Partners Archive

Sanford POWER partners with Dickinson State University and Dickinson High School

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DICKINSON, N.D. —As of August 16, Sanford POWER will be joining with Dickinson State University and Dickinson High School, welcoming a new strength and conditioning coach and athletic trainer as part of an expanding effort to deliver expert strength and conditioning guidance to young athletes. “Dickinson High School is excited to partner with Sanford Power … Continue reading Sanford POWER partners with Dickinson State University and Dickinson High School

Sanford Health teams with NFL Alumni to promote youth sports and healthy lifestyles

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sanford Health and NFL Alumni (NFLA) have agreed to a partnership that includes promoting youth sports and the health and wellness of young athletes as well as NFLA members taking part in future Sanford POWER football clinics. “Sanford Health’s mission to improve the lives and well-being of the people in our community … Continue reading Sanford Health teams with NFL Alumni to promote youth sports and healthy lifestyles

Ask an Expert: Sports science insights for athletes

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It can be difficult for athletes, coaches and parents to sort out fact, fiction and fads in the evolving field of sports science. The Sanford Sports Science Institute is here to help. Through its role as the official research partner of the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation, SSSI experts are going to your questions in this ongoing … Continue reading Ask an Expert: Sports science insights for athletes

POWER working with Rep1 Sports to prepare NFL prospects

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sanford POWER, the region’s premier sports performance training program, is supporting a new class of clients from Rep 1 Sports as the professional football prospects prepare for the NFL combine. The pre-combine support includes providing expertise at Rep 1 Sports headquarters in Irvine, California, along with access to services in Sioux … Continue reading POWER working with Rep1 Sports to prepare NFL prospects

Sanford POWER teams with Rep 1 Sports to help NFL prospects prepare for pro careers

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sanford POWER, the region’s premier sports performance training program, is supporting clients of Rep 1 Sports as the professional football prospects prepare for the NFL combine. The pre-combine support includes providing expertise at Rep 1 Sports headquarters in Irvine, California, along with access to services in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, including … Continue reading Sanford POWER teams with Rep 1 Sports to help NFL prospects prepare for pro careers

POWER Partners: Dakota Alliance Soccer Club benefits from training, facilities

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Sanford Health has worked closely with the Dakota Alliance Soccer Club since the club’s establishment over 20 years ago. The health care system has been an active sponsor for DASC tournaments and fundraisers. In 2009, POWER and DASC became partners with the help of Frank Gurnick, DASC director, and Scott Hettenbach, POWER director and certified … Continue reading POWER Partners: Dakota Alliance Soccer Club benefits from training, facilities

POWER Partners: Fargo Youth Hockey thrives on centralized workout concept

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The partnership between Sanford POWER and Fargo Youth Hockey has continued to grow. POWER has always been a huge sponsor for the club’s hockey tournaments, hockey nights and fundraisers within Fargo. Over time, the youth association has grown and expanded their plans with the help of POWER. “We wanted to ramp it up for next … Continue reading POWER Partners: Fargo Youth Hockey thrives on centralized workout concept

POWER Partners: Legends of Gold wrestling builds elite program

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Terry Pack founded Legends of Gold Wrestling in 2009 out of Beresford, S.D. Within five years, Pack connected his wrestling community to POWER. Two years after the programs’ initial association, Sanford POWER and Legends of Gold merged their programs. Together, they work towards their shared goal to help maximize each wrestler’s potential improvement in strength, … Continue reading POWER Partners: Legends of Gold wrestling builds elite program

POWER Partners: Sioux Falls Women Run builds strong community

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Sioux Falls Women Run empowers local women runners no matter their previous experience. Jacqui Meadors and Sara Lefebvre started the group on Facebook in 2015 to celebrate and promote running excellence, community support and life balance. The private Facebook group grew faster – and more popular – than she could have imagined. It has grown … Continue reading POWER Partners: Sioux Falls Women Run builds strong community

Dallas Goedert to host free Sanford POWER football camp in Aberdeen

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ABERDEEN, S.D. – Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert is teaming up with Sanford POWER to host a free football camp from 10 a.m. – noon on July 9 at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The camp is open to area students entering grades 5-12. There is no cost to attend, but participants … Continue reading Dallas Goedert to host free Sanford POWER football camp in Aberdeen

Pro Bowl quarterback Carson Wentz to host POWER football camp

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FARGO, N.D. – Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will return to Fargo to host the inaugural ‘Carson Wentz Sanford POWER Football Camp’. The camp takes place June 26 from 10 a.m. – Noon at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex on the campus of North Dakota State University.  The camp is free for students grades 3-8 … Continue reading Pro Bowl quarterback Carson Wentz to host POWER football camp

POWER Partners: BSC athletes aim to get better, avoid injury

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The Junior college experience is unique in that student-athletes have a relatively short time to develop on their way to the next stop. That’s why the work that Bismarck State College puts in with Sanford POWER is so important. The Mystics want to get quicker, faster and stronger – and in a hurry. “Nick and … Continue reading POWER Partners: BSC athletes aim to get better, avoid injury

POWER Partners: Fargo North prioritizes in-season training

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Fargo North High School and Sanford Health have been partners for more than a decade. A recent addition to the relationship is paying dividends on the field for the Spartans. In 2018, Sanford POWER became the official strength and conditioning service provider for Fargo North and now is playing an integral role in the performance … Continue reading POWER Partners: Fargo North prioritizes in-season training

Sanford POWER Basketball Academy and ECI Basketball collaborate for youth training

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Sanford POWER Basketball Academy and ECI Basketball are partnering to advance the basketball skills of middle school and high school basketball players. Sanford POWER Basketball Academy offers a skill-development program that will improve every level of basketball player. The academy is designed to teach the game, push the athlete and help achieve and exceed his … Continue reading Sanford POWER Basketball Academy and ECI Basketball collaborate for youth training

POWER Partners: Hockey central to Sanford Sports Complex

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Youth Hockey and Sports Medicine Make a Powerful Pair Since its inception in 2014, Sioux Falls POWER Hockey has worked closely with the Sanford POWER team at the Sanford Fieldhouse. So close that this past off-season, they renamed their team from the Junior Stampede to their current iteration. “We are grateful to have a partnership … Continue reading POWER Partners: Hockey central to Sanford Sports Complex

POWER partners: Magic Soccer gains strength in Bismarck

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In North and South Dakota, a number of different sports have started to see the results POWER training can have for development. One such team is Magic Soccer F.C., a youth soccer organization in Bismarck. Uniquely, Magic Soccer F.C. has an hour of traditional soccer practice, followed by an hour of POWER training. “The POWER … Continue reading POWER partners: Magic Soccer gains strength in Bismarck

The challenges of training junior college athletes are worth the rewards

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  At Sanford POWER Bismarck, we are lucky to have the opportunity to train the four sports for the junior college in town, Bismarck State College: volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball. One of the biggest challenges we face at Sanford POWER Bismarck is we only get to meet once every two weeks with … Continue reading The challenges of training junior college athletes are worth the rewards

POWER partners: Fargo Force looking to build on USHL title

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Junior hockey is a testament to commitment. Almost all players are teenagers that have moved away from friends and family to pursue opportunities in the sport. That’s part of what has made the partnership between the Fargo Force and Sanford POWER work since 2008. The Force – the defending champions of the United States Hockey … Continue reading POWER partners: Fargo Force looking to build on USHL title

Science of Sport: Hockey star Matt Cullen hones his flexibility

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POWER athlete Matt Cullen of the Pittsburgh Penguins is set to start his 20th season in the NHL. He’s the oldest active player in the league and has won three Stanley Cup championships. How does the Moorhead High School graduate and father of three keep beating the clock? It’s not by accident. His training regime includes … Continue reading Science of Sport: Hockey star Matt Cullen hones his flexibility

Junior Stampede changes name to Sioux Falls POWER Hockey

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An already strong relationship is growing, as the Sioux Falls Junior Stampede hockey club is changing its name to Sioux Falls POWER Hockey. The USA Hockey Tier-1 group has done extensive training with Sanford POWER and the Sanford Sports Science Institute since 2014, making the name change a natural extension. Sioux Falls POWER Hockey will … Continue reading Junior Stampede changes name to Sioux Falls POWER Hockey

Be Better: Training tips from Sanford POWER and Dusty Coleman

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  Pro baseball player Dusty Coleman and Sanford POWER are teaming up to offer insights and training tips to enhance your athletic performance: Do you put any stock in certifications for strength and conditioning coaches? DUSTY COLEMAN “Working with strength and conditioning coaches that are certified gives me the peace of mind in knowing that … Continue reading Be Better: Training tips from Sanford POWER and Dusty Coleman

Be better: Training tips from Sanford POWER and Kim Kaufman

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  Pro golfer Kim Kaufman and Sanford POWER are teaming up to offer insights and training tips over a variety of topics to enhance your athletic performance: How do you keep your mind and your body right when on the road? KIM KAUFMAN “A couple of really vital things help my mind and body when traveling so much. … Continue reading Be better: Training tips from Sanford POWER and Kim Kaufman

Be better: Training tips from Sanford POWER and Amy Olson

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  Pro golfer Amy Olson and Sanford POWER are teaming up to offer insights and training tips to enhance your athletic performance: Travel is a part of sports. How do you keep your body tuned in while on the road? AMY OLSON “This is such an important question and I am constantly learning new tricks and habits … Continue reading Be better: Training tips from Sanford POWER and Amy Olson

Be better: Training Tips from Sanford POWER and Matt Cullen

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  Pro hockey player Matt Cullen and Sanford POWER are teaming up to offer ongoing insight and education into athletic performance over a variety of topics: WHAT RECOVERY TECHNIQUES DO YOU FIND TO BE HELPFUL? MATT CULLEN “Compression gear helps a lot of recovery. I also find hot and cold contrast baths to be very helpful. … Continue reading Be better: Training Tips from Sanford POWER and Matt Cullen

POWER athletes open LPGA season

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The LPGA season is underway for three Sanford POWER athletes: Kim Kaufman, Amy Olson and Katelyn Dambaugh. Kaufman and Olson – both Dakota natives – are veterans of the tour, while Dambaugh is a rookie, having earned her status with a breakout season on the Symetra Tour. All three spent time during the offseason working … Continue reading POWER athletes open LPGA season

POWER athlete Cullen notches 700th point

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Sanford POWER athlete Matt Cullen just keeps getting it done. Recently, the Minnesota Wild center scored the 700th point of his 20-year career in the NHL. Fittingly, it came during Hockey Day Minnesota. Cullen played his high school hockey at Moorhead, his college hockey at St. Cloud State and now skates for the Wild. The … Continue reading POWER athlete Cullen notches 700th point

POWER athlete forges unique path to NFL

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POWER athlete C.J. Ham has taken the road less traveled to the NFL. He wasn’t highly recruited out of high school in Duluth, Minn., and was undrafted coming out of college at Augustana University in Sioux Falls. But he prepped for a professional career, nonetheless, and is now entering his second season in the league. … Continue reading POWER athlete forges unique path to NFL

Be better: Training tips from C.J. Ham and Sanford POWER

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  Pro fullback C.J. Ham and Sanford POWER are teaming up to offer ongoing insight and education into athletic performance over a variety of topics: What are some movements you like to do that don’t involve great equipment or facilities? C.J. Ham “I was really big into doing push-ups, sit-ups and dips at home. My dad … Continue reading Be better: Training tips from C.J. Ham and Sanford POWER

Be better: Training tips from Zach Zenner and Sanford POWER

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Pro running back Zach Zenner and Sanford POWER are teaming up to offer ongoing insight and education into athletic performance over a variety of topics: What are you paying attention to in terms of nutrition? Zach Zenner “I try to look at scientific studies that have been done, and if there’s nothing like that out there … Continue reading Be better: Training tips from Zach Zenner and Sanford POWER

Science of Sport: Hydration with Adam Thielen

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Hydration is important to active people of all ages and abilities. The Sanford Sports Science Institute demonstrates why that matters with pro football star Adam Thielen, a former NCAA Division II player who has become one of the breakout stars of the 2017 season. Take a look in this segment from Midco Sports Network: https://www.facebook.com/MidcoSN/videos/1681088911912336/ You … Continue reading Science of Sport: Hydration with Adam Thielen

Pro baseball player Coleman to host camp in Sioux Falls

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                        Professional baseball player Dusty Coleman will host a developmental baseball clinic Jan. 6, at the Sanford Fieldhouse in Sioux Falls. The DC Baseball Development Clinic will feature two sessions—a fundamentals clinic from 9-11:30 a.m. for ages 6-13 and an advanced skills clinic from … Continue reading Pro baseball player Coleman to host camp in Sioux Falls

Be better: Training tips from Carson Wentz and Sanford POWER

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  Pro quarterback Carson Wentz and Sanford POWER are teaming up to offer ongoing insight and education into athletic performance over a variety of topics: What’s the importance of working with certified strength and conditioning coaches? Does that really matter? CARSON WENTZ “To get certified, you have to know what you’re doing, and you can … Continue reading Be better: Training tips from Carson Wentz and Sanford POWER

Sanford POWER Golf Academy to host FREE clinic with pros Kaufman, Olson

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On Dec. 16, the Sanford POWER Golf Academy will host a FREE youth clinic featuring special guests Kim Kaufman and Amy (Anderson) Olson at the Sanford Fieldhouse A native of Clark, S.D., Kaufman recently completed her fourth full season on the LPGA Tour. She has nine top-10 finishes to her credit. Kaufman was a two-time … Continue reading Sanford POWER Golf Academy to host FREE clinic with pros Kaufman, Olson

Sanford POWER program, staff give Skyforce “huge advantage”

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Skyforce returned to Heritage Court recently for the 2017-18 home opener with a little extra muscle at the Sanford Pentagon. The home opener was dubbed “Sanford POWER Night.” The Skyforce’s relationship with Sanford POWER has ramped up since the team moved its home games from the Sioux Falls … Continue reading Sanford POWER program, staff give Skyforce “huge advantage”

Video: Sanford Sports Science Institute offers unique services for athletes

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  The Sanford Sports Science Institute is a resource for athletes and active people of all types. It’s unique on a national level in the number and types of services, staff members and equipment. KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls highlighted the SSSI during a recent visit. Here are link to each of the individual segments: Biomechanics … Continue reading Video: Sanford Sports Science Institute offers unique services for athletes

Former NBA star joins POWER Basketball Academy staff

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The Sanford POWER Basketball Academy in Sioux Falls has a new staff member as Kirk Hinrich joins the staff. Hinrich is an Iowa native and former Kansas star. He spent 14 seasons in the NBA. He’s going to serve as lead academy specialist, working alongside academy coordinator Allan Bertram. Click here for the full story.

POWER coach involved with Heat training camp

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POWER coach Hunter Glascock is having a big year. Not long after being honored as the high school strength and conditioning coach of the year in the Dakotas, he has started working with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League. That includes taking a trip to Miami Heat training camp. The Skyforce are … Continue reading POWER coach involved with Heat training camp

Now available: Virtual sports nutrition consults

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                              Proper nutrition is essential to maximizing training and optimizing sports performance, but many athletes are not aware of ways to access a nutrition expert who can help them to gain a competitive edge by learning how to effectively fuel for their sport and activities. … Continue reading Now available: Virtual sports nutrition consults

Cullen shares Stanley Cup with Fargo-Moorhead community

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  It was a great day in Fargo as three-time Stanley Cup winner and longtime Sanford POWER athlete Matt Cullen brought the Stanley Cup filled with donuts to Sanford Children’s Hospital. Kids who were staying in the hospital had a chance to see the Cup and have their photo taken with it. The event took … Continue reading Cullen shares Stanley Cup with Fargo-Moorhead community

Perseverance paying off for Coleman

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At the age of 30, longtime Sanford POWER supporter Dusty Coleman is getting another chance in Major League baseball. The Sioux Falls native recently was called up by the San Diego Padres for his second stint in the Bigs – and he’s making the most of it. A shortstop, Coleman has notched a couple homers, … Continue reading Perseverance paying off for Coleman

Wentz has deep ties to Sanford Health

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Pro quarterback Carson Wentz, a Bismarck native who played college football at North Dakota State University, was recently in his home state to help celebrate the opening of the new Sanford Medical Center Fargo. During his trip back, Fox Sports North’s Marney Gellner looked at Wentz’s relationship with Sanford Health. Wentz, who was taken second overall … Continue reading Wentz has deep ties to Sanford Health

Cullen claims third Stanley Cup championship

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Longtime Sanford Health advocate and Sanford POWER athlete Matt Cullen helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win an NHL title Sunday with a 2-0 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the championship series. This is the second Stanley Cup in a row for the 40-year-old Cullen and the third in his 19-year professional career. … Continue reading Cullen claims third Stanley Cup championship

Hall of Famer visits POWER Baseball Academy

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A baseball legend made a stop at the Sanford POWER Baseball Academy in Sioux Falls last week. In town for the South Dakota Sports Awards, 19-time MLB All-Star Cal Ripken Jr., spoke to a group of young baseball players and their parents. The “Iron Man” covered a variety of topics during the visit, including the ways … Continue reading Hall of Famer visits POWER Baseball Academy

Sanford Sports Science Institute to help develop future track and field Olympians

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                              The Sanford Sports Science Institute has collaborated with the National Scholastic Athletic Foundation to become the non-profit organization’s exclusive national sports medicine research partner. The National Scholastic Athletic Foundation is one of the driving forces behind grassroots track and field … Continue reading Sanford Sports Science Institute to help develop future track and field Olympians

Conditioning for team-sport athletes

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By Nick Jolliffe, CSCS As trainers, coaches, parents, and athletes it is important to understand the physiology of team sports and design conditioning programs that stress the appropriate energy systems. Most team sports consist of repeated periods of high-intensity activity with limited rest between each. This high-intensity activity consists of acceleration, deceleration, and change of … Continue reading Conditioning for team-sport athletes

Sanford Sports Medicine directory: 2019-20

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Looking for sports medicine, sports performance, sports science, sports nutrition or sports physical therapy services? Here’s a guide to the locations, people and programs provided by Sanford Health across Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Even if you are located outside of that area, we can help. An overview: At Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, … Continue reading Sanford Sports Medicine directory: 2019-20

Greenway retires from NFL

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Longtime Sanford POWER athlete and supporter Chad Greenway is calling it a career after 11 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. A linebacker, Greenway amassed more than 1,300 tackles and twice was named to the Pro Bowl. He also developed a big reputation off the field for his charity work, earning finalist honors for the NFL … Continue reading Greenway retires from NFL

Be Better: Training tips from Carson Wentz

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  Pro quarterback Carson Wentz and Sanford POWER are teaming up to offer ongoing insight and education into athletic performance over a variety of topics: Stretching: Carson Wentz “Stretching is so undervalued. I’ve learned it’s important to keep my body right and make sure its ready to go. Athletes can really limit a lot of … Continue reading Be Better: Training tips from Carson Wentz

Q & A with pro quarterback Carson Wentz

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Bismarck Century and North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz burst onto the national scene in 2016 as the second player chosen in the NFL Draft. Wentz started every game for the Philadelphia Eagles and was a finalist for rookie of the year. He recently shared his thoughts on the Super Bowl, his pro debut and avoiding injuries. Q: How has the … Continue reading Q & A with pro quarterback Carson Wentz

Duncan selected for USA Paralympic Teams

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Sanford POWER athlete Brynn Duncan of Moorhead has been named to Team USA in sled hockey and skiing, the latest achievement in a career that took a new direction following a 2008 car accident that left her paralyzed. Duncan frequently works with trainer Phil Faught. WDAY-TV has the story.

Carson Wentz partners with Sanford

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Wentz, Sanford have well-established relationship FARGO, N.D. – After years of close ties to Sanford Health, rookie Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has signed an endorsement contract with Sanford Health. The former North Dakota State University signal caller and Sanford have a long-running relationship, dating back to his formative years in Bismarck, North Dakota. He … Continue reading Carson Wentz partners with Sanford