Columnist | Sports

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: Seven things the WNBA can address as it rises in popularity

The league certainly needs to find its own niche when it comes to TV exposure. And it needs to answer a question posed to Cheryl Reeve by new Lynx and Wolves co-owner Marc Lore.


Souhan: Make-or-break stretch of games coming up for Vikings defense

They'll face Dak Prescott, Aaron Rodgers, Justin Herbert and Lamar Jackson, and their offenses' array of bells and whistles.


Souhan: It's a losing play for Fleck to tout Gophers' 'culture' over talent

P.J. Fleck's postgame comments Saturday after a win over the Cornhuskers insulted Nebraska's coach and his own Gophers players, plus his recruiting.


Souhan: Still too soon to say Gophers QB Morgan has turned the corner

Tanner Morgan followed a strong first half Saturday with a confounding second half, but the Gophers' defense closed the door on Nebraska.


Souhan: Wild's Guerin doesn't care about your feelings (and that's good)

The 2021-22 Wild team will be younger than its recent predecessors and general manager Bill Guerin is betting on it being better.


Souhan: Lacking second-half scores, Vikings need to unleash stars

An offense featuring an excellent running back, two of the NFL's best receivers and one of its highest-paid quarterbacks hasn't scored a touchdown after halftime since Week 1.


Souhan: Awkward Cousins-Zimmer moment perfect snapshot of Vikings season

The Vikings had just pulled off a victory made miraculous by their own ineptitude, and now Kirk Cousins and Mike Zimmer were feeding raw video evidence of … something.


Souhan: If Vikings lose to Lions, light the match

Historically, Vikings teams that don't beat Detroit fail to make the playoffs. And if this team fails to make the playoffs, changes will come top to bottom.


Souhan: Phenom golfer McCauley has LPGA in mind after Gophers

Isabella McCauley became the first woman and youngest player ever to win the Minnesota Golf Champions tournament last weekend.


Jamal James will defend boxing title in Las Vegas vs. Radzhab Butaev

The Minneapolis boxer will fight an undefeated opponent from Russia the day before Halloween.