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Gophers return to AP Top 25 poll
The Gophers came in at No. 25 in Sunday's AP Top 25 poll. It was the team's first re-appearance since a No. 19 preseason ranking, released after the Big Ten conference initially canceled fall sports.
Plan to cut three Gophers sports heads toward a vote
Resolution is on agenda for meeting next Friday.
Radunz gives NDSU another NFL prospect from Minnesota
The senior left tackle from Becker will play Saturday and then start preparing for the 2021 NFL draft.
Fairness in question with daily COVID testing of college athletes
Across the Big Ten, athletic directors and coaches have touted the new testing protocols, while awkwardly acknowledging it's an advantage the general population doesn't have.
Gophers basketball to play in Hall of Fame Tip-Off but later in November
The Gophers men's basketball team will play in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off in Connecticut on Nov. 28-29 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The tournament was scheduled for Nov. 21-22.
U will drop 41 women athletes in addition to cuts for men's program
In addition to terminating three men's teams, the Gophers athletics department also plans smaller rosters for eight women's and two men's teams, according to data obtained by the Star Tribune.
Bateman had scary COVID battle during break from summer workouts
Rashod Bateman has asthma and was among the things that originally caused him to decide to opt-out of playing college football, a decision the U's star receiver has since reversed.
Bateman weathered bevy of changes before ending back with Gophers
Rashod Bateman detailed to the Star Tribune his experience battling COVID-19 this past summer: "A snap of a finger, and it was like change, change, change, change. Just like that."
Upcoming cuts to Gophers athletic team rosters
In addition to eliminating three men's sports — track and field, gymnastics and tennis — the U also plans to cut its women's rosters in 2021-22
U athletics announces 2.5% positivity rate among COVID-19 tests
The Gophers athletics department released updated testing results Thursday, finding 55 positive results in the month of September.
Calling himself 'Agent 0,' Bateman explains return to Gophers football
"The Row the Boat culture has changed my life forever,' Rashod Bateman said in a video hyping his return that also explained why he's switching from No. 13 to No. 0.
U brings outside help to work through its sports controversies
Under AD Mark Coyle, the Gophers have worked extensively on risk management with a former major-conference commissioner who has set up shop as a consultant to college athletic programs.
Purdue suspends 13 athletes for violating COVID-19 pledge
All of the athletes, who were not identified, compete in winter or spring sports. The Boilermakers athletic department declined to identify which teams will be affected.
Gophers guard Carr leaner, quicker after offseason workouts in Toronto
The junior point guard hopes to play well enough that he becomes a first-round draft pick.
Gophers unranked in latest AP Top 25 football poll
The Gophers were at No. 19 in the preseason poll. Some 0-0 programs did break through in the latest one, including No. 6 Ohio State, No. 10 Penn State.
As normalcy returns, ranking college football teams will be more difficult than ever
Among those sorting out the twists, turns and uncertainty to determine the best football teams in the country are the College Football Playoff selection committee and the AP top 25 voters.
Women's hockey pioneer Lynn Olson honored with national award
The NHL praised Lynn Olson for the "relentless pursuit" of her goals.
Ex-Minnesota Duluth captain giving hockey in Hungary a try
As he waits for word of when Boston Bruins training camp will start, Nick Wolff will play for a couple of months and hone his skills with the DVTK Polar Bears, a Slovakian league team based in Miskocl, Hungary.
Scoggins: Letting U's Bateman play should be easy call for the NCAA
This isn't complicated: The Big Ten flip-flopped on whether it is safe to play football this fall. Why can't Gophers star Rashod Bateman do the same?
Hartman: U can change fortunes in openers vs. Michigan, Ohio State
Gophers have a chance to defy fortunes against the Wolverines this year and the Buckeyes in 2021.
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Takeaways: In abnormal season, business as usual for Tide
Barcello hits 5 3s, scores 20; BYU beats Utah Valley 82-60
Cordeiro accounts for 2 TDs, Hawaii beat Nevada 24-21
Williams, Washington State rally to beat Eastern Washington
Virginia Tech upsets No. 3 Villanova 81-73 in overtime
Washington rallies from 21-point deficit, beats Utah 24-21
Jeff Sims' 3 TD passes powers Georgia Tech past Duke, 56-33
Felton runs for career-high 206 yards as UCLA beats Arizona
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Gophers rally from slow start to beat Loyola Marymount 88-73
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