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Kirk Cousins Out for Season

Kirk Cousins Out for Season

Luke Sonka, Contributor November 1, 2023

Kirk Cousins, a Michigan State Spartan by alma mater, holds a special place in the hearts of the U of M community. Many University of Minnesota students proudly sport his jersey every Sunday, while countless...

Pro Gophers: U of M Alums Playing NFL Football In 2023

Pro Gophers: U of M Alums Playing NFL Football In 2023

Luke Sonka, Contributor October 1, 2023

Football season is in full swing, and our campus is buzzing with gridiron talk and jersey-wearing. Many of us are cheering for the Vikings or the Packers, and thanks to services like RedZone and NFL Sunday...

Playoff Football

Colby Lentz, Contributer January 25, 2023

The playoffs. The playoffs for the national football league or the NFL is always a joy to watch. There are many storylines and some of the biggest names in sports. This year's biggest surprise is the breakthrough...

Sep 17, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim (24) celebrates after the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Huntington Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports

Ibrahim and the Gophers Run Over Northwestern

Will Schiffler, Editor November 16, 2022

The University of Minnesota Gophers hosted Northwestern this past weekend with a record of 6-3 after winning their first four games. The Minnesota Gophers went without their sixth-year quarterback Tanner...

TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 12: An NFL logo as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium on October 12, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Vikings Win On the Road in Miami

Will Schiffler, Editor October 19, 2022

Heading into week six of the regular season, the Minnesota Vikings held a record of 4-1 when they had to play on the road against the Miami Dolphins, who have won eight in a row at home dating back to...

GOP Candidate for governor Scott Jensen Prepares for Election

Jacob Gregor, President October 19, 2022

Come election day on November 8, the narrow governor race will be decided between current governor Tim Walz and the GOP candidate Scott Jensen. Dr. Scott Jensen has been a member of the Minnesota State...

From Hometown Hero to Villain: The Latest Brett Favre Scandal

Jacob Gregor, President October 5, 2022

The Green Bay villain turned Minnesota hero Brett Favre has been making headlines in the past week over an alleged scandal that he may have been a part of. Brett Favre made a career in the NFL, and is...

The Minnesota Vikings Are 3-1 After Their Trip to London

The Minnesota Vikings Are 3-1 After Their Trip to London

Will Schiffler, Editor October 5, 2022

After a late-game comeback against the Detroit Lions, the Minnesota Vikings had a successful trip to Europe to compete against a depleted New Orleans Saints roster. The Saints went into the Sunday matchup...

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The Minnesota Vikings No-Show in Philadelphia

Will Schiffler, Editor September 21, 2022

After a big week one win against division rivals Green Bay Packers, the Vikings went on the road for Monday night football against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Kevin O’Connell offense looked like a different...

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, NY on Saturday, April 28, 2007. (Photo by Richard Schultz/)

An Unpredictable 2022 NFL Draft Is Now In The Books

Josh Klopp, Editor May 4, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft began on April 28. This highly anticipated Thursday night kicked off the three day process where hundreds of college football players are selected to begin the next stage of their football...

Kevin OConnell to be Vikings Next Head Coach After Rampant Rumors Said Otherwise

Kevin O’Connell to be Vikings’ Next Head Coach After Rampant Rumors Said Otherwise

Josh Klopp, Contributor February 18, 2022

On February 2, it was revealed that Kevin O’Connell will take over as the Minnesota Vikings’ head coach for the 2022 season. This came as a surprise with many rumors regarding a very famous and former...

Brian Flores sues the National Football League

Brian Flores sues the National Football League

Murphy Eggers February 16, 2022

The NFL season officially overcomes with much off-season excitement as players and coaches leave for new teams.  Whether the fans are excited or frustrated with their beloved teams deciding to part ways...

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