Former Gopher Reilly reflects on his decision to sign with the Wild

Former Gopher Reilly reflects on his decision to sign with the Wild

The All-America defenseman, who'll officially sign this week, went through the ups and downs of free agency.

Gophers add Fresno State to 2018, 2019 football schedule

June 29
Gophers add Fresno State to 2018, 2019 football schedule
Peering ahead at the Gophers non-conference schedule for the next five years. The Big Ten will switch to a nine-game conference schedule in 2016.

Rand: Bo knows how to beat the Gophers

June 30
Rand: Bo knows how to beat the Gophers
The Badgers coach, who is retiring after the 2015-16 season, has a 20-6 record against Minnesota.
Gophers
June 30
Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan reacts to a call during the second half o...

Badgers' Ryan to retire after 2015-16 season

Bo Ryan has been the fire-breathing face of Wisconsin basketball for 14 seasons, pushing the Badgers to never-before-seen heights. After 14 NCAA Tournament appearances, seven…
Gophers
June 30

Celtics' Stevens finally gets shot to coach NCAA hero Hunter

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knew all about R.J. Hunter long before he hit one of the biggest shots of last season's NCAA Tournament.
Gophers
June 30
Texas head coach Rick Barnes leans in to talk to the referee about a c...

Vols' Barnes: 'No legs' to Texas academic misconduct report

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn't have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men's basketball program.
Gophers
June 30
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan

Wisconsin's Ryan says he will coach one more year

The longtime Wisconsin coach says his hope is that assistant Greg Gard will take over.
Gophers
June 29

Tuesday's tipsheet

Odds and ends from the sports world:
Gophers
June 29

Fresno State schedules games with Alabama, UCLA, Minnesota

Fresno State has scheduled future football games against Alabama, UCLA and Minnesota.
Gophers
June 29
Norwood Teague.

Scoggins: As college athletics revenue soars, so does spending

TV deals are bringing more money to campus, but athletic departments are spending it quickly.
Gophers
June 29

Longtime UND ace pitcher signs deal with Houston Astros

The longtime ace of the University of North Dakota baseball team's pitching staff has signed a free agent deal with Major League Baseball's Houston Astros.
Gophers
June 27

Minnesota Scene: Ex-Gopher Blankenship places fourth at nationals

Ben Blankenship ran the 1,500 in 3 minutes, 38.78 seconds at the U.S. Championships.
Gophers
June 26

Wild lands U free agent Reilly

Rejecting several teams, the defenseman opted to stay home.
Golf
June 26

Farr-Kaye takes over Arizona State's women's golf program

Missy Farr-Kaye has been promoted to Arizona State's head women's golf coach.
Sports
June 26

Ex-Gophers defenseman Mike Reilly talks about signing with Wild

The Chicago-born, Minnesota-raised Reilly chose the Wild over the Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings and Pittsburgh Penguins. He met with 10 teams at the recent combine.
Sports
June 26

Pitino's Gophers to play Oklahoma State in Sioux Falls

Coach Richard Pitino said he wanted to make the Gophers' nonconference schedule heartier.
Gophers
June 25
Virginia celebrated its CWS title.

Hard times toughened Virginia players for their run to title

Winning, and winning big, has been the standard for the Virginia baseball program since coach Brian O'Connor took over in 2004, and no excuses were allowed when the most trying circumstances cropped up.
Gophers
June 25

UNC AD: On-field success 'overshadowed' by academic case

North Carolina earned another high finish among Division I college sports programs after a season of strong tournament showings. The Tar Heels also dealt with another year of off-field issues, including an NCAA investigation into academics.
Sports
June 25
Minnesota's Andre Hollins (1) shoots over Nebraska's Benny Parker (3),...

Andre Hollins looks ahead, anxiously, to his basketball future

The former Gopher is living out of a suitcase for now, with his eyes on the horizon. "I just want to know what the next stage is," he said.
Gophers
June 25

Virginia's 4-2 win over Vandy gives ACC 1st title since 1955

It took 60 years, but the Atlantic Coast Conference finally won a baseball national title again.
Sports
June 24

Walker works out for NBA teams, looks to future

Former Gopher center Mo Walker isn’t on any of the major NBA mock drafts, but he’s still gotten plenty of attention from the next level as Thursday’s draft night approaches.
Gophers
June 24

Former Eden Prairie, UND football standout dies in Thailand crash

A captain of the University of North Dakota's 2001 national championship football team has died from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle crash in Thailand, where he was teaching.
Gophers
June 24

UND goalie McIntyre agrees to contract with NHL's Bruins

University of North Dakota junior goaltender Zane McIntyre is signing with the NHL's Boston Bruins and will forgo his senior season.
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