Former Bison football players and current NFL players Craig Dahl and Kyle Emanuel during the North Dakota State pep rally Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas. David Samson / The Forum

Former Bison DE Emanuel Channels His Inner Eric Clapton

Former North Dakota State defensive end Kyle Emanuel was recently featured on FOX 5 San Diego for his musical talent. Emanuel is set to enter his second season with the San Diego Chargers. The 6-foot-3, 250-pound Emanuel played in 15 games at outside linebacker during his rookie season with the Chargers. Emanuel likes to play…
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Tennessee coach Pat Summitt shouts directions to her players in the fourth quarter against Texas Tech in the NCAA womens regional semifinal action in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States March 27, 2005.  REUTERS/Bradley Bower/File Photo

Nelson On Summitt: ‘She Inspired Me To Be A Coach’

Karla Nelson remembers being at the 1999 NCAA Division I women’s basketball Final Four and carrying a book everywhere she went, seeking an autograph from a coaching legend. The Minnesota State Moorhead women’s basketball head coach was hoping to run into Tennessee Volunteers head coach Pat Summitt. “I carried her book around the whole day,…
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Oregon's Laura Roesler receives a hug from her older sister, Emily, Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the conclusion of the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. David Samson / The Forum

Roesler Rewind: A Look Back At Roesler’s Division I Outdoor 800 Championship

Laura Roesler is making a run for the Rio Olympics starting Friday, July 1, at the U.S. Olympic Trials for track in field at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Hayward Field was Roesler’s home track in college. The Fargo South graduate ran for the Oregon Ducks and a was a 17-time All-American. Below is…
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Former Fargo Shanley standout Connor McGovern was picked in the fifth round of the NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. David Samson / The Forum

McGovern Survived His First OTAs, Played A Little Golf

Fargo Shanley graduate and former University of Missouri offensive tackle Connor McGovern was featured Friday on the “FOX Sports: PROcast” Twitter account, which touts its content as “Real Athletes, Real Content, in Real Time.” In the brief video (below) McGovern talks about how OTAs went and his golf game in honor of the U.S. Open.…
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Actor Josh Duhamel in front of the Fargo Theatre as he shoots a tourism commercial on Sunday, August 16, 2015. Rick Abbott / The Forum

Duhamel Likes What He Sees From Vikings QB Bridgewater

Minot native, actor and Minnesota Vikings fan Josh Duhamel was at Winter Park earlier this week to watch the Vikings’ organized team activities (OTAs). Duhamel joined Paul Allen’s radio show to talk purple. Duhamel likes what he saw from Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater during the practice session, noting Bridgewater was connecting on deep passes. Bridgewater…
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