UW Athletes In Better Mental Shape Than Classmates, Study FindsUW-Madison's School of Medicine and Public Health had 842 athletes and 1,322 undergraduates complete a survey of their physical and mental health in 2016.
Good Question: How Long Can Athletes Stay In The Game?At 39 years old, Peyton Manning is now the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He's been playing 18 years in the NFL, which is 15 years longer than the average NFL player.
Delicious Thanksgiving Tweets From Minn. Sports TeamsIt's Thanksgiving, so we thought we'd compile some great turkey tweets from Minnesota's sports stars!
St. Cloud State To Pay All Athlete Costs In HockeySt. Cloud State is joining the parade of schools that will pay the total cost of attendance for at least some athletes. The "cost of attendance" policies go beyond the tuition, fees and room and board expenses covered by traditional scholarships. They would cover additional things such as travel expenses and extra food.
The Top 5 Worst Athlete-Endorsed Video GamesFor every "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!," sports video game junkies are also thrown titles like "James 'Buster' Douglas Knockout Boxing." Here are five of the worst video games crafted to capitalize on the reputation of a sports star.
Players Who Could Make Breakthroughs In 2015Most of those preseason stars who slalomed their way into the end zone or smashed into ball carriers now get to watch the real elite NFL players take the stage. Some of them might even join the upper echelon in 2015. Here are some players on the verge of breakthroughs to keep an eye on.
Good Question: Are Athletes Born Or Built?After watching Venus and Serena Williams battle out a great tennis match Tuesday night, you have to wonder: How can two sisters be so good? How much is genetics and how much is practice?
Here’s How Athletes, Workers Beat The Hot, Humid WeatherFor many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather.
The Top 5 Athletes-Turned-Actors
10 Great (Or Very Ungreat) Music Videos Featuring Athletes
Top 5 Most-Questionable Sports Star EndorsementsAnyone would be flattered if a company came out of nowhere and offered them a pretty penny for their participation in an advertisement. But where does one draw the line between profit and utter embarrassment? For these five sports stars, all of whom were already handsomely compensated by their day jobs, money can apparently replenish dignity.
5 Athletes Who Died Doing What They LovedHere is a look at the lives of great athletes who died pushing their disciplines to new limits.
Big Ten Gauging Interest In Making Freshmen IneligibleThe Big Ten is studying whether freshmen athletes should be ineligible to compete while they adjust to college life. The league said Friday it has reached out to members to see if they are interested "in beginning a national discussion regarding a year of readiness for student-athletes."
MSHSL Postpones Decision On Policy For Transgender AthletesThe Minnesota State High School League voted to postpone making a decision on the league's proposed policy about transgender students who want to play on athletic teams. As WCCO's Bill Hudson reported, the board wanted the currently written policy to move forward, but also to refine it before it becomes fully implemented.
MSHSL Hosts Hearing On Transgender AthletesThere was emotional reaction from parents Wednesday afternoon over a controversy involving school sports and gender. The State High School League is trying to offer direction to coaches when a transgender student wants to join a team.