Lost in the shuffle of the longest half-yard the Gophers couldn't get Saturday against Michigan: QB Mitch Leidner had a performance that should encourage fans. He's had them before, but this is one to build on.
The defending NBA champion Warriors are appointment viewing. Check them out against the Clippers. 9:30 p.m., ESPN.
"I can understand wanting to start KG and Prince to give the young guys some leadership on the defensive end, but neither KG nor Prince are threats to score the ball."
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"I know it's just been 3 games against non-playoff teams, but I have seen enough to suggest that Karl-Anthony Towns has more upside than AD."
— David Thorpe, basketball training guru, with a comparison to Anthony Davis.