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Blogs
December 28, 2018
Harrison Smith ready for Sunday's crucial game

Harrison Smith ready for Sunday's crucial game

The veteran safety and his team need a win over Chicago on Sunday to ensure a spot in the NFC wild card game.
Blogs
December 21, 2018
Fleck high on Gophers recruiting class

Fleck high on Gophers recruiting class

The Gophers play Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl on Wednesday.
Gophers
December 4, 2018
Hartman: U's Jordahl a scholar and an athlete (and a long snapper)

Hartman: U's Jordahl a scholar and an athlete (and a long snapper)

Payton Jordahl, who has started 50 straight games as the Gophers football long snapper, has never received anything less than an A in his courses for a master's degree.
Vikings
November 16, 2018
Hartman: Can Gophers make first bowl game under P.J. Fleck?

Hartman: Can Gophers make first bowl game under P.J. Fleck?

The Gophers game with Northwestern on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium has become a huge contest in what once seemed like a lost season.
Vikings
November 15, 2018
Hartman: Vikings' Siemian isn't surprised by alma mater Northwestern's success

Hartman: Vikings' Siemian isn't surprised by alma mater Northwestern's success

Siemian played at Northwestern from 2011 to 2014 when they went 26-24 overall. He's fourth in career passing yards for the Wildcats.
Blogs
March 18, 2016

Forget an AD search committee; U should hire Beth Goetz

Looking to another college or university isn't the answer.
Vikings
January 13, 2016
Tony Sparano

Ex-Dolphins boss Tony Sparano to coach Vikings offensive line

Sparano coached Miami from 2008-11 and had a 29-31 record, winning the AFC East in his first season.
Blogs
April 22, 2015

Just what is Peterson's agent hinting at?

Ben Dogra posted a picture wearing a Bucs hat.
Wolves
February 24, 2015

Hartman blog: Garnett has no desire to coach

Superstar's return will be good for Wolves.
Blogs
February 12, 2015

Rubio's a better shooter now

The injury to the Wolves guard was a blessing in disguise.
Blogs
February 12, 2015

Wilfs very active in Twin Cities

The Vikings owners made a big contribution to a local hospital.
Gophers
February 5, 2015

Hartman blog: Kill happy with recruiting class

Gophers did well in recruiting, even though all their incoming players are "three-stars"
Wolves
January 29, 2015

Hartman blog: Wolves are on the right road

This young team will only get better.
Twins
January 9, 2015

Sid's blog: Gophers meet Michigan in basketball, hockey

Basketball team has to start winning soon.
Twins
January 8, 2015

Hartman blog: Vikings coaches have big task ahead

Mike Zimmer and his staff will be working hard to improve the team.
Sports
December 31, 2014

Hartman blog: Ponder will be a starting quarterback in the NFL

I still have faith in the man who spent four seasons here.
Twins
December 29, 2014

Dec. 5: Sid Hartman: Interviewing Joe Namath ... in a shower

They say I'll do anything to get an exclusive interview, but this one probably was my all-timer.
Twins
December 29, 2014

Hartman blog: Bears should not fire St. Louis Park's Trestman

The St. Louis Park native should remain coach of Chicago.
Twins
December 29, 2014

Hartman blog: Gophers face tough foe in Missouri

A victory in the Citrus Bowl would be a huge boost to the Minnesota program.
Twins
December 23, 2014

Vikings face interesting offseason

The Vikings could have created a different impression if they had finished the season at least .500
Twins
December 21, 2014

Hartman postgame: Vikings must find way to maintain leads

Now the Vikings and Bears will battle to avoid finishing last in the NFC North.
Twins
December 7, 2014

Hartman postgame: Despite loss, Harvin and Decker played well for Jets

The ex-Viking and the ex-Gopher enjoyed their homecoming, until the end.
Twins
November 28, 2014

Hartman blog: Alvaraz 'mistake' turned out just fine at Wisconsin

Holtz's former assistant took the Wisconsin job against my better judgment.
Twins
November 26, 2014

Gophers and Badgers have history of controversy

Folks in Minnesota still haven't gotten over the 1962 Gophers loss.
Sports
November 26, 2014

Hartman blog: Kalil's play affected by bum knee

Injuries take their tolls on players, and fans have to realize that.