Another weekend of football picks is in the books and I had a better showing than I did the week before. Nothing to write home about, but better. 312 more words
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It was early Thanksgiving morning when I gently pulled back the drapes and peered across the back yard into the mile-wide valley below. The upstairs hall window of my boyhood home provided the perfect vantage point to see not only a part of my old neighborhood, but a good portion of the small, coal-mining community where I spent a majority of my life. 615 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With a day off on Wednesday, the Minnesota Wild spent most of its practice time working on the power play.
Judging by the results on Thursday, it seems like practice paid off as power play goals by Zach Parise and Jonas Brodin help lead Minnesota to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. 400 more words
It may be obvious to some that most large conference athletic associations operate on large budgets. However, what might not be as obvious are the total athletic operating expenses (including scholarship) in comparison to the full time student costs at larger institutions. 285 more words
Contrary to popular belief, team pride and loyalty does have a price.
In the past decade, Oregon has continued to secured some of the nation’s top recruits and coaching staff. 331 more words