Gophers
April 12
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck is pleased with the team’s foundation heading into his third spring game, on Saturday at the Athletes Village.

Fleck hopes Gophers' framework continues to sprout during spring game

This spring game will have a slightly different feel, with this week's snow forcing the Gophers to move it from TCF Bank Stadium to their indoor practice facility.
Gophers
April 12

Gophers spring game info

Weather forced the Gophers to move the game from TCF Bank Stadium to their indoor practice field. Because of limited space, the team closed the game to the public
Gophers
April 12
Northeastern grad transfer from Cretin-Derham Hall hears from Gophers

Northeastern grad transfer from Cretin-Derham Hall hears from Gophers

Graduate transfer and former Cretin-Derham Hall guard Donnell Gresham Jr., who played for Northeastern this season, hopes to visit the Gophers. But Gresham scheduled trips to Loyola-Chicago and Georgia first.
Gophers
April 12
UMD, UMass: Six players to watch in the Frozen Four final

UMD, UMass: Six players to watch in the Frozen Four final

The Minutemen and Bulldogs survived tight NCAA semifinal games on Thursday. Here are three players from each team who will be key for Saturday's national title game.
Minneapolis
April 12
Minneapolis Final Four local organizing committee CEO Kate Mortenson.

Kate Mortenson seeks up to $2M to turn Minnesota Sports Corp. into 'regional event catalyst'

CEO wants to "make our own success," but others say a new state-funded organization would duplicate work already being done.
Gophers
April 11
With Final Four over, could Minneapolis seek another big-time sports event?

With Final Four over, could Minneapolis seek another big-time sports event?

After playing host to the Super Bowl and a men's Final Four, Minneapolis could attempt to be host the College Football Championship playoff game. But not until 2025 at the earliest.
Gophers
April 11
Minnesota Duluth defenseman Nick McCormack celebrated the Bulldogs' 2018 NCAA championship at Xcel Energy Center.

NCAA Frozen Four preview

Thursday's semifinals and Saturday's championship game are in Buffalo, N.Y.
Gophers
April 11
Goaltender Hunter Shepard helped lead Minnesota Duluth past Notre Dame for last year’s NCAA championship in St. Paul. Now Shepard and the Bulldogs a

UMD's goalie brings 10-0 postseason run into Frozen Four semifinal

Hunter Shepard's route to Minnesota Duluth didn't follow a direct path after being named the top high school goalie in the state five years ago.
Gophers
April 10
Virginia and Texas Tech played in the NCAA basketball championship game at U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday night. Virginia won 85-77 in overtime.

Hartman: U.S. Bank Stadium GM touts success of Final Four

Patrick Talty has done several national events before and says he hasn't seen it done better.
Gophers
April 10
Can't watch this: Weather forces U's 'spring' football game indoors

Can't watch this: Weather forces U's 'spring' football game indoors

The Gophers moved their spring game at 11 a.m. Saturday from TCF Bank Stadium to their indoor practice facility and called off all fan related activities.
Gophers
April 10
'Hey, hang in there coach.' Fired Tim Miles visits the Final Four

'Hey, hang in there coach.' Fired Tim Miles visits the Final Four

What’s it like to be at the Final Four when you’ve just been fired for the first time in your life? Former Nebraska coach Tim Miles shared the experience with Michael Rand.
Gophers
April 10
Virginia’s Ty Jerome hoisted the championship trophy aloft Monday as he walked off the U.S. Bank Stadium court. The Cavaliers showed that not just t

This year's tournament signals a new era for NCAA basketball

College Basketball Insider: Successful teams take a page from the past to build winners for the future.
Gophers
April 10
The Gophers football team practiced Tuesday at TCO Performance Center in Eagan, home of the Vikings. The decision to move practice before Saturday’s

Gophers hold practice at Vikings facility in Eagan

Coach P.J. Fleck moved practice from Athletes Village on campus to TCO Performance Center to reinvigorate his squad after several weeks of spring practice.
Gophers
April 10
Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter made plenty of big plays in both games, including dunking between Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver (23) and Tariq Owens.

Ten shining moments from Minneapolis' Final Four

Lest we lose track of some of the moments we won't want to forget, let's round them up here.
Gophers
April 10
Virginia guard De’Andre Hunter entered into the college basketball history books Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Reusse: Above all else, Minneapolis was treated to outstanding basketball during Final Four

While others add up dollar signs and ratings points Tuesday, let's celebrate the most important thing: excellent basketball.
Gophers
April 9
A foul called on Auburn's Samir Doughty put Virginia's Kyle Guy at the foul line in the Final Four semifinals Saturday. Guy sank all three free throws

Reusse: Restrained officiating played its part in entertaining Final Four

The foul call in final second that decided Auburn-Virginia semifinal was outlier in the way the three games were whistled.
Gophers
April 9

Final Four: The magic of tournament years ending in 9

Those end-of-the-decade championship games, there's something about them:
Gophers
April 9
Carter Coughlin on being a Vikings fan

Carter Coughlin on being a Vikings fan

The Gophers linebacker talked to the media Tuesday.
Gophers
April 9
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck moves practice

Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck moves practice

The Vikings let them work out at TCO Performance Center in Eagan, the team's practice facility.
Gophers
April 9
Gophers lineman Blaise Andries on the change of practice setting

Gophers lineman Blaise Andries on the change of practice setting

Blaise Andries talked about the Gophers' workout at the Vikings' practice facility on Tuesday.