Once upon a time, Matt Canada boosted P.J. Fleck's confidence as a Northern Illinois player.
Stephanie Samedy's 14 kills and five blocks keyed the No. 7 Gophers to a three-set victory over No. 4 Penn State in the Big Ten opener.
Gophers coach Richard Pitino is expected to see five-star Rochester John Marshall senior Matthew Hurt a second time after last week's in-home visit. Pitino coaches Hurt's older brother who could be much improved this season.
Maryland sprinted out of the gate, knocking off Texas 34-29 and routing Bowling Green 45-14. But that changed when Temple rolled to a 35-14 victory at College Park last week.
After four knee surgeries and a lot of sitting, Taylor Morgan has turned into a force.
The No. 3 Gophers women's hockey team and Wisconsin tied for the top spot in the 2018-19 WCHA preseason coaches' poll.
He retired from football last year because of concussions.
A student of his craft, the Green Bay native sympathized with Daniel Carlson's troubles that cost him his job with the Vikings.
Breck senior forward David Roddy, who also is a star quarterback, talks about his official visit with the Gophers over the weekend. He's considering Northwestern, Minnesota and Colorado State in hoops.
The U's facilities upgrade originally had no plans for the $13 million stadium; now the school aims to host regional and national events there.
"Zack's performance was pretty gutsy. In terms of showing he's got guts, he can fight through being uncomfortable,'' coach P.J. Fleck said.
Fleck wants the game to be safer but sees confusion over too many judgment calls.
A detailed look back at Saturday afternoon's game.
Gophers insider: The speedy defense is giving up just nine points a game through three games. Of course, it must be pointed out that the Gophers' three opponents so far have a combined 2-8 record.
Senior April Bockin netted the game-winner while junior T.J. McKendrick scored her first career goal for the Gophers.
Three touchdown catches by Tyler Johnson and a stingy defense masked some Gophers blemishes in a 26-3 victory over the RedHawks on a steamy afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium.
Antoine Winfield Jr. continues to produce game-changing plays for the Gophers so frequently that they have become routine. Tyler Johnson is giving him a run for his money.
In the first half Saturday, the Gophers held the ball for 17:14 to Miami's 12:46 in building a 19-3 lead.
Extreme heat inside Maturi Pavilion on an unusually warm night caused a cancellation vs. Kansas State and the Gophers to end their non-conference season early.
A look back at Saturday afternoon's game.