Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill announced his retirement this morning, a decision he made due to lingering health issues. Kill, a survivor of kidney cancer, has been dealing with seizures for the last few years, and they have finally become too much for him to deal with while also coaching.
The internet is chock-full of highlight-reel dunks by Rodney Williams Jr. The high-flying Minnesota senior forward has dunked over mascots and other players, he's done put-backs and alley-oops, and he's often been a featured attraction at dunk contests on campus.
His name is Ben Blood, for god's sake. Even if this wasn't the end of a contentious game between heated rivals Minnesota and UND, you should probably be guarding your grill any time you're within spitting distance of someone named Ben Blood. Regardless, Blood at least kept his integrity. Unlike Dino Ciccarelli. [via
Tipster Ryan sent us the above video, to which he added: "80's music and dancing gopher mascots. Embarrassing for Minnesota athletics." I'm not so sure. The University of Minnesota's football team has had little to savor for some time. Last week, head coach Jerry Kill suffered a seizure on the sideline, though he was…
It's good to be a five-star recruit. The Minnesota product was flown to New York by the CBS College Sports Network to announce his choice. But that pales in comparison to the treatment his suitors gave him.