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Upsets move Gophers into NCAA women's tournament talk

Gophers center Jessie Edwards pulled down a rebound over Terrapins forward Stephanie Jones (24) and guard Sarah Myers in the second half at Williams Arena on Sunday.

Beating two ranked teams in the last week has moved Minnesota into the national women's basketball conversation. Now it won't be a surprise if the Gophers get an NCAA tournament bid.


Why King James had to make this shot to beat the Timberwolves

LeBron James, seen here NOT shoving off a Timberwolf

Keep in mind how much the Cleveland Cavaliers have been struggling lately while you watch the game-ending overtime dagger that LeBron James buried into the Wolves on Wednesday.


Gophers softball team returns a veteran core with a new coach

Gophers catcher Kendyl Lindaman (23) was greeted by teammates after hitting a three run home run last April.

After advancing to the NCAA super regionals last season, the Gophers softball team starts its 2018 season Friday with a pair of games in Las Vegas.


Will there be mayhem? Watch Philadelphia's Super Bowl parade

Fans line Benjamin Franklin Parkway before a Super Bowl victory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles football team, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl 52.

Philadelphia is pretty much shut down as it celebrates the Eagles Super Bowl triumph with a parade that will end up at the Rocky statue. Watch here.


That tricky Foles touchdown catch? Same play fooled the Vikings

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from tight end Trey Burton near the end of the second quarter of Super Bowl LII. TD second qtr ] BRIAN PETERSON • BRIAN.PETERSON@startribune.com The New England Patriots played the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.

If you thought that sneaky touchdown pass to Eagles quarterback Nick Foles looked familiar, you weren't imagining things.


Stephen Curry at Super Bowl in a Minnehaha Academy hoodie. But why?

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry caused a social media stir when he showed up to the Super Bowl wearing a Minnehaha Academy sweatshirt.


Sneaking into the Metrodome: A Super Bowl story from 1992

Befriending a security guard, shaking hands with Donald Trump, killing three hours before the game started. A Minneapolis man tells the story of sneaking his way into the 1992 Super Bowl


Super Bowls I to LII: Green among three who have covered them all

Jerry Green has covered all 52 Super Bowls.

Jerry Green, 89, is among three journalists to have written about every Super Bowl since the game started. He uses the phrase 'Cal Ripken-esque' to describe the streak.


Watch emotional Moss receive his Hall of Fame confirmation

The Pro Football Hall of Fame circulated several videos Saturday night of new members finding out they were headed to Canton.


Bill Belichick's different dimensions come to light

Patriots coach Bill Belichick might seem like a robotic figure, unless you've been paying close attention during Super Bowl week.


OMG moment after moment: Super Bowl halftime at the Metrodome

The last time the Super Bowl was in Minneapolis was when the NFL figured out it had to do something to keep people from looking away during halftime. It's easy to see why.


Meet 3 Jeopardy contestants you probably won't see at the Super Bowl

Meet Ryan, Sara and Justin. The three were Thursday's contestants on "Jeopardy" and let's just say they probably aren't among those anxiously counting down to Super Bowl LII.


Former U safety Travis faces Patriots stars on team's practice squad

Minnesota's defensive back Damarius Travis tackled Wisconsin's wide receiver Robert Wheelwright in the third quarter as Minnesota took on Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium, Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Madison, Wis.

Damarius Travis, who was a standout defensive player for the Gophers, describes what it's been like facing Brady, Gronk and others as a member of the team's practice squad.


Recalling epic Twins homers from Hall of Famer Jim Thome

Jim Thome

Thome's 22 seasons included a stop with the Twins in 2010 and 2011, during which he hit several memorable home runs (and a couple of triples). His election to the Hall if Fame should be announced this evening.


Super Bowl angst: Does everyone hate both the Patriots and Eagles?

If you're bummed that the Patriots and Eagles are playing in 'our' Super Bowl, know that you have allies around the country.


The Philly view: Eagles celebrate triumph (and fan punches a horse)

A fan is taken into custody after violence erupted in Parking Lot M as Philadelphia Police and Pennsylvania State Troopers on horseback tried to disperse fans who were tailgating hours before the Philadelphia Eagles were scheduled to host the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia.

From Nick Foles' excellence to fan behavior (and misbehavior), here's some of what was being said in Philadelphia after Sunday's NFC Championship game.


'Part-Minnesotan' Tom Brady milked cows in rural Todd County

Super Bowl LII will have added meaning for Tom Brady, whose mother grew up in Browerville, Minn.


KAT's Eagles tweet doesn't sit well with bitter Minnesota fans

Guard Jimmy Butler, left, and center Karl-Anthony Towns of the Wolves both have played well enough to be picked for the NBA All-Star Game, especially with the team’s 29 wins.

A postgame tweet from the Timberwolves star center didn't play well with a lot of Vikings fans after Sunday's NFC Championship game.


Brady looks good in warmups, starts for Patriots in AFC Championship Game

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gives a shout as he takes the field to warm up before the AFC championship NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Pregame notes and analysis leading up to the AFC Championship Game.


Reports: Brady needed stitches on throwing hand but expected to play

New England Patriots quarterbacks Tom Brady (12) and Brian Hoyer (2) warm up during an NFL football practice, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC championship on Sunday in Foxborough.

Three quick things to know 24 hours before the AFC Championship Game.