It's so easy to kick professional sports teams when they're down, and their athletes, too.
Gerald Ford, left, and Sen. George Pillsbury at the Registry Hotel in Minneapolis during the president's visit to Minnesota in 1975.
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A Lowell-area man suspected in the local death of his parents last month must first face justice in Minnesota, authorities there said.
PITTSBURGH | The meeting was intimate and brief. Following his team's first 0-2 start in more than a decade, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and safety Ryan Clark huddled with remaining players from the club's last Super Bowl title in 2009 and tried to plot a course forward.
NEW YORK | Flip on any highlight show and you're almost sure to see them, with those peach-fuzz faces and boyish features beneath their big league caps.
Strong odors have been wafting from the Cargill plant in Hammond as the result of an issue with the facility's wastewater treatment plant.
CHICAGO | From the infield to the outfield, the White Sox are playing much better defense than they did during their listless start. And it's no coincidence that the wins are coming in bunches now.
CHICAGO | Practice was long over when Joel Quenneville was stopped by two young boys waiting to get on the ice. They asked if he would sign their sticks, and the former NHL defenseman happily obliged.
CHICAGO | As they rubbed sleep out of their eyes Wednesday, 11 hours after their 2 a.m. arrival from the Twin Cities, the Blackhawks acknowledged the necessity of a much better performance against the Minnesota Wild.
HEBRON | A proposed ordinance dealing with protests at funerals drew a brief protest before it was approved Tuesday by the Hebron Town Council.
Whiting’s Mel Dumezich has done just about everything during a brilliant prep and college career. The Texas A&M senior recently added another special honor to her loaded awards collection.
Green Bay's Donald Driver dives into the endzone past Minnesota's #25, Eric Kelly for a 31-yard touchdown run in the 2nd quarter. The Green Bay Packers hosted the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field Sunday December 30, 2001. WSJ/Steve Apps.
Green bay's Donald Driver jumps over Minnesota's Robert Tate on his way to a 31-yard touchdown run in the 2nd quarter. The Green Bay Packers Hosted the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field Sunday December 30, 2001. WSJ/Steve Apps.
Green Bay's Donald Driver hauls in a 22-yard touchdown pass from Brett Favre in the 2nd quarter. The Green Bay Packers traveled to Minnesota and the Metro Dome to play the Minnesota Vikings Sunday October 23, 2005. The Packers lost 23-20 on a last second 56-yard field goal. Steve Apps-State …
Until this winter, I'd never heard of bumper cars on a skating rink. And it wasn't until recently that I had my first chance to carve turns down a ski hill on a snowbike.
Who shall it be now?
NEW YORK | Doc Rivers left home for the holiday, lost the game, and loved every minute of it.
ARLINGTON, Texas | A.J. Pierzynski can joke with Texas manager Ron Washington about last season's All-Star snub now that he's the starting catcher for the Rangers.
INDIANAPOLIS | With Hoosiers increasingly saying no, the state's current and future governors are treading carefully as to whether Indiana should add its existing ban on gay marriage to the state constitution.
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