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Football ref Pat Fairchild of Duluth blows his whistle at the end of a play during the Denfeld Cloquet football game at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth earlier this season. Fairchild has been officiating football for 50 years. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
For the love of the game: These football officials still enjoy calling it the way they see it after nearly five decades
2 hours 10 min ago
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) takes the practice field for the start of July's training camp at NovaCare Complex in Philadelphia. James Lang / USA TODAY Sports
The Eagles played it safe with Carson Wentz. It's time to see if the move pays off.
3 hours 11 min ago
September 20, 2018
Parise nets lone goal as Wild fall to Stars
10 hours 59 min ago
 New York Jets running back Isaiah Crowell (20) stiff arms Cleveland Browns defensive end Chris Smith (50) during the first half of a game at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on Thursday night. David Dermer-USA TODAY Sports
Browns break 19-game winless streak at their stadium
11 hours 45 min ago
Prep report: Balanced Greenway rolls past Cloquet
11 hours 52 min ago
Minnesota center Kyle Rau (37) slams Dallas defenseman Miro Heiskanen against the glass in the first period of a NHL game at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Preseason all about prep for Dubnyk
13 hours 1 min ago
Minnesota takes to the field before the start of a NCAA football game against Miami (Ohio) at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Fleck sees signs that Gophers have traded 'want to win' for 'refuse to lose'
15 hours 37 sec ago
Phil Jackson delivers a pitch during his UND career in the mid-1960s. Photo courtesy of UND Athletics
Former UND teammates recall Phil Jackson as a two-sport star
15 hours 1 min ago
Bearcat football vs North Alabama in the NCAA Div II National Championship game Dec. 17, 2016. (Photo by Todd Weddle | Northwest Missouri State University)
Commentary: Don't expect any more Division I FCS help from Division II
15 hours 19 min ago
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
15 hours 25 min ago
Tiger Woods celebrates making a putt for eagle on the 18th hole during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 20, at East Lake Golf Club. John David Mercer / USA TODAY Sports
Tiger Woods eagles 18 at Tour Championship to tie Fowler for lead
16 hours 13 min ago
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) looks to throw a pass under pressure during the first quarter Sunday, Sept. 15, at Lambeau Field. Jeff Hanisch / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings QB Cousins shows his toughness by remaining in pocket
16 hours 21 min ago
Northwoods League baseball: Huskies extend GM's contract
17 hours 33 min ago
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook is tackled by Green Bay Packers defensive end Dean Lowry (94) and linebacker Kyler Fackrell (51) during the second quarter Sept. 15 at Lambeau Field. Jeff Hanisch / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings not overly concerned about slow start in running game
17 hours 39 min ago
Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey (5) misses on a field goal near the end of a game against the Seattle Seahawks at AT&T Stadium Dec. 24, 2017. Erich Schlegel / USA TODAY Sports
Vikings say new kicker Bailey was a target last year
17 hours 39 min ago
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