A great pioneer of American sports is at risk of leaving us forever. This is a man who single-handedly changed the landscape of professional athletics in the United States. He did so with a slick mixture of supreme skill and boyish charm. The world over speaks his name with aContinue Reading

Who is tall, rich and cries a lot? That’s right, nearly every single player of the National Basketball Association. Another one: who is rich, plays golf all day and cries a lot? Uh huh, just about each and every NBA team owner. I’m no mathematician—I’m not even a math major—butContinue Reading

The sun had just dipped down under the horizon, still with enough light where colors were starting to blend to gray.  The evening cool was settling in, and the wind chill cut into my jacket. The last stretch of grass from the practice fields was flattened and yellow from allContinue Reading

This Halloween season, there were many things haunting Minnesota Vikings football fans: a dreadful 2-6 record; the possibility of not getting a new stadium and moving away lingering overhead like a black storm cloud; the spirit of formerly-elite QB Donovan McNabb being cursed to wander the sidelines; and those terrifyingContinue Reading

To have star-power as a stellar athlete, one must have the passion, the dedication, the attitude, some considerable talent, and a competitive nature to soar above the skills of others. Senior Pat Deitz has risen to stardom and earned national recognition for his talent on the golf course this year.Continue Reading

Ah, that American classic, the World Series. This year, it’s the Texas Rangers’ championship to win or lose. Sure, the Cardinals can be competitive, but can they do so for five to seven games? What exactly makes the Rangers the World Series favorites? It’s during these murky moments, these timesContinue Reading