weather icon Clear

Sam Gordon

Twitter: @BySamGordon

Sam Gordon was born and raised in Minneapolis and is back for his second stint with the Review-Journal. He’s covered the NFL, NBA, the Big Ten, the Mountain West and prep sports for various publications during his professional tenure. Gordon, a University of Minnesota graduate, is a basketball junkie who coached high school basketball for three seasons.

The Latest
Las Vegas Aces stress defense as training camp begins

The Aces began practicing Sunday at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion, and Bill Laimbeer, as the team’s head coach and president of basketball operations, opted to emphasize defense and conditioning during their first set of two-a-days.

Arbor View’s Austin Pfeifer unstoppable in April

In Pfeifer’s last nine games, he’s 20-for-30 with 11 home runs, four doubles, a triple and 30 RBIs. He’s homered in eight straight games, andis also 3-1 as a pitcher — allowing five earned runs and 17 hits in 22 innings while striking out 26.

Fast start sends Basic past Liberty

Basic softball players blindfolded coach Lauren Taylor after their game Wednesday afternoon and presented her with a signed ball and congratulatory sign to honor her 200th victory. She’s at 213 now, though. And counting.