Chip Scoggins

Columnist/Reporter | Sports
Phone: 612-673-4484
Chip Scoggins is a sports columnist and feature writer..

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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

Scoggins: QB job is Leidner's alone, and that's a good thing

The Gophers have one quarterback this season. No more of the quarterback-by-committee approach. No more shared duties. No more ambiguity.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 07:47 AM

College football braces itself for four-team playoff

It’s a big step forward, but four-team format won’t silence annual bickering.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 07:14 AM

Predicting the college football season

A new college football season — now available with playoffs! — is days away. To celebrate, here’s a primer on...

Updated: August 24, 2014, - 11:31 PM

Scoggins: Love's exit from Wolves is an enigma

Jilted fans didn’t deny Kevin Love’s talent, but they grew cool to his agenda

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 01:23 PM

Scoggins: For Vikings' Coleman, bond formed from a tragedy

The Vikings’ Kurt Coleman once tackled a teammate and left him paralyzed. Then they became friends.

Updated: August 21, 2014, - 07:14 AM

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

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