Gophers Depth To Be Tested, Plus NFL Picks

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will have its depth tested at one key position for the forseeable future. Point guard Al Nolen will miss the next couple of weeks and maybe more with a foot injury. The 15th-ranked Gophers are already without one of their more talented players in combo guard Devoe Joseph,…
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Why I Can’t Stand The BCS

It’s too easy to argue against the Bowl Championship Series. That’s because it’s mere existence is so absurd to begin with that I imagine 100 years from now, historians will look back on the BCS and laugh at our creative little system. It’s like sitting here now and thinking back to helmetless hockey. What a…
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Gophers Are Good. Vikings Are Not.

Yesterday, I encouraged Minnesota Vikings fans on Facebook to turn their attention to the University of Minnesota men’s basketball team. Now, I ask GSB (Goethe Sports Blog) Nation to do the same. What do you want first? Good news or bad news? Let’s go with the bad. The Vikings are not a good football team.…
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Gardenhire Earns National Respect Despite Local Angst

Major League Baseball’s Manager of the Year awards are for regular-season only. And considering that, it’s pretty surprising it’s taken Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire this long to win one. He finally picked up the American League honor on Wednesday, with 108 total points in the voting system. Texas Rangers skipper Ron Washington finished second…
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