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OPINION: Pro football, tear down that wall

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Josh Levin

Slate

WASHINGTON — It made sense that someone like Jason Collins would be the first out gay man in one of the four major North American pro sports leagues. Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran and a Stanford graduate, had already prov…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Pro football, tear down that wall

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Josh Levin

Slate

WASHINGTON — It made sense that someone like Jason Collins would be the first out gay man in one of the four major North American pro sports leagues. Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran and a Stanford graduate, had already prov…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Monke: Play football, but play smart

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today, another football season ends. No other season will ever be like it — and I don’t say that in the way you think.
The game America has made not so much its pastime but its tradition is an ever-changing entity.

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mod…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Monke: Play football, but play smart

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today, another football season ends. No other season will ever be like it — and I don’t say that in the way you think.
The game America has made not so much its pastime but its tradition is an ever-changing entity.

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mod…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘It’s our time’ for Minnesota Super Bowl

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota is ramping up its campaign to get the 2018 Super Bowl in the new Vikings stadium at a time when construction has barely begun.

“It’s our time, it’s our moment and we are ready,” said Richard Davis, chairman of U.S. Ban…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘It’s our time’ for Minnesota Super Bowl

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota is ramping up its campaign to get the 2018 Super Bowl in the new Vikings stadium at a time when construction has barely begun.

“It’s our time, it’s our moment and we are ready,” said Richard Davis, chairman of U.S. Ban…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Court ruling allows stadium finance to proceed

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon tossed out a lawsuit challenging the financing of a new Vikings stadium, averting a situation that Gov. Mark Dayton said could have stopped construction.

Justices dismissed the suit that sough…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Court ruling allows stadium finance to proceed

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon tossed out a lawsuit challenging the financing of a new Vikings stadium, averting a situation that Gov. Mark Dayton said could have stopped construction.

Justices dismissed the suit that sough…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

It’s OK to call Standford grad Sherman an idiot

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — If Republican Sen. John McCain is justified in calling Dennis Rodman an idiot, then I think it’s OK for American tweeters to proclaim Richard Sherman as one, too.
There’s only one difference: Sherman knows what he is doing.
Yes, Richa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Distractions up first in Denver

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

It was victory Monday at Denver Broncos headquarters — the usual routine of weightlifting and injury treatment as needed. But it will be anything but the typical work week in Englewood.
Denver’s 26-16 victory in the AFC Championship game pushed …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com