Reusse Unchained

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  • Unchained with Reusse: How are they going to do this?

    How is Patrick Reusse adjusting to covering sports in the age of Zoom? Reusse talks about the golden age of sports writing and what it was like being able to have a player call you…

  • Reusse Unchained: It was fixed!

    Patrick has a lot on his mind this week, beginning with his thoughts on the fact the Twins radio crew won’t be traveling with the team this season. Patrick also tries to figure out how…

  • Reusse Unchained: Recalling the fallout of Griffith’s comments in ’78

    Patrick gives his thoughts on the Twins’ decision to remove the Calvin Griffith statue from the Target Field plaza, provides insight into how that decision was made and recalls how people felt in 1978 when…

  • Reusse Unchained: Sports in this country never will be the same

    Patrick spent the weekend attending town team baseball games and has a question for Gov. Tim Walz. Patrick has observations about Major League Baseball, commissioner Rob Manfred and the state of the game. Oh, and…

  • Reusse Unchained: Sportswriting as we know it is over

    Patrick opens with his remembrances of legendary investigative reporter Paul McEnroe, who passed away last week. Reusse also breaks some news about the NBA’s plan to return, recalls the importance of a legendary Vikings game.…

  • Reusse Unchained: Remembering a great character

    Patrick begins Unchained by wondering how a former colleague ended up being his emergency contact, tells us why being in good physical shape doesn’t help and remembers his days working with now star reporter Mike…

  • Unchained: What is going to happen?

    Patrick Reusse finds fault with the NHL and NBA’s return to play plans and wonders about the economic impact that COVID-19 will have on sports for years to come. Reusse also talks about what new…

  • Unchained with Reusse: If you can’t play baseball don’t play

    Patrick talks about the death of one of his favorite comic actors and then gets into covering the Olympics. (Yes, they are tied together.) This includes the first time Patrick saw synchronized swimming and his…

  • Reusse Unchained: What is the rush?!

    Patrick wants to know why there seems to be a rush to cancel things during the coronavirus pandemic instead of waiting to see how things might change. Reusse also is pretty certain about one big…

  • Reusse Unchained: Those guys were crazy

    Patrick reminisces about what MLB team nearly moved to Minnesota in the 1950s, makes an observation about construction work going on around town and then shares his thoughts on the passing of Don Shula. This…

  • Reusse Unchained: What is the future of sports?

    Patrick Reusse gives his thoughts on the Vikings’ draft and Dalvin Cook’s potential contract extension, tells us he isn’t certain that Rick Spielman and Mike Zimmer are still attached at the hip and defends the…

  • Reusse Unchained: What happened to the characters?

    Patrick Reusse reminisces about Glen Sonmor, who would have celebrated his 91st birthday on Wednesday, and how many great stories surrounded the legendary Minnesota hockey figure. This gets Reusse started on stories that include recollections…

  • REUSSE UNCHAINED: THE WRATH OF CALVIN

    Patrick Reusse a handyman? Reusse begins by discussing his lack of ability to fix anything – a common issue for sportswriters – and then launches into some of his favorite memories and observations of baseball…

  • Reusse Unchained: He just changed completely

    Patrick Reusse provides his thoughts on Kevin Garnett’s comments about Wolves owner Glen Taylor and how sensitive Garnett became over the course of his career. What does Reusse think of the potential of MLB starting…

  • Unchained: Just call him Mr. Puck

    Has the coronavirus turned Patrick Reusse into a hockey fan? It certainly appears that way as Reusse has some observations about the Wild’s future and Kevin Fiala’s breakout season. Pat and Judd also get into…