We're still waiting for the real news to start. While we do, here's a little fiction to get you through the day.
Led by J.J. Barea and Greg Stiemsma - yes, you read that right - the Timberwolves are 3-1 after a week of play.
Soccer expert Brian Quarstad of Inside Minnesota Soccer sat down with new Stars owner Bill McGuire, as well as his son-in-law Adrian Rogers (who will have a role in running the team), to discuss the team and soccer in general.
David La Vaque of the Star Tribune interviewed former UnitedHealth CEO William McGuire, who will be announced
The Twins will re-sign Samuel Deduno and Esmerling Vasquez after outrighting both pitchers - but both will be on minor-league contracts.
Jared Burton, Drew Butera, and Brian Duensing are all eligible for arbitration this off-season. Let's look at some of the numbers - and what might happen if any cases actually get to a hearing.
The Twins took Samuel Deduno off the 40-man roster, and though he can become a free agent, he appears to be leaning towards staying with the team. Meanwhile, Scott Baker is now a free agent and can talk to other teams.
According to a report from Brian Quarstad, former United Health Group CEO Bill McGuire is the new owner of the Minnesota Stars.
The Minnesota Stars have found local owners, thus ending the threat of contraction, and will play in the revamped NASL in 2013.
And now, we enter the long cold winter of the offseason, which we plan to deal with the same as last year: by making up more absurd tales of the Twins.
The Minnesota Stars lost the NASL championship in the most heartbreaking manner imaginable - on penalties - as the Tampa Bay Rowdies took home the 2012 title.
Minnesota has a 2-0 lead going into the second leg of the NASL championship, but still has plenty to be concerned about Saturday night in Tampa Bay.
Saturday, the Minnesota Stars could win the NASL championship for the second year in a row - but depending on a league vote, they could be playing their final match, either way.
The Twins will not pick up Matt Capps's option, lost Carlos Gutierrez to waivers, and took six others off the 40-man roster.
And now, a video of what's likely to be the coolest fan appreciation gesture you'll ever see, from the Minnesota Stars.
Former Twins catcher Terry Steinbach, a three-time all-star, will be the team's bench coach and catching instructor. Tom Brunansky and Bobby Cuellar were also promoted to the big-league staff, as expected.
25 years ago today, the Cardinals beat the Twins in Game 5 of the 1987 World Series. Let's look back at the game, to see if it still holds up, a quarter-century later.
A few quotes from Rowdies head coach Ricky Hill, Stars goalkeeper Matt Van Oekel, and Stars assistant coach Carl Craig.
A 1-0 win would have been great for Minnesota. A two-goal win was enough to provoke wild, jubilant happiness among the Stars.
Lots of chances for both Minnesota and Tampa Bay in the first half - but neither team is yet on the scoresheet.
We're live in Blaine, updating the first leg of the NASL championship series, as the Minnesota Stars take on the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
The Minnesota Stars are the defending NASL champions – but enter the 2012 finals, which begin Saturday in Blaine, not knowing who is the favorite and who is the underdog. Here's a preview of the matchup with Tampa Bay.
Keep up with what's going on with the Twins with our news roundup, including notes on the Arizona Fall League, Terry Ryan's off-season goals, Deibinson Romero, signing Kevin Youkilis, and good ol' John Gordon.
San Antonio striker Pablo Campos led the league in goals this year, but his madness gave the Stars the advantage they needed to win 2-1 on the road and book a place in the NASL finals.
Minnesota is a game away from a second straight berth in the NASL finals - but has to beat the league's best team, San Antonio on the road on Sunday. We talk to the principals from both sides to find out what that will take.
The Timberwolves beat the Pacers in Fargo on Wednesday night, 84-70, to open the preseason. We can't put much stock in how the game went, but here's five things to know about the game.
The Twins have much to do in the offseason, but if you're wondering how it'll go down, here's the short version.
The Minnesota Stars and San Antonio Scorpions will decide their NASL semifinal in the second leg next Sunday, after neither team could find a goal in the first leg in Blaine.