The COVID-19 pandemic already has taken a bite out of sports revenue in universities across the country. If it lingers long enough to eradicate the football season, colleges will face difficult decisions.
Spring is prime time for high school football players to get noticed by college recruiters. But the COVID-19 pandemic is keeping athletes from showing off their skills and coaches from making the personal contact that can lead to scholarships.
Andover's Wyatt Kaiser, at No. 37, is the highest-ranked future Bulldog by NHL Central Scouting, while Brock Faber, of Maple Grove and the U.S. National Team Development Program, tops future Gophers at No. 44.
Gophers hoops mailbag questions answered from out Star Tribune readers about Drake transfer Liam Robbins being eligible next season, if Kerwin Walton will be the next to commit to the program and more.
Even though games aren't being played, Minnesota sports executives are still making decisions that impact the teams we watch. Some names are familiar. Others aren't. Here's a look at the power structures for the state's pro teams and at the University of Minnesota