Brewster recalled on WCCO Radio Sunday
that last year’s game with Florida Atlantic was delayed about 20 minutes
until yard markers could be located.
Only two teams in the nation have fewer
seniors than the Gophers with 11.
The Gophers are the nation’s No. 3 team in
turnover margin, +2.67.
John David Booty was
on anybody’s short list of the nation’s best quarterbacks last year
while at USC. Now the Trojans are No. 1 in the nation with Mark
Sanchez, the latest in a line of high performance USC quarterbacks
that includes Heisman Trophy winners Carson Palmer and Matt
Booty said there’s a fraternity style
relationship between the quarterbacks because of the USC experience
where the highly successful Trojans play in the nation’s second largest
city under the watch of a media that doesn’t have an NFL team to
scrutinize. Booty told Sports Headliners: “There are four or
five of us who have experienced it…I think that’s what keeps us also
Just in care you’re wondering: official
policy is there’s a two beer limit per customer at Vikings games this
The Vikings announced their 107th
consecutive sellout at last Sunday’s game against Indianapolis.
It’s a good guess that when former
Timberwolf Marko Jaric goes to training camp this fall with
Memphis he will receive a number of questions about his engagement to
Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima.
The Wolves’ early season lineup could be:
forwards Mike Miller and Ryan Gomes, center Al
Jefferson, and guards Randy Foye and Sebastian Telfair.
Before Christmas rookie Kevin Love is a likely starter at forward
with Gomes, while Miller switches to the backcourt with Foye, and
Telfair comes off the bench.
Twins catcher Joe Mauer, who has 75
RBI, is within nine of his career high of 84. Mauer, hitting .321, is six points
behind in the American League batting race. Dustin Pedroia of
the Red Sox is hitting .327.
Single-game Minnesota Wild tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. on
Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office, and then at noon on the
club’s web site (www.wild.com),
and at all Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com)
locations, or by calling Ticketmaster at (651) 989-5151. A limit of
four tickets per game can be purchased per person.
Senior wide receiver and corner back
caught two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter and overtime in
Augsburg's 30-24, two-overtime win over No. 20-ranked Wartburg on
Saturday. He has been named the MIAC Offensive Player of the Week.
Gustavus sophomore linebacker
Paul Stommes is the Defensive Player of the Week for his
performance, including 15 tackles in the Gusties' 27-19 win over Coe
College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Saturday. St. Olaf senior
punted six times for a 46.5 yards average in the Oles' 17-0 win over
Pacific Lutheran to win Special Teams Player of the Week. Players
of the week are selected MIAC sports information directors.