Under coach Hugh McCutcheon, the Gophers volleyball team enters the season as the nation’s No. 4 team. The Final Four this year is at Target Center.

Gophers volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon has a winning formula

The world-renowned coach has brought the best out of the Gophers during his time in Minnesota.

From Lindsay Whalen, with love: Lynx guard pens letter of thanks ... and an IOU

August 18
Lindsay Whalen could be playing her final home game with the Lynx on Sunday.
No. 13 salutes the many who guided her career forward and upward.

Scoggins: Turmoil at three Big Ten schools lessens excitement for football season

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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, left, is on administative leave with the Buckeyes’ opener on Sept. 1. Maryland coach DJ Durkin, also on administrative
Ohio State, Maryland and Michigan State are under heavy scrutiny before the games begin.
Gophers
August 18
Gophers volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon worked with senior setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson during practice Tuesday at Maturi Pavilion.

Gophers volleyball season preview

The fourth-ranked Gophers open the season Friday and Saturday at Target Center.
Gophers
August 18
Profile of Hugh McCutcheon, the Gophers volleyball coach who has turned that program in a powerhouse.

The Hugh McCutcheon file

A closer look at the Gophers volleyball coach.
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck watches over a workout
U football 2018 What's ahead? Gophers 2018 football opponents
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College football writer Randy Johnson previews all 12 of Minnesota's opponents for the 2018 football season.
Gophers
August 18
Maple Grove assistant coach Gordy Shaw gestured during a video session with Crimson players Friday morning.

Reusse: Former U assistant bringing his football smarts to Maple Grove

Gordy Shaw's college coaching odyssey spanned four decades, including 14 years with the Gophers before being let go by Tim Brewster. Now he's moved to a different level.
Vikings
August 17
According to NFL scouting combine records, Jaguars cornerback and former Gopher Jalen Myrick ran one of the 10 fastest 40-yard dashes in combine histo

Former U standout Myrick says he's fastest guy at joint practices

According to NFL scouting combine records, Jacksonville cornerback Jalen Myrick ran one of the 10 fastest 40-yard dashes in combine history.
Gophers
August 17
Gophers wide receiver Tyler Johnson is trying to be a leader among a young group of players at his position. There are no seniors; he is one of three

'Coach Tyler.' North High's Johnson takes on being a boss for Gophers

During captains' practices, Tyler Johnson took up a new position in addition to being a Gophers star receiver: "He's like the coach out there," a teammate explained.
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 17
The competition between redshirt freshman Tanner Morgan and true freshman Zack Annexstad to emerge as the Gophers starting quarterback for the Aug. 30

Fleck says he's still not ready to name starting quarterback

The competition between redshirt freshman Tanner Morgan and true freshman Zack Annexstad to emerge as the starter for the Aug. 30 season opener against New Mexico State goes on.
Gophers
August 17
P.J. Fleck and Rodney Smith talk QBs and leadership

P.J. Fleck and Rodney Smith talk QBs and leadership

Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck and RB Rodney Smith talked about the starting QB competition and leadership after the last open fall practice Thursday
Gophers
August 17

Gallery: Thursday's Gophers football practice

The Gophers held open practice Thursday. Dozens of fans came out to enjoy the afternoon and watch the team's energy-filled practice.
Gophers
August 17

How Tyler Johnson compares statistically to other Gophers receivers

He caught 35 passes last season; no other wideout caught more than 11.
Gophers
August 16

Florida prep power forward schedules September visit to U

Lakeland three-star power forward Luke Anderson scheduled his official visit with the Gophers. "I like the coaching staff," he said.
Gophers
August 16
Gophers women’s basketball coach Lindsay Whalen, left, and men's hockey coach Bob Motzko

Gophers hiring Motzko, Whalen offers hope to state's prep coaches

Bob Motzko and Lindsay Whalen both have local ties and past successes with their respective Gophers programs. But it's their potential as ambassadors throughout the state that intrigued high school coaches.
Gophers
August 16
Minnesota Lynx Head Coach Cheryl Reeve hugged guard Lindsay Whalen after Whalen announced her retirement during a press conference.

'A great 15 years.' Whalen moves on

While others, including Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve were emotional, Lindsay Whalen made it clear that she was intent on celebrating her basketball career rather than ruing the fact that her playing days are about to end.
Gophers
August 16

Oregon State softball slugger to transfer to Gophers

Hope Brandner, a freshman at Oregon State last season, will transfer to the Gophers and have three seasons of eligibility left. She hit 12 home runs for the Beavers.
Gophers
August 14
Lynx players and coaches gathered with Lindsay Whalen Monday at her retirement press conference.

Souhan: We may never see the likes of Lindsay Whalen again

Will there ever be another basketball player, or any athlete, from Minnesota who so ideally combines greatness and so many other attributes?
Gophers
August 14
Lindsay Whalen was introduced as Gophers women's basketball coach by athletic director Mark Coyle on April 13.

Expectations, emotions are high as Whalen transitions to Gophers

Excitement was in the air about Whalen soon focusing her full attention on being the Gophers women's basketball coach.
Gophers
August 13
Gophers defensive linemen Jerry Gibson and Winston DeLattiboudere (46) appeared in football uniforms Monday but wore other uniforms over the summer. R

Gophers linemen find summer work at the zoo

Gophers defensive linemen Winston DeLattiboudere and Jerry Gibson spent part of the summer as security guards at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.
Gophers
August 13

Lindsay Whalen through the years

Lynx point guard Lindsay Whalen announced her retirement at a news conference Monday afternoon after a 14-year WNBA career.
Gophers
August 13
Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) puta her championship hat on the WNBA Championship trophy after an 85-76 win against the Los Angeles Sparks i

RandBall: Lindsay Whalen is on my local sports 'Mount Rushmore'

What Lindsay Whalen has accomplished with the Gophers, Lynx and as an Olympian is nothing short of amazing.
Gophers
August 12
The Gophers’ Zack Annexstad, left, and Tanner Morgan have become potential starting quarterbacks despite their lack of experience.

Zeroing in: Gophers have two freshman QBs ready to start

One of two untested freshmen who have grown into the Gophers quarterback role will emerge as the new starter. But who will it be: Tanner Morgan or Zack Annexstad?
Gophers
August 11

Projected QB starters in the Big Ten

From battle-tested veterans to virtual unknowns - a look at who might be under center in the Big Ten this fall.