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AARHUS: Football starts tonight

August 23, 2011 It starts tonight. What is it about high school football that gets my blood running? There’s so much that goes into that first game. more »»

BLASCO: Time to find a QB

August 11, 2011 MANKATO — Donovan McNabb may be the worst starting quarterback in the NFC North. Regardless of all he has achieved in his storied career, there is no escaping the fact he is old. more »»

BLASCO: McNabb sign of latest crisis

August 10, 2011 MANKATO — Two words that are instantly associated with the name Donovan McNabb are competitor and stop-gap. McNabb's name is synonymous with excellence. more »»

BIERI: Another honor for Blyleven

July 17, 2011 MINNEAPOLIS — It’s been a long journey for Bert Blyleven to reach Cooperstown. more »»

MEHRER: Worst day of summer?

July 13, 2011 Today is the lowest point in the summer. If your a baseball geek like I am, it’s rock bottom. more »»

BLASCO: Back in red

June 16, 2011 One aspect that appeals to the average fan involved in a heated coffee roundtable discussion about sports is— the hypothetical scenario. more »»

KOTTSICK: Survivor - North Dakota

June 15, 2011 CBS has a popular show called Survivor. If you have never seen the show, they take a bunch of folks from all different walks of life and drop them off in a remote and very harsh location. more »»

AARHUS: Some have it, some don't

June 11, 2011 One of the issues sports writers have is getting high school athletes to speak. Some just aren’t great speakers, but for most, it just comes down to being nervous. I can’t blame them. more »»

BLASCO: La Nina claims No. 1 seed in all sports

May 15, 2011 John Fogerty couldn’t have more eloquently painted a picture with his 1985 hit “Centerfield” of how I felt when informed of the cancellation of Friday’s 4:30 p.m. more »»

BLASCO: Running a ruck at the YMCA Marathon

April 30, 2011 Andrew Ferguson didn’t care about the excruciating pain he experienced during his 26.2 mile hike during last year’s YMCA Marathon. more »»

KOTTSICK: Thoughts on this year’s Masters

April 11, 2011 The 2011 Masters is officially over. It was an exciting finish! I thought it was quite interesting that Jason Day was excited to get home to watch it on TV. more »»

KOTTSICK: Day three in the books

April 9, 2011 AUGUSTA, Ga. — I would have to say that after watching the action on Saturday at the Masters and watching Rory McIlroy for about six holes, he will have to back up for the field to catch him. more »»

KOTTSICK: Augusta is impressive

April 8, 2011 "I've never seen Augusta so beautiful. If heaven is this pretty, I'd go there tomorrow," Gene Sarazen once said. I agree! Augusta National has an addictive magnetism that is hard to explain. more »»

BIERI: Secrets of Stache Success

April 8, 2011 MINNEAPOLIS — The 2010 season was a banner one for Carl Pavano. The big righthander for the Minnesota Twins won 17 games and had career highs with seven complete games and two shutout. more »»

KOTTSICK: Young stars have no fear

April 8, 2011 AUGUSTA, Ga. — As many of you know, this is the 25th anniversary of Jack Nicklaus winning the Masters to become its oldest champion at the age of 4. more »»

KOTTSICK: Check the Masters off my list

April 6, 2011 Now like Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, I can check another thing off my bucket list — being at the Masters! I would bet there is not a kid on the planet that has not pretended that a final put... more »»

AARHUS: Some random thoughts

March 31, 2011 The winter season is over and I’m glad. It’s not that I don’t enjoy it, but it gets to be long, which also makes you enjoy those last few tournaments that much mor. more »»

BLASCO: Welcome to North Dakota!

March 27, 2011 When informed of the news about my pending employment at the Minot Daily News, my first journalism professor at Illinois Central College, Mike Foster, responded in his typical candid and slightly... more »»

BIERI: Bracketology with Bieri

March 16, 2011 Spring has sprung. Everything that was dormant is now alive with hope. That includes your NCAA college basketball office pool sheet. Each year, you feel like your time has come. more »»

AARHUS: Thoughts on the state ‘B’

March 7, 2011 There’s really a tremendous feeling that accompanies your favorite team making the Class B state tournamen. more »»



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