β€œIt’s certainly been challenging. But these are challenging times for everyone.” Macalester QB Grady Munro (of Canada)

Playbook goes south: Macalester QB riding out pandemic in Florida

As international teammates scattered, Grady Munro, a Canadian, relocated to Ponte Vedra, Fla., living at his uncle's house. "At least I'm with family," he said, "rather than in the dorm alone."
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Number of eliminated college sports programs nearing 100

Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the pandemic are approaching an unwelcome milestone: In coming days, the number of eliminated sports programs will almost…
Gophers
May 29

Column: A college hockey program worth saving in Alabama

They've always been an outlier, a major college hockey program in the Deep South.As with most pioneers, they've teetered on the brink of failure, shouldered…
Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss, right, drives the ball against Saint Mary's Dane Pineau (22) and Joe Rahon, center, during the first half of an NCAA co
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Gophers
May 29

Big 12 revenue distribution down only slightly amid pandemic

The Big 12's revenue distribution to its 10 schools decreased only slightly because of the pandemic that led to the cancellation of spring sports, though…
Gophers
May 29

Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation law

The Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes.The commissioners of the Atlantic Coast Conference,…
Gophers
May 29

NCAA offers guidance for bringing athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic.While schools will need to have…
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May 29
Alabama Huntsville will play hockey in 2020-21 after all.

Alabama Huntsville reverses course, will keep hockey

A grassroots fundraising campaign raised $750,000, enabling the Chargers to continue playing for the 2020-21 season. More work needs to be done for the program to have a longer-term future.
Gophers
May 29

AP Top 25 Podcast: Looking for 2020's Burrow or Baylor

Baylor and Minnesota went from unranked to conference title contenders in 2019.Joe Burrow went from middle-of-the-pack quarterback to Heisman Trophy winner. In 2020, what teams…
Gophers
May 29
Former Minnesota Duluth defenseman Brady Lamb, right, with his wife Lizz and 3-month-old son Callaghan in Augsburg, Germany. Brady plays for the Augsb

Stuck in holding pattern, ex-UMD hockey star and family persevere

Brady Lamb, who helped the Bulldogs win their first NCAA title, plays hockey in Germany's top league. Since coronavirus hit, a bumpy trek back to North America for him and his family is ongoing.
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Gophers
May 29

Shortened MLB amateur draft to remain at New Jersey studio

Major League Baseball's shortened amateur draft will remain at the MLB Network studios in Secaucus, New Jersey, for the first round on June 10.
Gophers
May 29

Chris Dufresne, heralded college football writer, dies at 62

Chris Dufresne, an award-winning former sports writer for the Los Angeles Times, has died. He was 62.
Gophers
May 29

Title IX major factor for colleges looking at sports cuts

Financially challenged schools considering cutting sports in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic are making difficult decisions of who gets to keep playing and who…
Memphis wide receiver Tevin Jones (87) reaches for a pass in front of Tulsa cornerback Darrell Williams (6) in the first quarter of an NCAA college fo
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May 29

USC's Daniels heading to Georgia to compete for QB job

Georgia has picked up another high-profile transfer to compete for its starting quarterback job, landing former Southern California starter JT Daniels.
Duluth
May 28
Macalester is returning to the MIAC after 20 years away and St. Scholastica will join after leaving the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.

MIAC overhaul: Mac back in football; St. Scholastica joining league

A year after forcing out one of the league's founding members, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is bringing back an old friend to play football and adding a newcomer to join for all sports
Gophers
May 27

Report: Hurley accused Arizona State AD in booster scandal

Arizona State men's basketball coach Bobby Hurley sent an email to Ray Anderson last season alleging the Arizona State athletic director minimized sexual harassment allegations by the wives of three athletic staff members against a school booster.
Gophers
May 27

Ross Stripling pitches ... financial advice during pandemic

Ross Stripling has spent much of the last two months working on an island β€”- the one in the kitchen of his Houston home.With baseball…
Gophers
May 26

Pac-12: Voluntary workouts can resume on campus on June 15

The Pac-12 Conference will allow voluntary workouts on campus for all sports beginning June 15, subject to the decision of each individual school and where…
Gophers
May 26

Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossed

Two female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women's sports, the first such law in the nation.
Gophers
May 26

Lawyers appointed to look out for U. Mich. sex case victims

A judge on Tuesday appointed three attorneys to look out for the interests of anyone who said they were sexually abused by a sports doctor who worked at the University of Michigan for decades.
Gophers
May 26
Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing pointed during the second half of a game against Villanova on March 7.

Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

Georgetown basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has been released from the hospital and is recovering from COVID-19 at home, his son said…
Gophers
May 26
It is hard to imagine 100,000 people in attendance at a college football game this fall, such as when Michigan played host to Army last September. But

Scoggins: Hope for college football, but there's still much to navigate

College athletes will start returning to campus for workouts in two weeks and universities increasingly have pledged to resume in-person classes this fall.