The Lynx captured their fourth WNBA championship in seven years.
The Twins made the playoffs this year after finishing last a season ago.
The Timberwolves are on track to be a playoff team for the first time in many years.
The Vikings are in first place.
The University of Minnesota men's basketball team is nationally-ranked.
But despite all this success, Minnesota sports fans seem overly pessimistic about their teams. Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, discusses this trend with MPR News host Cathy Wurzer.