Kill, Pitino take aim at Wisconsin

Kill, Pitino take aim at Wisconsin

Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino and football coach Jerry Kill both cited a desire to topple Wisconsin in the coming season. One has an expectation. And one has a hope.

Gophers get creative in hopes of improving receiving corps

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Gophers get creative in hopes of improving receiving corps
The Gophers need better wide receiver production this year. That’s no secret, and they aren’t limiting the competition to players who have specialized at that position.

Gophers will play tourists as well as some basketball

August 4
Gophers will play tourists as well as some basketball
Coach Richard Pitino hopes the 10-day trip to Spain will foster closeness.
Gophers
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AP NewsBreak: Miami lineman speaks of his heatstroke ordeal

Hunter Knighton once went a week without sleeping, afraid to close his eyes because the nightmares were inevitable. Panic attacks were common. Memories were hazy. Breathing was a struggle.
Gophers
August 4

Randball: Kill advises Minnesotans to shed red from their wardrobe

Gophers coach Jerry Kill takes a jab at Minnesotans who rock clothing of other Big Ten schools.
Sports
August 4

Bart Scott visits the Gophers; Buzz Williams is next

CBS analyst Bart Scott, who played for Jerry Kill at Southern Illinois, came to speak to the Gophers on Tuesday.
Sports
August 4

Pitino would grant Jarvis Johnson his release should he pursue it

The Gophers coach, in his first meeting with the media since last season, discussed the medical redshirt and more as the team prepares to leave for Spain next week.
Gophers
August 4

Gophers to use Minneapolis native Jeff Jones as receiver

Minnesota will use prized recruit Jeff Jones as a wide receiver to start his first season on the field with the team.
Vikings
August 4

Giants Ayers, Casillas have Jersey City hometown bond

Before they became teammates with the New York Giants this off-season, Robert Ayers and Jonathan Casillas didn't think they knew each other.
Video
August 4

Kill: Gov. Dayton should ban non-Minnesota apparel

The Gophers coach was clearly joking but he was also clearly annoyed
Gophers
August 4

Wake suspends 2 football players, adds Wisconsin transfer

Wake Forest has suspended two football players from the team and added a graduate transfer.
Podcasts
August 4

Sidcast, March 26, 2009

Star Tribune Sports Columnist Sid Hartman answers your questions on the Twins, Timberwolves, Vikings and more.
Gophers
August 4
Jerry Kill at Big Ten Media Days.

Scoggins: Gophers football team enters a new world of credibility

Jerry Kill’s program no longer should be treated as the Little Engine That Could. The Gophers have shed their “Kick Me” sign and deserve to be taken seriously.
Gophers
August 3

Kill leading U football back to prime-time relevancy

TCU’s visit, more time on TV help fuel the Gophers' resurgence.
Sports
August 3

Jerry Kill on a potential Maxx Williams replacement and more

Gophers coach Jerry Kill weighs in on Berkley Edwards, Jerry Gibson, Peter Mortell and Ryan Santoso.
Gophers
August 1

Chart: Gophers ticket sales by the numbers

A quick look at Gophers football ticket sales.
Gophers
August 1

Gophers' Kill close to receiving $300K raise, one-year extension

The coach and the university reached basic terms to an extension months ago.
Gophers
August 1

Hartman: Rigorous schedule doesn't daunt Kill, Gophers

The Gophers play the No. 1 and 2 teams in the preseason coaches poll.
Sports
August 1

Four-star receiver Dredrick Snelson commits to Gophers

Dredrick Snelson also had reported offers from Alabama, Auburn and Florida State but announced his commitment to Minnesota via Twitter.
Gophers
August 1

Gophers' Kill is in good spirits, says his health is great

Jerry Kill said he hasn't had a seizure in more than 18 months.
Video
July 31

Christensen: Can Gophers Replace Cobb?

The Star Tribune's Joe Christensen & CineSport's Justin Termine talk about the Gophers' respect level in the Big Ten and the new-look offense.
Gophers
July 31

Harbaugh a star, but Michigan football needs talent

Rebuilding the Wolverines will not be a fast, easy fix for their new coach.
Gophers
July 31

Big Ten buzz: Three items from media days

Three hot topics from Big Ten football media days in Chicago:
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