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Heather Rule

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Heather is a freelance sports reporter and blogger covering everything from the Minnesota Wild to high school sports to IndyCar racing. She's also a social media guru for MLB. She has a background in news reporting but can usually be found watching/Tweeting about sports. She's a journalism graduate from the University of St. Thomas.

Will Power Proves His Oval Power with First Indy 500 Victory

Will Power stopped his race car in victory lane and put both hands on his helmeted-head in a sign of disbelief and excitement. Once...

Indy 500 Preview: Patrick, Castroneves Both Look to Make History

It’s Memorial Day weekend, a time full of remembrance and tradition. One of the longest-standing traditions in motor racing is the Indianapolis 500. The...

Safety Advancements Are Everywhere in Sports – Including the Indy 500

In sports, as in other things in life, there are always advancements. Cars didn't always have seat belts. Baseball stadiums didn't always have netting to...

Ed Carpenter Qualifies on the Pole for the 102nd Indy 500

Watching IndyCar racing on television is simply no match for actually being in the stands. But even watching at home was exciting as driver...

Hinchcliffe, Mann Fail to Make the Indy 500 Field of 33

The return of Bump Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway created a result many probably didn’t expect. James Hinchcliffe, the 2016 polesitter who’s currently...

Danica Patrick’s Racing Career Will Come Full Circle With the Indy...

In the 2017 Indianapolis 500, one of the biggest stories in the paddock was famous Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso jumping over the IndyCar...

Six Previous Winners, Plus Danica Patrick, Highlight the Indy 500 Entries

The bump has returned to the Indianapolis 500. One of the most exciting things of the famous race fans might recall from years past is...

Professional Women’s Hockey Comes to Minnesota as Whitecaps join NWHL

The Minnesota sports scene will have another professional team to add to its list for the 2018-19 season with the addition of women’s professional...

Wild’s Season Ends in Embarrassing Fashion with Another Shutout

At the 1992 Indianapolis 500, pole sitter Roberto Guerrero spun out on the pace lap, before the real racing began. There’s a saying in...

Game 5 Preview: Minnesota Wild vs. Winnipeg Jets

Find all the clichés you want for this one. It’s a must-win game (technically true, finally). It’s do-or-die. All the Minnesota Wild have to do is win...