Big Ten Reveals 2020 Football Schedule Made with Flexibility in Mind

By |2020-08-07T13:49:23-05:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

The return of fall sports has been a hot topic as of lately with the end of the Coronavirus nowhere in sight. What was once thought of as a time far enough out to be untouched by the pandemic has now been put in question with the continual rise in cases across the country. The NCAA has had to shift around many sports and even cancel the season of most Division II and III fall sports. Division I football has so far continued to find ways to adapt in order to maintain as much of a season as possible with many [...]

NBA Officially Returns After 142 Day Hiatus

By |2020-07-31T14:53:33-05:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

The NBA is finally back in action with a night full of passion. While the location and lack of fans may have differed from a typical season, the return of the National Basketball Association has provided many with a much needed sense of normalcy. The two games featured a 106-104 win for the Jazz over the Pelicans and 103-101 win for the Lakers over the Clippers. Prior to the start of the games, a powerful image of unity was displayed through players kneeling during the anthem. While this act has been met with both praise and criticism from fans and critics [...]

72 NFL Players Test Positive for Coronavirus with Training Camps Right Around the Corner

By |2020-07-17T14:44:17-05:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

Ever since the Coronavirus swept the nation, cancellations have become the norm. Concerts and sporting events have become a rarity that we cherish. While we have gotten used to this new lack of access to our favorite forms of entertainment, for sports like football that weren't in session when COVID-19 first hit in the US, it seemed to many like the next season was far enough out to be minimally affected by the pandemic. This optimistic view is being put to question now though as 72 players have tested positive for the Coronavirus. While this number makes up only 2.5% of the players [...]

With 9 More Positive COVID-19 Tests, the NHL Reaches a Total of 35 Infected Players

By |2020-07-06T13:54:48-05:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

Back in March, the 2019-2020 NHL season came to a sudden halt due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Since then, hockey fans have had to put their team's Stanley Cup dreams on hold and wait to see what was to come of this unique season. In May, it was announced that 24 of the league's 31 teams were to return to training in two cities that would act as hubs to limit travel and possible exposure to the virus. However, since then, a total of 35 players have tested positive for COVID-19, with 9 new cases announced today alone. While the league [...]

From Panther to Patriot, Cam Newton Signs 1-Year Deal with the Patriots

By |2020-06-29T13:47:33-05:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

This NFL off-season has been filled with trades of many franchise favorites. Brady to Tampa, Diggs to Buffalo, and now, we finally have the answer of where Cam Newton is headed for the 2020-2021 season. The 2015 NFL MVP has officially signed a 1-year deal with the New England Patriots. Newton's departure has been widely speculated ever since his former team, the Carolina Panthers, recruited Teddy Bridgewaters from the New Orleans Saints to be their new starting quarterback. Despite the big move, it is not guaranteed that Newton will be the starting quarterback for the Patriots just yet. The 31-year-old has [...]

COVID Cases Rise to 689 in MN (April 1)

By |2020-04-01T11:03:18-05:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Blogs, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News|

Minnesota Case Information Total positive: 689 Deaths: 17 Patients who no longer need to be isolated: 342 Hospitalization Total cases requiring hospitalization: 122 Hospitalized as of today: 54 Hospitalized in ICU as of today: 27 Demographics Median Age Age Range All cases 47 4 months - 104 years Non-hospitalized cases 42 4 months - 104 years Hospitalized cases 64 6 - 95 years Hospitalized cases in ICU 65 33 - 95 years Deaths 84 58 - 95 years   Gender: 51% female, 48% male, 0% other Likely Exposure Percent of Cases Cruise ship 3% International travel 15% Known exposure to a case 21% Travel [...]

Here’s What Sports Have Been Canceled So Far

By |2020-03-12T15:37:58-05:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

With the rapid spread of the coronavirus, some major sports leagues have been suspending or canceling seasons, with more leagues likely to follow suit. Here’s a list of what’s been canceled. NBA The NBA has suspended it season indefinitely after Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus Wednesday night. Jazz player Donovan Mitchell was the only other player to test positive for the virus. Jazz players have reportedly said that Gobert was being careless with touching other players and their belongings in the locker room. Raptors players have been told to self-quarantine over the next 14 days after playing [...]

Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Arrested on DUI Charge

By |2020-03-11T11:42:54-05:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Ventell Bryant was arrested early Wednesday morning on a DUI charge. The arrest took place in Tampa, Florida. Bryant was stopped by police at approximately 2:30 a.m. after he was spotted driving with his headlights off. He failed to pass a sobriety test, and his blood alcohol content (BAC) was measured at .102 and .099. Bryant was released on a $500 bond at 11 a.m. this morning, according to online records. Source: -Intern Amanda

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