Friday, November 17, 2017
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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. You can hear him on Bob Sansevere's BS Show Mondays and Fridays.

GELFAND: “My Twin Passions are Gambling and Baseball, and the Black...

I'm sitting in my Barcalounger, watching Clayton Kershaw throw the first pitch of the World Series, and it occurs to me that it's been...

Gelfand on Trump vs. NFL: “It’s Surreal All Over, and Getting...

We are already fast forgetting Donald Trump's manic, obscene and perhaps cunning fortnight of bellicose rants and tweets about the NFL. For now, at...

Is It Ethical to Watch Football? Gelfand Asks His Dad

You might think this is rather quaint -- you know, what with the world drowning in a toxic flood, burning in a global fire...

GELFAND: Brian Dozier and the Minnesota Twins Have Become Must-Pee TV

First, don't blame me for what I assume will be a big fat picture of Brian Dozier urinating during the fifth inning of the...

GELFAND: My Friend Arnold — An Idealist With a Broken Heart

One of the charms of tennis is that it tends to induce social grace -- a quality that seems to be dissipating with each...

Mike Gelfand on the “Dreaded Four-Day Black Hole Known as the...

A gambler's character is tested often, and sometimes at great risk. My friend Foul Mouth Dave -- a legend at the racetrack -- met...

Mike Gelfand Weighs in on the Umpires vs. Machines Debate

I'm not one of those early adopters. I don't eat kale -- or any other food that starts with a K. In a pinch,...

GELFAND: Soft-Core Psychology and Hardcore Little Leaguers

When we last met, I was making unsubtle references to the cozy relationship between Little League and authoritarianism. Some background is in order. My introduction...

MWS: Mike Gelfand Joins to Evaluate Paul Molitor, Miguel Sano

Former Minneapolis Star Twins beat writer and KQ Morning Show personality Mike Gelfand joins Brandon Warne and Tom Schreier to evaluate Paul Molitor as...

GELFAND: Think Twice Before Respecting Authority, Especially in Little League

In the 20 years I spent coaching baseball, my teams earned a trophy or two, while I earned my share of enemies. I can...