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Mike Gelfand

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Mike Gelfand is a longtime writer and radio personality in the Twin Cities. He has written for the Minneapolis Tribune and Wall Street Journal and was a member of the KQ Morning Show.

GELFAND: The Minnesota Twins are Flawed, but Entertaining

And then there was Miguel Sano butchering a simple run-down play over the weekend.  It was baseball's version of high comedy, which, I'll admit,...

GELFAND: Gonzaga Didn’t Get Jobbed by the Officials

Pop quiz: A lot of fouls were called in the Gonzaga-North Carolina game because: There were a lot of fouls; or The...

Mike Gelfand on March Madness Ads: “Dick Vitale Simply Makes Me...

Like many troubled Americans, I have spent some time "talking to someone," the operative euphemism for spending $140 for a 50-minute session in which...

March Madness is Killing Mike Gelfand (and He’s Loving It)

We cannot live without hope, and nowhere is this more poignantly and tragically expressed than at the racetrack. And so the story is told of...

Gelfand: We Witnessed a Michigan Miracle, and Who the Hell are...

Before we can discuss the Michigan Miracle, we must address the Middle Tennessee State issue. I must admit that when I saw that our...

Gelfand: Love the NCAA Tournament; This Gopher Team? Not So Much

You can have your Mardi Gras and your New Year's Eve and you can even have your cake and eat it, too. The hell...

Gelfand: Las Vegas, Legalized Gambling Isn’t Going to Corrupt Professional Sports

I once had the lukewarm pleasure of interviewing a crusty old football announcer named Beano Cook. Beano is long gone, but I still cringe...

The Story of Mike Gelfand’s Ultimate Super Bowl Prop Bet

The story begins with my boss, the Lone Star Legend, hopping off a plane in Vegas with a briefcase chained to his wrist. Neatly...