St. John's quarterback Jackson Erdmann

Erdmann might be best of all in St. John's exclusive 'quarterback club'

Being a Johnnies quarterback is a pretty exclusive club, but Jackson Erdmann has put up some record-setting numbers to lead the pack.
Sports
26 minutes ago

Reusse: Battle for Stearns County football supremacy shows St. John's the victor

The Johnnies remain a college football force while St. Cloud State has decided to pack up the program.
Gophers
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Tracy Claeys, left, sat at a news conference with Gophers coach Jerry Kill in November 2013.

Claeys reunited with Kill on Virginia Tech football staff

Tracy Claeys will coach linebackers with the Hokies after resigning as Washington State defensive coordinator in October. He joins fellow former Gophers coach Jerry Kill, who is special assistant to the head coach.
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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5:40pm

Analysis: Time to embrace "free agency" in college football

For all the griping from coaches and administrators about the so-called transfer epidemic in college sports, the increased movement of players has done more good than harm for the people who are supposed to matter most: The Players.
Gophers
2:16pm

Army-Navy rivalry features Trump attending 120th game

Army's sensational turnaround under coach Jeff Monken has been highlighted by 10-win seasons, bowl game victories and even a spot in the national rankings.
Gophers
2:10pm

Hubbard, Lynch, Hurts lead AP Big 12 awards; Rhule top coach

Oklahoma State running back and national rushing leader Chuba Hubbard is The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year and Baylor career sacks…
Led by Goldy Gopher, Minnesota fans cheered during a team pep rally at the Citrus Bowl Pep Rally, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Orlando, FL.
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Gophers
2:06pm

Kansas community college denies claims in heatstroke death

Attorneys for the parents of a 19-year-old football player who died of heatstroke on the first day of practice at a Kansas community college said Thursday that negotiations with the school remain on track, downplaying the significance of a decision by trustees to deny claims totaling $50 million.
Gophers
8:37am
Gophers forward Brannon McManus scored against Minnesota Duluth goalie Hunter Shepard in 2018.

Holiday goals: A Christmas wish list for men's college hockey teams

From improved goaltending to bravery on the road, check out what the Beavers, Huskies, Bulldogs, Mavericks and Gophers could use.
Gophers
December 13

Roy, Milwaukee host E. Illinois

Eastern Illinois (5-4) vs. Milwaukee (5-5)UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Milwaukee; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as George Dixon and Eastern…
News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
State college sports News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
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Minnesota college sports goes well beyond the Gophers. Here's a guide to the conferences that include the state's Division II and Division III programs.
Gophers
December 13

Evansville goes up against Green Bay

Evansville (7-3) vs. Green Bay (3-7)Resch Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Green Bay plays host to Evansville in a non-conference matchup.…
Gophers
December 13

AP Player of the Year: QB Joe Burrow, first winner from LSU

Burrow is the favorite for the Heisman Trophy after passing for 4,715 yards and an Southeastern Conference-record 48 touchdowns. The senior transfer from Ohio State is on pace to set a major college record, completing 77.9% of his passes.
Local
December 12
Husky Stadium at St. Cloud State University.

Judge again tells St. Cloud State to comply with sports gender equity laws

A federal judge has denied St. Cloud State University's request to delay compliance with Title IX pending an appeal to the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
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
December 12

Pac-12 commissioner says missing playoff 'harmful' to league

A Pac-12 team has made the College Football Playoff just twice in six seasons and none of the last three.
Gophers
December 12

Ducks' Cristobal takes AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors

With a big victory over Utah for the Pac-12 championship, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal has the Ducks headed for the Rose Bowl.Cristobal was named the…
Gophers
December 12

Syracuse basketball struggles early with 5-4 start to season

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim isn't used to this — nine games into the season his Orange are barely above .500.
Sports
December 12

Jim Dimick, legendary St. Olaf baseball coach, dies at 91

Dimick is "one of the icons of the game in our state," according to University of Minnesota baseball coach John Anderson.
Vikings
December 12

Who's No. 1? Top picks Murray and Mayfield ready for QB duel

Baker Mayfield has the moxie and machismo while Kyler Murray prefers to keep things low-key.
Gophers
December 11
Illinois' Kofi Cockburn (21) looks to shoot as Michigan's Jon Teske (15) defends in the first half

Kofi Cockburn helps Illinois upset No. 5 Michigan 71-62

Kofi Cockburn got Michigan coach Juwan Howard's attention.
Gophers
December 11

Carter scores 25, No. 11 Texas A&M women beat TCU 70-68

Chennedy Carter scored seven of her 25 points in the final 1:16, including the go-ahead basket with three seconds to go, and No. 11 Texas A&M beat TCU 80-78 on Wednesday night.
Gophers
December 11

No. 12 Indiana women win 4th straight, top Butler 64-53

Ali Patberg scored 14 points and the No. 12 Indiana women held off Butler to win their fourth straight, 64-53 on Wednesday night.
Gophers
December 11

Baker Bounces Back, Rutgers Beats Wisconsin 72-65

Coming off his worst outing of the season, Geo Baker knew he had to be more assertive.