2 Tom Lehman
The Alexandria native won the British Open and was the PGA Tour's player of the year in 1996.
3 Lincoln High Hockey Team
The Thief River Falls school plays in a $15.5 million arena donated by alum Ralph Engelstad.
4 Warroad and Roseau
The neighboring towns (combined pop. 4,400) have produced a dozen NHL players.
5 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame
The Eveleth museum's exhibit on the 1980 Olympic team includes Mike Eruzione's stick.
6 National Sports Center
The 602-acre facility in Blaine includes the world's largest soccer complex—50 regulation fields that are often the site of national youth tournaments. The center, which also has a track stadium, a velodrome and four ice rinks, has hosted major events like the Olympic cycling trials and the Special Olympics.
7 St. Paul
Minnesota's state capital is also its SI Sportstown for having the best community sports programs.
8 Alan Page
The former Vikings All-Pro defensive tackle has served as a justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court for 11 years.
9 Phil Housley
The defenseman from Saint Paul retired as the highest-scoring U.S.-born player in NHL history, with 1,232 points.
10 Amy Peterson
The four-time Olympic speed skater is from Maplewood.
11 Laura Halldorson
The coach from Plymouth led Minnesota's women's hockey team to the 2000 national title.