Monday, April 24, 2017
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Sam Ekstrom

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Sam Ekstrom is a Zone Coverage staff writer and hosts Locked On Vikings for the Locked On Podcast Network with former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels. He is a high school play-by-play voice, primarily at BCTV and Prep Spotlight, and a former sports radio host at 105 The Ticket. Follow Sam on Twitter @SamEkstrom.

Analyzing the Gophers’ Chances of Getting a Big Ten Win

The Golden Gophers basketball team hit the two-thirds mark of the Big Ten season without a win Wednesday night when their comeback against the...

Winless Gophers Can’t Get Over the Hump

After getting dropped by the Purdue Boilermakers 68-64 on Wednesday night, the Golden Gophers now sit at 6-14 overall and 0-9 in the Big...

Gophers Pulling Out All the Stops to Stay Motivated in Disappointing...

The Minnesota Golden Gophers hit rock bottom with their 84-59 loss at Nebraska last Tuesday – a 25-point defeat in which they trailed by...

What is the Official Name for Blair Walsh’s Miss?

When memorable plays happen – for better or for worse – fans take it upon themselves to name the play in a way that...

Vikings’ Devastating Loss a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Be honest. You never really thought the Minnesota Vikings would win Sunday’s game. Not when they held a 3-0 lead at halftime. Not when they...

Next Step For Gophers is Learning to Finish Games

Entering Big Ten play with a 6-6 record, not many folks expected the Gophers be competitive, and their 0-3 conference record generally supports that...

10 Defining Moments of the Vikings Journey to Their NFC North...

The Vikings are headed to the postseason as a No. 3 seed after winning the NFC North outright with a 20-13 win over the...

The Key Word is ‘Patience’ With Gophers Basketball, Pitino

The first year of Richard Pitino’s tenure as Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball coach was a year of unexpected over-achievement, culminating in an NIT Championship....

COLD OMAHA PODCAST: The Swooning Wild

Sam Ekstrom and Tom Schreier try to diagnose the Minnesota Wild’s recent skid. Is Mike Yeo to blame?

COLD OMAHA PODCAST: Odes to Jerry Kill & Torii Hunter

Sam Ekstrom and Tom Schreier say farewell to Gophers coach Jerry Kill, who retired suddenly Wednesday morning. They also rehash the illustrious career of...