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Top players face different challenges as managers

StarTribune.com Elite players such as Paul Molitor don’t often become elite managers.
  • New: 1 hr 19 min ago

Hartman: Molitor would be ideal pick for Twins

StarTribune.com He has front-office and player support, and he’d be a popular choice as manager among fans.
  • New: 2 hr 22 min ago

Twins give hall of famer Molitor first pitch at manager's job

TwinCities.com (John Shipley jshipley@pioneerpress.com) — The Twins don't appear ready to simply hand their managing job to the next, best internal candidate.
  • New: 3 hr 51 min ago

Wednesday (Will we ever be Royals?) edition: Wha' Happened?

StarTribune.com Pop sensation Lorde wrote her biggest hit, “Royals,” after seeing a picture of George Brett from 1976. This is a true fact. You can look it up. They have even had their picture taken together...
  • New: 11 hr 18 min ago

Molitor to meet with Twins officials about managing job Wednesday

StarTribune.com The Hall of Famer will discuss the managerial opening with Terry Ryan.
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Tom Powers: Twins should rock the boat with new manager

TwinCities.com (Tom Powers tpowers@pioneerpress.com) — Terry Ryan said he will cast a wide net in his search for a new Twins manager. In reality, that net probably is just wide enough to drape over the shoulders of Terry Steinbach and Paul Molitor....
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

A needed change -- and a big test for Terry Ryan's job

StarTribune.com It was time for Ron Gardenhire to go. Now the pressure is on Terry Ryan to produce.
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Miller: Twins fire Gardenhire

StarTribune.com After 13 seasons as manager of the Twins, Ron Gardenhire was fired on Monday. The Star Tribune's Phil Miller and CineSport's Chad Cutler discuss the move and possible replacements.
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Twins coaches face reality of having to move on

StarTribune.com Steinbach, Molitor could be on short list of manager candidates.
  • 2 days ago

Players don't balk in support of Ron Gardenhire

StarTribune.com Their overall message was they had to do more to help his cause.
  • 2 days ago

Jim Souhan: Hiring Molitor should be team's next right move

StarTribune.com The Hall of Famer is a baseball genius who knows exactly what this team needs to improve.
  • 2 days ago

Patrick Reusse: Loyalty between Twins, Gardenhire was a two-way street

StarTribune.com Like Tom Kelly before him, Ron Gardenhire rewarded the Pohlads with early success.
  • 2 days ago

Twins GM Terry Ryan looking for 'a strategy guy' for next manager

TwinCities.com (Mike Berardino mberardino@pioneerpress.com) — Terry Ryan never kept a list of potential managerial replacements for Ron Gardenhire because he felt it would be disrespectful.
  • 2 days ago

Ron Gardenhire through the years

StarTribune.com A look at Ron Gardenhire through the years. He picked up his 1,000th career victory as Twins manager on Saturday in Cleveland.
  • 2 days ago

Twins' Tom Kelly on minor stroke: 'Tell them I'm fine'

TwinCities.com (Mike Berardino mberardino@pioneerpress.com) — Former Twins manager Tom Kelly was back home in Maplewood on Monday and doing well after suffering a minor stroke last week.
  • 2 days ago

Ryan to consider minor-league managers

StarTribune.com Twins GM Terry Ryan says he'll consider the franchise's minor league managers for Twins' top job.
  • 2 days ago
Blog Articles

Sextion 219: A needed change -- and a big test for Terry Ryan's job

StarTribune.com (Howard Sinker) — It was time for Ron Gardenhire to go. Now the pressure is on Terry Ryan to produce.
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Give some credit to the Twins and Phil Hughes

StarTribune.com (Howard Sinker) — This may have been the ultimate First World issue, whether the Twins should have found a way to give pitcher Phil Hughes the $500,000 he would have earned.
  • 5 days ago
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Google Does Away With Compulsory Google+ Registration

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — Social media has taken over the internet and the world. Any company that wants to have any success with web penetration needs to have a social media campaign that takes advantage of the unique...
  • 9 days ago
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Swedish Study Finds Healthy Lifestyle Significantly Reduces Heart Attack Risk

Twinkie Talk (Silvia Fernandez) — A new study could help men avoid heart attacks by simply changing a few daily behaviors. This study followed men in the middle-aged range and older and found that men in this group reduced their...
  • 9 days ago
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UN Climate Change Summit Set to Invigorate Global Efforts

Twinkie Talk (April Taylor) — Leaders from all over the world will come together on Tuesday for a United Nations summit which will focus on political unification for an international climate change treaty that can hopefully go...
  • 9 days ago
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Science Improves Upon Nature, Develops New Adhesive

Twinkie Talk (Deborah Grace) — Everything that science tells us comes from analyzing natural processes. Even synthetic materials and products are developed out of understanding of the natural world or by manipulating organic...
  • 9 days ago
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One of the many victims of ‘drive-by’ doctoring was charged $117,000

Twinkie Talk (April Taylor) — Unexpected medical expenses, of course, can often add a little fuel to that fire in terms of your annual deductible. For example, Peter Drier, 37, signed a pile of consent forms before a surgery...
  • 9 days ago
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China’s Carbon Emission Rate is Higher Than U.S and E.U Combined

Twinkie Talk (Deborah Grace) — China’s Production Growth Will Keep World Temperature From Remaining Within a 2 Degrees Celsius Mark. The carbon emission of the entire world will increase this year. It will be driven by...
  • 9 days ago
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United Airlines Making Massive Improvements in Arrival Times

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — After a rocky start to 2014, United Airlines is seeing improvements in its on-time arrival rates. The newfound success is largely contributed to new technology being implanted in airports and...
  • 9 days ago
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Want the Strongest Phone? iPhone 6, All The Way

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — With all this talk about what specifications make the Samsung Galaxy S5 better than (or not) the iPhone 6 or what makes the iPhone 6 better than (or not) the iPhone 6 Plus, one area people tend to...
  • 9 days ago
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Why Is Global Stilling Important To Study?

Twinkie Talk (Deborah Grace) — Global Stilling is not a term one hears very often. It refers to a complex environmental issue that this world has been struggling with for many years—and yet it is not a term that most people...
  • 9 days ago
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New Gen Consoles Come To China

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — Microsoft has elected to delay the launch of their New-Gen Xbox One gaming console in China this week. It was originally slated to be released on Tuesday but the software giant has announced that...
  • 9 days ago
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Milky Way Will Lose Galactic Ground When It Meets Andromeda in 5 Billion Years

Twinkie Talk (Deborah Grace) — Apparently it is a law of the universe to continue expanding and consume your resources until you must overtake your neighbor in a violent confrontation over control of the region. It happens with...
  • 9 days ago
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General Motors Issues Parking Brake Recall

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — U.S. auto maker General Motors Co has been forced to issue a recall this week as hundreds of thousands of cars may suffer a defective parking brake. The cars which left the line and were sold to...
  • 10 days ago
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Apple Pay Causes Waves in the Alternative Payments World

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — It doesn’t matter how many iPhone 6 Apple sells, the reception for the device’s upgrades have been mild at best. Indeed, response to the phone’s new feature have not been as widely appreciated as...
  • 10 days ago
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Shifts In Sea Ice Suggest Global Warming Needs A Remedy

Twinkie Talk (Deborah Grace) — The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) has recently warned that Antarctic Sea Ice will increase again this year, presently recorded at 7.6 million sq miles; and it shows no sign of...
  • 10 days ago
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Third Party Keyboards for iOS 8 Bring Long Awaited Variety to iPhone

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — Drifting from the traditional Apple line, users will be allowed to use a variety of third party keyboards on their device without the need to perform a jailbreak. The decision by company big wigs...
  • 10 days ago
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Oculus Says New Virtual Reality Head Set Isn’t Consumer Ready… Yet

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — Oculus VR has announced the newest model in its series of virtual reality headsets, Crescent Bay. This particular model includes 360 motion tracking as well as integrated audio to enhance user...
  • 10 days ago
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Changes in Brain Chemistry Due To the Use of Antidepressants Can Be Seen Within Days

Twinkie Talk (Silvia Fernandez) — The first dose of antidepressants a patient takes causes immediate, noticeable effects. Continued use over a matter of even a few weeks causes drastic changes in brain chemistry according to new...
  • 10 days ago
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New Google Operating System Works to Protect User Data

Twinkie Talk (Brian White) — Google is taking consumer privacy seriously. In the newest version of the Android operating system, data will be encrypted by default. This will prevent third parties from accessing user data...
  • 10 days ago
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