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Gophers’ First Big Ten Game: The Nat’l Runner-Up

New coach Rich Pitino and his Gophers will open the Big Ten Conference season with none other than the national runner-up Michigan Wolverines. The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team’s 2014 conference schedule was released Wednesday, and it includes a home opener against Michigan on Jan. 2 before playing Purdue on Jan. 5 at Williams Arena.

08/28/2013

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Minnesota Momentum? Gophs Feel Good About Progress

Touting a strong finish to the previous season is a natural talking point for any college football team. At Minnesota, momentum has been trumpeted all summer. Even though the Gophers lost their bowl game to fall to 6-7 and won only once after Halloween, they showed signs of progress after back-to-back 3-9 finishes.

08/14/2013

Senior captain Michaela Burroughs has the St. Kate's women's tennis team en route to its first MIAC title in program history. (credit: St. Catherine Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: Burroughs Has St. Kate’s Tennis On Verge Of History

Take a glance at the MIAC women’s tennis standings and there’s an unfamiliar name atop it. St. Kate’s? A team that has never won the league title? … How? Senior captain and No. 2 singles […]

04/13/2013

Tubby Smith

Another Year, Yet Another Midseason Slump Under Tubby Smith

February has mostly been a month to forget for Minnesota under coach Tubby Smith.

02/19/2013

BIG 10, Big Ten

Big Ten, Pac-12 Suspend Scheduling Agreement

The Big Ten and Pac-12 have scrapped their plan to schedule games against each other in all sports.

07/13/2012

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Robotics And Automation Conference Held In St. Paul

Scientists from around the world are in St. Paul this week for the annual Robotics and Automation Conference. The conference is not open to the public, but WCCO-TV got a peek.

05/17/2012

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Minn. Lawmakers Learn Bipartisanship At Conference

Legislators are leaving the Capitol to learn lessons on working together.

01/25/2012

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‘U’ Hosts Conference On Stopping Asian Carp Spread

The University of Minnesota was the site Thursday for a national conference on Asian carp.

01/20/2011

No School! Teacher Conference

   It’s the start of a four-day weekend for students across Minnesota as teachers gather for their annual convention.

10/21/2010

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 9/11/10

Is it getting harder for parents to let their kids go when the youngsters head off to college and into the work world?  Marshall Duke, professor of psychology at Emory University, looks into that question. […]

09/12/2010

Favre Is Ready To Play

Brett Favre said Wednesday that he will rejoin the Minnesota Vikings to make another run at a Super Bowl championship, adding that he feels he owes it to the organization. However, Favre admitted this will […]

08/18/2010