Rich Pitino has yet to coach a regular season game for the Gophers, but he will spend the first six contests without junior forward Maurice Walker, who was suspended for a “violation of university policy,” according to a university release.
Minnesota Vikings tackle DeMarcus Love has been suspended without pay for the team’s first four games of the 2013 season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances, according to the NFL. He will be eligible to return to the Vikings’ active roster on Monday, Sept. 30, following Minnesota’s Sept. 29 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
A Sheboygan man who police say tried to strangle his wife is facing an additional charge after he was accused of sending some Valentine’s Day flowers to her.
A national gay rights group is calling for an investigation of disclosure reports filed by groups promoting an amendment to the Minnesota constitution to ban gay marriage.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was hit Monday afternoon — with a seat belt violation.