United States gymnasts from left, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols, arrive to testify during a Senate Judiciary hearing a

Biles tells senators FBI turned 'blind eye' to reports of gymnasts' abuse

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress in forceful testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement and gymnastics officials turned a "blind eye" to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women.
Gable Steveson can be a Gopher and a WWE wrestler, a college athlete and a well-paid entertainer, thanks to NCAA name, image and likeness changes.

Scoggins: Minnesotans take lead in era of profiting college athletes

September 15
Suni Lee, Paige Bueckers, Gable Steveson: They were not long ago rising-star teenage athletes in Minnesota, and now they're cashing in — legally.
Former Gophers wrestler Pat Smith has made the U.S. team for the Senior World Wrestling Championships.

Gophers alum on U.S. senior wrestling team

September 15
Pat Smith has made the U.S. team for the Senior World Wrestling Championships, earning the spot in the Greco-Roman 72-kilogram class at last week's trials in Lincoln, Neb.
U.S. forward Carli Lloyd, center, dribbled past Paraguay midfielders Fanny Godoy, left, and Cynthia Ayala during the second half of an international f

Lloyd scores five goals, U.S. women rout Paraguay 9-0

September 16
No Carli Lloyd isn't reconsidering her retirement — even after a five-goal game.
Olympic wrestler gable Steve wrestled with Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck when Steveson attended the game against Ohio State last week..

Steveson signs WWE deal, will wrestle for U, then turn pro

September 10
Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson will be taking the ring as a professional wrestler in the near future, but not before he defends his NCAA heavyweight title.
Sunisa Lee at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala in New York, Sept. 13, 2021.

Suni Lee again goes for the gold at star-studded Met Gala in New York

September 14
Billie Eilish went full glam in a huge peach ball gown at the pandemic-delayed Met Gala on Monday night, while fellow host of the evening Amanda Gorman was breathtaking in cobalt blue custom Vera Wang with a diamond laurel wreath in her hair.
Swimmer Mallory Weggemann showed fans at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport one of her Paralympics gold medals on Saturday night.

Here are Minnesota's medal winners for Team USA at the Paralympics

September 6
Of the 15 athletes with Minnesota ties that competed for the U.S. in Tokyo, 11 earned medals — including five golds.

Eagan's Weggemann celebrates more than just Paralympic 'gold medal moments'

September 3
As Mallory Weggemann returns home from the Tokyo Games with three medals and two record-setting times, she says showing up every day is as important as the results.

Neal: Steveson makes rounds as gold medalist, pondering next move

September 4
Olympic wrestler Gable Steveson made appearances at Apple Valley High School and the Gophers' season-opening football game last week, the latest round of stops after bringing home gold.