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Vikings 2020 Offseason Recap

Vikings 2020 Offseason Recap
May 7, 2020

With the 2020 NFL Draft now in the rearview mirror, the 2020 NFL season is just a few short months away from (hopefully) kicking off.  While it goes without saying that sports will be much different going...

Gopher stars impress at NFL combine

Gopher stars impress at NFL combine
March 5, 2020
This group of Gophers is a special one, as all four players played their high school football in Minnesota and were a part of Minnesota’s recruiting class of 2016.

Twins looking to build on 2019 regular season success

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March 5, 2020
The Twins have one of the scariest lineups in the league.

Oscars 2020: Parasite breaks boundaries, wins big

Oscars 2020: Parasite breaks boundaries, wins big
February 20, 2020
We can count many more appearances from the endearing Bong Joon Ho in the future.

Mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant

Mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant
February 20, 2020
Kobe was a testament to hard work and inspired millions of people around the world well beyond the game of basketball.

Houston, we have a problem: NBA announces lower salary cap

Houston, we have a problem: NBA announces lower salary cap
February 20, 2020
Barring a miracle, the 2020-2021 salary cap increase will be the smallest year-to-year increase that the NBA has seen since 2014.

Glimmers of hope exist for ailing Timberwolves Fans

Glimmers of hope exist for ailing Timberwolves Fans
December 15, 2019

After coming out of the gates strong and surging to a 3-0 start, the Timberwolves have since cooled down and fallen outside the playoff picture early on in the 2019 NBA season. Losers of their last six...

Vikings Fans’ expectations remain cautiously optimistic

Vikings Fans' expectations remain cautiously optimistic
December 13, 2019

After a lackluster 2-2 start that had many fans bewildered and frustrated with the quarterback play of Kirk Cousins, the Vikings have rebounded strongly and positioned themselves to control their own playoff...

Minnesota sports fans shouldn’t forget the Timberwolves

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November 9, 2019

There’s an awful lot to be excited about if you’re a Minnesota Sports fan right now. P.J. Fleck has led the Gopher football team to its first 8-0 start since 1941 when the team won the national championship....

7-“Oh”: Gopher football stays hot

7-“Oh”: Gopher football stays hot
October 25, 2019

The Golden Gophers won on Saturday, October 19, to post their first victory while ranked as a top-25 team in the last five years.  The Gophers dominated the Scarlet Knights from the get-go and easily...

Row the Boat: Gophers in the NFL

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September 28, 2019

With the Gopher football team currently undefeated and the Vikings having success at home, there’s no better time to showcase a few of the former Golden Gophers who are living out their dreams of playing...

Kris Humphries: former Gopher, current entrepreneur

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September 12, 2019

It’s not often that a basketball player of Kris Humphries’ caliber is most known for something completely unrelated to sports.  Then again, it’s not often that two people are married for as...

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