Chip Scoggins

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Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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Scoggins: Gophers aim to polish long-range pass attack

Minnesota ranked 115th nationally in passing last year, largely because it lacked explosive plays. The Gophers produced only four passes that netted 40-plus yards. Only seven teams in Division I had fewer.

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 12:11 AM

Scoggins: Smith wants to earn mention as NFL playmaker

The Vikings believe Harrison Smith can become a top-tier safety in caoch Mike Zimmer's system because he’s smart, aggressive and he makes plays that matter.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 02:15 PM

Scoggins: Saunders looks like a success in pending Love deal

The Wolves leader lacked leverage, but he’s set to get plenty back.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 06:27 AM

Scoggins: Cassel plays like the veteran he is, Bridgewater like a rookie

From the start of training camp, the Vikings' quarterback competition has felt legitimately open-ended. Matt Cassel got the edge in Round 1.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 01:00 AM

'Power 5' conferences could set agenda in NCAA

College’s most influential conferences are pushing for more benefits for athletes.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 11:53 PM

Scoggins: Vikings GM Spielman is building a future

A core of young players could be the foundation for team success for years.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 07:21 AM

Scoggins: Seriously, Kill and Gophers counting on strong defense

The Gophers’ improving defense, despite losing two seniors to the NFL, could be even better.

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 12:15 AM

Scoggins: Vikings should address the mess they let fester

If the Vikings are smart, they’ll trot out head coach Mike Zimmer, special teams coordinator Mike Priefer and General Manager Rick Spielman on Thursday to discuss the situation.

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 12:28 PM

Scoggins: Twins' Nolasco is the nowhere man right now

An elbow injury has made it difficult for him to pitch, and also to feel that he is a part of...

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 11:46 PM

Scoggins: Vikings' Priefer is lucky to keep job

The team had grounds to fire its special teams coach for comments he made about gays.

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 12:41 AM

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