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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: 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...

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...