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Gophers Defensive Coach Claeys Looks To The Future

One of the keys to the Gopher football team’s defense is the man who runs it. It’s largely because he has head coaching experience … for the Gophers!

08/16/2014

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TCF Bank Stadium Uses Preseason To Prep For Vikings Games

Preseason football is underway, and without a home of their own the Minnesota Vikings have moved in to their temporary home at TCF Bank Stadium That means some big changes for fans.

08/08/2014

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Gophers All-American McNamara Dies At 82

Bob McNamara, an All-American football player for Minnesota in the 1950s and later a major fundraiser for the university, has died. He was 82. The university announced McNamara’s death on Monday. The school says McNamara died after a long illness on Sunday night.

07/21/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The Morning News With Dave Lee “GOIN TO THE LAKE” In Brainerd….

What a great time in the Brainerd Lakes area!

07/01/2014

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Benefit Held For Mankato Football Player Critical After Assault

A benefit is planned for the former Mankato football player nearly beaten to death almost two weeks ago. Isaac Kolstad remains in critical condition after allegedly being assaulted by two men. One of them is said to be former gopher quarterback Philip Nelson, the other, Trevor Shelley.

05/22/2014

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Isaac Kolstad Still Critical After Surgeries

The former Mankato football player who was allegedly assaulted by two men last weekend successfully underwent another surgery Friday morning, according to his CaringBridge page. Issac Kolstad, who used to play football for Minnesota State University, Mankato, is still in critical condition. He will not undergo any other procedures or surgeries for the next couple days, according to his brother Blaine Kolstad.

05/17/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-12-14

To listen to Monday’s editon of THE MORNING TAKE with BLOIS OLSON  click  To hear MIKE MAX discuss THE WILD and BLACKHAWKS GAME 5, Click To listen to MANKATO ATTORNEY ALLEN ESKINS talk about PHILIP […]

05/12/2014

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Leidner Steady For Conservative Gophers

Redshirt sophomore Mitch Leidner didn’t dazzle in his first spring football game at Minnesota’s unquestioned starting quarterback, but he did prove a steady influence on an offense that played it close to the vest much of the day. Leidner completed 7 of 15 passes for 74 yards, was sacked twice and threw an interception before a crowd of 4,752 at TCF Bank Stadium in a controlled scrimmage that featured just one touchdown in the offense’s 19-0 victory.

04/12/2014

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Gopher Football Hosting Spring Game Saturday At TCF Stadium

Coming off an 8-5 season and second straight trip to a bowl game, the University of Minnesota will conclude its spring practice season Saturday with its annual spring game at TCF Bank Stadium.

04/10/2014

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Gopher Football Announces 2014 Spring Practice Schedule

University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill announced the team’s spring football practice schedule on Tuesday and for the fourth straight year, all practices will be open to the public. Kill and the Gophers will open spring practice with an afternoon workout on March 4.

02/25/2014

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U Of M To Host Pro Day For Draft Hopefuls March 3

The University of Minnesota announced Monday it will host a pro day workout for athletes getting ready for the NFL Draft in May. The event will be held March 3 at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex, where the Gophers football team practices during its season.

02/25/2014

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Washburn RB Jeff Jones Will Sign With Gophers

Minnesota’s top high school football player will be wearing Maroon and Gold at the University of Minnesota in the fall. Minneapolis Washburn senior Jeff Jones, who recently won Mr. Football, made his college decision official on Wednesday.

02/05/2014

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2013 In Review: Top Local Sports Stories

It was another eventful year in local sports with three local professional teams making the playoffs, a high profile coach getting dismissed and a football team having a turnaround season.

12/19/2013

Gopher Fans

12-9-13 Norwood Teague Joins The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gopher Athletics Director Norwood Teague joins Dave Lee to discuss the bowl bid.

12/09/2013

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Rare Hype Surrounds Wisconsin-Minnesota Game

One of the nation’s longest-running rivalries hasn’t been a real rivalry for quite a while. Wisconsin has beaten Minnesota nine straight times, keeping Paul Bunyan’s Axe in Madison for what seems like an eternity to Golden Gophers fans.

11/22/2013

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