Minnesota Struggles In 27-0 Loss To No. 16 NorthwesternClayton Thorson scored two touchdowns, Justin Jackson ran for 120 yards and the Northwestern defense turned in another dominant performance as the No. 16 Wildcats shut out Minnesota 27-0 on Saturday. Thorson, a freshman quarterback, scored on runs of 5 and 1 yards to spark the offense for Northwestern (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten).
Celebrating Homecoming With Girls Soccer MatchInstead of a football game, St. Paul Academy found a rather unique and creative way to celebrate Friday night.
WCCO Radio Rally: October 2ndHere's the Power Poll and a very big week on the WCCO Radio Rally show!
Northwestern, Minnesota Meet In Big Ten OpenerUnbeaten and on the rise, No. 16 Northwestern would like to stay that way now that Big Ten play is about to begin.
Vikings Sign Safety Brock Vereen To Practice SquadThe Minnesota Vikings have signed safety Brock Vereen to their practice squad. Vereen joined the Vikings on Thursday, two days after he was cut by the Chicago Bears. The former University of Minnesota standout was drafted in the fourth round last year by the Bears, starting four games and grabbing one interception.
5 NFL Games You Can't Miss This Week (Week 4)Here are some of the best games in Week 4 as we approach the quarter pole of the NFL season.
WCCO Radio Rally: September 25Here comes week 6 of the High School Football Season and the Power Poll and Games to Watch for the WCCO Radio Rally!
ESPN 'SportsCenter' Puts Tommie-Johnnie Game In Nat'l SpotlightIncreased local attention around Tommie-Johnnie football games is nothing new, but having ESPN broadcast its "SportsCenter" show on the road, live from the game sight, is a pretty big deal for the Division III schools.
Big Ten Teams Use Last Nonconference Games To Clean Up ActsThe last Saturday in September will be the last chance for Big Ten teams to work out their kinks before conference play begins. Minnesota is desperate for more offense. Nebraska needs better play from its defense. Even defending national champion and top-ranked Ohio State has problems.
Vikings Part Ways With Longtime Human Mascot, 'Ragnar'Ragnar, the heavily bearded mascot for the Minnesota Vikings, says he watched this weekend's game from home, and not out in the thick of the action. Ragnar has represented the team for more than two decades.
Leidner, Minnesota Hang On To Beat Kent State 10-7Mitch Leidner and Minnesota survived another shaky showing by the offense, using a second quarter touchdown pass to K.J. Maye to eke out a 10-7 victory Saturday over Kent State. Freshman cornerback Demetrius Monday was the star of a feisty performance by the Kent State defense, with two interceptions in the first half and an 80-yard touchdown return in the third quarter of a fumble he forced himself.
Vikings Kicker Walsh Tries To Overcome MissesWith his coaches growing "worrisome" and the misses continuing to pile up, kicker Blair Walsh is trying to rediscover his confidence. Walsh, who signed a four-year, $13 million extension with the Minnesota Vikings before the season, said the missed field goal attempts have taken a toll mentally.