Kevin McHale Fired By Rockets After 4-7 StartSix months ago, Kevin McHale coached the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years. There are high expectations for the team again this season behind James Harden and Dwight Howard, but McHale won't be around to see where the Rockets end up: Houston fired McHale on Wednesday with the team off to a puzzling 4-7 start.
Tracy Claeys Named Gophers Head Football Coach, Signs 3-Year DealInterim coach Tracy Claeys has been named the head coach of the Gophers football team. University of Minnesota Interim Athletics Director Beth Goetz announced the news Wednesday morning, saying the University of Minnesota and Claeys signed a three-year contract.
Gophers Jerry Kill Retiring Due To Health ReasonsGolden Gophers head coach Jerry Kill says he's retiring effective immediately from his position due to medical concerns.
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.