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Here’s to the soccer teams you never heard about

Ethan Olson, Contributor November 2, 2019

The slow but steady growth of soccer in the United States is still a much-talked-about topic among sports fanatics around the country. The top professional league in the U.S, Major League Soccer (MLS),...


Minnesota Twins have record setting year

Brandon Prichard, Contributor November 1, 2019

In March 2018, the Minnesota Twins didn’t have much to prove. Besides making deals with veteran power-hitters Nelson Cruz and CJ Cron, the Twins seemed like a team with potential that had no chance at...

Fantasy football: the players to target next year

Fantasy football: the players to target next year

Ryan Calvert, Sports & Feature Editor November 1, 2019

As September ran down and the Patriots ran away with the AFC (again), there were a few new names mixing in with the fantasy footballers discussed in last month’s issue. These are the types of guys getting...

7-“Oh”: Gopher football stays hot

7-“Oh”: Gopher football stays hot

Ben Dettmer, Contributor & Social Media Editor 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...

Indianapolis - Circa March 2018: National Collegiate Athletic Association Headquarters. The NCAA regulates athletic programs of many colleges and universities II

California is putting pressure on the NCAA, but how corrupt is the system already?

Ethan Olson, Contributor October 16, 2019

Perhaps the most debated topic surrounding college sports over the last few years is whether college athletes should receive compensation for their sacrifices for their schools. Recently, California...

Football Training Practice Exercises for Youth Soccer Players. Boys on Training with Soccer Balls on Pitch

Minnesota United clinch playoff spot

Danny Panken, Contributor October 1, 2019

On September 25, our Minnesota Loons took on Sporting Kansas City in a Major League Soccer regular-season game. The loons have looked great this season, racking up a total of 52 points in 32 games, putting...

Fantasy footballas of September

Fantasy footballas of September

Ryan Calvert, Sports & Feature Editor October 1, 2019

Fantasy football takes center stage in the month of September, and there’s no doubt we have some players taking their game to the next level this season. There are three main categories of players...

Minnesota women's volleyball is 'killing' the competition

Minnesota women’s volleyball is ‘killing’ the competition

Ethan Olson, Contributor September 30, 2019

Hot off of beating the (then) number one ranked team in the country, Stanford, this year's Gopher women's volleyball team has so much going for them. Currently 6-2 at the time of writing, the team is on...

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Row the Boat: Gophers in the NFL

Ben Dettmer, Contributor & Social Media Editor 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...

Football Training Practice Exercises for Youth Soccer Players. Boys on Training with Soccer Balls on Pitch

Minneapolis City SC: Why You Should Pay Attention

Ethan Olson, Contributor September 17, 2019

It would be reasonable to be confused when told about the local Minneapolis soccer team, Minneapolis City SC. Minneapolis City SC is currently in the fourth division of professional soccer here in...

NFL week 1 highlights

NFL week 1 highlights

Danny Panken, Contributor September 16, 2019

The second-best day of the year has arrived for NFL fans, only behind Superbowl Sunday, week one has finally arrived. It has been a long summer but now the best part of the year has started, and although...

Minneapolis, United States - June 20, 2014: TCF Bank Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota. TCF Bank is an outdoor stadium and home to the Minnesota Golden Gophers football team.

Gophers start hot: who’s next?

Ryan Calvert, Sports & Feature Editor September 15, 2019

  School has started, and that means the Gopher football team is back in action. Expectations are high this year for P.J. Fleck and the team he's built the past two seasons. ESPN uses its Football...

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