Chip Scoggins

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Scoggins: Comeback shows resolve of these Gophers

A loss would have been deflating beyond the obvious disappointment of losing at home as 13½-point favorites. Gophers fans believe in this team. They believe in this season’s potential, and long-suffering fans of this program know too well that optimism usually is followed by heartbreak.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 07:40 AM

Deep passes make surprising return to Gophers offense

Mitch Leidner hit on three long passes in the third quarter to spark the Gophers’ comeback.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 07:16 AM

Scoggins: No apologies necessary, except from Vikings players

Mike Zimmer did his best to put the toothpaste back into the tube Monday.He described his blistering criticism of his...

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 12:26 PM

Scoggins: Plenty of holes in Vikings' offensive line

The Lions dominated the Vikings up front so badly it was painful to watch.

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 11:41 AM

Scoggins: U's backup kick returner Myrick finds big hole on decisive TD

Jalen Myrick left a vapor trail as he scooted 100-plus yards for the deciding touchdown in the Gophers’ 24-17 victory over Northwestern at TCF Bank Stadium.

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 08:35 AM

Scoggins: Jug means little if the Gophers can't build on it

Gophers football enjoyed a glorious week, but now it’s back to business and everything about this team and this season comes down to two little words: Now what?

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 10:03 AM

Scoggins: Save the mystery and declare Kuemper No. 1 goalie

Wild coach Mike Yeo is slow to hand the No. 1 goalie job to Darcy Kuemper, who is walking and talking the part.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 12:25 PM

Scoggins: Guidelines for spending money for athletes lack consensus

Lack of any universal fit is stalling implementation.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 07:24 PM

Scoggins: Vikings' poor performance total team effort

Rain fell and Christian Ponder’s passes fluttered and the Vikings had zero chance to turn a bad situation into anything other than what transpired on a dreary night at Lambeau Field.

Updated: October 03, 2014, - 06:06 AM

Scoggins: Vikings cornerback Robinson removes 'horrible' label

Josh Robinson is the Vikings' most improved player under first-year coach Mike Zimmer.

Updated: October 01, 2014, - 12:44 AM

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