Pitino Says Andre Hollins Battling Toe Issue Minnesota coach Richard Pitino says leading scorer Andre Hollins has been playing through a toe injury that may be limiting him as the games wear on.
Vikings Pick Mike Zimmer As New CoachThe Minnesota Vikings are nearing a deal with Cincinnati's defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer that would make him the team's next head coach. According to reports, the Vikings were moving toward a deal that would likely be finalized by Wednesday.
In Vikings Coach Search, Zimmer A Favorite The Minnesota Vikings have moved into the home stretch of their search for a head coach and Cincinnati defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has emerged as a favorite.
College Coach Charged With Sexual Conduct With MinorA women's basketball and cross-country coach at a private Christian college is charged with criminal sexual conduct involving a Shorewood teen. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, Ryan Paul Chmielewski, 30, was charged Thursday with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Schweigert Named New Head Football Coach At UNDSouthern Illinois defensive coordinator Kyle "Bubba" Schweigert has been named new head football coach at the University of North Dakota. Schweigert is returning to Grand Forks after a decade away from the program. He was the defensive coordinator that helped UND win the 2001 NCAA Division II national title.
Frazier Focused On Vikings Winning Last Game Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is trying to concentrate on winning the last game of the season, not the status of his job.
High School Coach On Leave After Tattooing MinorsA high school coach has been placed on paid administrative leave for tattooing minors without their parent's permission. Terry Robert Hardy, 37, is the gymnastics coach at Park High School in Cottage Grove. He's been cited for two counts of tattooing minors without written parental consent. A 16-year-old girl told WCCO that Hardy gave her three tattoos and a tongue piercing, all inside his home.
Are Outlet Malls Really A Better Deal? WCCO Went Shopping To Find OutAlong with many malls and big box retailers, dozens of stores at outlet malls in Minnesota will also be open come eight o'clock Thursday night, but we wondered are outlet malls really a better deal? Beyond Albertville, shoppers can also check out deals in Medford and come next summer an outlet mall in Eagan will open its doors.
Minnesota's Kill Has Seizure, Misses Michigan GameMinnesota coach Jerry Kill missed an entire game for the first time because of his epilepsy, staying at home Saturday after suffering another seizure. The Golden Gophers lost 42-13 to No. 19 Michigan. Minnesota officials said Kill was not feeling well on Friday, but planned to travel to Ann Arbor on Saturday to coach in the game. But he suffered a seizure on Saturday morning and was resting at home in Minnesota while the Gophers played.
Youth Basketball Coach Convicted Of Assault A former Duluth youth basketball coach has been convicted of sexually assaulting two preteen sisters. A jury in St. Louis County found Wendell Greene guilty of having sexual contact with the girls, ages 8 and 10 at the time of the assaults.
Put Kids In Sports Now, They'll Benefit LaterParenting experts said participation in sports can help make your child a more responsible and productive grown-up -- making it a good investment in their future. Tina Feigal is a former school psychologist and a parenting coach.
Gopher Coach Kill Carted Off At Halftime Minnesota coach Jerry Kill suffered another game-day seizure, at halftime while the Gophers were playing Western Illinois on Saturday, and was taken to a local hospital as a precaution. The university said Kill was resting comfortably, after he was taken away on a stretcher following his latest episode. Kill was lying on the ground right after the Gophers left for the locker room with a 7-6 lead, writhing back and forth for several minutes with medical staff surrounding him in attempt to keep him as still as possible to prevent injury.
STA's Legendary Athletic Director Gone, But Far From ForgottenJack Zahr came to St. Thomas Academy out of college 36 years ago and ascended to the job of athletic director. Eleven days ago, a massive stroke left the 58-year-old in hospice care. The school's leader died on Tuesday night, leaving an institution in shock, and a legacy not soon forgotten.
Gym Teacher, Coach Accused Of Inappropriately Recording StylistThe head girls basketball coach at Sibley East is accused of inappropriately recording video of his hairstylist while he was getting a haircut.
Coach Cleared Of Charges No Longer At MSU, MankatoA former head football coach for Minnesota State University, Mankato, who was cleared of child pornography charges last year but reassigned to an administrative position, is no longer employed at the university, the school said Wednesday.