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Golden Gopher football woes continue with heartbreaking loss to Iowa

Golden Gopher football woes continue with heartbreaking loss to Iowa
November 18, 2020

Golden Gopher football has gotten off to a start that has probably surprised more people than not. The Gophers currently sit at 1-3 and are 6th in the Big Ten West, three games behind first-place Northwestern...

Treatment of LSU football players shows true colors of current NCAA climate

Treatment of LSU football players shows true colors of current NCAA climate
November 6, 2020

When the NCAA board of governors voted unanimously to, "allow student-athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness," on October 29, 2019, many among the world of college athletics...

Big Ten football returns without tailgates: students react

Big Ten football returns without tailgates: students react
October 22, 2020

With the return of Golden Gopher football just days away, University of Minnesota students are scrambling to find ways to celebrate this momentous occasion. However, students will be without at least one...

Waiver wire watch: gone with the Lind-say

Waiver wire watch: gone with the Lind-say
October 16, 2020

Week five of the NFL season was one full of surprise performances from a few players maybe you haven't heard of unless you are an NFL analyst or a very unfortunate fantasy football player. Either way,...

Waiver wire watch: it’s time for reinforcements

Waiver wire watch: it's time for reinforcements
October 7, 2020

With the NFL now charging into week five full speed ahead, injuries and wear and tear have no been kind to our football stars with the likes of Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley, Michael Thomas, Julio...

The Big Ten is back in a BIG way

The Big Ten is back in a BIG way
September 23, 2020

In the midst of the continuing pandemic that is COVID-19, the Big Ten has recently decided that it is time to bring back the college sports that have been out of our lives for months. On September 16,...

NFC North review: post-draft grades for each team

NFC North review: post-draft grades for each team
April 27, 2020

Alright, the first virtual draft in NFL history can be considered a success. No real hiccups just Bill Belichick's dog and Mike Vrabel's kids making some headlines. It may be because of the interesting...

The league running the COVID-19 soccer world

The league running the COVID-19 soccer world
April 19, 2020

As the United States continues to find deterrents to stop the spread of COVID-19, two things may have been overlooked by many, vodka and saunas. According to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, drinking...

2020 NFL free agency breaks all expectations

2020 NFL free agency breaks all expectations
April 6, 2020

In a time where sports interest has been majorly down, the NFL free agency period has gone under-the-radar even though some massive deals have gone down, trades included. Teams seem to be incredibly invested...

The Loons excite in opening weekend win

The Loons excite in opening weekend win
March 6, 2020

With a mixture of pace and passion, Minnesota United opened their 2020 MLS campaign with a convincing 3-1 win over the Portland Timbers. United only needed 42% possession over the 90 minutes to put...

The Loons gearing up to show the MLS what they’re all about

February 25, 2020

As the MLS season quickly approaches, the upstart Minnesota United are finalizing their roster in their preseason games, and there is quite the hype around the team Coach Adrian Heath is building. The...

Golden Gophers gearing up for potential Big Ten-heavy March Madness

Golden Gophers gearing up for potential Big Ten-heavy March Madness
February 7, 2020

As the college basketball season comes down to the final stretch, the Golden Gophers have a decent shot to make the March Madness basketball tournament. Sitting at 12-10 at the time of writing, the...

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