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A mid-semester’s sports review

A mid-semester’s sports review

November 7, 2012

As we enter the month of November, we reach the exciting intersection of winter sports beginning and fall sports looking toward the postseason. Here is a quick review of some fall teams through October 29th and a preview of some winter teams here in Minnesota: Gopher Football To Jerry Kill’s credi...

Be nice to those who have wronged you…unless they are paid

October 2, 2012

The NFL’s newest installment of drama and entertainment has come with the replacement referees. Depending on how closely you’ve followed the downturn of union talks this summer, you may or may not have any particular viewpoint toward the situation, except for one: GET THE REGULAR REFS BACK! If y...

Buying team pride? Or just good business?

Buying team pride? Or just good business?

October 2, 2012

On Thursday, September 20th, the Minnesota Daily published an article detailing the amount of money that the University of Minnesota paid out to non-conference teams for what is referred to as “guarantee” games. Essentially, this means that the larger Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams pay out ...

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