For Vikings fans, head coach Leslie Frazier’s firing was not a big surprise. Most seemed to agree on at least one thing – change was inevitable.
The Minnesota Vikings announced that Leslie Frazier will not return as head coach for the much-beleaguered football team next season.
Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is trying to concentrate on winning the last game of the season, not the status of his job.
Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is sticking with what works. Kill says he will remain in the coaching booth for the Golden Gophers’ game against No. 16 Wisconsin on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The head football coach at the University of Minnesota-Duluth has accepted the head coaching position at Western Illinois University, according to sources.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the university through the 2016-17 season.