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Scoggins postgame: Vikings turn big individual performances into loss
Big games from Dalvin Cook, Justin Jefferson not enough to avoid 0-3 start
Scoggins postgame: Cousins has miserable performance in Vikings dud
At one point in the second half Sunday, Kirk Cousins' passer rating stood at 1.8, and he somehow managed to go lower. Yes, it was that bad.
Scoggins postgame: Dreadful Vikings defense on display in loss to Packers
Aaron Rodgers put on a clinic in leading Green Bay to a dominating victory before an empty U.S. Bank Stadium.
Scoggins: Twins would have to fall apart to miss just-expanded playoffs
A 60-game season magnifies every game, but MLB has eased the intensity by expanding the playoff field from 10 teams to 16 for this season.
Scoggins: Can every Gophers sport survive the budget cutting ahead?
Pay reductions and hiring freezes already are in effect for the university's 25-team athletic department. But that's not going to be enough for the financial problems that are ahead.
Scoggins' mailbag: What's up with the U's softball coach leaving?
When you consider at all the blue-chip high school talent being produced, this truly has become a basketball state. Chip Scoggins explains why and answers a bunch of other questions, too.
Scoggins: No Opening Day, but here's a Twins lineup anyway
On the day that would have been the Twins season opener, manager Rocco Baldelli declined to reveal the lineup he would have submitted. That's no fun.
Scoggins: From Aruba to silence, a different kind of madness in March
Being in Aruba was like standing on Mars watching something deeply personal go from zero to warp speed in a blink of the eye.
Scoggins: Three keys to a Vikings victory over San Francisco
Many of those Pundits who picked the Vikings to get steamrolled against the New Orleans Saints are picking them to knock off the 49ers this afternoon.
Scoggins: Gophers offensive line play a key to beating Auburn
This is a similar challenge to the Penn State game. The Gophers line won that matchup. Can they do the same vs. Auburn and star defensive tackle Derrick Brown?
December 8, 2019
Scoggins: Outback Bowl another measuring stick for U, Fleck
There are many positives in this reward for a 10-2 season. It's a New Year's Day game in Tampa, Florida, against a quality SEC opponent with national recognition.
December 8, 2019
Scoggins postgame: Vikings defense shines in a ho-hum win over Lions
Danielle Hunter had three sacks as the Vikings defense got to David Blough five times.
November 3, 2019
Dalvin Cook could be primed for big day vs. Chiefs
Chiefs rank No. 30 in NFL in rushing defense
October 24, 2019
Scoggins: Cook, Diggs shine as Vikings extend winning streak
Vikings weren't sharp offensively but do enough to defeat Washington 19-9 at U.S. Bank Stadium on Thursday night.
October 24, 2019
Adrian Peterson's return is reminder of his complicated legacy
Adrian Peterson faces the Vikings, his longtime former team, in prime time Thursday.
October 19, 2019
Gophers heavy favorites in first trip to Rutgers
Gophers look to remain undefeated
October 13, 2019
Scoggins postgame: Diggs' fingerprints all over Vikings' victory over Eagles
The up-and-down wide receiver caught seven passes for 167 yards and three touchdowns in a surprisingly easy win.
September 29, 2019
Kirk Cousins has chance to alter big game narrative
Vikings QB faces pivotal game at Soldier Field
September 28, 2019
Gophers need run game to get on track vs. Purdue
Return of Shannon Brooks should provide spark
September 15, 2019
Scoggins postgame: Cousins' gaffes decisive in Vikings' loss
A terrible start got the Vikings behind the 8-ball, but they rallied and could have stolen the victory in Green Bay.
September 8, 2019
Scoggins: Seven key moments during the Vikings' dominating victory
The game started with a sack. Then a blocked punt. Then a touchdown pass to Adam Thielen. That's a textbook example of starting a season on the right note.
March 29, 2019
Friends, former AAU teammates meet for Final Four spot
Star guards for Purdue and Virginia played against each other in high school
March 29, 2019
Purdue's Painter reflects on being recruited by Gophers
Purdue coach Matt Painter made four official visits as a senior in high school – Purdue, Michigan State, Minnesota and Evansville. He said he gave serious consideration to the Gophers over the Boilermakers but opted to stay close to home.
March 21, 2019
Scoggins: Iowa player could be on court today, baseball diamond tonight
Iowa freshman Connor McCaffery, son of basketball coach Fran McCaffery, plays two sports for the Hawkeyes.
November 10, 2018
Scoggins: Gophers defense performs stunning about-face
Pick any superlative and it applies to the performance put forth by a unit that became so overwhelmed and deflated that P.J. Fleck had no choice but to fire defensive coordinator Robb Smith this week.
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