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Gophers Vs. Northwestern: Tracy Claeys’ Chance To Lead U

The Gopher football team takes on Northwestern on Saturday searching for Minnesota’s first Big Ten win. It will most likely be defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys’ first time as acting head coach in Jerry Kill’s absence, as the head coach is in the midst of an indefinite leave to manage his epilepsy.

10/15/2013

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Twins Sign Gardenhire To 2-Year Extension

Ron Gardenhire isn’t going anywhere. The Minnesota Twins announced officially on Monday they’ve signed manager Ron Gardenhire to a two-year contract extension.

09/30/2013

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After Vikings’ Loss, Frazier’s Message Clear: ‘We Gotta Do Better’

There wasn’t much to feel good about after the Vikings’ season-opening loss at Detroit Sunday and Leslie Frazier’s message today couldn’t have been clearer.

09/10/2013

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Frazier: DT Williams ‘Fortunate’ He Didn’t Suffer Ligament Injury

Minnesota Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier says defensive tackle Kevin Williams is fortunate that there was no injury to any of his ligaments after a hard hit to his right knee in Sunday’s game.

08/26/2013

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Spotlight On Christian Ponder As Vikes’ Camp Closes

As training camp closes down for the Minnesota Vikings, the team has once again bought into the abilities of their third-year quarterback Christian Ponder. So, the team is his to command – for now.

08/14/2013

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Texas Tech, Tubby Smith Agree On Deal

Tubby Smith is headed to Texas Tech to try to turn around another wayward program. Smith agreed to terms Monday with Texas Tech to be its next coach, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made. Athletic department spokesman Blayne Beal said there was no agreement in place.

04/01/2013

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Minnesota Sets Out To Replace Tubby Smith

When Norwood Teague took over as athletic director at Minnesota, he knew it would take a little time for him to get up to speed with all the intricacies of major college football.

03/26/2013

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Sources: Smart On Short List For Gophers, Saunders A Long Shot

Virginia’s Shaka Smart has been confirmed on the Gophers’ short list, but Flip Saunders is a long shot, according to Mike Max’s sources.

03/25/2013

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Wolves’ Adelman Misses Another Game, Porter Staying At The Helm

Timberwolves assistant coach Terry Porter will have a chance to move to 2-0 on Wednesday night as Minnesota’s temporary head coach, for Rick Adelman will once again not be on the bench due to personal reasons.

01/09/2013

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UMD Football Coach Bob Nielson Takes Job In Illinois

The head football coach at the University of Minnesota-Duluth has accepted the head coaching position at Western Illinois University, according to sources.

12/19/2012

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Minnesota, Smith Agree On Contract Extension

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the university through the 2016-17 season.

07/23/2012

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Frazier: ‘Job Security Has Never Been An Issue’

Leslie Frazier says his job security “has never been an issue” despite a dismal record for the Minnesota Vikings in his first full season as head coach.

12/29/2011

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Vikings Coach Says Cutting Berrian Not ‘Personal’

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has had several difficult decisions to make in his first year on the job.

10/26/2011

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Sources: Timberwolves Bring In Adelman As Coach

The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired Rick Adelman as their new head coach.

09/12/2011

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Another New Gophers Coach Starts From Ground Up

Jerry Kill has spent the better part of a busy nine months putting his personal touch on the struggling Minnesota program.

08/10/2011

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Wolves GM Kahn Looks For Coach With ‘Up-Tempo DNA’

From the moment David Kahn took over as president of basketball operations for the Timberwolves, he has focused on bringing an up-tempo style of play to Minnesota.

07/13/2011

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Timberwolves Head Coach Kurt Rambis Fired

Head coach Kurt Rambis has been let go as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to team officials.

07/12/2011

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Report: Wolves Will Fire Rambis Thursday

Yahoo! Sports is reporting that David Kahn, the team’s president of basketball operations, is expected to relieve Kurt Rambis of his coaching duties as Timberwolves head coach sometime on Thursday.

06/22/2011

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Wild To Announce Mike Yeo As New Coach Friday

The Minnesota Wild have made Mike Yeo their new head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.

06/16/2011

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Smith Treated For Prostate Cancer, Now Cancer Free

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith announced Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

05/11/2011

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Frazier Putting Time Off To Good Use

As a first-time head coach with an almost completely new offensive staff, the NFL lockout couldn’t come at a worse time for Leslie Frazier.

05/06/2011

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Frazier Prepares For 1st Draft As Head Man

Leslie Frazier has dreamed for years about one day stepping into an NFL draft room as a head coach.

04/27/2011

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Childress To Do Draft Analysis For CBSSports.com

Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress will have a say in the NFL draft this weekend.

04/25/2011

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Gophers Hope Grueling Practices Translate Into Wins

The University of Minnesota football team plays its spring game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium and the team is hoping that its demanding practices will lead to more wins this season.

04/22/2011

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Tubby Smith Says Gophers Will Get Better

Tubby Smith’s fourth year at Minnesota was his most disappointing, ending his streak of 17 straight 20-win seasons and leaving the Gophers out of the postseason.

04/19/2011

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