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Inclusive candidates for Borton’s replacement

Inclusive candidates for Borton’s replacement

Apr. 2 |     The news wasn’t even an hour old before a local daily newspaper posted on their website a list of possible candidates to succeed Pam Borton as Minnesota women’s basketball coach. Not one, however, of the eight current head coaches...

Nelson Mandela was both Malcolm and Martin

Nelson Mandela was both Malcolm and Martin

Dec. 11 | Nelson Mandela, the icon who led the emancipation of South Africa from White minority rule and became South Africa’s first Black president, was both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He was an emblem of dignity and abstention. Imagine being...

Gophers rise up, beat Nebraska

Gophers rise up, beat Nebraska

Oct. 30 | The best football in town easily is being played on the campus of the University of Minnesota. I was at TCF Saturday to witness the 54th meeting between the Cornhuskers of Nebraska and the Gophers. After 16 straight losses dating back to 1963, the...

Twins turnaround indefinitely postponed

Twins turnaround indefinitely postponed

Oct. 4 |  After the annual media pre-season luncheon, Minnesota Twins GM Terry Ryan told the two MSR beat writers that the team had to turn things around this season. As it turned out, Ryan appears to have been directionally challenged. The 2013 Twins season...

Walter Bond credits Clem Haskins with making men of boys

Walter Bond credits Clem Haskins with making men of boys

Nov. 28 |   Before he became a big-time motivational speaker, Walter Bond played big-time hoops at Minnesota (1988-91) and played three NBA seasons. After an appearance last week at the North Community YMCA as the featured speaker at its business speaker...

Black student-athletes grad rates  ‘nothing to applaud’ — ‘Corporate business’ culture produces  profits, exploits students

Black student-athletes grad rates ‘nothing to applaud’ — ‘Corporate business’ culture produces profits, exploits students

Nov. 21 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     University of Minnesota Black male student-athletes are graduating at 50 percent or better for the first time in five years, though a significant graduation gap still exists between them and their...

The toughest game of a career –  Gophers college football seniors exit the field for junior student-athletes

The toughest game of a career – Gophers college football seniors exit the field for junior student-athletes

Nov. 30 |     By Kenneth Foxworth Contributing Writer   The hardest time of the year for senior student-athletes is the last game of their college career. This, after the five years of investing their hearts, souls, minds and countless hours...