Sports enterprise reporter | General assignment

The National Sports Media Association named Christensen as the 2003 Maryland Sportswriter of the Year and 2014 Minnesota Sportswriter of the Year.


Five Aurora players to watch in Saturday's USL W title game

Minnesota Aurora has firepower, from goalkeeper Sarah Fuller to scoring ace Morgan Turner to unsung defender Rachel Preston.


Gophers men get first 2023 commitment from top-100 power forward

The Gophers men's basketball team got its first commitment for the Class of 2023 when Kadyn Betts announced he's heading to Minnesota.


Gophers land commitment from Michigan QB who flipped schools

Drew Viotto announced that he has switched his college commitment from Eastern Michigan to Minnesota for the 2023 season.


Gophers land commitment from Prior Lake offensive lineman Greg Johnson

Johnson is the seventh player from the Class of 2023 to commit to the Gophers and the second from Prior Lake.


Running back Irving transfers to Oregon; 6 Gophers sign free-agent deals

Bucky Irving was Minnesota's second leading rusher last season. Both he and Kai Thomas, the No. 1 rusher, have moved on to other Power Five schools.


Gophers football team adds defensive line transfer from Houston Baptist

Defensive tackle Kyler Baugh has two years of eligibility remaining and will be making the jump from the FCS level.


Augustana hires Gophers assistant as its first men's hockey coach

The Sioux Falls, S.D., school is scheduled to start competing in 2023-24, and will be led by Garrett Raboin, who has been the top assistant with the Gophers.


Macalester hires 31-year-old Phil Nicolaides as its new football coach

Nicolaides spent the previous six seasons as defensive coordinator at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va.


Coyle's two-year extension approved by University of Minnesota regents

The Regents voted 9-2 in favor of Coyle's new deal, which runs through 2028. The deal adds more built-in raises for Coyle, whose current base salary is $999,375.


History-making kicker Fuller signs with Minnesota Aurora FC

Sarah Fuller, a goalkeeper for Vanderbilt's women's soccer team, made headlines as the first woman to score a point in a Power Five conference football game.