The University of Minnesota announced Wednesday it has agreed on a contract extension for President Eric Kaler. Kaler signed a five-year contract extension that will keep him as the U of M president through June 30, 2020.
Mike Yeo’s three-year run in Minnesota has been anything but easy. The Wild coach has had to navigate key injuries to his roster, his own growing pains in his first NHL head coaching job and the considerable expectations brought forth when the team’s owner spent nearly $200 million on two players two summers ago.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive end Brian Robison to a four-year contract extension. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press it includes $12 million in guaranteed money.
Ron Gardenhire isn’t going anywhere. The Minnesota Twins announced officially on Monday they’ve signed manager Ron Gardenhire to a two-year contract extension.
The Minnesota Lynx have signed All-Star forward Seimone Augustus to a three-year contract extension. Augustus is in her eighth season with the Lynx, who took her No. 1 overall in the 2006 draft. She is averaging 16.3 points this season and shooting a career-high 51.6 percent from the field to help the Lynx lock up the top seed in the Western Conference.
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed goaltender Niklas Backstrom to a three-year contract, keeping the veteran from becoming an unrestricted free agent. The deal was announced on Monday.
The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday they’ve signed head coach Cheryl Reeve to a multi-year contract extension.
The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Clayton Stoner to a two-year contract extension. The Wild announced the move on Thursday.
The Minnesota Wild have missed the playoffs. Again.
But owner Craig Leipold is adamantly optimistic that he won’t be watching the postseason on television again next year.
Tubby Smith has been asked about getting a contract extension at Minnesota for well over a year now, and that doesn’t figure to change anytime soon.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he isn’t concerned about the effect of athletics director Joel Maturi’s retirement on his job status.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Saturday afternoon that center John Sullivan has reached an agreement with the team on a contract extension.
The University of Minnesota has agreed to extend the contract of Don Lucia, the Gopher’s head hockey coach, through the 2014-2015 season.
Adrian Peterson has apparently agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the Minnesota Vikings for the long-term future.
The Minnesota Vikings and LB Chad Greenway have agreed to a long-term contract extension that will keep the fan favorite in purple and gold for several years, according to the team.