Kirby Puckett's influence on baseball Former Minnesota Twins star Kirby Puckett is in critical condition after suffering a stroke Sunday at his home in Arizona. Puckett, 44, was a fan favorite during his playing years with the Twins, and entered the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. We'll hear a lengthy interview with Puckett which originally aired in 1998, and talk about his influence on the game of baseball.11:06 a.m.
Howard Sinker: Editor at the Star Tribune newspaper, regular Midday sports analyst.
An Oscar debrief with the Movie Maven The Academy did not heed the Movie Maven's advice when it chose "Crash" as best picture on Sunday. In fact, she had declared it one of the five worst movies of 2005.12:06 p.m.
Stephanie Curtis: Better known to Midday listeners as the Movie Maven, is a producer at Minnesota Public Radio's popular music station The Current.