Gophers add Donnell Greene, another JUCO offensive lineman

Gophers add Donnell Greene, another JUCO offensive lineman

Donnell Greene will transfer to the Gophers from Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College and have three years of eligibility remaining.

Pitino: Lynch still suspended, 2016-17 schedule toughest

June 23
Pitino: Lynch still suspended, 2016-17 schedule toughest
The Gophers coach posted some updated thoughts now that most of the 2015-16 team is in town.

Charles Buggs headed for USC

June 24
Charles Buggs headed for USC
The school announced earlier this month that the 6-9 forward would move on after getting his degree in the spring.
Gophers
June 23
Rachel Banham

Banham named Big Ten's Female Athlete of the Year

Rachel Banham finished as the Big Ten's career scoring leader in women's basketball with 3,093 points and averaged a record 30.6 points in conference games as a senior.
Gophers
June 21

U men's gymnastics coach Mike Burns on MS awareness, athletic department issues

Gophers men's gymnastics coach Mike Burns recently completed the MS 150, a 150-mile bike ride raising money and awareness for multiple sclerosis. Burns' wife, Dr. Stephanie Devaney, was found to have MS in 2013.
Sports
June 20

Woodbury tight end Nathan Bursch commits to Gophers

The Gophers landed their fifth in-state commitment for the Class of 2017 on Monday, when Woodbury tight end Nathan Bursch announced he was staying home for college.
Sports
June 20

Gophers, UND renew regular-season rivalry in November

College hockey's major realignment in 2014 broke up the longtime WCHA rivals, who will meet this season in Minneapolis and next year in Grand Forks.
Vikings
June 19

Hartman: Stoudermire aims to show Vikings his versatility

Troy Stoudermire has had a unique pro football journey since graduating from the University of Minnesota in May 2012, and now he's made it back here as a free-agent signee with the Vikings.
Gophers
June 19
Mark Coyle

Hartman: Gophers AD Coyle taking stock of issues in department

Mark Coyle arrives on campus that's familiar turf and to a full plate of challenges to be tackled.
Sports
June 15

Star East Ridge running back London commits to Gophers

Dominik London committed to the Gophers after rushing for 2,211 yards last year as a junior.
Sports
June 15

100-yard field goal? Bicycle kicks? Gophers kickers showcase 'talents'

Gophers football could be in store for its best kicking season in program history — if you believe what you're about to see. (We suggest you don't, but watch this, for sure.)
Gophers
June 13

Stanley Cup notes: Kessel family following Phil on Cup journey

Amanda Kessel, her brother Blake, and parents Kathy and Phil Sr. attended Sunday's Game 6 in California and celebrated a Stanley Cup victory.
Gophers
June 12

Gophers players on the Stanley Cup

Phil Kessel will become the eighth former Gophers men's hockey player to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup as a player:
Gophers
June 10
The $175,000 in overspending occurred with permission from then-athletic director Norwood Teague, left, shown with Richard Pitino when his hiring was announced, a senior official said Tuesday.

U regents table coaching contract approval proposal

University of Minnesota Regents don't have the power to veto major coaching contracts just yet.
Gophers
June 9
Beth Goetz had returned to her position as deputy athletic director after Mark Coyle took over last week.

Gophers' Beth Goetz leaving Minnesota for job at UConn

She will be chief operating officer for Huskies athletics.
Sports
June 9

Chryst raves about Hill Murray's 'Three Sack Jack'

Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst said Thursday that former Hill Murray linebacker Jack Cichy "truly has a knack for the game."
Gophers
June 9

U Board of Regents moves to take over approval of major coaching contracts

The anticipated measure, presented to the committee by university President Eric Kaler, wraps up a three-month discussion about whether such approval should be returned to the board.
Gophers
June 9

East Ridge kicker tweets he's Gophers-bound

The Gophers added a nationally recruited local kicker to their 2017 class Wednesday, when East Ridge's Grant Ryerse committed to Minnesota.
Gophers
June 9

Lucia happy for AD who 'actually knows where Mariucci is'

Speaking to supporters on the Gopher Road Trip, Don Lucia took a jab at former AD Norwood Teague, who was seldom seen at Mariucci Arena.
Gophers
June 9

Hartman: Claeys believes this is best Gophers football team he's seen

Tracy Claeys says the Gophers offensive line and secondary health will be the keys to contend for a Big Ten West title.
Sports
June 9

Syracuse fans not thrilled with Gophers semi at Coyle's house in New York

When photos of a Gophers football equipment truck in front of Mark Coyle's home in New York appeared online, Syracuse fans sounded off.
Gophers
June 8

Richard Pitino done talking about last season's troubles

Most of Richard Pitino's message to fans on the Gopher Road Trip on Wednesday focused on lessons drawn from the past and optimism for the future.
Sports
June 8

For Coyle and Claeys, it all started at Dairy Queen

Gophers coach Tracy Claeys joked that meeting his new boss in public for the first time was all part of a strategy.

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