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Former University of Minnesota professor takes shot at integrity of football program & PJ Fleck

Former University of Minnesota professor takes shot at integrity of football program & PJ Fleck

Ethan Olson, Editor In Chief May 12, 2021

On May 10, WCCO Minnesota ran a story alleging that there has been emotional and physical trauma involved in University of Minnesota football practices under head coach PJ Fleck, causing several former...

Minnesota Waits to Legalize Sports Gambling

Minnesota Waits to Legalize Sports Gambling

Ben Deters, Contributor March 24, 2021

Minnesota is once again at risk of missing the opportunity to legalize sports betting, an industry that could bring in an estimated $40 million in new tax revenue to the state. In the spring of 2018, the...

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Gophers rout Cornhuskers as they look to stay in the hunt for March Madness

Ethan Olson, Editor February 10, 2021

The Golden Gopher men's basketball team, who was previously on a bad stretch of games losing five of their last six, found no problem with their Monday night matchup beating the now 4-10 Nebraska Cornhuskers...

NBA regular season preview: All things Minnesota

NBA regular season preview: All things Minnesota

Ethan Olson, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

The Minnesota Timberwolves took many of the headlines heading into draft day in the NBA. On November 18, Minnesota entered the draft with the first overall pick and one major choice to make, who do they...

High school football returns to Minnesota

Jacob Gregor, Contributor October 21, 2020

After a super tough decision by the Minnesota State High School League, it was confirmed that football in the state of Minnesota was not going to have a fall season. The decision to do this affected...

The Big Ten is back in a BIG way

The Big Ten is back in a BIG way

Ethan Olson, Editor 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,...

The Loons excite in opening weekend win

The Loons excite in opening weekend win

Ethan Olson, Sports & Feature Editor 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

Ethan Olson, Sports and Feature Editor 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...

Timberwolves looking for post-All Star Break spark

Timberwolves looking for post-All Star Break spark

Michael Geiger, Opinion Editor February 23, 2020

As the NBA moves into the second half of its 2019-2020 season, the Minnesota Timberwolves remain in a state of flux. Through 53 games, Minnesota’s record is a paltry 16-37, the fourth-worst record in...

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Minnesota sports fans shouldn’t forget the Timberwolves

Benjamin Dettmer, Contributor & Social Media Editor 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....

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