Andy Greder, Pioneer Press

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Recent articles by Andy:

Loons could use hot Emanuel Reynoso for playoff push

The midfielder, who ranks second in MLS with 77 key passes, was a key part of last year’s run to the Western Conference final. → Read More

Conner Olson a steady, record-breaking presence on Gophers’ offensive line – Twin Cities

Sixth-year senior set to break Minnesota’s starts record on Saturday against Maryland, but that’s only part of the story. → Read More

Gophers football vs. Maryland: Keys to game, how to watch and who has edge

MARYLAND at MINNESOTA When: 2:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Huntington Bank Stadium TV: ESPN2 Radio: KFAN Weather: 48 degrees, partly sunny, 4 mph east wind Records: The Gophers improved to 4-2 overall a… → Read More

Gophers receivers get big boost with Dylan Wright back, Chris Autman-Bell healthy

Wright returned to Minnesota last week after losing his brother in a shooting in late September. → Read More

Loons comeback for 3-2 win over Philadelphia Union

It was fitting Adrien Hunou, Robin Lod and Franco Fragapane each scored for Minnesota United in its 3-2 win over Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night; that trio was the topic of conversations afte… → Read More

Like MLS standings, Minnesota United’s season-ending schedule is condensed – Twin Cities

Minnesota United started the most congested stretch of its season with a 1-0 victory at Austin FC on Saturday — the first of five games over the next 16 days. The busy period started earlier for ce… → Read More

Gophers running back Cam Wiley enters NCAA transfer portal

The Gophers football team has lost another running back, but this time it isn’t to a season-ending injury. Third-year running back Cam Wiley has entered the NCAA transfer portal, a source con… → Read More

Gophers in the NFL: Rashod Bateman shows sparks in ‘fun’ debut for Ravens – Twin Cities

ESPN commentator Louis Riddick hyped new Ravens receiver Rashod Bateman before his NFL debut Sunday. “It’s really going to get hot for secondaries because this kid is the truth,” Riddick said last … → Read More

Gophers see opening in Big Ten West, but can they be consistent enough to thread it?

The door to the Big Ten West Division title swung open Saturday. Previous frontrunner Iowa, ranked second in the nation, fell to Purdue in a not-close, 24-7 upset Saturday, dropping the previously … → Read More

Minnesota United ends three-game winless lull with 1-0 win at Austin

Minnesota United needed a palate cleanser after the bitter taste left from the 3-1 loss to Colorado last weekend, and Saturday’s 1-0 win was like a slice of pickled ginger before sushi. There wer j… → Read More

Chris Autman-Bell shows his importance to Gophers offense

Gophers fans were reminded of what it’s like to have a No. 1 possession/big play receiver in Minnesota’s 30-23 win over Nebraska on Saturday at Huntington Bank Stadium. Chris Autman-Bell has dealt … → Read More

Gophers grind out 30-23 win over Nebraska

The Gophers offense played a near-perfect first half against Nebraska on Saturday, were mistake ridden in the third quarter, but got a big play late in a 30-23 win Saturday at Huntington Bank Stadi… → Read More

Loons manager Adrian Heath passes buck after latest letdown

Loons manager Adrian Heath was in the crosshairs after Minnesota United’s stunning 3-1 home loss to the Colorado Rapids on Sunday. With his side looking to climb the Western Conference standings, … → Read More

Pioneer Press Big Ten football picks: Week 7

Gophers beat reporter Andy Greder picks Saturday’s games involving Big Ten teams: NEBRASKA at MINNESOTA, 11 a.m., ESPN2 Nebraska coach Scott Frost said in July he didn’t need “sloganeering” for his… → Read More

12 takeaways from Gophers as graded by Pro Football Focus

The Gophers football team will reach the halfway mark of the 2021 regular season after Saturday’s game against Nebraska. → Read More

How the Gophers football program uses Pro Football Focus data

The Gophers football coaching staff spent the beginning of the bye week game-planning against themselves. Minnesota offensive coaches looked at how they would exploit the weaknesses and openings th… → Read More

Gophers football vs. Nebraska : Keys to game, how to watch and who has edge

NEBRASKA at MINNESOTA When: 11 a.m. Saturday Where: Huntington Bank Stadium TV: ESPN Radio: KFAN Weather: 49 degrees, sunny, 10 mph west wind Records: Nebraska fell to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the Bi… → Read More

Mark Crawford’s resume: Aussie rules football, cricket, sprinkler repairman, Gophers punter – Twin Cities

The Gophers football team has 14 fifth-year players, seven in their sixth seasons and one amid his seventh campaign. Quarterback Tanner Morgan has joined linebacker Jack Gibbens as engaged-and-soon… → Read More

Gophers lineman Curtis Dunlap re-enters transfer portal

The Gophers’ deep and vastly experienced offensive line lost one of its primary pieces on Tuesday. Fourth-year offensive lineman Curtis Dunlap Jr. entered the NCAA transfer portal, a source c… → Read More

Gophers in the NFL: Aaron Rodgers praises new Packer De’Vondre Campbell – Twin Cities

Rodgers said the Packers are “really lucky to have” former Gophers linebacker De’Vondre Campbell. → Read More