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Teddy delivers for Vikings!

Teddy delivers for Vikings!

Oct. 1 | Much conversation going into the 2014 season was about the Vikings returning to their original roots of playing outside in the cold in the wind and the snow. While the purple wait for the construction of their new downtown stadium, they will play...

Chanhassen holds its lead

Chanhassen holds its lead

Sep. 28 | A failed fourth-down conversion with under two minutes left allowed Chanhassen to hold on to a 34-30 victory over Robbinsdale Cooper in a Metro West Conference showdown that spoiled the Hawks’ homecoming before a capacity crowd at Cooper Stadium. First...

Hicks back, but for how long?

Hicks back, but for how long?

Sep. 28 | The Crash Davis lead character in Bull Durham was a minor league baseball lifer who spent some time in “The Show,” the major leagues, a sage for his fellow teammates. Minnesota Twins outfielder Aaron Hicks is no Crash, but during his second consecutive...

Abusers not restricted to Black athletes

Abusers not restricted to Black athletes

Sep. 27 |   The average American sports fan typically is quick to judge, uses broad moral brushes in drawing conclusions, has selective ant-length memories, and vainly displays outrage whenever a Black person does something negative, whether speculative...

NFL is being attacked!

NFL is being attacked!

Sep. 24 | The NFL game and its players are so popular by leaps and bounds ahead of the other professional team sports that suddenly in a political year the negative stories about some star players have launched an all-out attack by many on NFL Commissioner...

WNBA season wrap-up: More than great players needed to raise ratings

WNBA season wrap-up: More than great players needed to raise ratings

Sep. 20 |               Was the just-completed 2014 WNBA campaign, where only three of 12 clubs finished with winning records, a step back competitively speaking? “I’m not worried about that,” said President Laurel...

DeLaSalle’s Jarvis Johnson follows family college sports legacy

DeLaSalle’s Jarvis Johnson follows family college sports legacy

Sep. 19 |               North’s Keyon Thomas scores one of his two touchdowns. While DeLaSalle guard JARVIS JOHNSON, the state’s top recruit and three-time Class 3A champion, was announcing that he would sign to attend...

Adrian Peterson indicted! Vikings lose 30-7!

Adrian Peterson indicted! Vikings lose 30-7!

Sep. 17 |                 Adrian PetersonPhoto by Steve Floyd Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was indicted Friday after being charged with causing injury to a child. It’s a felony charge that carries a two-year...

North prevails in Mpls City Conference football game

North prevails in Mpls City Conference football game

Sep. 12 | A dominating performance by the defense and explosive play by the offense propelled Minneapolis North to a 44-6 City Conference football victory over Southwest last Friday afternoon. Here is a breakdown of the game.   First quarter Wide receiver...

Roberto Clemente’s family keeps his legend alive

Roberto Clemente’s family keeps his legend alive

Sep. 11 | The surviving members of the Roberto Clemente and Jackie Robinson families respectively are regularly introduced as baseball royalty. It’s rightly deserved. “It is recognition of our parents,” says Luis Roberto Clemente, one of Roberto and Vera’s...