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Great expectations for St. Thomas football in only Year 2 of Division I

In their move from Division III to D-I, the Tommies are grappling with a 12-month swing from trying to do something unprecedented to succeeding wildly — and the expectations that come with that.


Amid rising ticket sales and ratings, U volleyball seeks brighter spotlight

The Gophers will open the season with its usual Big Ten title and national title hopes — and a question from its coach: "What more do we have to do to be a revenue sport?"


Seven players to know about as U volleyball opens 2022 season

Depth and balance are the words being used to describe this year's roster — here are seven players to keep an eye on.


How to watch (nearly) every Gophers volleyball match this season

Almost all of the highly ranked team's matches will be available through cable, satellite or streaming services. The challenge can be where to find the match you're looking for. Here's a guide.


17 K's, 15 years ago: Reliving Johan Santana's record-setting afternoon

On Aug. 19, 2007, the former Twins Cy Young winner put on the pitching performance of a lifetime.


What could new Big Ten media rights deal mean for the Gophers?

From doubling media revenue to increased national exposure, the Big Ten's historic media deal will have a major impact on the University of Minnesota.


Gophers volleyball ranked No. 5 in preseason AVCA poll

After finishing last season ranked No. 7, Hugh McCutcheon's team jumps two spots in the preseason American Volleyball Coaches Association poll.


Reeve says Lynx having hard time with Griner verdict as world reacts

Britney Griner's conviction and sentencing in a Russian courtroom on Thursday wasn't a surprise — but it weighed heavily on WNBA players and others who followed her case.


U volleyball excited for worldwide TV exposure, California expansion

A new international broadcast deal and the arrival of USC and UCLA in 2024 were hot topics discussed at the first Big Ten volleyball media days.


Two U volleyball players named preseason All-Big Ten; team picked 3rd in poll

CC McGraw and Jenna Wenaas were named to the preseason All-Big Ten team on Monday at the first ever Big Ten Volleyball Media Days in Chicago