Senior Assistant Sports Editor

Naila-Jean Meyers is the senior assistant sports editor at the Star Tribune. She previously worked at the New York Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Sporting News. 


Barr out for season, among many notable Week 2 NFL injuries

Linebacker Anthony Barr, a Pro Bowl player, suffered a torn pectoral muscle during the first quarter of Sunday's loss to the Colts..


Tracking the sports schedule: Latest on what's returning and when

Here are the latest updates on sports cancellations and postponements, and when the games may begin again.


Vikings training camp in Eagan will be closed to fans this year

Last year, the Vikings held 16 open practices for fans at the TCO Performance Center in Eagan, with room for up to 5,000 ticketed fans at each of them.


NFL expected to cut preseason schedule in half

One of the Vikings' preseason games would need to be moved to U.S. Bank Stadium in order for them to get a home game.


NYC to MSP: Sports editor connects to new life in strangest of times

Naila-Jean Meyers moved here for a new job at the Star Tribune in January and set out to learn it and make connections in a new place. Then the coronavirus changed everything.


MLS: Season will not resume until at least June

The league had set a target of reopening in mid-May, but its latest projection is to not resume matches before the second week in June.


Maya Moore will skip another WNBA season

Lynx star Maya Moore will skip the WNBA season for the second year in a row, she said in an interview with the New York Times that was published Wednesday.