Michigan State scholarship to honor Sadler

Michigan State scholarship to honor Sadler

Michigan State's athletic department is establishing a scholarship fund to honor Mike Sadler, the former Spartans punter who died in a car accident Saturday in Wisconsin.
Gophers
1:25am

Pick Six: Pivotal players who could help decide Big 12 title

As Charlie Strong has learned in two years as Texas coach, the Big 12 is not a conference for a team trying to find an…
Gophers
12:19am

Gophers hockey heading to Las Vegas, will face rival North Dakota

One month after the NHL officially approved an expansion team for Las Vegas, the Gophers joined the trend. They'll play North Dakota in 2018.
Vikings
July 27

Tebow won't say he's retired, intrigued by coaching, politics

Tim Tebow will not call himself a retired football player though he could see himself as a future coach. A career in politics also could…
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Gophers
July 27

2018 US Hockey Hall of Fame game set in Las Vegas

Defending NCAA hockey champion North Dakota will host the 2018 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game against archrival Minnesota at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
Gophers
July 27

They're still favored but early departures will test Buckeyes

Ohio State has just hree returning starters on offense and three returning starters on defense. But Urban Meyer has his QB and talent galore.
Gophers
July 27

Pondering life, baseball and opening vs. LSU: Big Ten coaches at the mic, Day 2

Seven of the 14 Big Ten coaches took the stage Tuesday in Chicago for Big Ten media days. Here are some highlights.
Gophers
July 26

Gophers' rivals Wisconsin and Iowa talk about challenges ahead

One day after the Gophers took their turn at Big Ten Media Days, their two border rivals were in the spotlight Tuesday, explaining their strengths and weaknesses.
Gophers
July 26
Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) back was called for a foul on C...

US women's hoops team wraps up 3 exhibitions at Garden

The U.S. women's basketball team continues its pre-Olympic tour with a three-city exhibition series that wraps up Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
Gophers
July 26

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl abandoning its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.
Gophers
July 26

Woman shares her sexual assault story with Baylor players

A woman who said she was raped by two Oregon State football players and two other men in 1998 shared her story with the Baylor football team Monday.
Sports
July 26

Jim Harbaugh hopes Michigan improves

Jim Harbaugh spoke at his second Big Ten football media days on Monday and discussed how he hopes his Wolverines improve from last year's 10-3 record and praised his highly-rated freshman football class.
Sports
July 25

Sandusky scandal still casts shadow at Penn State

Penn State coach James Franklin sees an improved team in Happy Valley — and a program that can't escape the shadow cast by the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Gophers
July 25

Legendary Gustavus hockey coach Don Roberts dies at 83

Roberts had never played or coached hockey when he was asked to re-start the Gustavus men's hockey program in 1964. He went on to win 532 games, placing him 20th all-time in career college hockey victories in any division.
Sports
July 25

Penn State's James Franklin at Big Ten media days

Penn State football coach James Franklin optimistically spoke about all three phases of the team as the Nittany Lions look to improve on back-to-back 7-6 seasons in Franklin's first two years at Penn State.
Gophers
July 25

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

An evening he spent at a high school basketball game over the holidays revealed the best of Sam Foltz, the star Nebraska punter who died in a car accident in Wisconsin over the weekend.
Sports
July 25

Crash kills Nebraska punter, former Michigan State punter

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic.
Gophers
July 25

ACC gets new look with arrival of 4 new coaches for 2016

The Atlantic Coast Conference's four new coaches find very different challenges ahead for the 2016 season.
Gophers
July 22

Gophers picked to finish near bottom of Big Ten West by media

"Easier" schedule fails to inspire confidence: team picked to finish 5th in West in preseason poll.
Gophers
July 22

UConn AD preparing pitch, waiting to hear from Big 12

UConn's new athletic director says he's waiting to hear from the Big 12 about its interest level in the school before reaching out with an official pitch to join the conference.
Gophers
July 21

ACC, ESPN extend deal to 2036 that includes new ACC Network

The Atlantic Coast Conference finally is getting its own TV channel.