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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 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...

GELFAND: Inside Aaron Rodgers’ Dalliances with Hollywood Starlets

Spring bloomed suddenly last week, and all I smelled were lilacs and tulips. Sure, the dandelions fought with the stinkweed and the creeping Charlie...

GELFAND: ESPN Laid Off the Wrong People

The shocking news flashed across the Internet. Think 48-point type: LAYOFFS AT ESPN INCLUDE ED WERDER, OTHER BIG NAMES. Before we address the Werder issue, it...

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...