An Outstanding Hybrid Ale From Our Greatest Beer State

The entire Drunkspin staff believes very strongly in taking an ethical approach to beer journalism. If there is one topic that comes up over and over again at our weekly meetings, it’s meatball subs, and if there is another, it is how best to maintain the high moral standards that have made Drunkspin one of the most… »5/28/15 3:31pm5/28/15 3:31pm

High School Snaps 84-Game Losing Streak In Double OT Playing 3 v. 5

The Climax-Fisher High School (Minnesota) girls basketball team packed a whole lot into their 62-58 victory over Bagley High School on Tuesday. Most importantly, the win ended Climax-Fisher's 84-game losing streak. The streak was so long that, according to The Forum, it was head coach Jonathon Vonesh's first win with… »12/11/14 8:53pm12/11/14 8:53pm

Jocks Who Secretly Filmed Sex With Teen Girl Score Child Porn Charges

Two players for the top junior hockey league in the US have been charged with making and distributing child pornography after one of them secretly filmed the other having sex with a 15-year-old girl and then sent the video to a bunch of friends via social media, thereby becoming the literal incarnation of the phrase… »6/25/14 6:03pm6/25/14 6:03pm

Someone Ranked The Best Minnesota High School Hockey Tourney Hair

Since Minnesota loves hockey at all levels, the high school state tournaments are televised, with each kid getting at least a few seconds of camera time for the team introductions. For the past four years, a man has ranked the best hair—flow, salad, or lettuce, if you will—from those intros. It's a bit weird but… »3/09/14 11:00am3/09/14 11:00am

Disgruntled Goalie Scores On His Own Net, Flips Off Coaches, Skates Off The Ice Forever [UPDATE]

Tuesday was Senior Night at Farmington (Minn.) High School, and senior goaltender Austin Krause was among those honored. But Krause wasn't particularly in the mood. He has spent this season being demoted to backup, losing playing time to a sophomore. This was just Krause's ninth start in 23 games. According to a… »2/13/13 9:45am2/13/13 9:45am

Alleged High School Hockey Team Sex Tape Leads To No Consequences, One Jersey Shore Reference

Last Saturday, Minneapolis/St. Paul's City Pages reported that Maple Grove high school, in a suburb of Minneapolis, had suspended much of its hockey team and its head coach for reasons that have gone undisclosed in the intervening week. A source told City Pages the rumor that Maple Grove hockey players make sex tapes… »1/26/13 10:15am1/26/13 10:15am

Tim Keown's Story On Joe Mauer Wants Minnesota To Get Bent

You're probably used to this sort of subtle cudgel being twirled at cities like New York and Boston, which tend to chew through their heroes just as quickly as they can exalt them. But Tim Keown's piece in the current issue of ESPN The Pulp-Based Periodical is one of the rare stories that quietly rips a place with… »9/22/12 10:44pm9/22/12 10:44pm