There have been some worthy candidates since the Ducks became recognized as a national power in the sport, but quarterback Marcus Mariota may have the best chance to finally end that Heisman drought in Eugene.
It is “the” test of the non-conference season for the Gophers football team. They’re headed to Fort Worth to face Texas Christian University. They’re two touchdown underdogs who are physically beaten up.
Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
If you did not know his name before Thursday, you undoubtedly know it now. Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill put on quite the show in his debut as the starting quarterback in the post-Johnny Manziel […]
Minnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee. Coach Jerry Kill declined Tuesday to give specifics, but he called the news on the junior a “major blow” to the Gophers.
The Big Ten had an opportunity to make a statement in the opening weekend of the college football season, but Wisconsin let a 24-7 lead slip away against LSU in Houston. As Wisconsin saw a […]
A Fargo-based sporting goods company has pledged a million dollars to Minnesota State University-Moorhead in exchange for the naming rights of its football field. WDAY-TV reports Scheels All Sports has promised to donate the money in hopes of putting artificial turf on the Dragons’ stadium.
College football’s top players compete for the Heisman Trophy. Here are the contenders as well as a few sleepers.
Forget much of what you know about college football. The chase for one of the four playoff spots begins this weekend with a handful of high-profile games.
Augsburg College helped give a newly 100-year-old man quite the memorable birthday celebration. Edor Nelson was born in Dawson, Minnesota in 1914. He graduated from Augsburg in 1938, where he played baseball, football and basketball.
He just lived to make others feel good. That’s the way most describe Gopher great Bob McNamara. The legendary halfback and fundraiser died Sunday. He was considered one of the best football players to come through the University of Minnesota.
A football player at Winona State University died on Monday while working out on the field Monday. The school issued a statement on Tuesday, saying that 22-year-old Shawn Afryl, of Skokie, Illinois, had passed away at Maxwell Field.
The Minnesota Wild continue their developmental camp, and one name to watch down the road hails from Grand Rapids, Minn. Avery Peterson came back for his senior season at Grand Rapid High School, and won Mr. Hockey in the state.
The University of Minnesota athletics Hall of Fame class this year will include basketball standout Quincy Lewis, hockey star Pat Micheletti and women’s hockey coach Laura Halldorson. The university announced Thursday the 13 inductees for 2014 in the “M” Club. They’ll be honored at a ceremony at TCF Bank Stadium on Oct. 9 and bring “M” Club membership to 319.
The Gopher softball team has been impressive again, winning its way to the NCAA Super Regional. And that is where the next challenge becomes significant. They are thrilled to be practicing this week, which means the program has again advanced.