Augustana Hockey is on the way. Not only has the University announced its first coach and begun work on its ice arena, but on Tuesday morning they announced that they will be members of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association, or CCHA beginning with their inaugural season.
It's always great when a professional sports franchise can sign someone from their own state much less region. On Friday, the Vikings did just that, signing what is now their second former Minnesota State player to a contract.
For the second time this week, the Minnesota Vikings have hosted and signed an ex-Green Bay Packer. Earlier this week, Za'Darius Smith inked a deal with the Vikings, and now a former member of the Packers secondary has agreed to terms.
One of the more experienced and noteworthy Tight Ends in the National Football League is set to hit the open market for the second time in as many seasons, as the New York Giants are expected to release veteran Kyle Rudolph.
With the Kirk Cousins situation looming over the Minnesota Vikings offseason and future plans, it got me to thinking about where Kirk may rank among most accomplished and best Vikings Quarterbacks of all-time. Surely, the veteran has to be in the top 5 in most fans eyes, right?
Welcome to the USFL, Augustana Football. On Wednesday afternoon, Augustana alum Jake Lacina was the first center selected in the draft, with the first pick of the 20th round. Lacina was taken by the New Jersey Generals.