Baseball’s Final Four: a Viewer’s Guide

October 23, 2015

Please note: This article was written before the Mets vs. Cubs game that took place on October 21. It is finally October, that month of the year when sports fans all around the country rejoice. October means hockey starts, foo...

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