Minnesota Golden Gophers
It wasn’t pretty, but Minnesota was good enough in a 17-3 win over Illinois on Saturday.
Minnesota comes to Illinois Saturday looking for the win that will make the Gophers eligible for a bowl game for the first time since 2009.
Second-ranked Minnesota lived up to their billings Friday, scoring three times in the first period and coasting to a 5-1 men’s college hockey win over Michigan State.
The Minnesota Vikings remain atop the NFC North Division standings following a 20-13 win over the Detroit Lions. The win ends a winless streak of 11 straight games against divisional opponents for the Vikings.
An injury to MarQueis Gray was arguably the last development Minnesota could afford this season. Well, Gray got hurt, and the quarterback change was just what the Gophers needed to get going.
Minnesota quarterback MarQueis Gray left Saturday’s game with a sprained left ankle.
Minnesota sophomore offensive lineman Jimmy Gjere has decided to end his football career due to the recurrence of concussion-like symptoms. The university announced Gjere’s decision on Monday.
People inside the Vikings insist they are intent on making playing baseball a part of the new football stadium. If the NHL gets salary roll backs as part of their new collective bargaining agreement, it could be big savings for Craig Leipold on Zach Praise and Ryan Suter’s contracts. Suter chartered his own plane to be part of the fundraiser for Jack Jablonski. Nice move!
Joel Maturi put the “go” in Gophers over his 10 years as Minnesota’s athletics director. One piece of advice he’s passed on to his successor?