This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.
After a crazy week 6 in college football in which we saw 11 of the Top 25 ranked teams lose, week 7 is also poised to burst a lot of playoff hopes for many teams.
A 4-month-old Minneapolis baby has died, and officers are trying to figure out how it happened. Minneapolis Police say the child’s mother, Shalynda Raino, called 911 at about 8:50 a.m., saying her baby needed help.
Defense attorneys took barely an hour Wednesday to rest their cases after more than a month of prosecution testimony in the federal trial of three people charged in a deadly national salmonella outbreak five years ago that authorities traced to a rural Georgia peanut plant.
A father and son have been charged in connection with the robbery of a pawn shop in Roseville, Minn. early last week. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, 51-year-old Marvin Spencer and 25-year-old Marvin Lee Clinton Spencer Jr. have been charged with aggravated robbery and attempted intentional second degree murder.
The son of a Minnesota woman who died after eating tainted peanut butter hopes a trial in Georgia sends a message to food manufacturers that there can be serious consequences for peddling contaminated food.
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After two inches of snow fell in parts of Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana on Tuesday, traffic in some places came to a standstill for 24 hours. Thousands of children had to spend the night at school and rescue crews brought food and water to stranded drivers.
Thousands of Minnesota workers earn a minimum wage that’s less today than it was in 1974 — that’s among the findings of a new state report on the minimum wage from the state Department of Labor and Industry.
The Atlanta Falcons say Mike Tice will become their new offensive line coach. The team announced the move Wednesday. Tice replaces Pat Hill and Paul Dunn, who were fired after the Falcons completed a 4-12 season.
Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday’s near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California. The lucky Georgia ticket was sold at a Gateway Newsstand in Atlanta’s affluent Buckhead area, Mega Millions Executive Director Paula Otto said.
Some Minnesotans say “bring on the winter.” They want the snow, the sports and the ice. But others say “It’s not even Christmas. Can’t this all wait?” Bryn Mawr-resident John Padgett is definitely a Christmas guy. The lights go up early in his yard display, a 15-year tradition. “I usually start the first week of November to be done by Thanksgiving,” Padgett said. “And they’ll probably be up until I can get them unfrozen from the ground.”
One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.
In Coon Rapids, a parking lot is over run with tents as superfans from all over the nation are prepping for the opening of a new Chick-fil-A. “We have people from California who drove in, Kansas City, Iowa, Illinois,” Coon Rapids franchise owner Jason Griggs said.
Marcus Mariota has become one of the emerging top contenders for the Heisman Trophy. The hype is warranted, as NFL fans hoping for a new franchise quarterback are also checking out Mariota as a potential draft pick.
April snow is pushing the start of the golf season back and with The Masters going on in Augusta, Ga., many Minnesotans are itching to play.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, leading Georgia to a 72-62 victory Thursday night that sent the Wildcats into the regular-season finale against No. 11 Florida in desperate need of a quality win to bolster their resume.
Sixty-year-old Joe Rickey Hundley used a racial slur and then slapped a Minneapolis toddler on a Delta flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta on Feb. 8.
A mom driving with her toddler daughter fell asleep, crashed into an overpass and plunged into the Red Cedar River near Menomonie, Wis. on Sunday.
For years, Augusta National Golf Club, the iconic setting for The Master’s tournament, has faced pressure to allow women into its ultra-exclusive membership ranks.
Former Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King is charged with assault for allegedly punching a man outside a birthday party last April. King is charged in Anoka County with third- and fifth-degree assault.
The Minnesota Twins have had their eyes on Byron Buxton for months. No better highlight came from tracking this super-fast high school center fielder than a Georgia state playoff game three weeks ago.