Gophers
October 8
Trey Potts (3) went airborne on this second-quarter play for the Gophers against Bowling Green on Sept. 11.

Gophers' Potts leaves Indiana hospital after six days

The running back has been dealing with an unspecified medical condition suffered late in Saturday's Gophers victory at Purdue.
Gophers
October 8
Minnesota women’s head coach Lindsay Whalen spoke during the Big Ten media days in Indianapolis on Friday.

Whalen: U women to lean on leadership from veteran backcourt

Three of Minnesota's top four scoring leaders returning are guards, including co-leading scorers Sara Scalia and Jasmine Powell.
Gophers
October 8
Gophers baseball coach John Anderson

Reusse: After shocking 6-31 season, U baseball coach John Anderson picks up the pieces

Anderson's 40th season as Gophers baseball coach was like none other he'd been through — and it forced him to do something he'd never done before in hopes of restoring the team to success.
Randball
October 8
Minnesota State Mankato players celebrated after defenseman Andy Carroll (4) scored a goal to bring the Mavericks to within one in the second period.

How did Mankato become best men's college hockey team in the country?

Head coach Mike Hastings, who joined Friday's Daily Delivery podcast, is the straight line through which the Mavericks' success can be drawn.
Golf
October 8
High school senior Isabella McCauley is the first woman and youngest ever to win the Minnesota Golf Champions tournament, beating a field of men and w

Souhan: Phenom golfer McCauley has LPGA in mind after Gophers

Isabella McCauley became the first woman and youngest player ever to win the Minnesota Golf Champions tournament last weekend.
Gophers
October 8
Gophers forward Sammy Walker (9) is among the key players returning this season.

Gophers men's hockey aims to prove Frozen Four pieces are in place

Minnesota reached the NCAA quarterfinals last season and will look for a deeper postseason run, as the season opens Friday against Mercyhurst.
Sports
October 8
Minnesota State head coach Mike Hastings, back, directs his team against Minnesota in the second period of an NCAA College Hockey Regional Final, Sund

No, 1 Mankato vs. No. 2 St. Cloud State makes for a huge hockey weekend

Mike Hastings, Minnesota State men's head coach, joins the Daily Delivery to preview the series and talk about St. Thomas joining D-I. Also, Mark Craig's NFL picks and two unusual things from Thursday night.
Gophers
October 8
Gophers running back Trey Potts

U's Potts still in hospital five days after leaving Purdue game

Running back Trey Potts remained hospitalized in Indiana on Thursday, five days after being taken by ambulance after the Purdue game.
Wild
October 8
Rem Pitlick, shown here playing with the Gophers in 2019, joined the hometown Wild on Thursday.

Pitlick comes home to Wild, in his Nissan Pathfinder

Former Gophers standout and Chaska graduate Rem Pitlick knows that just because he's back with the hometown team, doesn't mean he's made the roster.
Colleges
October 8
Iowa defensive back Riley Moss (33) returned one of two interceptions for touchdowns against Indiana on Sept. 4.

Gophers' spot in history overtaken by No. 3 Iowa vs. No. 4 Penn St. battle

It's the first Big Ten battle of Top 5 teams that doesn't include Ohio State or Michigan since 1962, when No. 5 Minnesota played a season-ending Border Battle.
Colleges
October 8
Minnesota State senior Ty’Shonan Brooks

No. 17 Mavericks, Wayne State meet in NSIC South contest

Wayne State is off to best start since 2012 but is 0-12 all-time against Minnesota State Mankato.
Gophers
October 8
Maryland coach Brenda Frese addressed reporters during the first day of the Big Ten Media Days on Thursday in Indianapolis.

Maryland's Frese, others call joint Big Ten media days for men and women 'special'

The Big Ten for the first time held media days with men's and women's programs together in Indianapolis.
Gophers
October 8
The Gophers celebrated after defeating Auburn in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1, 2020 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

Three early bowl predictions for the Gophers from Randy Johnson

A way-too-early look at where the Gophers could be headed if they win enough to reach bowl eligibility.
Gophers
October 8
Nebraska’s Alante Brown (4) and Cam Taylor-Britt (5) celebrated their 56-7 victory against Northwestern last Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Big Ten power rankings: Nebraska climbs six spots to No. 6

With other teams losing, the Cornhuskers made a jump but will face a huge test Saturday against Michigan.
Gophers
October 7
Minnesota forward Blake McLaughlin (27) gave a hug to goaltender Jack LaFontaine (45) after a victory over Michigan last March.

Series preview: Gophers men's hockey vs. Mercyhurst

After last week's series with Alaska was postponed because of COVID issues with the Nanooks, the Gophers open their season against a Mercyhurst team that finished 8-12-1 last season.
Colleges
October 7
Michigan coach Juwan Howard spoke on the first day of the Big Ten basketball Media Days Thursday in Indianapolis.

Michigan, Illinois to have company at the top in Big Ten men's basketball race

The Wolverines and Illini were the class of the Big Ten last season, but Purdue, Ohio State and others are contenders in 2021-22.
Gophers Basketball
October 7
Christian Reeves played for Chris Paul’s Team CP3 in the Nike EYBL circuit this summer.

Gophers among favorites for 7-foot-1 center from Oak Hill Academy

Christian Reeves said he was impressed after visiting the university last week and talked about how he could fit into coach Ben Johnson's system.
Colleges
October 7

Augustana breaks ground on $40 million hockey arena

It will be the home for the Vikings' Division I men's hockey program — set to take the ice for the 2023-24 season.
Gophers
October 6
Gophers freshman Treyton Thompson worked with assistant coach Dave Thorson during a drill on the first day of practice, Sept. 28.

Gophers hoops freshmen Thompson, Thiam making 'huge strides'

Treyton Thompson, from Alexandria, has added 30 pounds to his 6-11 frame since graduating from high school in the spring.
Gophers
October 6
Ben Johnson talks after first practice with the Gophers basketball team this fall.

Gophers picked last in Big Ten men's hoops preseason poll

Defending champion Michigan is the media's early favorite to win the Big Ten title, with the poll coming from 28 beat writers who cover the 14 conference teams.