Three Things To Look For: Minnesota at Oregon State

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Via Last Word on College Football by Lindsay Higgins A win is a win, but the Gophers have room for improvement after a 10-point victory against Buffalo in the opener. Although the defense was excellent, I was left with concerns about other areas of the game. Here are three things to look for as Minnesota […] READ MORE


Scott Reedy Scouting Report: 2017 NHL Draft #51

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2017 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE


Casey Mittelstadt Scouting Report: 2017 NHL Draft #4

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2017 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE



Things We Learned In College Week One

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by Lindsay Higgins, Last Word On College Football Editor . Throw your rankings out the window. When was the last time there were this many upsets and near-upsets during the first week of action? I don’t think it’s ever happened. If any of the college football decision-maker people are reading this, more Week Ones like […] READ MORE



Top to Bottom: The Gophers Football Lineup

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The Minnesota Golden Gophers football lineup was in constant flux due to injuries during the 2014-15 season. This surely contributed to losses in a handful of close games and a disappointing 6-6 regular season record. That could prove to have been a blessing in disguise though, as some of last year’s backups move into starting roles having gained […] READ MORE


Big Ten West Preview: Part II

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After sending 10 of 14 teams to bowl games last season, the Big Ten is getting ready for another season in hopes to prove that they can still keep up with the SEC as the dominant Conference in College Football. This will include key games like Ohio State at Oklahoma, LSU at Wisconsin, UNC at […] READ MORE


The Golden Gophers: Trending Upward In The Big Ten?

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At various times since the 1960’s- the last time Minnesota was a genuine powerhouse- the Golden Gophers have looked poised to join the likes of the Buckeyes, Wolverines, and Spartans as a team that needs to be taken seriously in the Big Ten year in and year out. Somehow, that transformation hasn’t actually taken place. Are the Gophers finally […] READ MORE


Ryan Lindgren Scouting Report: 2016 NHL Draft #54

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2015 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE