Robert "BJ" Reidell IV

St. Paul, Minn.

Robert "BJ" Reidell IV

Reporter, Writer, Editor, Podcaster, Digital Media Specialist


Steady Sabers survive surging Smith, Saints

It’s no secret that results tend to be positive when every piece within a group is able to work in unison toward a common goal. A written alliteration, for example, fits within this construct. When each word maintains the term’s defined poetic theme from start-to-finish in a given phrase, newspaper headlines are born.
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Marauders continue to stockpile high-character talent under Kittell

Success at college level can almost always be traced back to a consistent string of recruiting classes featuring talent, versatility and high-character student-athletes. Days prior to his second season at the helm of the University of Mary Marauders, Coach Joe Kittell added a foursome of high school standouts on National Signing Day that embody the term student-athlete.
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Wilkens, Aspen Group/Comfort Inn advance to championship

After falling behind early, Aspen Group/Comfort Inn responded with an offensive explosion and equally strong defense during the second half to knock off Nomadz/Bird Industries 104-83 and advance to the Class A championship game of the North Dakota state amateur basketball state tournament. Nomadz/Bird Industries came out of the gates on fire, converting shot after shot to open up a double-digit advantage during the first half.
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Securian Financial eyes long road to title

Securian Financial did not get off to the start it was hoping to at the North Dakota state amateur basketball tournament, dropping its opening-round Class A division matchup against Northern Energy Services 75-59. Shots were not falling, attempted passes were not making it through the lane and Northern Energy Services was knocking down 3-pointers with ease.
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Mystics catch fire, burn Thunderbirds

There was no stopping the Bismarck State Mystics from beyond the arc on Tuesday night at the Armory. Keisha Engelhardt and Macy Lynch combined for 55 points to help the Mystics thump the United Tribes Thunderbirds 133-104. “BSC shot the lights out,” UTTC coach Kia Herbel said. “They came out ready to play, and they did some great things inside and out, and we couldn’t hang onto both.”.
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Robert "BJ" Reidell IV

Robert "BJ" Reidell has been covering the Minnesota Vikings, NFC North division and professional football since 2014.

Originally from St. Paul, Minn., he is a graduate of Cretin-Derham Hall High School (2010) and Marquette University (2014). Currently, he is the Content Coordinator at Vikings Territory and Co-Host of About the Labor: A Minnesota Vikings Podcast.

In the past, he has produced sports content in various roles for The Bismarck Tribune, Bleacher Report, NFCN Barroom, Fan Sided and Rant Sports.

His work has been featured in a number of newspapers and online publications including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Plain Dealer, Fargo Forum, Grand Forks Herald, Rochester Post-Bulletin,,, Daily Norseman, Vikings Journal, Scout Vikings and 247 Sports. He has also appeared as a guest on Yahoo! Sports Radio and is regularly featured on The Jimmy B & TC Show (1700 AM KBGG).

Reidell is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, National Sports Media Association and a part of the National Voting Committee in charge of determining the recipient of the Fred Biletnikoff Award.



  • Conducting Interviews
  • On-Air Radio
  • Hockey Analysis
  • Writing
  • AP Style
  • Social Skills
  • Editing
  • Reporting
  • Storytelling
  • Podcast Production
  • Social Media
  • Page Layout
  • Baseball Analysis
  • Football Analysis