When Team USA won gold at the IIHF Women’s World Championship last month, it was far from their biggest victory. “It was the cherry on top of everything,” forward Kelly Pannek said. “Someone had said, ‘You know, this is a storyline that people would make a movie about.’ And I think that it’s true, that kind of storybook ending that we had.”The ending wasn’t wasy to attain. By now you’ve likely heard about the highly publicized fight that the members of Team USA had with USA Hockey.
Tough decisions are never easy, and more often than not, come with a fight. The University of North Dakota recently found this out when it cut the women’s hockey program, along with both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs. “It’s been difficult,” said Peter Johnson, Interim Vice President for University Public Affairs. “All of these decisions have been very difficult.”The day was March 30.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Though today was the first day of Vikings offseason workouts, the most talked-about topic was the one guy who was not there, running back Adrian Peterson. Peterson signed with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, who the Vikings will face in their season opener on Monday Night Football. “It'll be different seeing him on the other side of the ball,” said Vikings defensive end Brian Robison.