Repaired Cashman could be a centerpiece somewhere in U's defense

Repaired Cashman could be a centerpiece somewhere in U's defense

Expectations are high for a healthy Blake Cashman after the former Eden Prairie star led the Gophers in sacks last season. But where will he play?
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Scoggins: These aren't your father's football practices — and that's good

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Scoggins: These aren't your father's football practices — and that's good
Times have changed out there on the high school, college and pro practice fields, where days are shorter and hitting less frequent, to the benefit of healthier, smarter players.

Four-star Indiana guard could be final piece of Pitino's 2018 recruiting puzzle

August 21
Four-star Indiana guard could be final piece of Pitino's 2018 recruiting puzzle
Gophers coach Richard Pitino will be hosting four-star guard Eric Hunter Jr. on an official visit next month. 'The way they play fits me,' Hunter said.
Gophers
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P.J. Fleck talks two-a-day practices

Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck talked about his philosophy on two-a-day practices this fall camp
Vikings
August 21

Bite Squad to Vikings squad: Team signs former Gophers QB Leidner

After a post-draft tryout with the Baltimore Ravens didn't yield a roster spot, Mitch Leidner was working out and driving around the Twin Cities delivering food.
News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
State college sports News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
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Minnesota college sports goes well beyond the Gophers. Here's a guide to the conferences that include the state's Division II and Division III programs.
Gophers
August 21

No votes for Gophers football team in AP preseason Top 25

Alabama and Ohio State go 1-2 in the poll of media members. Manageable early schedule, on paper, could move Gophers into Top 25.
Gophers
August 21

The 'Fleck effect' on Gophers ticket sales? So far, it's not much

Fans are taking a wait-and-see approach with new coach P.J. Fleck. Fewer than 40,000 tickets have been distributed for the Aug. 31 opener against Buffalo in 50,805-seat TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophers
August 20
Quarterback Demry Croft ran drills during the Gophers football practic...

Scoggins: Gophers' QB platoon plan looks like a bad sign

P.J. Fleck insists the Gophers having two starting quarterbacks is "not a controversy." It's not ideal, either.
Gophers
August 19

Coaching change and attendance: Do they relate?

A look at Gophers football home openers under new head coaches.
Local
August 18

Dorothy McNeill Tucker dies at 93, funded U women's sports research

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport remains the only research center of its kind.
Gophers
August 18

'The P.J. Fleck Show': the latest evidence the Gophers coach plans to take over all of television

The unstoppable first-year football coach now is signed up for a live weekly studio show on Ch. 9, beginning next week.
Gophers
August 18
Gophers freshman Isaiah Washington during a Twin Cities Pro Am game at...

New Nike basketball shoe: No 'Jelly Fam,' just grapes?

A representative for Nike said the shoes have nothing to do, as was originally reported, with Gophers freshman Isaiah Washington.
Gophers
August 18

Settle in and enjoy the ride with this Gophers two-quarterback system

Though coach P.J. Fleck's decision to name co-starters at quarterback isn't popular, it isn't entirely surprising.
Gophers
August 18

Gophers won't have a starting QB; Fleck decides they'll have two

Neither Conor Rhoda nor Demry Croft has seized the job with superior play over the other in camp. But coach P.J. Fleck said, "This is not a controversy."
Gophers
August 17

TCF Bank Stadium getting huge food upgrades for Gophers football

TCF Bank Stadium hosted a food tasting event designed to showcase some of the new foods that will be offered at Gophers football games this season.
Gophers
August 17
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Run of nonconference football showdowns for Gophers ends this year

The Gophers have no big-time nonconference games in 2018 or 2019 as they strike a balance between exciting their fans and preparing for the Big Ten schedule.
Gophers
August 17

Latest 'Being P.J. Fleck' episode revisits tough times and perseverance

The ESPNU documentary takes a look back at the coach's journey to landing in Minnesota.
Vikings
August 17

Hartman: Ex-Michigan star Gedeon excelling in Vikings linebacker battle

Ben Gedeon, a fourth-round pick out of Michigan, is quickly catching on at linebacker in Vikings camp and mounting a bid to make team at need position.
Gophers
August 17
Coach Richard Pitino watched Nate Mason shoot during the Gophers Men's...

Gophers men's basketball team will face grueling finish to Big Ten schedule

A season ago, Minnesota had its toughest stretch to begin Big Ten play, with four of the first six games on the road. This coming season will be flipped, with a potentially nasty February slate.
Gophers
August 17

Report: U followed rules in football suspensions, cites 'breakdown in trust'

The report, released Wednesday, blamed much of the turmoil surrounding the high-profile case on "weak leadership" of the coaching staff and the influence of unnamed "third parties."
Gophers
August 17
Gophers forward Jordan Murphy (3), Gophers guard Nate Mason (2), and...

Gophers men's basketball schedule starts a month early. But why?

The Gophers and rest of the Big Ten will start conference play in early December, ending the idea of two separate seasons on the men's basketball schedule.
Gophers
August 16

Gophers football schedules: a look at the future

A peek at the Gophers football schedule in 2018 and beyond.
Gophers
August 16

Gophers basketball to headline Vancouver Showcase in 2018-19

The Gophers men's basketball team joins Texas A&M as the featured teams in the Vancouver Basketball Showcase next November