Utah transfer Both Gach, a former Austin standout, announced his top five schools Monday, which included the Gophers. The 6-7 Gach could pursue an NCAA waiver to play immediately in 2020-21.
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Kevin Warren announced Monday the formation of the Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition, with athletes, coaches, athletic directors and university chancellors and presidents.
Austin Booker is a three-star recruit from Indiana.
Border closure is keeping former Bulldogs star from introducing son to Minnesota relatives.
As international teammates scattered, Grady Munro, a Canadian, relocated to Ponte Vedra, Fla., living at his uncle's house. "At least I'm with family," he said, "rather than in the dorm alone."
A grassroots fundraising campaign raised $750,000, enabling the Chargers to continue playing for the 2020-21 season. More work needs to be done for the program to have a longer-term future.
Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino talked Thursday during a Strib Live virtual town hall about player safety returning to campus and how the pandemic could change his sport.
The death of George Floyd was discussed during a Strib Live virtual town hall featuring Lynx GM/coach Cheryl Reeve, Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino.
Five years ago this week, the former Gophers great underwent a kidney transplant, receiving a new organ from his brother, Jerry.
If the college football schedule is thrown into disarray by COVID-19 based travel restrictions, could Minnesota and North Dakota State put on a hastily planned game (or two)?
A year after forcing out one of the league's founding members, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is bringing back an old friend to play football and adding a newcomer to join for all sports
Rich Nuessle was once a staple in the Twin Cities sports media. If you were in that circle and failed to have a wacky adventure with Rich, you had to be in quarantine. Behind the fun, though, was a hero with a tortured soul.
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College athletes will start returning to campus for workouts in two weeks and universities increasingly have pledged to resume in-person classes this fall.
The Gophers class now stands at 17 members, ranking in the top 10 in the country and top three in the Big Ten conference, per 247Sports.com.
But the former standout running back is worried about his mentoring program for at-risk kids and troubled by the NFL's apathy toward former players with needs.
As a 10-year-old with brain cancer, Mia Gerold formed a bond with the Gophers football team and former coach Jerry Kill. At 19, she has a new relationship with the U.
Four-star Simeon High School (Ill.) junior offensive tackle Cameron James committed Sunday to Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck. James is 6-foot-8 and 280 pounds.
The 6-foot-6 guard from Istanbul was a member of Turkey's junior national team. He picked Minnesota over Arkansas, but was also being recruited by SEC, Big East and Pac-12 schools.