St. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso

St. Thomas, Augsburg postpone football game because of COVID-19 protocols

The Tommies will instead hold an intrasquad scrimmage, and Augsburg will face Martin Luther on Sunday in New Ulm.
Colleges
April 17
Minnesota’s Shane Wiskus competes in the floor exercise during the NCAA men’s gymnastics championships Friday

Wiskus leads Gophers into men's gymnastics NCAA team finals

The Gophers rallied in the final two events of Friday's qualifying session to advance to Saturday's team finals, giving them one more day to compete together before the program shuts down.
Colleges
April 16
Marquette forward Theo John averaged 8.2 points and 5.2 rebounds per game during his senior season at Marquette.

Ex-Champlin Park star Theo John leaving Marquette for Duke

John said on Twitter that after conferring with his family he will spend his final year of eligibility with the Blue Devils. The Gophers had reached out to him.
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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Colleges
April 16
The new Gophers men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson

Gophers, Tommies to benefit from NCAA's new transfer rule

Expected to be made official later this month, the rule has already yielded two former Twin Cities prep basketball stars for St. Thomas and aided new U basketball coach Ben Johnson.
Colleges
April 15

Big Ten places six teams in NCAA volleyball Sweet 16

Big Ten teams went 6-0 on Thursday without losing a set.
Sports
April 15

College sports already adapting to new NCAA transfer rules

As spring practice winds down, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees some potential holes in his roster.
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Sports
April 15

Wisconsin hoops adds Boston U grad transfer Katie Nelson

Point guard Katie Nelson is following her coach from Boston University to Wisconsin.
Sports
April 15

Marquette adds 2 transfers as part of roster overhaul

Marquette has added former George Mason guard Tyler Kolek and ex-Clemson forward Olivier-Maxence Prosper as the Golden Eagles reshape their roster under new coach Shaka Smart.
Sports
April 15

NCAA hits USC basketball with 2 years' probation, fine

The NCAA hit Southern California's men's basketball program with two years' probation on Thursday because a former assistant coach violated NCAA ethics rules when he accepted a bribe to steer players to a business management company.
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State college sports News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
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Sports
April 14
The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to changed the long-standing rule that has often deterred players in high-profile sports from switching sc

AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year

Starting next season, major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition.
Sports
April 14

C. Vivian Stringer signs 5-year extension with Rutgers

Hall of Fame women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer has agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep her at Rutgers through the 2025-26 season.
Colleges
April 14
Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy is one reason the Gophers, seeded third, are one of the tournament favorites. The 6-2 senior led the Big Ten in kills

Gophers volleyball seeded third in one-site, 48-team NCAA tournament

The NCAA women's volleyball championships begin Wednesday in Omaha with a reduced field, a new format and a dash of controversy. The Gophers play Thursday.
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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Sports
April 13

Vanderbilt hires Shea Ralph from UConn as new women's coach

Vanderbilt has hired Shea Ralph away from UConn to help revive the Commodores' struggling women's basketball program, which hasn't reached the NCAA Tournament since 2014.
Business
April 13

Nielsen, networks clash on stats showing fewer viewers

People have been stuck at home for a year due to COVID-19 restrictions, with movie theaters closed, concert venues closed, restaurants closed, sports attendance restricted — yet television viewing is down?
Sports
April 13

Ex-student sues U of Evansville, ex-coach, alleging rape

A former student is suing the University of Evansville and its former basketball coach, Walter McCarty, accusing him of rape and the school of not protecting students from him, allegations that both deny.
Gophers
April 12
Center Liam Robbins is on the move again, headed to Vanderbilt after one season with the Gophers. He arrived in Minnesota after transferring from Drak

Former Gophers center Liam Robbins to transfer to Vanderbilt

The 7-foot center entered his name into the transfer portal recently and could join his uncle at Vanderbilt
Local
April 12

EXPLAINER: Prosecution explores Floyd's 'spark of life'

Prosecutors trying a white former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd's death put one of Floyd's brothers on the witness stand Monday in a further effort to humanize him for the jury and counter the defense narrative that Floyd was at least partially responsible for his own death due to his use of illegal drugs.
Sports
April 12

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes hires Justin Gainey as assistant

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes has hired veteran Justin Gainey as an assistant coach to fill out his staff.
Variety
April 12

New this week: 'Big Shot,' 'Mare of Easttown' and 'Monday'

Here's a collection curated by The Associated Press' entertainment journalists of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Colleges
April 11
University of Massachusetts men’s hockey players rushed onto the ice to celebrate after defeating St. Cloud State 5-0 Saturday to claim the program�

College hockey pushed through challenging season to a UMass title

Hockey East claims it's "State of Hockey," but Minnesota can make a strong rebuttal.
Colleges
April 11
The St. John’s baseball field in 1923. By then, the Johnnies and Tommies baseball teams had been playing each other for more than a decade.

Reusse: Baseball field might be the final chapter in St. John's-St. Thomas rivalry

These schools could play again in the conference tournament, but if not, don't expect another Johnnies-Tommies competition in any sport any time soon.