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I’m moving on Aug 20, 2009 in Uncategorized Greetings. Just so you know: I’m moving. Blog-wise, anyway. Our Blog system is moving to a different place. I do not understand the technical aspects of the move other than this: if you want to find me I can be reached here: www.startribune.



Adam Weber on Manning Award Watch List on Aug 17, 2009 in Uncategorized(Myron P. Medcalf filling in for Kent Youngblood.) What’s up, everyone? Gophers QB Adam Weber is on the watch list for the Manning Award, created in honor of the distinguished careers of Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning. The watch list was releas...



Thoughts on the DBs on Aug 15, 2009 in UncategorizedGreetings I have a few notes from this morning’s full-pads practice. But first, somebody asked for my take on the Gophers’ defensive backs situation, specifically Kim Royston.  Fact is, I haven’t been able to see a whole lot of him...



Two-a-days start tomorrow on Aug 14, 2009 in UncategorizedGreetings. A good while after practice Friday Lee Campbell came out of the Gophers’ locker room. He raised his hand and said, ”I have the record.”   For what? For weight lost during a full-pads practice in 90 degree heat. Friday wa...



Full pads tomorrow on Aug 13, 2009 in UncategorizedGreetings, again.  I know it’s late. But practice doesn’t usually end until after 6:30. Then there are interviews to do, a story to write. It’s usually well past eight before I sit down to add to the blog.  –Tomorrow will be...



Decker on Biletnikoff Award watch list on Aug 12, 2009 in UncategorizedGreetings. Before I head off to practice — the Gophers will be in shells today after going two days without any padding other than helmets — here’s a quick update: Wide receiver Eric Decker has been named to the watch list for teh 2...