I’ve known Marcus Fuller, who reports on University of Minnesota men’s basketball for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, for about 10 years, from when he was an intern on the Grand Forks Herald sports staff.
I’ve known radio sportscaster Paul Ralston for a number of years as well, as he worked his way up the ranks locally.
This week, both of them used the “choke” word in their coverage of college basketball teams.
John Gordon has called Twins games for listeners throughout the Upper Midwest since his first year with the team in 1987, when Minnesota won the first of two World Series championships. Wednesday night's game will be his last.
UPDATED 5:37 P.M. John Gordon says he originally planned to make 2010 his final season, but broadcast partner Dan Gladden and Twins officials persuaded him to return for another summer, his 25th calling Twins baseball.
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