Gophers
June 3
New Gophers men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson is getting a crash course on roster fluidity. All but one returning player on the roster entered the

Scoggins: Unending recruiting battles ahead as we enter transfer portal era

Fail to lure top recruits out of high school? Be patient, coach. You might woo them on the second or third time around as the traditional recruiting model has suddenly become obsolete.
Colleges
June 2

Women's world hockey championship back on

Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that the 10-nation tournament will take place Aug. 20-31 at WinSport Arena in Calgary. The U.S. roster, when it was announced in March, had six Minnesotans.
Sports
June 2
Mike Krzyzewski

Duke's legendary 'Coach K' to retire after 2021-22 basketball season

Mike Krzyzewski will make a final run at a national championship with Duke.
Gophers
June 2
Norwood Teague and Eric Kaler, shown in 2012.

Gophers football players' gender discrimination lawsuit can go forward

Federal Appeals Court revives claim involving 2016 sexual assault investigation
Colleges
May 31
The St. Thomas baseball team is heading to the Division III College World Series after winning two elimination games over Pacific on Monday in College

St. Thomas rallies for five in top of ninth to reach College World Series in final DIII season

The Tommies advanced to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, by beating Pacific 7-4 in the first game and 13-9 in Game 2.
Colleges
May 31

Alabama's Pettit wins NCAA men's golf title with closing even-par 70

Turk Pettit had a stellar start to his collegiate career, winning a tournament as a freshman and posting five top-10 finishes.
Colleges
May 31
Arkansas’ Cayden Wallace caught a foul ball during the Southeastern Conference championship game against Tennessee. The Razor backs were named the t

Arkansas top seed in NCAA baseball tournament after dominant SEC run

Arkansas was rewarded Monday for its dominant run through the Southeastern Conference, landing the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA baseball tournament.
Colleges
May 30

SEC matches record with seven teams named NCAA regional hosts

The Southeastern Conference matched its record with seven teams among 16 regional hosts announced Sunday for the NCAA baseball tournament.
Colleges
May 30

Arkansas tops Tennessee 7-2 to capture first SEC title

The Arkansas Razorbacks polished off their dominant run through the Southeastern Conference regular season and tournament. Now, they can turn their attention to even bigger prizes.
Colleges
May 30
Junior Matt Wilkinson (left) won the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Division III track and field meet in Greensboro, N.C., on Saturday. Teammate Lucas Muell

Carleton runner Wilkinson wins second national title in Division III meet

Matt Wilkinson of Carleton won the 5,000-meter run (13:55.27) in the NCAA Division III track and field meet in Greensboro, N.C., one day after taking first in the 3,000 steeplechase.
Sports
May 29

Kentucky outlook unclear; Calipari awaits transfer rulings

John Calipari is awaiting a pivotal rulings on the eligibility of transfers before he will know who'll be around to help the Wildcats bounce back from the coach's first losing season in Lexington.
Colleges
May 29

No. 1 Augustana upset in D-II softball

Top-ranked and top-seeded Augustana of Sioux Falls, S.D., lost 3-0 to Biola University in the winners' bracket of the NCAA Division II softball tournament Friday in Denver.
Colleges
May 27

Augustana cruises in first game of Division II softball tournament

Top-ranked Augustana of Sioux Falls, S.D., opened defense of its 2019 national title with a 10-0 rout of Valdosta (Ga.) State in six innings on Thursday in the NCAA Division II softball tournament in Denver.
Gophers
May 27
Redshirt senior Bethany Hasz is one of 36 Gophers competing at the West and East Preliminary.

One of the biggest weekends for NCAA track and field is loaded with local talent

All three division of NCAA track and field are competing in major tournaments this weekend, and local schools and athletes are represented at every level.
Colleges
May 26
Pitchers Ashley Mickschl (left) of Augustana and Kierstin Anderson-Glass (right) of St. Thomas.

Minnesota stars lead St. Thomas, Augustana into NCAA softball tournaments

The Tommies are back in the Division III tournament and on a perfect run through the postseason, while the Vikings are looking to repeat as national champions in Division II.
Sports
May 25

Staal scores in OT, lifts Hurricanes past Predators 3-2

Coach Rod Brind'Amour figured the puck would eventually have to bounce the right way for his Carolina Hurricanes.
Colleges
May 25
Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon, right, was recovering Monday after sustaining a serious head injury while being assaulted, the university’s athletic dep

Hawkeyes' Bohannon sustains serious head injury in assault

The guard is recovering after being attacked Sunday.
Colleges
May 23
The St. Thomas softball team is returning to the Division III College World Series after beating top-seeded St. Olaf 3-0 for an NCAA regional title in

St. Thomas softball returns to Division III College World Series

Outgoing coach John Tschida is looking to guide the Tommies to a third D-III championship, joining the ones he guided them to in 2004 and '05.
Colleges
May 23

Augustana, with 11 Minnesotans, advances to NCAA Division II national softball tournament as favorite

Augustana scored seven runs in the first inning — six of them on three triples — to rout Minnesota State Mankato 7-0 in the championship…
Colleges
May 21
Shane Zylstra, who last played in 2019 for Minnesota State Mankato, turned his U of M pro day workout into a free-agent contract with the Vikings.

Pro day propelled three Minnesota hopefuls into shots at NFL rosters

Former D-II and D-II stars found scouts' eyes; two landed jobs.