On The Radio Today

I make the first of two appearances this week on “Sports Talk” from 1-2 p.m. on 970-AM WDAY. Joining me in studio is The Forum’s sports editor, Kevin Schnepf. Today, we’ll be talking to AP sports writer Jon Krawczynski. We’ll discuss the latest news on Twins first baseman Justin Morneau and what to expect from…
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Weeding Through Signing Day Bytes

National Signing Day can be a headline writer’s worst nightmare. It’s the same story every year. Or is it? Of course, every year a head football coach applauds his class. But can anything be taken from that level of applause. Does "the best class ever" mean it is, and simply an "excellent" class is actually…
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SI.com Looks Back At Last Decade

Sports Illustrated’s Web site put together some pretty extensive pieces on the best and worst of the past decade. Here’s a link to the college basketball page. You’ll find a scroll bar below the "Galleries" link that allows you to look at other sports. Both the Minnesota Twins and North Dakota State’s men’s basketball team…
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Opening Against Iowa State Not Quite The Same

North Dakota State’s football team showed some flashes of brilliance – Pat Paschall‘s 146 yards a prime example – along with occasional mistakes. That’s how college football openers can go. And when you’re a Football Championship Subdivision team opening against a Big 12 squad, that’s a tough matchup to try and work out the kinks.…
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Woodside Makes Summer League Debut

Former North Dakota State guard Ben Woodside saw his first NBA Summer League action today (Monday). Woodside – who did not play in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Summer League opener – scored one point in the team’s second game. He played a little more than eight minutes, going 0-for-1 from the field and 1-for-2 from the…
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Q And A With Ben Woodside

The Minneapolis Star Tribune did a Q and A with former North Dakota State men’s basketball point guard Ben Woodside. Woodside was at the Target Center doing a workout in front of the Minnesota Timberwolves and other interested NBA scouts as he prepares for the NBA draft. Getting into the NBA is much more difficult…
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