Reporter | Minnesota United FC

Zgoda has been a Star Tribune sportswriter so long, his first beat directly out of college was covering the North Stars. In nearly 30 years, he has covered the NHL, the Wolves and the NBA twice (he missed the first Kevin Garnett era, which says something about his sense of timing), Gophers and NCAA athletics, the radio/TV beat, major-championship golf and outdoor recreation.

Loons again give up too much after halftime, fall 2-1 to St. Louis City

After St. Louis City made a slew of second-half subs, the first-year expansion team went to work in beating the Loons.

Loons in crunch time with Reynoso 'day-to-day'

The Loons have fallen out of a playoff spot heading into Saturday night's home game against St. Louis City.

Reeling Loons face pivotal game against best-in-the-West St. Louis

The Loons are winless in their last four and sit one point outside the playoffs.

Heath cites 'stupid decisions' as Loons collapse late in loss to Galaxy

Minnesota United dropped under the nine-team playoff line and into 10th place in the Western Conference with Wednesday night's 4-3 loss to the L.A. Galaxy.

Loons look to extend four-game unbeaten streak vs. L.A. Galaxy

The Loons, fighting to make the playoffs, travel to face the L.A. Galaxy, which sits in 13th place in the Western Conference.

Five difference makers in the Loons' MLS playoff push

The Loons have six regular-season games remaining, starting Wednesday at the L.A. Galaxy.

Minnesota picks ex-Gophers star Heise No. 1 overall in PWHL draft

Taylor Heise, a former Gophers All-America, was the No. 1 overall selection in Monday's PWHL draft, the first of 15 picks for the Minnesota franchise in the new league.

Loons lament missed call on SKC ahead of winning goal: 'Who didn't see it?'

To the dismay of Loons players, Gadi Kinda's goal in the 84th minute was the difference Saturday night at Allianz Field.

Loons return three players for matchup with Sporting Kansas City

The Loons' Teemu Pukki, Joseph Rosales and Sang Bin Jeong missed last Saturday's 1-1 draw with New England because they were on international duty

Loons find a defensive groove to bolster their stretch run

The Loons have surrendered just four goals combined over the past seven games, going 3-0-4 in that stretch entering Saturday's home game vs. Sporting Kansas City.