‘Thank God There Aren’t 1.6 Billion Trumps’

Members of the British Parliament spent time Monday bashing U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, in typical British fashion:   Video from the Washington Post.

Carlin Dupree Helped Provide NDSU’s Biggest Moment On National Stage

Lon Kruger’s Oklahoma team ascended to the No. 1 ranking Monday in men’s college basketball. This helped trigger a quick  blog post I was going to write a few days ago, but put off out of general busyness. I have a few minutes now, so here goes: The Sooners are the team North Dakota State…
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The Depressing Death Of Gophers Basketball

For a Minnesota boy born in the mid-1960s, there were only a handful major sports entities to compete for your attention growing up: Twins baseball, Vikings football, North Stars hockey and three programs from THE university in the state — Gophers football, basketball and hockey. The state high school basketball and hockey tournaments were big deals (we’re talking…
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VIDEO: Doug Burgum Has To Become North Dakota’s Candidate, Not Just Fargo’s

Fargo businessman Doug Burgum is expected to announce Thursday he’s running for North Dakota governor. I have questions …

The Kolpacks: North Dakota’s First Family Of Sportswriting

Ed and Idamarie Kolpack had three children, all boys, after they settled in Fargo in the late 1940s. Ed had graduated from the University of Minnesota’s journalism school and his first job came on the news desk of the Fargo Forum. Eventually he moved to the sports department, becoming a sportswriter and later sports editor.…
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