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Season-ticket holders may not get into all Gophers football games
In planning for the 2020 season, the university may have to turn away some season-ticket holders for each game depending on what will be considered a safe number of people to admit. How will it be done?
Hockey updates: Good news for St. Thomas, Don Lucia
The former Gophers coach was named commissioner of the new CCHA earlier this week, while the Tommies received encouraging news on their quest to move to NCAA Division I.
St. Thomas gets 'encouraging news,' inches closer to joining Division I
Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple said Wednesday's decision was "a positive step forward" for the Tommies and the Division I conference.
Former Gophers coach Lucia hired as CCHA commissioner
Don Lucia, the three-time national coach of the year, will lead the seven teams that are leaving the WCHA after the upcoming season to start the resurrected CCHA in the 2021-22 season.
NCAA approves preseason model for college football teams, including Gophers
With most teams opening their season around Sept. 5, the plan begins summer access activities July 13, adds meetings and walk-throughs July 24 and starts practices Aug. 7.
New Commissioner Lucia sees St. Thomas as 'nice candidate' for CCHA
St. Thomas on Wednesday was waiting to hear if it will be allowed to move directly from NCAA Division III to Division I. If the Tommies get the OK, they have a good option for a men's hockey home.
Garmaker, former Gophers All-America basketball star, dies at 87
Dick Garmaker was also a four-time NBA All-Star, playing for the Minneapolis Lakers and Knicks in the late '50s and early '60s.
Three transfers could start for Gophers next year - if waivers are approved
If the waiver gods bless the Gophers, then Both Gach will be in the starting lineup. Same goes for Liam Robbins. Brandon Johnson is already a projected starter as a graduate transfer.
David Preuss, former Gophers hockey player, dies at 56
Preuss made an immediate impression as a freshman, but his promising hockey career would end prematurely because of a freak injury.
Gophers basketball 2020-21 potential starting lineup
There are several questions yet to be answered but here's an early look at the Gophers for 2020-21.
'Excited to be back home.' Former Austin star Gach leaving Utah for U
The rising junior is returning home after playing two seasons for Utah and will seek a waiver to be eligible for 2020-21 with the Gophers.
Gabel, Fleck, McCutcheon to rep U on Big Ten's Anti-Racism Coalition
Student-athletes Seth Green and Gadiva Hubbard also will represent the Gophers for the coalition.
From family of cops, Lynx's Banham wants to be bridge to community
Law enforcement runs strong in Rachel Banham's family. So strong that she has tattoos on her right arm of the badge numbers of her father, mother and late grandfather.
Former UMD coaches appeal dismissal of federal discrimination case
The former coaches claimed discrimination because of sexual orientation.
After delay, St. Thomas expects to learn its Division I fate this week
If St. Thomas is allowed to go jump directly from Division III, it would become a member of the Summit League in most sports.
Austin's Gach says he will make college choice today
The Gophers are among his five finalists. The 6-6 Gach averaged 10.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 2019-20 at Utah, averaging 30.4 minutes per game.
Stephen Wanvig, artist who conceived today's Goldy Gopher, dies at 70
Wanvig, who came up with the current version of Goldy in the mid-1980s, died at his home in Burnsville on June 6 after a long battle with cancer.
Hartman: Dungy's success story stands atop Gophers list
The former player and coach's voice is clear and forceful on matters of racism.
Randy Staten, civil rights leader and former legislator, dies at 76
Staten was an advocate for civil rights and recovery from chemical dependency, a scourge he knew all too well.
Gophers athletes begin gradual return to campus
The athletic department announced its return plans Friday, as the football team began getting tested for COVID-19.
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