Gophers
June 4

Gophers' NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships qualifiers

A look at the Gophers athletes competing for national titles.
Gophers
June 4

Gophers get commitment from Nashville tight end

Austin Henderson is the seventh member of the 2020 recruiting class.
Vikings
June 4
The Big Ten will name Vikings Chief Operating Officer Kevin Warren the conference's next commissioner to replace Jim Delany, an NFL source confirmed M

Big Ten to name Vikings' chief operating officer Kevin Warren commissioner

Kevin Warren played a key role in the construction of U.S. Bank Stadium and the Vikings' training complex in Eagan. The official announcement is scheduled for 11 a.m. today.
Gophers
June 4
Marcus Carr is hoping to fill the void left by Amir Coffey.

With Coffey gone, new Gophers guard Carr will get big chance to reach big goals

The transfer from Pittsburgh impressed last season, but that was in practice after NCAA denied his waiver request to play immediately for the Gophers.,
Vikings
June 4
Gophers' Coughlin honed pass-rushing technique with Broncos star

Gophers' Coughlin honed pass-rushing technique with Broncos star

Senior defensive end Carter Coughlin spent a recent few days on the UNLV campus working with Broncos great Von Miller and other NFL-caliber players at Miller's pass-rush summit.
Gophers
June 2
Gophers softball coach Jamie Trachsel watched from the dugout during a super regional game against LSU at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Reusse: Gophers make sweet softball music despite their challenges

A northern climate is a big disadvantage for baseball and softball, but when you take on the challenge and reach the Women's College World Series, it's an amazing experience.
Gophers
June 1
Washington's Amirah Milloy at the plate.

Gophers eliminated after weather delay, late rally vs. Washington

The Gophers plated two runs in the seventh inning but couldn't top the Huskies, nor Mother Nature, in a Women's College World Series elimination game delayed more than three hours by thunderstorms.
Gophers
June 1
Gophers release junior college safety Owens from National Letter of Intent

Gophers release junior college safety Owens from National Letter of Intent

Junior college All-American Gervarrius Owens might have competed for a starting job with the Gophers this fall. Instead, he's taking his talents to Houston.
Gophers
June 1
The Gophers’ Allie Arneson wasn’t counting on such a short run in the series, even against the Pac-12’s best.

Reusse: Gophers meet their match, and more, vs. Pac-12 softball foes

The Gophers arrived to the Women's College World Series hoping to discover if the Pac-12's long-held mastery in softball was ready to be challenged. There was a definite answer.
Gophers
June 1
The Gophers will need plenty of hits Saturday morning against Washington to keep their Women's College World Series hopes - and their season - alive.

Opening loss puts Gophers softball in a deep hole at WCWS

To advance to the championship series, the Gophers would have to win two games Saturday, and two more on Sunday.
Gophers
June 1
Allie Arneson

Reusse: Gophers' Arneson burning for more moments in College World Series

Over the past four postseason games, Allie Arneson has five hits and five RBI — including Thursday's hit off Rachel Garcia, a two-time National Player of the Year.
Gophers
May 31
Gophers players saluted their fans in the stands Thursday in Oklahoma City.

Next up for U: An elimination game with another mighty Pac-12 foe

The loser of Minnesota-Washington on Saturday will be sent home. Here's a preview of that high-stakes game:
Gophers
May 31
MaKenna Partain tags a UCLA baserunner during Thursday's loss to UCLA.

Reusse: Gophers dust off after loss, prepare for another Pac-12 power

After losing to UCLA on Thursday in the opening round of the Women's College World Series, the Gophers are keeping their heads up with eyes on Saturday's elimination game vs. Washington.
Gophers
May 31
Maddie Houlihan slid into home vs. UCLA in the first game of the Women's College World Series but the Gophers could only get two runs in and lost the

UCLA attacks Gophers early, late in 7-2 softball World Series opener

Bubba Nickles homered on the fourth pitch of the game off Gophers ace Amber Fiser in the opening game of the Women's College World Series and the Bruins responded to a U rally with a big inning.
Gophers
May 30
Whitecaps goalie Amanda Leveiville (29) denied a shot by the Metropolitan Riveters Madison Packer (14) in the NWHL semifinals in March at Tria Rink.

NWHL plows forward with plans for next season amid player boycott

The Minnesota Whitecaps' league says it's 'open for business,' and intent on growing women's hockey.
Gophers
May 30
Gophers open football season with 8 p.m. kickoff against SDSU in August

Gophers open football season with 8 p.m. kickoff against SDSU in August

Five of the 12 game times for the upcoming Gophers football season have been decided.
Gophers
May 30
Coming back would have helped U, but not Coffey's pro prospects

Coming back would have helped U, but not Coffey's pro prospects

Amir Coffey would have helped the Gophers had he returned for his senior year, and his presence might have elevated a good team into something special. So what's the argument for turning pro?
Gophers
May 30
Gophers guard Amir Coffey challenged Arkansas in a game last December at Williams Arena. Coffey, a junior, decided to leave the Gophers early to turn

Coffey makes it official: He's leaving Gophers to go pro

Following a spring of testing the waters with NBA team workouts, the 6-foot-8 former Hopkins standout received enough positive feedback to bypass his senior year with the Gophers.
Gophers
May 30
Gophers softball coach Jamie Trachsel knew a challenging nonconference schedule — all on the road — would benefit her team.

U softball created killer schedule with purpose that's paying off

Coach Jamie Trachsel confirmed that a tough schedule was meant to nullify the reasoning the NCAA used to send the 2017 Gophers on the road for a regional after a 54-3 start.
Polls
May 30
Minnesota's Amir Coffey (5) reacts after a basket against Louisville during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA

Poll: Did Amir Coffey make the right decision?