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Leidner Steady For Conservative Gophers

Redshirt sophomore Mitch Leidner didn’t dazzle in his first spring football game at Minnesota’s unquestioned starting quarterback, but he did prove a steady influence on an offense that played it close to the vest much of the day. Leidner completed 7 of 15 passes for 74 yards, was sacked twice and threw an interception before a crowd of 4,752 at TCF Bank Stadium in a controlled scrimmage that featured just one touchdown in the offense’s 19-0 victory.

04/12/2014

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Gopher Football Hosting Spring Game Saturday At TCF Stadium

Coming off an 8-5 season and second straight trip to a bowl game, the University of Minnesota will conclude its spring practice season Saturday with its annual spring game at TCF Bank Stadium.

04/10/2014

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Vikings Announce Preseason Lineup

The Minnesota Vikings won’t have to wait long to break in TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings open the preseason at home against Oakland this season. Of course, home now means the University of Minnesota’s outdoor stadium after the Metrodome was dismantled over the winter. The Vikings will play the next two seasons at TCF while they wait for their new stadium to be constructed.

04/09/2014

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Wootton Agrees To Terms With Vikings

Free agent defensive end Corey Wootton has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings. Wootton and his agent, Mike McCartney, tweeted the agreement on Thursday night. Wootton spent the first four seasons of his career with the division rival Chicago Bears. Wootton has played all 16 games each of the last two seasons when he combined for 10 sacks. He had three sacks last season.

03/20/2014

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Gopher Football Announces 2014 Spring Practice Schedule

University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill announced the team’s spring football practice schedule on Tuesday and for the fourth straight year, all practices will be open to the public. Kill and the Gophers will open spring practice with an afternoon workout on March 4.

02/25/2014

The Chicago Bears kick off to the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium on December 20, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Vikings, U of M Agree On Stadium Upgrade Package

The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have agreed on more than $6.6 million worth of enhancements to TCF Bank Stadium for NFL game use, including a new heating system for the playing surface.

02/14/2014

Workers survey the playing field as TCF Bank Stadium prepares for a potential Monday night football game between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears on Dec. 17, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minn. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Plan Presented To Get TCF Bank Stadium NFL Ready

The University of Minnesota is getting ready to welcome the Vikings to TCF Bank Stadium, and on Thursday regents were given a breakdown on where $6 million in improvements will go to make the college stadium NFL ready.

02/13/2014

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1-21-14 Mike Max On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Is Nebraska the sleeping giant of Big Ten Basketball?

01/21/2014

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Hockey Day Celebrated Across Minnesota

The all-day celebration of Minnesota’s official sport is underway across the State of Hockey on Saturday. Outdoor hockey is at its finest at picturesque Handke Pit in Elk River. Mayor John Dietz says it’s a special venue with a lot of history. “You know, it’s kind of a rebirth of how the sport was born. It’s just a unique type of thing,” Dietz said.

01/18/2014

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Minnesota Tops Ohio St. 1-0 In Hockey City Classic

Minnesota freshman Taylor Cammarata gave his home state’s biggest hockey crowd their only reason to cheer on Friday. Cammarata’s second period goal was the difference as Minnesota held off Ohio State 1-0 in the Hockey City Classic, played before an outdoor crowd of 45,021 at TCF Bank Stadium.

01/17/2014

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Outdoor Hockey Returns To ‘U’ After 80 Years

The cold didn’t stop thousands of hockey fans from filling TCF Bank Stadium for the Hockey City Classic. Friday afternoon’s match-up marks the first time that hockey has been played outside at the University of Minnesota in more than 80 years. The Gopher women took on the Mavericks of Minnesota State University – Mankato in the early evening, while the Gopher men will face off against Ohio State University at 8 p.m.

01/17/2014

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1-17-14 Mike Max Sports on The Morning News With Dave Lee

Mike Zimmer meets the media today at 11 on WCCO. Listen to Mike Max’s sports by clicking the above link.

01/17/2014

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1-17-14 Don Lucia On The Morning News With Dave Lee!

History tonight for the first outdoor game at the U of M in 80 years. Listen to Gopher Men’s Hockey Coach Don Lucia talk with Dave Lee about the game.

01/17/2014

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Gophers Get Ready To Host Hockey City Classic

TCF Bank Stadium will hold an outdoor doubleheader Friday afternoon at the Hockey City Classic, featuring the Minnesota Gophers men’s and women’s hockey teams. The men’s team took to the ice late Thursday afternoon in preparation for Friday’s game. It was also a chance to see the ice at nightfall, checking out the sight lines under the lights. Coach Dan Lucia says there will be one other element in play that’s a bit more distracting than the waning sunlight.

01/16/2014

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Minn. To Host 1st Modern-Day Outdoor Hockey Game

The University of Minnesota is getting ready to host its first outdoor hockey game in modern history. The top-ranked Gopher men’s team will host the 2014 Hockey City Classic on Friday at TCF Bank Stadium.

01/16/2014

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