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.
It’s state tournament time for high school baseball, and in Delano they have a player to watch. In fact, Toby Hanson is a player to watch all year long, as he plays basketball in the winter and football in the fall.
Minnesota wants to follow up its 2018 Super Bowl host duties with an NCAA men’s basketball Final Four in 2019 or 2010. State, business and sports leaders led appeared Tuesday with Gov. Mark Dayton to describe their push for college basketball’s biggest weekend.
Former Gophers standout Austin Hollins will take part in a pre-draft workout for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves announced a list of six pro prospects scheduled to be on the court for drills in front of team officials at Target Center on Thursday, including Hollins, Louisville forward Chane Behanan and Oregon forward Mike Moser.
Janie Takeda drove in three runs on two hits and the Oregon Ducks advanced to the women’s College World Series with a 6-2 victory over Minnesota Sunday in their NCAA Super Regional. The top-seeded Ducks (54-7-1) are making their second trip to the College World Series in three seasons. The Ducks will face eight-seeded Florida State when the tournament gets underway on Thursday in Oklahoma City.
Coming off its second Frozen Four appearance in three years and a trip to the national championship game, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey program announced its schedule Thursday for the 2014-15 season.
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.
The University of Minnesota women’s softball team had a big weekend, winning the Minneapolis Regional of the NCAA Tournament to advance to the Super Regional. The Gophers beat North Dakota State Saturday 4-1 in 10 innings, then got a come-from-behind 8-6 win over Auburn to win the regional.
University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill announced on Thursday — national Rise Above Seizures Day — he will be making a $100,000 donation to help children dealing with epilepsy.
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a weekend fight that left a former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker critically injured. As news of the second arrest was announced, Rutgers also announced they’ve dismissed former Minnesota quarterback 20-year-old Philip Nelson from its football program.
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.