NEW PLATEAUS The NFL Refs Debacle: A Case Study in Hype
Continuing the theme this week of looking at the evidence, let's weigh in on the recently-resolved NFL referee uproar.
Since the preseason of this NFL season, one topic has dominated sports pages, ai... Posted on 9/28/12 at 9:52 AM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE A long time away
It has been a long time.
But I'm still here.
I have taken quite a bit of time off in the month of August. Recently, I was gone for eight work days.
I honestly don't remember the last time I had tha... Posted on 9/4/12 at 10:16 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Happy Viking Day!
Pillage and plunder and loot your hearts out, today, my friends, for it is Viking Day, the day upon which we celebrate our Scandinavian heritage (or lack thereof) and steal candy and flowers from ever... Posted on 2/14/12 at 3:59 PM
THE FLENSBURG FILES First you walk, then we talk!
Like many of us, I had my favorite teams to cheer for when I grew up in rural Minnesota. In the summer, there were the Twins in baseball; the winter time consisted of split shifts between the Timberwo... Posted on 11/17/11 at 5:41 AM
ST. PAUL — It is fourth and long for a new Vikings stadium, and on Monday legislative quarterbacks dropped back for a last-minute hail Mary pass.
The defense is strong: The governor does not like new taxes included in a proposal released Monday, the Vikings have serious concerns and time is running out.
New home for Vikings still appears to be a long shot
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Vikings football team has begun a two-minute drill to win legislative support for a new stadium just as the Twins baseball team opened its new ballpark to great acclaim.
Andrew Tellijohn, State Capitol Reporter
, April 16, 2010
The National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings lost Sunday night to the Arizona Cardinals, dropping their record to a still-scintillating 10-2.
Let’s hope that, in the not-so-distant future, Minnesota doesn’t lose the Vikings.
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