Claeys says he won't relax 'until that Axe comes back'

Claeys says he won't relax 'until that Axe comes back'

Gophers defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys told an audience in Spicer, Minn., that reclaiming Paul Bunyan's Axe and winning a bowl game are two main goals.

Pitino talks about the road ahead on Gophers 'road trip'

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Pitino talks about the road ahead on Gophers 'road trip'
The basketball coach didn't want to talk about last year and he didn't -- mostly focusing on the road ahead.

Rayno: Davonte Fitzgerald to transfer to Minnesota from Texas A&M

May 26
Rayno: Davonte Fitzgerald to transfer to Minnesota from Texas A&M
The sophomore forward will bring the Gophers' frontcourt more depth after he sits out a season.
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May 21

Gophers land commitment from 6-6 Michigan prep quarterback

Tony Poljan is a consensus three-star recruit who also had offers from Toledo, Buffalo, Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan.
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May 20

Wisconsin's Alvarez open to letting Axe return to sidelines

Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez said the decision to limit the Paul Bunyan's Axe celebration to the end zone was made by former Badgers coach Gary Andersen.
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May 20

U's Toledo faces tough challenge in NCAA tennis tournament

Senior Leandro Toledo meets a player he lost to twice this school year in his opening match in Waco, Texas.
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May 19
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Teague says U plans to break ground on athletics village in mid-August

Gophers AD Norwood Teague said the university is close to finalizing some major fundraising gifts.
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May 19

Villanova's Livingston will be named Gophers' director of basketball operations

The hire is expected to be announced later today
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May 19

U softball: Crazy finish to a great season

The Gophers came so close to winning a regional in Tucson, which is next to impossible.
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May 18

Seven 2014 Gophers end up with NFL teams

From Maxx Williams to Derrick Wells, the Gophers have landed seven players from their 2014 roster on NFL teams.
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May 18

Pitino recruit Nwankwo released from letter of intent for academic reasons

The Gophers' 2015 recruit was released because of external academic circumstances.
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May 16

Former Gophers star Reilly will test NHL free-agent market

Gophers' two-time All-America defenseman Mike Reilly told the Columbus Blue Jackets that he will field offers from other interested teams.
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May 16

U softball wins easily in regional, but it will get tougher today

The Gophers softball team made a strong showing in its first NCAA regional game, pounding New Mexico State. Now it gets tough.
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May 15

Jordan Murphy commits to Gophers basketball

The Gophers have now capped their 2015 recruiting class at seven.
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May 15

Another Reilly, Caitlin, joins Gophers hockey family

Caitlin Reilly, sister of Gophers men's hockey's Reilly brothers trio, among six added to women's hockey roster for 2015-2016 season.
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May 14

On graduation day, Bobby Bell extends thanks to the U of M

Bobby Bell, 74, wore his cap and gown for Thursday's graduation ceremony at Mariucci Arena.
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May 11

Bobby Bell's ready for his college commencement -- at age 74

The Gophers legend was 13 credits short of graduating in 1963 but returned last year to finish his degree.
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May 8
The Gophers' Hudson Fasching went for a rebound after Notre Dame goali...

Fasching confirms he'll return for another year

Standout sophomore Hudson Fasching will return for his junior season and is coming off a minor knee surgery.
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May 7

Chaska's Matt Kegel commits to Gophers, giving them another top in-state lineman

Matt Kegel had reported offers from Oklahoma State, Iowa State and Pittsburgh but committed to Minnesota on Thursday.
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May 7
Former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson pleaded guilt...

South Alabama says Philip Nelson won't be a member of its football program

Former Gophers and Rutgers quarterback Philip Nelson had hoped to restart his college career at South Alabama, but he'll have to keep looking.
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May 7

Pitino says son 'seriously' considered Alabama job

The elder Pitino talked about his son's job opportunities on The Jim Rome Show on Wednesday night.
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May 5

Monticello lineman Conner Olson commits to Gophers

Conner Olson on Tuesday gave Minnesota its seventh commitment for 2016, and the sixth from within the state.
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May 5

Philadelphia forward Gilbert signs with Gophers basketball

The Gophers' second recruit of the spring period made it official on Tuesday.
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