Wally Hilgenberg's family gave his brain for research in Boston. What they've learned has made them uneasy with a sport central to their lives.
Updated: September 17, 2012, - 10:13 AM
The U's two-year experiment of selling alcohol at the 50,800-seat TCF Bank Stadium begins Saturday when the football team plays its first home game against New Hampshire.
Updated: September 07, 2012, - 06:38 AM
It's hard to guess the rewards coming to Minneapolis in 2014.
Updated: August 30, 2012, - 11:11 AM
Children are not immune from head injuries, forcing hard choices.
Updated: August 17, 2012, - 09:34 PM
Three years after opening a new football stadium, the University of Minnesota is scrambling to get students -- and fans in general -- interested in going to the games.
Updated: August 16, 2012, - 03:47 PM
Local administrators are worried that the headlines surrounding the NFL over lawsuits, debilitating head injuries and even suicides are making parents reluctant to sign up their sons for football.
Updated: August 04, 2012, - 11:32 PM
The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota are playing their own version of Coke vs. Pepsi -- with millions of dollars at stake.
Updated: July 17, 2012, - 10:37 PM
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to spend $477 million —$50 million more than they had planned — to get a new stadium under a deal that was given final House approval around 3:30 Thursday morning.
Updated: July 16, 2012, - 04:49 PM
Once he was plain old George, and then, foibles and all, he turned himself into one of the Twin Cities' most flamboyant sports media personalities. Like the name he took to his death, he was full of contradictions.
Updated: July 12, 2012, - 07:48 AM