Gophers
September 7

Top-ranked Gophers lose in four sets to Oregon in volleyball

Stephanie Samedy had 17 kills and Alexis Hart 12 in a losing effort to lead the Gophers, who next face an even tougher test Sunday at Stanford.
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September 7
Colin Kaepernick in a screen shot from Nike's new ad, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.

U students applaud Kaepernick's message, Nike's ad and the Gophers alliance

Students appear to back message; athletic clothing contract remains in place.
Gophers
September 7
Antoine Winfield Jr. is happy to be back on the field for the Gophers. But now his coaches might never let him leave that field.

Winfield thrilled to be back on field for Gophers – and now might never leave

Defense? Check. Special teams? Check. Offense? Sure seems like P.J. Fleck & Co. have something up their sleeves for the "chill-est, coolest" (and really talented) sophomore.
Gophers
September 7
Fresno State defensive back Jaron Bryant scored twice in the Bulldogs’ opener last weekend, both on blocked field goal attempts.

Gophers vs. Fresno State: Tough one to call, but the winner is ...

Randy Johnson predicts a tight game -- much different than the Gophers' opening week romp over New Mexico State.
Gophers
September 7
The Gophers made their way out onto the field let by coach P. J. Fleck before their opener against New Mexico State.

Everything you need for Saturday's Gophers-Fresno State game

Play-by-play, updated statistics, a Live Blog and more are a click away to help you follow Saturday's game between Minnesota and Fresno State from TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophers
September 7
Four-star PF Tray Jackson will be first 2019 target to officially visit the Gophers

Four-star PF Tray Jackson will be first 2019 target to officially visit the Gophers

Sunrise Christian Academy (Kan.) forward Tray Jackson, a four-star prospect, visits this weekend. The Gophers are looking for their first commitment in the 2019 class.
Gophers
September 7

Big Ten football rankings: Wisconsin, Ohio State are 1-2, but Michigan tumbles

Wisconsin stays at the top.
Gophers
September 6
Sophomore Isaiah Washington is slated to be the Gophers starting point guard.

Pitino wants Gophers 'to get better early'; mystery game could be added

The Gophers will face the toughest early-season stretch since Richard Pitino became coach before the 2013 season. That includes two games in the Vancouver Showcase in November, with a third game possible.
Gophers
September 6
Seth Green on what helped his position switch

Seth Green on what helped his position switch

Gophers WR Seth Green talks about what helped him make transition from QB to his new position
Gophers
September 6
A meeting between coach P.J. Fleck and Seth Green in the spring led to the one-time East Ridge star switching positions.Green scored a pair of touchdo

Inside Green's journey from top QB recruit to Fleck's secret weapon

After years of uncertainty, one-time East Ridge star Seth Green may have found an exciting role in the Gophers offense.
Gophers
September 6
Gophers Sara Nielsen and CC McGraw, right, celebrated a winning point in their season-opening victory over Florida State at Target Center.

Big-time battle: No. 1 U volleyball team to meet former No. 1 Stanford

The Gophers are heading to the Pac-12/Big Ten Challenge at Stanford, where they will play No. 18 Oregon on Friday and No. 4 Stanford on Sunday.
Gophers
September 6
Not long ago, Kalen DeBoer was winning lower-level national titles at the University of Sioux Falls. Saturday, he'll try to get his Bulldogs offense t

Playing U is homecoming for coach behind Fresno's explosive offense

Bulldogs' offensive coordinator Kalen DeBoer has northern roots, and he'll battle a familiar foe in P.J. Fleck after showing off a high-powered offense in a 79-13 opening-game victory.
Gophers
September 6
Freshman Rondale Moore set a school record in Purdue’s opener, posting 313 all-purpose yards.

Five intriguing opening acts by college football freshmen

Gophers quarterback Zack Annexstad wasn't the only freshman who made a mark on college football's opening weekend. Here are five others:1. Rondale Moore, WR, Purdue:…
Gophers
September 6
Sophomore Isaiah Washington is slated to be the Gophers starting point guard.

Gophers men's basketball schedule: 2018-19 season

Gophers men's basketball 2018-19 scheduleNov. 1 vs. Minnesota Duluth (Exhib.) 7 p.m.Nov. 6 vs. Omaha 7 p.m.Nov. 12 vs. Utah 8 p.m.Nov. 18 vs. Texas…
Gophers
September 6
True freshman quarterback Zack Annexstad struggled for parts of the second half, but overall is his first game last Thursday was impressive.

Gophers offense 'not there yet' but showing early signs of big strides

P.J. Fleck's young skill position players have only played one game together. But there was a lot to like in that one game, even during season-opening mistakes.
Gophers
September 6
U coordinator Ciarrocca on Gophers' offensive weapons

U coordinator Ciarrocca on Gophers' offensive weapons

Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca talked Wednesday about his starting quarterback Zack Annexstad, Seth Green, Tyler Johnson and Antoine Winfield Jr.
Gophers
September 5
P.J. Fleck showed his approval for the team after Gophers wide receiver Seth Green rushed for a touchdown in the second quarter

Upon further review, Gophers' opener provided plenty of highlights

P.J. Fleck had no difficulty picking highlights after Thursday night's 48-10 season-opening victory over New Mexico State, and three plays — one each on offense, defense and special teams — stood out.
Gophers
September 5
The Associated Press provided many photos of Fresno State Bulldogs celebrating last Saturday during their 79-13 rout of Idaho, this one featuring (lef

Is Fresno State a team to fear? For Gophers (and everyone else): yes

Fresno State went from 1-11 in 2016 to 10-4 last year in coach Jeff Tedford's first season, and the Bulldogs have designs on the Mountain West title after scoring 79 points in their opener.
Gophers
September 5
Antoine Winfield Jr. broke away for a 76-yard return touchdown in the second quarter of the season opener, one of many highlights coaches and players

Fleck drops a hint about possible expanded role for Winfield

Antoine Winfield Jr. is still excited about the buzz over his punt-return touchdown in the opener against New Mexico, and would be thrilled with an idea broached by coach P.J. Fleck.
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September 5
Sean Giles

Junior college football player drowns swimming in Ely lake after practice

He was underwater for 20 minutes, authorities said.