The Book:

History of Heartbreak

Available now on Amazon
and wherever book are sold.

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Minnesota Sports Disappointment Calendar
(AKA Barreiro's Calendar of Calamity)

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Recent Blogs

  • The Blizzard of Westwood - An Oral History April, 1948.  John Wooden, a basketball coach at Indiana Teacher’s College, was a candidate for the head coach position of the University of Minnesota basketball team. He was also a candidate for the same job at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA).  Wooden and his wife Nellie were both from Indiana and she preferred to stay in the Midwest. The job at Minnesota seemed like a better fit.  But when Wooden was offered the job at Minnesota, there was a catch.  Athletic Director Frank McCormick asked Wooden if he would keep current head coach Dave MacMillan as an assistant, because MacMillan was still under contract.  Wooden wanted to bring his own assistants.  McCormick was unsure he could agree ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2020, 7:43 AM by Dan Whenesota
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The Films:


An amateur mock-umentary film
about the heartbreaks of being
a Minnesota sports fan. 

Full length version

Links to individual parts

Part 1: Norm Still Sucks 
Part 2: Hoop Dreams
Part 3: The Twins Way
Part 4: Purple Haze & Part V: A New Hope

The North Star State

My next project - A film about
the history of the Minnesota North Stars

Part 1: A Star is Born

Part 2: Saints, Seals and Barons - Coming soon!


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