Travis is a 2002 graduate of Purdue University with a B.A. in Communications and minors in Creative Writing and History. He founded the Purdue college sports blog 'Off the Tracks' before moving to SB Nation's umbrella and renaming the blog Hammer & Rails. Travis coordinates SB Nation Indiana's college and high school football coverage. Yes, even the Indiana University coverage (though it pains him to do so). Travis can be barked at on Twitter by IU and Purdue fans alike at @HammerAndRails
The University of Minnesota saw 80% of its representatives at the Olympics earn a medal.
The United States trails China by one on the overall medal count.
Eden Prairie native Rachel Bootsma placed 11th in the semifinals of the 100-meter backstroke, just missing the finals.
Mother Nature protested loudly in the fourth inning of Sunday's game.