Sports Hero: From the Sideline

Alyssa Grogan, University of Minnesota #33 If you follow women’s hockey in Minnesota, you have heard of Alyssa Grogan. If you pay more attention to the Gopher men, or the Wild, or the peewee who skates in your backyard, you may have heard of her but you probaby […]

Yelling Back

If I’m going to honestly pursue personal growth through sport, I cannot ignore those nagging thoughts in my mind. The ones that wake me up at 3:30 in the morning. The ones that keep flashing themselves into my head, and I know they will not go away until […]

The Ref is Always Right

Referees challenge our civility. We expect perfection, we criticize mistakes, and we’re regularly disappointed when we realize that refs are… actually flawed and imperfect…just like us. We wish they weren’t. We wish that every call were fair and impartial. If there is imperfection, we are more accepting if we benefit […]