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The league running the COVID-19 soccer world

The league running the COVID-19 soccer world

Ethan Olson, Sports and Feature Editor

April 19, 2020

As the United States continues to find deterrents to stop the spread of COVID-19, two things may have been overlooked by many, vodka and saunas. According to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, drinking vodka and visiting saunas at least twice a week will help prevent the spread of the virus in the...

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 game away and this may be just a taste of what's to come. The Loon's first two goals came from industrious...

Historical dominance of Liverpool

Historical dominance of Liverpool

Johnny Bailey, Contributor

February 22, 2020

When you think of historically dominant teams over the last decade, most people will think of the 16-0 New England Patriots, the record-breaking Golden State Warriors in 2015, and the dominant World Series Champions Astros in 2017. All of these teams were highly respected during their seasons, not only...

Here’s to the soccer teams you never heard about

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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), continues to grow its number of teams every year. In 2019, it was the city of Cincinnati tha...

Minneapolis City SC: Why You Should Pay Attention

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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 the United States. However, the anti-corporate upstarts are loud in their fight to "#uncorporate" soccer ...

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