Larry Fitzgerald was among seven sports and civic leaders in Minneapolis-St. Paul honored with an NCAA Legacy Award for distinguished achievement and community service.
The MLOC and Meet Minneapolis, the city’s visitors and convention bureau, were asked if any Black-owned businesses are included in this year’s Final Four visitor’s guide. Spokespersons from both organizations said they didn’t think so.
Mpls North Coach McKenzie has been an integral part of strategies that helped the IAC identify minority contractors…
The 10-member NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee, composed of Division I athletic directors and conference commissioners, don’t select the four finalists that will compete during the first weekend of April for the national championship. But earlier this week they did select the 68-team field. “We put in a great field,” Stanford AD Bernard Muir […]
For the last couple of weeks, this columnist instead followed other roads to that other tournament — the women’s NCAA Final Four that also is held the same weekend in Tampa.
North Commons renovations are now underway for scheduled kickoff and national champion crowning.
North Commons Park will soon have new basketball courts, thanks to the NCAA. The 25-plus acre site, located in North Minneapolis, was first purchased in 1907. The basketball goals and other playground equipment were installed there in 1908, and North Commons soon became one of the city’s most heavily used parks. The park was selected […]
Half the cost of the newly opened Vikings Stadium, known as the “People’s Stadium” before its corporate branding, has come from the people’s money — taxes and related public subsidies totaling more than half a billion dollars. Now is the time to assess just what the people, especially Black people, have received for their money […]