Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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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.

WATCH: Gophers Reflect on Nate Mason’s Career

While the final two regular-season games carry very little meaning for the Minnesota Golden Gophers, losers of nine straight, there will still be emotion...

HIGHLIGHTS: Gophers Lose Late Lead, Fall to Wisconsin

The Golden Gophers lost their ninth straight game Monday night in heartbreaking fashion, falling to the Wisconsin Badgers 73-63 in overtime, their second overtime...

Gophers Prepare to Face a Pair of Minnesota Products in Battle...

Monday night was supposed to feature a pair of Big Ten border rivals battling to bolster postseason resumes as the Minnesota Golden Gophers and...

REPORT: Vikings Hire Todd Downing as Senior Offensive Assistant

Just over a week after hiring offensive coordinator John DeFilippo, the Minnesota Vikings have added another member to their offensive coaching staff. As first reported...

CAST IN GOLD: The Decline Continues

Sam Ekstrom and Daniel House break down the continuing decline of the Gophers basketball season, what next season holds and how Richard Pitino has...

LOCKED ON VIKINGS: 3 Marquee Free Agents

Sam Ekstrom and Sage Rosenfels discuss three big-name free agents and what their future might hold. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Reggie Lynch Drops Appeal, Accepts Expulsion

Former Golden Gophers basketball standout Reggie Lynch announced Thursday morning in a press conference with his lawyer that he will be ending his attempt...

2/13 RECAP: Gophers Outgunned By Michigan State, Drop Eighth In a...

The Golden Gophers desperately needed a fast start against the No. 2 Michigan State Spartans to have a chance. Instead, they could do little but...

NOTEBOOK: Mason Looking to Leave Lasting Legacy in Minnesota

As the Golden Gophers season winds down, so does the career of point guard Nate Mason. Voted a first-team all-conference player his junior year, Mason...

WATCH: Gophers Discuss Preparing for No. 2 Michigan State

Losers of seven straight, the Minnesota Golden Gophers could use a pick-me-up victory. But the task won't be easy against the Michigan State Spartans,...