Megan Ryan | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minnesota United, MLS

Megan Ryan covers Minnesota United FC and Major League Soccer for the Star Tribune. Previously, she reported on that other kind of football at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Penn State) and the Dallas Morning News (Friday Night Lights). She's a University of Minnesota grad and a native of the state.


Minnesota United starts preseason training with one foot down

The additions reported to work in good condition.


Loons enter camp looking to jell in second season

Training camp to open Monday with 27 players on a squad still building.


Shurmur named PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year

In his first full season as Vikings offensive coordinator, Pat Shurmur scripted the offense to 11th in the NFL at 358.9 yards per game and seventh in the league with 68 plays of 20 yards or more.


Wild loses to Flames in overtime after rallying from two-goal hole

A pair of third-period goals knotted Tuesday's game with Calgary but the Flames picked up the extra point at Xcel Energy Center.


Niederreiter on the shelf again with lower-body injury

Nino Niederreiter did not play Tuesday against Calgary at Xcel Energy Center. A team spokesman confirmed Niederreiter would be out for the next week with a lower-body injury.


Minnesota United adds Cameroon national team midfielder

Frantz Pangop, who scored for his native country in a World Cup qualifying game in October, will "get people out of their seats,'' a team official said.


3-on-3 All-Star format could mean snub for Wild's Staal

The abundance of star forwards in the Central Division means that Eric Staal could be passed over in favor of defenseman Ryan Suter or goalie Devan Dubnyk.


Minnesota United's Ramirez to join U.S. men's national team

Loons striker received first call-up to U.S. Soccer camp.


AHL game 'enjoyable' for Wild's Parise

Zach Parise skated in Iowa on Thursday night for the AHL Wild, playing for the first time in eight months.


Upon Dubnyk's return, Wild might have found 1-2 punch in net

Alex Stalock has filled in admirably the past seven games and two periods for injured No. 1 Devan Dubnyk and has helped the Wild build up some momentum entering this second half of the season