Chip Scoggins

Columnist/Reporter | Sports
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Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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Scoggins: Vikings deserve scorn despite latest Peterson reversal

One thought kept reverberating in my head and still does in wake of the Vikings' deplorable decision to reinstate Peterson immediately: The boy was 4 years old.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 10:23 AM

Texas hometown stands by local hero Adrian Peterson all day

Peterson’s attachment to Palestine remains deep and personal, and the support of his hometown has not wavered with the news of Peterson’s felony arrest for child abuse against his 4-year-old son.

Updated: September 15, 2014, - 08:59 AM

Scoggins: Gophers take a Texas-sized step backward

The Gophers got flattened by an opponent that was supposed to measure their readiness for the Big Ten schedule.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 03:40 PM

Feb. 14: Scoggins: Memories of Miracle on Ice still linger in Russia

Though it’s been 34 years since the U.S. stunned the mighty Soviets in Lake Placid, the Russians still remember.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 03:53 PM

Scoggins: Vikings' game plan produces a little pizazz

Unpredictable Mike Zimmer and Norv Turner dial up surprises.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 12:07 PM

Scoggins: Leidner's passing game remains a concern

The Gophers quarterback completed only five of 11 passes for 67 yards against a weak opponent.

Updated: September 07, 2014, - 12:03 AM

Scoggins: Pay and pressure rise for Vikings' Griffen and Rudolph

The Vikings committed roughly $40 million in guaranteed money to re-sign Everson Griffen and Kyle Rudolph to long-term contracts this offseason.

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 01:55 PM

Scoggins: With the many changes, Vikings look like an 8-8 team

There's optimism in Mike Zimmer's first season, but there's also concerns that figure to keep this team from doing anything better than .500.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 09:21 PM

Scoggins: Peterson's future paydays ride on performance

The Vikings star is nearing 30 — an ominous birthday for most running backs — in a QB-driven league.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 11:14 PM

Scoggins: As football begins, time to honor and remember at South

For Minneapolis South, the football opener helped with the healing following the death of Sha-kym Adams.

Updated: August 28, 2014, - 11:48 AM

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