Author: Nick Couzin

Twins Miguel Sano Tests Positive for COVID-19

Joins Willians Astudillo as other player at camp to test positive

Sep 14, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) celebrates his grand slam with right fielder Eddie Rosario (20) in the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY SportsMINNEAPOLIS- Miguel Sano was the other Twins player to test positive for COVID-19 during the intake process that was recently done…

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for coronavirus

Will not race this weekend

INDIANAPOLIS – Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The 44-year-old Johnson is the first driver in any NASCAR series to test positive and the news Friday evening cast a shadow over the historic NASCAR-IndyCar doubleheader races coming up Saturday and Sunday. There was no indication any races…

South-Shanley Hockey’s Senf Reacts to Winning Play of the Year

Senf's two goals against Sheyenne from the winter took home the crown

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo South-Shanley’s Alex Senf took home the KVRR Sports Play of the Year crown on Monday. KVRR’s Nick Couzin sat down with Senf to talk about the play, the support of his teammates and those who voted for him along the way. Senf lead the Bruins in goals this past season and is heading into his junior…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football’s Steve Laqua

Dragons 2020 season will have just 10 games

FARGO, N.D. — Minnesota-State Moorhead football is set to play one less game and start one week later in the fall due to the coronavirus and the impact it’ll have on division two athletic departments. To gain some more perspective on this topic, KVRR’s Nick Couzin talked with the Dragons head coach Steve Laqua. The season starts on September 12th…

Report: NBA considering 2nd bubble for Timberwolves, other teams not invited to Florida

Would join other eight teams with games in Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Timberwolves 2020 season may not be over after all, at least from a getting on the court standpoint. According to an ESPN report on Thursday, the NBA is considering having a second bubble for the eight teams not invited to Florida for the league’s 22-team restart. The second bubble would be in Chicago, and…

Redskins announce ‘thorough review’ of team name amid pressure from sponsors, NFL

Been name of Franchise since 1932

WASHINGTON- (AP) The Washington Redskins said Friday that the team will “undergo a thorough review” of its name, which is considered a derogatory term by Native Americans. This comes a day after FedEx, the sponsor of the team’s stadium in Prince George’s County, Maryland, since the late 1990s, asked the team to consider changing the name. Team owner Dan Snyder has…

Astudillo among Twins players who tested positive for COVID-19

Other Twins Player Not Revealed

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Two Minnesota Twins players have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Twins President of Baseball Operations Derek Falvey. Willians Astudillo is one of the two players, according to Falvey. Astudillo will now have to quarantine. In order to return to practice, Astudillo will need to have two negative tests. Falvey did not name the other Twins player who tested positive. This…

2020 MLB All-Star Game Canceled

Los Angeles Dodgers Now Rewarded Event in 2022

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodger Stadium’s 40-year wait to host the All-Star Game is going to last even longer. The game scheduled for July 14 was canceled Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and Dodger Stadium was awarded the 2022 Midsummer Classic. The 2021 game is set for Atlanta’s Truist Park, home to the Braves since 2017. Because of the…

RedHawks Players Ready for Baseball’s National Spotlight

American Association only baseball league in United States going on

FARGO, N.D. — With the minor league baseball season canceled and MLB not starting until the end of July, more eyes than usual will be on Fargo, Sioux Falls, Chicago and Milwaukee as the American Association gets underway this weekend. Starting on Friday, Newman Outdoor Field will see national attention.  More major league scouts are expected in attendance along with…

South-Shanley Hockey’s Senf Wins KVRR Play of the Academic Year

Senf scored two goals in the first eight minutes in a game against Sheyenne during the winter season

FARGO, N.D. — The Chris Heise High School Play of the Academic Year winner is South-Shanley Hockey’s Alex Senf. Senf received over a thousand votes between Twitter and online submissions. Senf scored two goals in the first eight minutes in a game earlier this season going on to record a hat trick. Congrats to Senf, the Bruins and the Deacons…