Gophers
September 6
Schedule mystery: Will Gophers men's basketball add another game?

Schedule mystery: Will Gophers men's basketball add another game?

The Gophers men's basketball team released its 2019-20 schedule with 29 of the possible 31 regular-season games allowed. They are expected to add at least one more home game.
Gophers
September 6
Fresno State wide receiver Chris Coleman, left, catches a pass while under pressure from Southern California cornerback Greg Johnson

Gophers need to be wary or risk becoming another Power Five loser

Nevada, Boise State, Hawaii and Wyoming all knocked off Power Five teams in the opening week of college football, which didn't go unnoticed by U coach P.J. Fleck.
Gophers
September 5
Fresno State quarterback Jorge Reyna attempted a pass in last week’s 31-23 loss at USC.

Scouting report: Fresno State has kept its edge under Tedford

The Bulldogs gave USC a tough game last week, with QB Jorge Reyna racking up 344 yards of total offense.
Gophers
September 5
Fresno State coach Jeff Tedford saw his team play Southern California tough last week in a 31-23 loss at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

Fresno State aims to add Gophers to its list of defeated Power Five opponents

The Bulldogs nearly won at Minnesota last year before defeating UCLA and Arizona State.
Gophers
September 5

Megan Ryan's Big Ten football power rankings, Week 1 MVP

Michigan starts the season at the top.
Gophers
September 5

Big Ten football: Saturday's key games to watch

Games to keep an eye on Saturday Vanderbilt at Purdue 11 a.m. (BTN) The Boilermakers, who open their Big Ten schedule against the Gophers in…
Gophers
September 5
After visit, Kansas guard Berry says U "looks like a place I could be"

After visit, Kansas guard Berry says U "looks like a place I could be"

High school guard Ty Berry had concerns about the Gophers until he visited campus last week: "It improved my perspective on Minnesota. At first, I was a little skeptical and didn't know how I was going to like it and all that."
Gophers
September 4
Gophers senior Rodney Smith dyed his hair with a strip of red before last week’s game against South Dakota State.

Gophers running back Smith finds old form and a new hairstyle

Rodney Smith started looking like his old self last week in the win over South Dakota State and aims for more against Fresno State.
Gophers
September 4
Krissy Wendell practiced with the Wild in 2017 as part of Minnesota Wild Girls Hockey Weekend.

Former Gophers and Olympic star Wendell picked for U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Krissy Wendell, one of the most-decorated players in Minnesota history, will be one of five 2019 inductees into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, USA Hockey announced Wednesday.
Gophers
September 4
Gophers head coach Hugh McCutcheon, during a match last season.

Gophers lose marathon volleyball battle to No. 3 Texas

The No. 8-ranked Gophers volleyball team lost its second match in a row, falling to host Texas 25-22, 29-27, 35-33.
Gophers
September 4
Gophers gymnast Shane Wiskus won the vault competition at the U.S. championships in August.

Firm grasp: U.S. championships a game-changer for U gymnast Wiskus

Following a viral moment last month, Gophers gymnast Shane Wiskus is thinking more ambitiously about the next steps in his career. He is competing this weekend at a U.S. selection camp in Colorado Springs.
Gophers
September 4
Gophers offensive coordinator Ciarrocca assesses Week 1

Gophers offensive coordinator Ciarrocca assesses Week 1

Kirk Ciarrocca spoke with reporters on Wednesday at Athletes Village
Gophers
September 4
Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan passed for a first down in the second quarter of Thursday’s 28-21 victory over South Dakota State.

Morgan gives Gophers something to build on heading to Fresno State

Gophers sophomore quarterback Tanner Morgan learned from an interception and otherwise made good choices in the season opener.
Gophers
September 3

Eighth-ranked Gophers volleyball travels to No. 3 Texas

The Gophers (1-1) are coming off a split of two matches in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Gophers
September 3
Gophers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. hit South Dakota State quarterback J’Bore Gibbs on the pass Chris Williamson intercepteed for a touchdown last T

Gophers realize less is more after shaky opener

P.J. Fleck's film review session tried to show his players how there is a fine line between playing with an edge and being overzealous.
Duluth
September 3
FILE- Former UMD women’s basketball coach Annette Wiles, softball coach Jen Banford, and hockey coach Shannon Miller at a press conference when they

Appeals court tosses discrimination lawsuit from three former UMD coaches

A state appeals court shot down a discrimination lawsuit from three former coaches at the University of Minnesota Duluth, though it does not affect the $4.2 million a federal court previously awarded to former women's hockey coach Shannon Miller.
Gophers
September 3
Fleck on QB Tanner Morgan's running ability

Fleck on QB Tanner Morgan's running ability

Gophers coach P.J. Fleck spoke Tuesday at the Athletes Village, ahead of Saturday night's game at Fresno State.
Gophers
September 3
U loses recruiting battle for Rochester star Madsen. What's next?

U loses recruiting battle for Rochester star Madsen. What's next?

Gabe Madsen of Rochester Mayo was scheduled to be the first in-state senior target to make an official visit to Minnesota. But he chose Cincinnati over the weekend, as did his twin brother Mason.
Gophers
September 3
Gophers defender Sydney Baldwin, front, skated against St. Cloud State in a 2018 game.

Whitecaps sign former Gophers standout Sydney Baldwin

The defender spent last season in Austria after earning All-America honors at Minnesota and leading Minnetonka to three state championships.
Gophers
September 3
P.J. Fleck said of Batman — or at least, the Christian Bale version from Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” — “He always does the rig

Fleck: Gophers can learn some lessons from Batman

The Gophers coach traced a path from the old Batman comic books to the movie character played by Christian Bale, and came up with a comparison that he thinks could apply to his team.