Gophers
June 27
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck talked to the squad before a tackling drill at spring practice.

Hartman: Gophers football has amazing recruiting success in June

New recruiting rules have meant P.J. Fleck and staff are zeroing in on and signing players earlier. The Gophers now have 21 commitments for the Class of 2020, which is the most in the Big Ten
Duluth
June 27

Former University of Minnesota Duluth track athlete sues regents

Paige du Bois claims UMD punished her for supporting her coach.
Gophers
June 26
TCF Bank Stadium, home of the University of Minnesota football team.

Judge tosses out former football players' lawsuit vs. university

The lawsuit sought unspecified damages for discrimination against the players after a woman alleged she was the victim of a gang rape in 2016. U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank said the players offered "no factual support for their allegations."
Gophers
June 26
Workers take down NCAA Final Four signage outside U.S. Bank Stadium during Monday night's title game between Virginia and Texas Tech.

NCAA Final Four economic infusion for Twin Cities set at $143 million

April college basketball tournament resulted in $23 million in tax revenue.
Gophers
June 26
Justin Smith, who hit the putt that clinched the 2002 NCAA golf title for the Gophers, was officially named Gophers men's golf coach Monday.

New Gophers coach wants his golfers to experience an NCAA title, too

While Justin Smith first joined the program as an assistant in 2014, his tenure with the Gophers actually started back in 2000 as a golfer.
Gophers
June 25
The Gophers' Maroon team defeated the Gold team 38-20 in the spring football game in April.

Versatile defensive player from St. Louis commits to 2020 football class

Itayvion Brown is the 21st member in the Gophers' 2020 class.
Gophers
June 24
Gabe Grunewald in 2017.

Grunewald to be honored with Tuesday public ceremony

Tuesday would have been her 33rd birthday.
Gophers
June 24
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck (shown during a spring practice in April) received a commitment from Texas safety Abner Dubar, the 20th member of th

Gophers land three-star safety; former commit Witt chooses Iowa

Texas safety Abner Dubar is the 20th member of the 2020 class, while Winona defensive end Aaron Witt switches his commitment to a border rival.
Gophers
June 23
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 to sign deal with Los Angeles Clippers

Amir Coffey wasn't selected in Thursday's NBA draft, but he competed in the NBA G League Elite Camp in Chicago.
Gophers
June 22
Ryan Johnson, an incoming Gophers defenseman, accepted his Buffalo Sabres jersey from General Manager Jason Botterill after being selected with 31st o

Motzko encouraged with Gophers' showing in NHL draft

Seven players who have either signed with Minnesota or verbally committed to the program were selected this weekend. "It's a pretty special time for us,'' coach Bob Motzko said, "... but now the work begins.''
Gophers
June 22

College basketball, NBA form uncomfortable combination under current draft model

On Thursday, 46 of the 86 players in the NBA draft-eligible pool were not picked.
Gophers
June 21
Gophers' recruit Ihnen to arrive in late July after playing for Germany

Gophers' recruit Ihnen to arrive in late July after playing for Germany

Gophers top recruit Isaiah Ihnen will join the team in late July after playing for Germany in the FIBA U20 European Championships.
Gophers
June 21
U's Murphy to join Wolves summer league team

U's Murphy to join Wolves summer league team

Jordan Murphy, the Gophers all-time leading rebounder, accepted an invitation in his try at launching an NBA career after not being drafted.
Gophers
June 21
Former Gophers guard Amir Coffey left college early knowing going undrafted was a strong possibility — and that was the case Thursday night when his

Gophers' Coffey not picked, U's draft drought reaches 15 years

Coffey, who watched the draft back home in Minneapolis with his family, was projected as a mid-to-late second-rounder at best when he decided not to return for his senior year.
Gophers
June 21

Two more defensive linemen commit to Gophers for 2020

P.J. Fleck's squad now has 19 commitments for the Class of 2020.with the addition of three-star recruits from Michigan and Ohio.
Gophers
June 20
Will Gophers draft drought end? Coffey gives them a chance tonight

Will Gophers draft drought end? Coffey gives them a chance tonight

Amir Coffey is the best chance the program has Thursday night to having a Minnesota player picked in the NBA draft for the first time since 2004.
Gophers
June 20
Sara Groenewegen has returned from a serious illness to lead Team Canada in the Pan-Am Games.

Former U softball star Groenewegen returns from coma to lead Canada

Last July, pitcher Sara Groenewegen spent 10 days in a medically induced coma, battling legionnaire's disease, a severe form of pneumonia.
Gophers
June 20
Incoming Gophers recruit Bryce Brodzinski of Blaine earned Mr. Hockey honors this season, with 32 goals and 44 assists in 23 games.

Gophers men's hockey gets much younger with signing of 11 players

The Gophers announced a class of 11 incoming freshmen for 2019-20, a group that includes six forwards, three defensemen and two goalies
Gophers
June 20
Bobby Brink is one of six Minnesotans selected for USA Hockey's World Junior Summer Showcase.

Seven Minnesotans selected for USA Hockey's World Junior Summer Showcase

The players will be competing for roster spots for the World Junior Championship.
Gophers
June 19

Offensive lineman Martes Lewis commits to the Gophers

He is the 17th member of the Gophers' 2020 class.