North Dakota State running back Bruce Anderson pulled away from Northern Iowa defensive back A.J. Allen during the first half of an Oct. 6 game in Ced

North Dakota State football will play Butler at Target Field to open 2019 season

The Bison will be making their first visit to the Twin Cities since 2011.
Gophers
October 22

OSU's Haskins racks up big yardage in big loss to Purdue

Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins set career highs in completions and passing yards, and he even connected on 67.1 percent of his throws.That Haskins did all…
Gophers
October 22

Michigan-Michigan State spat spills into new week

The pregame spat between Michigan and Michigan State is showing no signs of going away.
Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss, right, drives the ball against Saint Mary's Dane Pineau (22) and Joe Rahon, center, during the first half of an NCAA co
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October 22
Macalester players carried coach Tom Hosier off the field after the Scots ended their 50-game losing streak in 1980 with a 17-14 victory over Mount Se

No longer the worst: Indiana school breaks Macalester's record losing streak

Earlham College of Indiana lost its 51st straight football game over the weekend, breaking the record that Macalester put together from 1974 through 12979.
Gophers
October 22

No. 20 Wisconsin taking advantage of turnovers

A banged-up defense can always feel better when it generates turnovers.
Gophers
October 22

Minnesota women picked 3rd in Big Ten preseason media poll

The Minnesota women's basketball team under first-year coach Lindsay Whalen is picked third in the media's Big Ten preseason rankings.
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Gophers
October 22

Play ball: NDSU to open '19 vs. Butler at Target Field

Play ball! North Dakota State will take on Butler to open next season at Target Field in Minnesota.
Gophers
October 22

Indiana loses backup quarterback with torn ligament in knee

Indiana's path to the postseason just got a lot more difficult.After losing three straight and falling to .500, the Hoosiers are about to hit the…
Gophers
October 22

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Alabama becomes unanimous No. 1

Alabama is finally a unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college football.That probably took longer than it should have, but now all 61 voters…
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Gophers
October 21
Clemson's Travis Etienne scores a touchdown during the first half against North Carolina State on Saturday

AP Top 25: Clemson back to 2; App State ranked for 1st time

Clemson is back at No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind top-ranked Alabama, moving up to where it started, after a convincing…
Vikings
October 21

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Michigan is B1G's best; Tide-Tigers IV?

There is no more reason to hedge on Jim Harbaugh's team.No. 6 Michigan is the Big Ten's best right now and will enter November as…
Gophers
October 21

No. 25 Washington State beats No. 12 Oregon 34-20

One of the biggest days in program history for Washington State started with a celebration outside the gates of Martin Stadium and ended with fans partying on the field.
Memphis wide receiver Tevin Jones (87) reaches for a pass in front of Tulsa cornerback Darrell Williams (6) in the first quarter of an NCAA college fo
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Colleges
October 21

Smith, North Dakota topple MSU Mankato

Cole Smith scored an unassisted goal 11 minutes, 35 seconds into the third period, and the North Dakota men's hockey team defeated Minnesota State Mankato…
Sports
October 21
An Ohio State fan reacts after a Purdue touchdown during the second quarter on Saturday

No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out 49-20

Jeff Brohm decided to go for it against No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday.
Minneapolis
October 20
Wayne Brabender took an improbable journey from the soybean fields of west-central Minnesota in the 1960s to Spanish national fame as a two-time Olymp

A basketball star's journey, from Milan (Minn.) to Madrid

Wayne Brabender is the greatest Minnesota basketball player you've never heard of.
Gophers
October 20

Snell's late TD helps No. 14 Kentucky escape Vanderbilt 14-7

Kentucky's hope of winning with style coming out of an off week quickly evolved into doing whatever it could to get past Vanderbilt.
Gophers
October 20

Nebraska 53, Gophers 28

Minnesota took on Nebraska at Memorial Stadium, Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Lincoln, NE.
Gophers
October 20

Patterson-led No. 6 Michigan tops No. 24 Michigan State 21-7

Michigan had plenty of reasons to be motivated to beat Michigan State, barely defeating its in-state rival over the last decade and losing to every ranked team on the road for a dozen years.
Gophers
October 20

Defense leads No. 5 LSU past No. 22 MSU, 19-3

Boos rained down from the Tiger Stadium stands, even as quarterback Joe Burrow kneeled to close out No. 5 LSU's latest convincing victory over a ranked opponent.
Gophers
October 20

Ford runs for 3 TDs, No. 21 South Florida beats UConn 38-30

No. 21 South Florida shrugged off another slow start to remain unbeaten.
Gophers
October 20

Without Milton, No. 10 UCF beats ECU 37-10 for 20th straight

No. 10 UCF didn't have its Heisman Trophy hopeful, so the Knights' opportunistic defense kept taking the ball from East Carolina and giving it to their backup quarterback.
FBS Championship
Final, 1/9
1 2 3 4 F
Clemson 14-1 0 7 7 21 35
Alabama 14-1 7 7 10 7 31