The July 1 “deadline” for Minnesota United FC to finalized its stadium deal has come and gone. What happens now, and is St. Paul a legitimate option?Read more "After the Deadline: What Now For MLS in Minnesota?"
With the games now over, the Timberwolves season really begins. After all, the offseason is the only time when the Wolves have relevance within the NBA. How could this offseason play out? Let’s look at three scenarios.Read more "Should Do, Could Do, and Don’t Do: Forecasting the Wolves Offseason"
The Seahawks’ decision to throw on second down at the Super Bowl wasn’t as bad as you think. Here’s why…Read more "(Kinda) Defending the Indefensible"
Do you think analytics people are crazy? Do you love the “eye test”? Well, begin to learn what the analytics guys are talking about by learning about the Simple Rating for evaluating NBA players.Read more "Simple Rating: Part One of a Primer on Advanced Statistics"
The Minnesota Wild find themselves in a precarious position at the halfway point of the NHL season. How did a season of such promise and potential get pushed to the brink so soon? Let’s name some names and point the finger at some culprits.Read more "Minnesota Wild Scapegoat Hierarchy"
The Minnesota sports media fell down on the job on some critical stories this year, including the handling of the Chris Kluwe-Mike Priefer allegations.Read more "Nuke It Until It Glows"
With two ownership groups vying to bring the MLS to the Twin Cities, the outlook for professional soccer here has never been brighter. How do we make the finances work for the team and the taxpayer?Read more "Fever Pitch"