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Continued: Former NFL center Birk considering political arena

  • Article by: MIKE KASZUBA , Star Tribune
  • Last update: July 19, 2013 - 6:51 AM

A few days later at Hope Academy, Birk listened as Dan Olson, the director of development and operations, explained the school’s academics-first philosophy. “Sports — we always want them to be completely secondary,” Olson said.

“Absolutely,” said Birk, nodding.

 

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