Derek Johnson is a student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
May 7, 2010
After completing a three game sweep over the Detroit Tigers Wednesday afternoon, the Twins improved their home record to 9-3. They are one of four teams that have lost three games or fewer at home this season, and to no surprise, all four teams are in the top five in terms of best record in […]
April 30, 2010
After missing the playoffs for three straight seasons, the Milwaukee Bucks find themselves back as a sixth seed. Their opponent? The third seeded Atlanta Hawks, a team that has made the playoffs for the third straight season, and right from the start in game one, showed the Bucks how quickly you lose that playoff experience […]
April 23, 2010
We are a little over two and a half months removed from Super Bowl XLIV, but the NFL hits the national spotlight this week as we have arrived to the NFL Draft this weekend. This year, the draft will take place on a different format instead of their traditional first and second round coverage on […]
April 14, 2010
For 28 seasons, the Minnesota Twins called the Metrodome home. That’s not the case anymore as the Twins moved to their new home, Target Field. The $528 million ballpark made its debut last Monday in front of an announced sellout crowd of 39,715. Target Field has hosted three games before opening its doors officially last […]
April 9, 2010
Last week, I gave my five storylines of the Minnesota Twins for upcoming 2010 season. This week, I’ll give my five storylines for the Milwaukee Brewers. Signing Prince Fielder to a contract extension. Fielder will be eligible for unrestricted free agency after the 2011 season unless the team can sign him to an extension. The […]
April 1, 2010
As I am writing this its 70 degrees outside, the sun is shining, the snow has melted away. Spring is in the air, it can only mean one thing; yes, baseball season is right around the corner. Well, technically baseball has started up. High schools in the southern states have kicked off their seasons, colleges […]
March 26, 2010
The NCAA Men’s basketball tournament delivered the “madness” in March Madness last weekend as the tournament kicked off the first round last Thursday and Friday and the second round on Saturday and Sunday.
March 12, 2010
As we head into the middle of March, it can only mean one thing. Yes, March Madness is upon us. High school hockey for Wisconsin wrapped up last week, as University School of Milwaukee won. High school hockey for Minnesota starts up this week. Both the boys and girls high school basketball state tournament is […]
March 5, 2010
Last year at this time, the Falcon Men’s hockey team was packing up their bags, getting ready for the offseason, and trying to figure out how to win on the road. The team went 1-11-1 on the road and just 10-15-2 overall. The poor away record led to their worst overall record since the 1991-92 […]
February 26, 2010
It doesn’t come as a surprise that the running back position has a short shelf life, considering all the physical abuse they take in each season. A starting running back usually will carry the ball between 15-30 times a game, 200-400 times a season, and 2000-3000 carries in a career if they are in the league around ten years. Also, running backs typically will sit back and help block for the quarterback on passing plays.