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Three Gophers in Tampa Bay with a similar goal: Bring pride back to Minneapolis

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January 27, 2021

Minneapolis-born, rookie wide receiver, Tyler Johnson made headlines for his game-deciding play in the NFC Championship game on Jan. 24, although it was for all the reasons that one wouldn't expect. In...

NFL Pre-Playoff Divisional Analysis

NFL Pre-Playoff Divisional Analysis
December 10, 2020

With only four weeks left in the NFL regular season, there are many teams attempting to earn a spot in postseason play. Over the course of this season, some divisions have been dominant and others have...

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...

Big Ten Football playing through Covid-19

November 4, 2020

It was a really great sight to see Big Ten Football starting back up this college football season. Although it does not quite feel the same, seeing the Maroon and Gold taking the field representing...

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...

Minnesota Entrepreneur Prepares for Launch of Rugby League

May 7, 2020

With the sports world quiet due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a Minneaoplis entrepreneur has taken this opportunity to launch his new rugby league. League Commissioner, Michael Clements, has announced the...

Minnesota Football Stars Bring Their Success to the Next Level, Break School Record

Minnesota Football Stars Bring Their Success to the Next Level, Break School Record
May 7, 2020

The 2020 NFL Draft was unique for many reasons. For starters, the draft was completely virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. NFL personnel, prospect players, and fans all watched as the NFL Commissioner...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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