Joe Christensen covered Major League Baseball for 15 years, including three seasons at the Baltimore Sun and eight at the Star Tribune, before switching to the college football beat. He’s a Faribault, Minn., native who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1996. He covered Jim Wacker’s Gophers for the Minnesota Daily and also wrote about USC, UCLA and the Rose Bowl for the Riverside Press-Enterprise before getting this chance to cover football again.

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Dates announced for second annual Gopher Road Trip: Chalk Talk

Posted by: Joe Christensen under Coaching Updated: April 16, 2014 - 1:33 PM

Gophers AD Norwood Teague and a host of coaches will tour the state again this spring for the second annual Gopher Road Trip: Chalk Talk. The dates were announced today:

May 20 – 11:30 a.m./Willmar (American Legion Post No. 167)

May 20 – 4:30 p.m./Park Rapids (Blueberry Pines Golf Course)

May 21 – 9:00 a.m./Coleraine (Eagle Ridge Golf Course)

May 21 – 11:30 a.m./Hibbing (Mesaba Country Club)

May 21 – 5:00 p.m./St. Cloud (Le St. Germain Suites Hotel)

June 3 – 11:30 a.m./Redwood Falls (Redwood Area Community Center)

June 3 – 5:00 p.m./New Ulm (Turner Hall)

June 4 – 11:30 a.m./Owatonna (Owatonna Country Club)

June 4 – 4:30 p.m./Red Wing (Treasure Island Resort and Casino)


Los Angeles - J. Beckett 6:05 PM
Pittsburgh - V. Worley
San Francisco - Y. Petit 6:05 PM
Philadelphia - R. Hernandez
Texas - N. Martinez 6:05 PM
NY Yankees - C. Whitley
Boston - J. Peavy 6:07 PM
Toronto - J. Happ
Miami - J. Turner 6:10 PM
Atlanta - M. Minor
San Diego - E. Stults 7:05 PM
Chicago Cubs - K. Hendricks
Cincinnati - H. Bailey 7:10 PM
Milwaukee - J. Nelson
Cleveland - D. Salazar 7:10 PM
Minnesota - Y. Pino
Kansas City - B. Chen 7:10 PM
Chicago WSox - S. Carroll
Tampa Bay - J. Odorizzi 7:15 PM
St. Louis - A. Wainwright
Washington - J. Zimmermann 7:40 PM
Colorado - Y. Flande
Detroit - R. Porcello 8:40 PM
Arizona - C. Anderson
Houston - B. Oberholtzer 9:05 PM
Oakland - S. Kazmir
Baltimore - M. Gonzalez 9:05 PM
LA Angels - H. Santiago
NY Mets - J. deGrom 9:10 PM
Seattle - E. Ramirez
Calgary 7/24/14 8:00 PM
Winnipeg 7/25/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Tulsa 7:00 PM
San Antonio
Atlanta 7:00 PM
Indiana 7:00 PM
Phoenix 9:00 PM





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