Jerry Kill, Back From Leave, Leads Gophers To BowlWhen Minnesota coach Jerry Kill came back from a leave of absence sooner than expected, everyone took notice. Last year, after a bout with epileptic seizures forced Kill to miss an entire game for the first time in his career, he appeared in the locker room at Northwestern to give the Gophers a surprise pep talk.
Vikings Focus On The Field, Not Personal Feelings Following AP SuspensionInstead of focusing on their team's best player's suspension, the Minnesota Vikings are getting ready for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.
5 Coaches That Could Replace Will Muschamp As Florida's Head CoachThe Florida Gators won't have their head coach Will Muschamp back next year. After a struggling season, the coach is out after the final two games of the regular season vs. Eastern Kentucky and Florida State.
Vikings' Zimmer Talks Winning Streak: 'We Are Building What I Envisioned'From looking bleak to a winning streak, what a difference a couple weeks have made for the Minnesota Vikings. Now, as players head into their bye week, they feel a lot better about things than they did a couple weeks ago.
Fmr. Gopher Women's Basketball Coach Finds Home At MacalesterIt might be on a different campus, on a different level, but it's still a basketball court in Minnesota. And Kelly Roysland is in her element.
Fmr. Vikings Coach Frazier Faces Old Team SundayThe Minnesota Vikings' bid for a win Sunday involves the past. Leslie Frazier was the head coach last year at this time. He is now the defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His return provides a mixture of memories and incentive. It's not been great, but make no mistake -- the Vikings defense has improved.
Zimmer Upset With Vikings After 17-3 Loss To LionsCalling himself “extremely disappointed,” Vikings coach Mike Zimmer voiced his displeasure with his team and its performance following a 17-3 loss to the Lions on Sunday.
Zimmer Endures Rocky Beginning To Coaching TenureMike Zimmer had waited so long and interviewed so many times to be an NFL head coach that he almost turned down the Minnesota Vikings' request to talk this offseason. Now that he is finally in the top job, it hasn't taken the longtime defensive coordinator long to discover that being a head coach is about so much more than actual coaching.
Mike Zimmer's Takeover Of Vikings Starts After working for two decades in the NFL to fulfill his desire to become a head coach, Mike Zimmer has finally reached the real deal. Minnesota Vikings training camp starts Friday, and the season opener is a little more than six weeks away.
Flip Saunders To Coach Timberwolves Flip Saunders is moving down from the front office to coach the Minnesota Timberwolves. After the team's coaching search was complicated by Kevin Love's uncertain future in Minnesota, the Timberwolves decided the best course of action was to have Saunders.
AP Source: Joerger Won't Coach Wolves, Staying In Memphis A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Dave Joerger has decided to stay in Memphis with the Grizzlies and not go to Minnesota to coach the Timberwolves.
AP Sources: Wolves Get Permission To Talk With Joerger Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have received permission to interview Memphis Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger for their head coaching opening.