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Ex-Gophers Lineman Tells Of Coming Out As Gay While At 'U'Luke McAvoy, a 6'5" Illinois native, shared his experience coming out on campus with Outsports.com on Wednesday from the perspective of someone who always wanted to play for a Big Ten team.
Gophers See Versatility In Burnsville's Kamal MartinThe Gophers landed a few locals in the spectacle of this year's signing day, including Burnsville quarterback Kamal Martin.
No. 19 Hoosiers Top Gophers 74-68Thomas Bryant scored a career-high 23 points Saturday to help No. 19 Indiana hang on for a 74-68 victory over Minnesota.
Penn State Hoops Over Minnesota 86-77Payton Banks scored 24 points and Penn State beat Minnesota 86-77 on Tuesday. The Nittany Lions (10-6, 1-2 Big Ten) used a 14-6 run over the final 3:46 to avoid an 0-3 start in the Big Ten and spoiled a hot-shooting night for the Golden Gophers (6-9, 0-3 Big Ten), who made 11 3-pointers and led for most of the game.
'U' Head Coach Finalizes Hires For Offensive Coordinator, Line CoachMinnesota coach Tracy Claeys has hired two assistant coaches for vacancies on his staff, including offensive coordinator Jay Johnson.
Wisconsin Vs. Minnesota: The Longest-Running (One-Sided) RivalryAs far as rivalries go, the longest-running one in college football really hasn't been much of one lately. Wisconsin and Minnesota have been going at it since 1890, meaning the blood has been boiling between these border states for 125 years. Paul Bunyan's Axe has gone to the winner every season since 1948, but the Golden Gophers hardly know what it feels like.
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.
University Steps Up Security At TCF Bank StadiumAbout four thousand miles west of Paris, new security precautions are in place. Because of last week's attacks, security at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is expanded up this weekend.
Gophers Beat Illinois 32-23, Ending 4-Game Losing StreakShannon Brooks rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard romp into the end zone with 1:25 remaining for Minnesota to seal a 32-23 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
King Scores 22 To Lead Minnesota Over UMKC, 76-58Joey King hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points and Minnesota pulled away from Missouri-Kansas City in the second half for a 76-58 victory on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Tracy Claeys Named Gophers Head Football Coach, Signs 3-Year DealInterim coach Tracy Claeys has been named the head coach of the Gophers football team. University of Minnesota Interim Athletics Director Beth Goetz announced the news Wednesday morning, saying the University of Minnesota and Claeys signed a three-year contract.
4 Things To Know: Kill's Retirement, $17K World Series Tickets & MoreFrom the Gophers head coach suddenly retiring to $17,000 World Series tickets, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Oct. 29.

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