Winona State Investigating Complaint Against Ex-Coach LeafWinona State University officials are investigating a complaint lodged against former men's basketball coach Mike Leaf. The university released a statement noting Leaf was placed on administrative leave June 22, the day after the university received a complaint about Leaf. Leaf was still on leave when he notified the university June 26 he would be resigning effective June 30.
Minnesota State Moorhead Makes Debut In D2 Final 8The Minnesota State Moorhead men's basketball team is headed for the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II tournament for the first time in program history.
Vikings Cut Bethel-Thompson To Accommodate FreemanThe Minnesota Vikings have waived quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson to make room for new quarterback Josh Freeman on the roster. Freeman's contract was finalized Tuesday. He became available last week when he was cut by Tampa Bay after falling out of favor.
Mankato's New Coach Has Team Ranked No. 2 NationallyThe No. 2-ranked Minnesota State Mankato football team travels to No. 7-ranked Minnesota Duluth in a show down this Saturday. The head coach is Aaron Keen, who was named when Tood Hoffner was dismissed prior last season for a case that is ongoing regarding pictures on his cell phone. Keen stepped in, delivered his message, and his Mavericks are responding. The squad is currently 2-0.
Vikings WR Thielen On Rise Despite D2 BackgroundCordarrelle Patterson and fellow rookie wide receiver Adam Thielen are training camp roommates with the Minnesota Vikings. Patterson was a first-round draft selection from Tennessee, a player the Vikings coveted enough to trade four lower picks to move up and get.
Beyond Bounds: Steve Maher's Having A Better Summer Than YouI'm confident the following is true. Steve Maher's summer > your summer. Before you angrily start over-sharing your Instagram lake pics en masse, here's why. The All-American pitcher from Division-III St. Thomas is playing America's pastime – every – single – day in the Northwoods League with the Waterloo Bucks (seriously, like some 75 games in 70 days).
Bellarmine Tops Mankato 81-74 In D-II SemifinalsChris Dowe scored 21 points and Bellarmine University beat Minnesota State-Mankato 81-74 to earn its first berth in the NCAA Division II championship game.
Mavericks Try To Bring Title Back To MankatoThe Minnesota State University men's basketball team is trying to bring a national title back to Mankato for the first time in program history.