Vikings D Aiming To Please Perfectionist In Coach ZimmerAdrian Peterson and a rock solid defense -- That's been the first place combination for the Vikings. The latter is the product of head coach Mike Zimmer, a coach who is rather difficult to please.
Gophers' Wilhite Named Big Ten Co-Player Of The Week In VolleyballA day after learning their destination for the NCAA Tournament, the University of Minnesota women's volleyball team had a player recognized by the Big Ten for helping lead the Gophers to a Big Ten championship.
20 Years Apart, Tyus Jones And Andre Miller Share Basketball PerspectiveThey're far enough apart in age to be father and son. Instead, they're teammates. They're the oldest and the youngest players on the Timberwolves. Tyus Jones and Andre Miller are separated by 20 years of life on this earth.
Gophers Volleyball Beats Indiana To Win Big Ten Titlehe University of Minnesota women's volleyball team beat Indiana 3-1 Saturday night to win the outright Big Ten championship. The league title earns the Gophers an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Banham Sets Scoring Record, Gophers Fall To AuburnSenior guard Rachel Banham scored 29 points to become the new all-time leading scorer Saturday, but the University of Minnesota women's basketball team lost to Auburn 81-79 in overtime at the San Juan Shootout in Puerto Rico.
Fmr. NBA Player Reaches Out To Teens About AddictionChris Herren is not a name recognized locally, but his story applies to all because it is a story of how you can become addicted. Herren played division one basketball and made it to the NBA -- until heroin took over his life.
Tommies Blog: Rival St. John's Next After 57-14 Playoff WinThe No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team knew what was at stake Saturday if it beat La Verne (CA) in its first round NCAA Playoff game. First of all, a victory guaranteed another week of football. It also most likely meant a rematch with their biggest MIAC rival. That's exactly the stage this week after the Tommies routed the Leopards 57-14 to improve to 11-0 on the season.
Delicious Thanksgiving Tweets From Minn. Sports TeamsIt's Thanksgiving, so we thought we'd compile some great turkey tweets from Minnesota's sports stars!
A Look At The Vikings Stadium's Space-Age RoofThe most striking feature on the iconic U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is something you look right through -- literally. Instead of a 1990s-style retractable roof, which most NFL stadiums rarely open, the Minnesota Vikings are using a revolutionary design that is incredibly light.
For Gophers, Winning Axe From Wisconsin Would Mean Bowl EligibilityWhat will it take to beat Wisconsin? The Gophers have been trying to figure that out for the last decade, or more. The Badgers come to TCF Bank Stadium Saturday carrying the axe. The Gophers want it, and another trip to a bowl.
Jerry Kill Talks On His Time With The Gophers: 'I'm Blessed'Jerry Kill is no longer the football coach at the University of Minnesota. His retirement less than a month ago because of health reasons with epilepsy and seizures have been reported. Monday night, Kill and his wife, Rebecca, take us through that final week.
4 Takeaways From The Vikings' Loss To Green BayThe stage was set Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings to take advantage of a huge opportunity. With a one game lead in the NFC North, they could take control of the division with a victory over their hated division rivals. Instead, what transpired was easily the Vikings' worst performance of the season since losing at San Francisco in Week 1.