More than anything, Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino understands from talking to his players since George Floyd's death that they want to do something of substance and value to make change.
Bob Rohde will retire Friday a couple of months short of 41 years with the Gophers. He was hired for football, although all athletes could use the weightlifting room at the Bierman Building. And they did.
The death of George Floyd was discussed during a Strib Live virtual town hall featuring Lynx GM/coach Cheryl Reeve, Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino.
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
Rich Nuessle was once a staple in the Twin Cities sports media. If you were in that circle and failed to have a wacky adventure with Rich, you had to be in quarantine. Behind the fun, though, was a hero with a tortured soul.