Jim Souhan | Star Tribune
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Jim Souhan is a sports columnist for the Star Tribune. He has worked at the paper since 1990, previously covering the Twins and Vikings.

Souhan was Sports Editor of his high school paper at Vianney in St. Louis. He wrote and edited for the Missourian at the University of Missouri, where he earned a journalism degree with an emphasis on American literature.


Souhan: Here's why Bill Guerin now has the easiest job in sports

If the Wild struggles struggles this season, fired Wild general manager Paul Fenton will be blamed, and rightly so. If the Wild surprises this year, the new general manager's leadership will be lauded.


Souhan: Juiced baseballs or not, Twins deserve their accolades

If you're the kind of baseball traditionalist who believes the old days were better, this might be a good time to adopt modernity. This Twins season has been fascinating.


Souhan: Zimmer praises Vikings offense after win — hey, it's a start

Let's search for hints, clues and annoyances from the Vikings' exhibition (the NFL hates that word) game at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.


North Score: Why don't we try writing down the 'unwritten rules'?

Are these unspoken agreements useful or would we be better off in general without them?


Souhan: Vikings run themselves in circles trying to find dependable kicker

They have used up another fifth-round draft pick to land a guy who might or might not be the solution.


Souhan: Greatest of all time? Biles could be best of the best

Most debates about the greatest athlete of all time skew toward our most popular sports and most celebrated performers. But Simone Biles could be the greatest athlete ever.


Souhan: To coach Caruso and the Tommies: Consider vengeance

The MIAC will be an easier place to win games and a lesser place to be an athlete once St. Thomas is gone. The Tommies shouldn't go out quietly


Souhan: Twins fans worry themselves into the ground

You have questions about the Twins after the trade deadline? Jim Souhan has answers.


Souhan: 'Midwest's Mariano.' Nathan getting last word by joining Twins' Hall of Fame

Joe Nathan mastered that as the best closer in Twins history, and he said he will try to employ that skill Saturday when the team inducts him into its Hall of Fame.


Souhan: Owner Leipold's decision making now Wild's biggest problem

You can blame fired Wild GM Paul Fenton for a rare blend of incompetence and arrogance, but only after you blame the guy who knew him -- and hired him anyway.