From the heart: Jarvis Johnson, father helping each other through major health issues

From the heart: Jarvis Johnson, father helping each other through major health issues

Curtis Johnson helped son Jarvis overcome a major heart issue to fulfill dreams of becoming a high school basketball star at DeLaSalle. Now, the son is helping his father recover from a massive stroke.

Seeking more offense, Springs moving into Gophers starting lineup

January 17
Seeking more offense, Springs moving into Gophers starting lineup
Gophers coach Richard Pitino said on his radio show that Akeem Springs will replace Dupree McBrayer in the starting backcourt Saturday vs. Wisconsin

Fleck's Gophers staff named, more with Western Michigan ties added

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Fleck's Gophers staff named, more with Western Michigan ties added
Five assistants and four staffers from Western Michigan join Gophers.
Gophers
January 17

Former prep teammates reunite as Gophers women's basketball players

Whitney Tinjum and Bryanna Fernstrom played for Chisago Lakes. Both are making the most of their time with the Gophers, who resume Big Ten play Wednesday against Illinois at Williams Arena.
Gophers
January 17

Gameday preview: Illinois at Gophers women's basketball

With only one Big Ten victory this season the Gophers hope a return home can get them on track
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Gophers
January 16

Scoggins: Fleck's poaching of W. Michigan recruits part of the deal

Hours after stepping off a private plane for his first day on the job for the Gophers, Fleck began salvaging a recruiting class by poaching recruits that had verbally committed to his previous employer, Western Michigan.
Sports
January 16

U's Novak out for season; Penn State hockey earns first No. 1 ranking

The Gophers (13-5-2) improved two spots to No. 7 after sweeping Michigan, but lost one of their top players, Tommy Novak, for the rest of the season with an injury.
Sports
January 16

The University of Minnesota athletic dynasty you might not know about

This past weekend, the school won its 17th and 18th national titles since 2003. That’s more than one per year. What does it take for the dance team to be that good?
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January 16

Trouble on ice? Gophers women swept for only second time since 2010

The Gophers hold a one-point lead over UMD in the WCHA standings after the Bulldogs sweep -- and at risk of finishing in third place for just the second time in program history.
Sports
January 16

Postgame: Pitino searching for answers after tough loss at Penn State

Gophers coach Richard Pitino was frustrated with his team's 20 turnovers and 14 offensive rebounds given up to blow a 14-point lead.
Gophers
January 16

Gophers women lose to Michigan, despite 38 points by Wagner

Carlie Wagner scored a career-high 38 points, but 28 of those were the second half, including 19 in the fourth quarter. By then, the Gophers were in too deep a hole. Their largest deficit was 29 points.
Gophers
January 16

Minnesota Scene: Gophers beat Badgers in wrestling

Chris Pfarr gave up an early takedown to 20th-ranked Ryan Christensen but otherwise controlled their 174-pound bout, taking a 7-4 victory that gave the Gophers wrestling team an 18-15 victory over Wisconsin on Sunday at the Sports Pavilion.
Gophers
January 16

6-foot-5 Kansas wide receiver commits to Gophers

At 6-5 and 185 pounds, the three-star recruit attracted multiple scholarship offers, including ones from Iowa, Kansas and Western Michigan.nth.
Gophers
January 16

Pitino on Gophers preparing for Penn State

Gophers coach Richard Pitino talks about needing to improve offensively against Penn State
Gophers
January 14

Gophers sweep Michigan behind Lettieri's hat trick

Vinni Lettieri scored three goals for the Gophers, getting the winner on a penalty shot.
Gophers
January 14
Minnesota's Linebackers coach Mike Sherels was on the field for warm-u...

Scoggins: If Sherels isn't on Gophers coaching staff, it's Fleck's mistake

Every new coach deserves to bring in his own staff. They shouldn't feel obligated to keep anyone. But P.J. Fleck's decision to not retain linebackers coach Mike Sherels is a mistake
Gophers
January 14

Hartman: Gophers athletic department hasn't shared stability of more successful rivals

The overall picture of the men's athletics department and specifically Gophers football simply hasn't been able to maintain steady employment at key positions.
Gophers
January 14

UMD sweeps Gophers in women's hockey

Lara Stalder's two goals provided the winning margin for the Bulldogs.
Gophers
January 14

Omar Douglas' son, a three-star cornerback, commits to Gophers football

Cornerback Demetrius Douglas, the son of former Gophers receiver Omar Douglas, announced via Twitter on Saturday that he will play at Minnesota.
Gophers
January 14

Gophers wrestler Jake Short carries on a family tradition

Gophers junior wrestler Jake Short comes from a long line of both Gophers and wrestlers — including his father, Will, who coached Jake during four state titles at Simley
Gophers
January 14

Gameday preview: Gophers women's basketball at Michigan

After starting the Big Ten season 0-3, the Gophers got their first league victory on Jan. 7 against Wisconsin. Sunday's game will be their first since
Gophers
January 14

Gophers-Penn State game recap

A look back at Saturday's game.
Gophers
January 14

Last-second loss to Penn State 'as disappointing as it gets' for Gophers

Leading 32-22 at halftime, the Gophers shot 28 percent (7-for-25) from the floor in the second half after shooting 46.4 percent in the first and lost by two.
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