Late TD Drive Lifts Minnesota Over Ohio 27-24Shannon Brooks rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns — the last a 3-yard plunge with 30 seconds remaining — to lift Minnesota to a 27-24 victory over Ohio on Saturday.
After Squeaking By Kent State, Minnesota Hosts OhioMinnesota coach Jerry Kill says he had to put his psychologist's hat earlier this week after his team's previous game against Kent State.
Big Ten Teams Use Last Nonconference Games To Clean Up ActsThe last Saturday in September will be the last chance for Big Ten teams to work out their kinks before conference play begins. Minnesota is desperate for more offense. Nebraska needs better play from its defense. Even defending national champion and top-ranked Ohio State has problems.
Leidner, Minnesota Hang On To Beat Kent State 10-7Mitch Leidner and Minnesota survived another shaky showing by the offense, using a second quarter touchdown pass to K.J. Maye to eke out a 10-7 victory Saturday over Kent State. Freshman cornerback Demetrius Monday was the star of a feisty performance by the Kent State defense, with two interceptions in the first half and an 80-yard touchdown return in the third quarter of a fumble he forced himself.
Reality Check: Minnesota's Sports Facilities Building BoomMinnesota's new major league soccer franchise may be closing in on a location for its new home: a privately-financed $150 million, 20,000 seat soccer stadium in St. Paul or Minneapolis.
4 Things To Know: Gophers Drop Opener, Early Pumpkin Spice, & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Friday, September 4. They include the early arrival of a fall favorite, and a hopefully sincere mea culpa from a coastal journalist who took aim at flyover country.
'U' Associate Athletic Director On Leave Amid AllegationsUniversity of Minnesota senior associate athletic director Mike Ellis is stepping aside after complaints were lodged against him. According to a spokesperson for the university, Mike Ellis, who was a hand-picked associate of athletic director Norwood Teague, had been recently named in five anonymous complaints.
4 Things To Know: Kentucky Clerk Controversy, Hunger Action Month & MoreFrom the Kentucky county clerk controversy to Hunger Action Month, these are the four stories to know for Thursday, Sept. 3.
Good Question: How Important Is Football To Colleges?How important is football to a college? Good Question.
All-Senior Secondary A Strength For Minnesota This SeasonThe Minnesota football program has hardly been prone to some catchy nickname like Cornerback College or Safety School.
Lots Of Speculation On The U’s Next Athletic DirectorAs the dust settles over the resignation of University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague, the search for a new leader has yet to officially begin.
University Of Minnesota Responds To 3rd Harassment ReportThe University of Minnesota responded Monday to a third woman's claims that she was sexually harassed by former athletic director Norwood Teague by asking that anyone else with similar allegations come forward.