Carleton College’s football team, facing St. Thomas here, won’t play this fall.

Carleton College becomes latest Division III school to cancel fall sports

The school cited concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, including the recent national spike.
Gophers
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Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

The Pac-12 has become the second major conference to shift to a conference-only fall schedule amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.The announcement came after…
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Pac-12, Big Ten shelve games and fears grow of ripple effect

The Big Ten and Pac-12 became the first Power Five leagues to shift to an all-conference fall schedule as college sports faces a dramatically different…
Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss, right, drives the ball against Saint Mary's Dane Pineau (22) and Joe Rahon, center, during the first half of an NCAA co
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Gophers
July 10

Northwestern moves Wisconsin game from Wrigley to Ryan Field

Northwestern's game against Wisconsin scheduled for Nov. 7 at Wrigley Field in Chicago is being moved to Ryan Field because of uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gophers
July 10
Tyler Johnson caught a touchdown pass during a nonconference game against Georgia Southern last season.

Big Ten cancels nonconference fall sports, warns of more moves ahead

"We may not have a college football season in the Big Ten," conference Commissioner Kevin Warren said, adding that Thursday's move was intended to create a better chance to play some games.
Gophers
July 10

Syracuse University appoints diversity director for sports

Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack has added a position to his department, bucking a trend toward athletic cuts during the coronavirus pandemic.Salatha T. Willis was…
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Gophers
July 9
For Minnesotan on Harvard's football team, future is suddenly murky

For Minnesotan on Harvard's football team, future is suddenly murky

With Ivy League sports postponed, Wilson said: "To definitively hear it … confirmed what we were all worried about and made things pretty sketchy for the future.”
High Schools
July 9
Anoka’s Tyler Eischens had a 21-9 record and qualified for the NCAA Tournament last spring as a redshirt freshman at Stanford.

Former Anoka wrestler Eischens: 'Disbelief, shock' at Stanford dropping program

Coming off a 21-9 record and an NCAA tournament qualification last season, upcoming redshirt sophomore Tyler Eischens must eventually decide if he'll remain at Stanford after wrestling is eliminated.
Gophers
July 8
In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, Harvard's Devin Darrington runs against Yale during a game in New Haven, Conn.

Ivy League suspends fall sports due to coronavirus pandemic

The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including football, leaving open the possibility of moving some…
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Gophers
July 8
FILE - In this April 28, 2007, file photo, Stanford University swimmers finish their winning routine in team free competition finals at the Synchroniz

'Heartbreaking day' — Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs

Stanford was already facing some difficult financial choices as it tried to support one of the nation's largest athletics departments.The coronavirus pandemic forced a dramatic…
Vikings
July 8

Ravens quarterback cancels Florida event amid virus surge

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has canceled his annual "Funday with LJ" event in Florida due to surging coronavirus cases in the state and strict gathering limits.
Gophers
July 7

Ex-USOC spokesman Mike Moran dead at 78 after short illness

Former US Olympic Committee spokesman Mike Moran died Tuesday after a short illness at age 78, according to the University of Colorado.
Memphis wide receiver Tevin Jones (87) reaches for a pass in front of Tulsa cornerback Darrell Williams (6) in the first quarter of an NCAA college fo
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Gophers
July 7

The Latest: Kansas City's Keller and O'Hearn test positive

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Kansas City Royals say right-hander Brad Keller and first baseman Ryan…
Sports
July 7
Former Gophers wide receiver Isaac Fruechte started his post-prep career at Rochester Community and Technical College. The 24-school Minnesota College

State junior college conference scraps some fall sports

The 24-team Minnesota College Athletic Conference canceled the football, volleyball and men's and women's soccer seasons.
Vikings
July 7

Ravens quarterback to hold Florida social event amid virus

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson announced he will hold his annual "Funday with LJ" event in Florida amid the state's spike in coronavirus cases.
Vikings
July 6

Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass

Rapper Ice Cube, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and longtime boxing promoter Bob Arum led a cavalcade of sports leagues, federations, businesses and teams that…
Gophers
July 6
Snow removal can be a late-season task at TCF Bank Stadium. Move Gophers football season to the spring, and those fickle March snowstorms can affect t

College, prep football in spring is unpopular option, but may be heading that way

Pandemic may drive the switch, even while tradition -- and school coffers -- absorb a big hit.
Gophers
July 6

As schools ponder cutting sports, tennis proves vulnerable

The promise of college tennis lured Abhimanyu Vannemreddy from his home in India to the United States, where he settled in at Winthrop in South…
Vikings
July 5
Sports has given athletes such as Maya Moore and Colin Kaepernick an opportunity to effect change well beyond the court and field.

Souhan: Sports world finds its voice in difficult times

There are examples everywhere of people trying to effect change.
Sports
July 5
“I know the army of people fighting for what’s right. They won’t back down.” Maggie Nichols

'We're still fighting': Netflix doc tells whole story of 'Athlete A,' Maggie Nichols

Filmmakers spent 2½ years making "Athlete A," named for the alias that protected Maggie Nichols' identity in early court documents against USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.
Gophers
July 5
Kansas State football coach Chris Klieman put the Wildcats through pregame drills in 2019. Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who

Some K-State athletes protest over student's Floyd tweet

Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who protested this weekend over an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd.