Preseason football is underway, and without a home of their own the Minnesota Vikings have moved in to their temporary home at TCF Bank Stadium That means some big changes for fans.
The University of Minnesota says it’s working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins’ nickname from being used when the two teams play on campus in November. University President Eric Kaler gave the assurances in a letter to U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, a Democrat who has said using the name would violate school policies on equity and diversity.
University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Wednesday he’s named a new director of basketball operations for the program. Pitino named Nate Pomeday, a former Big Ten Conference player at Northwestern, to the Gophers staff.
The Gophers open their fall camp on Friday, and there’s plenty of excitement around the program as it continues to make strides in Kill’s fourth season. Here are the top six things to watch this season.
World-class soccer is coming to the Twin Cities this weekend, and world-class soccer needs a world-class field. It takes a lot of effort to put real grass over the artificial turf that covers TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
A key feature of a proposed settlement of a head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA is the creation of a $70 million fund to pay for medical evaluations of current and former college players in several sports.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team said Tuesday it has confirmed its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule, and all but one series will be games on Friday and Saturday. The Gophers won the inaugural Big Ten Conference regular season title last year on the way to making a run to the Frozen Four and eventually the national title game.
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.
The University of Minnesota football program announced Tuesday its practice schedule for the upcoming fall camp before its season-opening game on Aug. 28.
Bob McNamara, an All-American football player for Minnesota in the 1950s and later a major fundraiser for the university, has died. He was 82. The university announced McNamara’s death on Monday. The school says McNamara died after a long illness on Sunday night.
Sophomore forward Gabe Guertler has been granted his release from the Minnesota Gophers hockey program. Coach Don Lucia announced Guertler’s release Thursday.
The University of Minnesota announced Thursday that sophomore Gabe Guertler has been granted a release from the hockey program.
Gopher Wrestling coach J Robinson has built a legendary 28-day wrestling camp, where kids come across the country for a month straight of training. But the training is not what you might think.
Former NFL running back Marion Barber III was detained and taken for a mental health evaluation after police were called to a Dallas, Texas suburb.
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.
No. 24-ranked Nebraska came into TCF Bank Stadium and walked out a loser, as Minnesota nabbed a 34-23 win.
Ohio St used their 16-0 second-half run to get past Minnesota.
The Golden Gophers gave up a fourth-quarter lead and lost 34-31 in the Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl to Texas Tech.