'If I Can, Then You Can': Gophers' Casey O'Brien Doesn't Want Any Cancer Victim Giving UpWhen he was first diagnosed in high school, doctors told the quarterback he couldn't run, so he changed positions to be a holder. When chemotherapy kept him out of the game, he took up golf.
'God's Cancer Angel': Grandfather Of Gopher Football's Casey O'Brien Reflects On Gophers DebutIt is the sports moment everyone is talking about.
‘Anybody Can Beat Anybody’: Gophers To Battle Purdue To Kick Off Big Ten CompetitionThe Gophers Football team barely had an undefeated non-conference schedule, and they've learned from their performance.
'We're The Team To Watch': Orono Football's Danny Striggow Gunning For State Title Before Joining GophersThe Orono Spartans lost in the state championship last season -- but a Gopher signee is a major part of this team's drive to bring home a title.
Gophers Star WR Tyler Johnson Looks To ‘Cherish Every Moment’ In His Senior YearThere is more optimism about the Gophers football team this year than there has been in some time -- and a big reason for that is the return of one hometown star.
Former Gopher Demry Croft Indicted On Rape, Sexual Battery ChargesFormer Minnesota Gopher Demry Croft has been indicted on six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery.
P.J. Fleck, Gopher Football Program Enters Pivotal SeasonThe Gophers Football team has established a benchmark for success under coach third-year coach P.J. Fleck.
Gophers Take Back Axe, Beat Wisconsin 37-15Demetrius Douglas returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown, Minnesota's defense held up on the road and the Golden Gophers ran away from Wisconsin for a 37-15 win on Saturday to snap a 14-game losing streak in the rivalry and reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe.
Northwestern Stays In Stride With 24-14 Win At MinnesotaWhen he was an assistant at Northern Illinois, Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck once cold-called Pat Fitzgerald for a lunch meeting to learn about being a head coach. A decade later, Fitzgerald and his Northwestern Wildcats are still teaching teams like the Gophers how to win in the Big Ten. Isaiah Bowser rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 24 Northwestern turned three turnovers by Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan into 10 points on the way to a 24-14 victory on Saturday that stretched its program-record road winning streak to eight games.
No Charges Against Gopher RB Shannon Brooks In Alleged Roommate AssaultThe Minneapolis city attorney has declined to file charges against Minnesota running back Shannon Brooks after an alleged assault. Brooks was arrested after an Oct. 14 incident in which his male roommate accused him of assault. No injuries were reported.
Fmr. Gopher Williams Training In Minn. During Ravens OffseasonVeteran Raven Maxx Williams is bouncing back from injury in the final year of his contract,
After Climbing College Ranks, Dan O'Brien Heads Back To High SchoolDan O'Brien was an assistant coach with the Minnesota Gophers football team for Tracy Claeys, and an associate athletic director for Jerry Kill.
Gophers Dominate Huskers 54-21The game started with the Gophers returning an opening kickoff for a touchdown -- which last happened in 1998.
Wolverines Rout Gophers On The GridironKaran Higdon ran for 200 yards and two touchdowns and Chris Evans added 191 yards rushing and two more scores, helping Michigan pull away to beat Minnesota 33-10 Saturday night.
Gophers Ready To Battle Hawkeyes Over 'Floyd of Rosedale'The thought of playing for a 98.3-pound bronze pig usually brings a smile to the faces of Iowa and Minnesota's players.