Reusse: Gophers' Robinson should resign; Twins' Allen battles familiar demon

Reusse: Gophers' Robinson should resign; Twins' Allen battles familiar demon

Columnist Patrick Reusse writes: "News of the wrestling Xanax ring made me wince. News on Thursday that Neil Allen had been arrested early that morning on DWI suspicion made me ill."

Gophers pitching coach Oakes remembered for values, leadership

7:44am
Gophers pitching coach Oakes remembered for values, leadership
Todd Oakes, who spent 18 years as Gophers pitching coach, mentoring Twins closer Glen Perkins and others, died Thursday after a four-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia, his family confirmed. He was 55.

Souhan: Making, breaking rules is Robinson's charm — and downfall

May 27
Souhan: Making, breaking rules is Robinson's charm — and downfall
The story that might bring down one of Minnesota's best coaches is uglier than anyone would have guessed, but J Robinson's handling of it is utterly predictable.
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U of M police investigation on Lynch continues, attotney says

The Gophers' center was arrested on suspicion of rape earlier this month.
Gophers
2:45pm

St. Thomas eliminated in Division III softball

The Tommies, who lost 3-2 to Emory on Thursday, finished their season at 43-8 after losing 2-0 to St. John Fisher.
Gophers
12:30pm

St. Olaf hires former Wisconsin hockey coach Mike Eaves

Eaves was fired at Wisconsin on March after the Badgers won only 12 games in the previous two seasons.
Gophers
9:39am
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Robinson's Gophers wrestling coaching career could be in jeopardy

J Robinson, the longtime, title-winning Gophers wrestling coach, is under investigation in a drug case involving members of his team.
Gophers
May 27

Xanax case involving U wrestlers comes with abuse, deaths on the rise

Xanax, or alprazolam, is the 10th-most prescribed drug in Minnesota and the second-most prescribed drug seized in stings, according to an April report for the Twin Cities.
Gophers
May 27

Gophers eliminated from Big Ten baseball tournament

Minnesota's NCAA tournament hopes are uncertain now.
Sports
May 26

Glen Perkins writes of Todd Oakes: 'I will miss you every day of my life'

The Twins closer and former Gophers pitcher took to Twitter on Thursday evening to pay tribute to Todd Oakes, who died earlier in the day.
Gophers
May 26

St. Thomas rally falls short in first round of Division III softball

St. Thomas will play St. John Fisher of New York at 10 a.m. Friday on the losers' bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
Gophers
May 26
Minnesota head wrestling coach J Robinson

Gophers coach tried to handle Xanax abuse internally, source says

Minnesota wrestling coach J Robinson offered "amnesty" to any athlete who cooperated and declined to provide information to police, a wrestler says.
Gophers
May 26

1 p.m.: Gophers vs. Michigan in Big Ten tournament. Get updates here

The Gophers face an elimination game against Michigan at 1 p.m. on Thursday
Gophers
May 26

No. 8-seed Iowa pummels Gophers in Big Ten baseball tournament opener

Conference MVP Matt Fiedler was knocked out by the Hawkeyes in the third inning after he gave up five runs as the Gophers were surprised in their first game of the double-elimination tournament.
Sports
May 25

Watch: Dan Motl makes incredible diving catch in Gophers' game vs. Iowa

Dan Motl's running, diving catch was an early highlight Wednesday for the Gophers in the Big Ten baseball tournament.
Gophers
May 25

Allegations surface of drug abuse by U wrestlers, police probe

Four athletes are under investigation for dealing the prescription drug, Xanax, and 10 others are suspected of using the anti-anxiety medication recreationally.
Gophers
May 25

Dan Motl looks forward to Big Ten tourney

Gophers senior center fielder Dan Motl talks about staying healthy this season and how much he's looking forward to the Big Ten Tournament.
Gophers
May 25

After fastball to the face, Gophers star Motl revels in first place

Thirteen months after taking an 86-miles-per-hour fastball to the face, Dan Motl is among the leaders of a team that enters the Big Ten baseball tournament Wednesday as the No. 1 seed.
Gophers
May 25
St. Thomas head coach Glenn Caruso, center, celebrates a win with his...

Is St. Thomas too good for its MIAC rivals? Yes, but ...

MIAC power St. Thomas once researched a potential move to NCAA Division I, but instead decided that fielding winning Division III athletic programs better fit the school's philosophy.
Gophers
May 24

Big Ten baseball tournament info

The tournament is two four-team, double-elimination brackets. The winners meet Sunday for a single championship game.
Sports
May 24

Paul Martin hits another NHL playoff milestone

Former Gophers defenseman Paul Martin and Phil Kessel are among a handful of NHL players with ties to Minnesota still competing in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Gophers
May 24

Gophers baseball wins Big Ten MVP, coach of the year honors

John Anderson won the Big Ten coach of the year award for the sixth time. Matt Fielder was named MVP.
Sports
May 24

Gophers playing Florida State again in Big Ten/ACC challenge

The University of Minnesota men's basketball team will play Florida State in the ACC / Big Ten Challenge this winter for the third time in five seasons.

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