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Wisconsin Freshmen Practice Not Dying While Diving For Loose Balls

Wisconsin is playing at Minnesota right now, which provides a unique challenge: the raised floors of Williams Arena. The Golden Gophers gym is one of the last few in America that features a raised floor—of about two feet—and the Badger freshmen have likely never played on one. So yesterday featured some fun looking… » 3/05/15 8:16pm 3/05/15 8:16pm

Maxx Williams Dominates Missouri Defense, Double-Hurdles Way To TD

We've highlighted Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams's feats here before, and now that it appears he'll be declaring early for the NFL draft, the time is nigh for him to impress the NFL scouts. They'll be plenty impressed with this play, as he hurdles not one but two Missouri defenders en route to a long touchdown… » 1/01/15 2:56pm 1/01/15 2:56pm

Univ. Of Minnesota: Vikings Will Help Ban "Redskins" During Nov. 2 Game

The Vikings will play all of their home games at the University of Minnesota this season, while they wait for a new stadium to be built. In week nine, the Vikings will host Washington and the university's president said the school was "working with the Vikings to make every effort to eliminate the use of the… » 8/07/14 1:33am 8/07/14 1:33am

Jerry Kill Has Another Seizure, Will Miss Michigan Game

Jerry Kill suffered a seizure this morning—his second of the season—and will miss game action for the fourth time since joining the Gophers. The Gophers head coach was not feeling well Friday and did not accompany his team to its hotel in Dearborn, Michigan. He planned on traveling Saturday to join and coach the… » 10/05/13 2:39pm 10/05/13 2:39pm

Here's Richard Pitino's Minnesota Contract, Complete With A Limit On…

Little Pitino has taken over for some pretty big names as he moves up the coaching ranks. First Isiah Thomas at FIU, and now Tubby Smith at Minnesota, where he was officially introduced today. Pitino has a six-year deal, and we've published his full and finalized contract below. Let's dive into the details. » 4/05/13 2:00pm 4/05/13 2:00pm

Singing Wrestler May Lose Scholarship Because The NCAA Is The Worst…

I suppose we all agree that the NCAA is terrible. The organization does so many wretched things in the name of protecting academics and amateurism in college sports that it's hard to keep track. (If you remained unconvinced after this latest mess at Miami, where the NCAA's half-assed shadiness would have embarrassed… » 2/21/13 3:20pm 2/21/13 3:20pm

University Of Minnesota Head Coach Tubby Smith's Victory Dance Is All…

The Minnesota Golden Gophers pulled out a thrilling overtime victory against the Wisconsin Badgers last night, and the postgame mood in Gophers' locker room was understandably light. Everyone was feeling so good that head coach Tubby Smith was only able to get one sentence into his postgame speech before somebody… » 2/15/13 1:05pm 2/15/13 1:05pm