Sunday, July 15, 2018
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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: “For Years Now, Lefty Has Been a Brand Far More...

Here's one you might have missed: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson got together to exchange rapid-fire banter the other day, and, as you might...

GELFAND: Can Anyone Beat Justify in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes?

Before I throw out some picks for Saturday's Belmont Stakes, it's only fair to acknowledge that the 1 1/2 mile race is a vestigial...

GELFAND: Deducing the True Meaning of Legalized Gambling

Until the last few years, the Robber Barons of professional sports didn't want us to wager on their games. Gambling was evil, they insisted....

GELFAND: The Kentucky Derby and Me

I've never cared that much about the Kentucky Derby, and the reason is quite simple: it's a sporting event. And the reality is that long...

GELFAND: Brian Dozier Made a Fool of Me — and Himself...

It was just about six months ago that I cast aside my better judgment and heaped praise on Brian Dozier. Dozier plays many roles...

GELFAND: A Look at My First-Round NCAA Picks

Most of us can probably agree that the NCAA Tournament is basketball's finest hour. And for those of us who spend much of our...

GELFAND: March Madness Has Gone From the “Big Dance” to the...

A friend who lives in Kentucky swears he was walking down Louisville's Main Street the other day when he heard a loud and angry...

GELFAND: Lackluster Super Bowl Ads Pushed Attention Back Toward the Field

I never thought I would say this, but the Super Bowl commercials were so awful this year that I wound up watching the game...

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...