Patrick Mahomes (left) and Jalen Hurts (right) will lead their teams into the Super Bowl with performances that leave doubt about whether the Vikings

5 NFL playoff takeaways: Referees, QBs and more context for Kirk Cousins

Among other things gleaned from the conference title games, it was hard to watch them and conclude that the Vikings have a Super Bowl ceiling with Cousins as their quarterback.
Patrick Reusse takes on Gophers basketball woes, NFL officials roles
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Patrick Reusse takes on Gophers basketball woes, NFL officials roles

Reusse and host Michael Rand on the state of Gophers men's and women's basketball, which isn't good right now, and the outsized role of NFL officials and their calls. Plus, praise for the Timberwolves.
Patrick Mahomes threw for 326 yards and two touchdowns, but it was his scramble on a badly sprained ankle that set up the winning field goal i the Chi

Last-second field goal, late hit boost Kansas City past Bengals

It was vindication for the AFC West champions, who had lost three straight to the Bengals, including a three-point overtime loss in last year's AFC title game.
Michigan guard Leigha Brown (32) battled the Gophers’ Rose Micheaux (4) for a rebound in the first half at Williams Arena on Sunday.

Whalen's Gophers lose to Michigan, score fewest points since 2010

Minnesota started a stretch against four nationally ranked Big Ten teams with a 36-point loss that doesn't bode well for those games.
The absence of “Chiefaholic” from a road game last month caused Kansas City fans to wonder what was up — and led to the discovery that he was in

How a high-profile Chiefs super fan ended up in an Oklahoma jail

Kansas City fans worried when one of their team's most recognizable supporters didn't show up for a game. When he turned up in jail, they wondered if they'd known him at all.
Gophers forward Pharrel Payne made a pass during the first half of Saturday’s loss at Northwestern.

Four takeaways: Lopsided loss to Wildcats showcases shortcomings

It had been five years since the Gophers men's basketball team suffered a bigger loss at Northwestern than its 81-61 defeat over the weekend.
Zac Padrnos talks about winning the Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza with a 9.45-pound walleye Saturday.

Kids win big: One hits $10,000 shot and 13-year-old wins a truck

Two of the biggest winners in sports over the weekend were youngsters who pulled off feats that made them the center of attention on a North Dakota basketball court and a Minnesota lake.
High Schools

Despite loss, Hopkins keeps No. 1 spot in girls basketball Top 10

Recent wins over No. 3 Wayzata and No. 4 St. Michael-Albertville kept the Royals at the top of the rankings despite Saturday's loss to Class 2A power Providence Academy.

Souhan: Vikings fans should admire what Super Bowl-bound Eagles have pulled off

Vikings fans have their reasons for resenting the Philadelphia Eagles, but they should admire the way the NFC champions have gone about their business.
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