What Minnesota pro team will be next to break its championship drought?

Oct 27, 2020

Minnesota has, by my count, six major professional sports teams: the Vikings, Twins, Wild, Wolves, Lynx and Minnesota United. The word "major" is subjective, but as a baseline (to me) it means that the league to which those teams belong must be the top pr…

Next 10 weeks will be telling for Vikings

Oct 27, 2020

Sunday's game against the 5-1 Packers, winners of three straight against the Vikings, comes two days before a trade deadline that could reveal the team's true intentions after its dismal start.

Anoka-Hennepin school board votes to continue sports and extracurriculars, defying state guidance

Oct 27, 2020

The board of one of the state's largest school district board voted Monday night to proceed with sports and extracurricular activities despite its plan to switch next week to remote learning.

Gophers recruit Chaz Lucius earns 'A' rating on NHL preliminary draft list

Oct 27, 2020

The league's Central Scouting Service projects U.S. National Team Development center Chaz Lucius as a possible first-round pick in the 2021 NHL draft.

Gophers bowl projections? They're already being made, and here they are

Oct 27, 2020

We're going to bet that you haven't been thinking yet about a Gophers bowl game destination and opponent. But other people have.

Vikings-Packers game puts a spotlight on season's best receivers

Oct 27, 2020

Sunday's Vikings-Packers game at Lambeau Field doesn't look like much of a matchup. But Pro Football Focus sure likes the receivers in this game.

Gophers finally submit Both Gach's eligibility waiver; a look at the process

Oct 27, 2020

The Gophers could see their Big Ten and national projections improve if the NCAA grants a waiver for Utah transfer Both Gach, a former high school standout from Austin.

Will NFL teams hoping to 'Tank for Trevor' be forced to wait a year?

Oct 27, 2020

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is leaving the door open about his football future despite previously saying he planned on heading to the NFL following this season.

NCAA decision on testing rules could impact whether schools restart sports

Oct 27, 2020

If the NCAA mandates that colleges test athletes three times per week, Minnesota schools will need to figure our how to get access and pay for thousands of tests.

Mark Craig's NFL power rankings: Steelers gain the top spot

Oct 27, 2020

Pittsburgh moved into the No. 1 spot by beating the Titans in a battle of undefeated teams, and has another stiff challenge this weekend.