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Bob Johnson's love of hockey changed his name, and the sport

With unending enthusiasm, 'Badger Bob' Johnson found success at every level of hockey, winning three NCAA titles at Wisconsin and a Stanley Cup with the Penguins. Now he enters the Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame.

Thompson's giants steps for the Gophers were taken in stride

Mychal Thompson's historic career with the Gophers led to a life in sports, something he said he never takes for granted as he enters the Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame.

By focusing on others, Freeman transformed sports at Minnesota

Jean Freeman was offered $50 to become coach of the Gophers women's swimming program in 1974. She would lead the team for 31 years and become an icon. This week she's inducted into the Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame.

Gophers volleyball signs middle blocker transfer from Loyola Marymount

Phoebe Awoleye ranked 19th in blocks per set in the nation last season and fills a key area of need after the transfer of Carter Booth to Wisconsin.

Ten from Big Ten are selected to Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame

Gophers basketball pioneer Linda Roberts, Vikings linebacker and executive Scott Studwell and hockey ambassador Lou Nanne headline a Big Ten-themed group, all of whom made a major mark on Minnesota sports.

Big Ten volleyball Defensive Player of the Year transferring to Minnesota

Kylie Murr, a standout libero at Ohio State who was All-Big Ten the past three seasons, will use her fifth and final year of eligibility at Minnesota.

McCutcheon on why he resigned as Gophers volleyball coach

Hugh McCutcheon knew his decision would impact others, and he did not make it lightly — but his decision to change professions was about finding meaning and living in truth.

Bring it: New U volleyball coach Cook welcomes the pressure

This isn't the first time Keegan Cook, who was hired as Gophers volleyball coach last week, has stepped into a program with major success and expectations to do even better.

'I can do this': Q&A with new Gophers volleyball coach Keegan Cook

After eight successful seasons at Washington, the newly named Gophers volleyball coach discusses why he changed jobs, replacing Hugh McCutcheon and how he views the current roster.

Gophers hire Washington's Cook as new volleyball coach

Keegan Cook won four Pac-12 titles in eight seasons with the Huskies and will replace Hugh McCutcheon, who resigned after 11 seasons as coach to take a role within the athletic department.