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Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Thomas commentary: Donald Trump's contract with America?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
December 14, 2015
College Volleyball: Gophers advance to Final Four
A huge performance by senior outside hitter Daly Santana led the University of Minnesota volleyball team to a four-set win over Hawaii in the NCAA regional, putting the Gophers in the Final Four in Omaha, Neb., next Thursday and Saturday
December 14, 2015 - 11:05pm
December 8, 2015
U to leave basketball coaches network
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota is cutting ties with Villa Seven, the basketball coaches recruiting network co-sponsored by Nike and inherited by the U when the Gophers hired former athletics director Norwood Teague in 2012. Run by Teague and its founder, former U senior associate AD Mike...
December 8, 2015 - 11:05pm
December 1, 2015
Men's Basketball: Gophers rally past Clemson
In a well-played game that saw both teams execute efficiently on offense, Minnesota rallied in the second half Monday night for an 89-83 victory...
December 1, 2015 - 10:34am
November 30, 2015
College Football: Gophers could name new defensive coordinator soon
The Gophers hired Dan O’Brien as an assistant defensive backs coach Monday, which sets up for current secondary coach Jay Sawvel to take on added duties as defensive coordinator. “I think he can be a true coordinator,” head coach Tracy Claeys said. “I want to make sure...
November 30, 2015 - 10:23pm
College Football: Gophers get a boost in bid for bowl game
MINNEAPOLIS — The 5-7 Minnesota Gophers appear headed to a bowl game. Without enough 6-6 teams, the NCAA said Monday, the remaining spots will go to five-win programs with the best Academic Progress Rate.
November 30, 2015 - 10:22pm
November 29, 2015
Tom Powers: Gophers' 2015 odyssey comes to end, if we’re lucky
The seniors obviously were sad to see their season end, but the rest of us pretty much have had enough. A lengthy, melodramatic, disappointing season came to a close Saturday night at TCF Bank Stadium as the Golden Gophers lost to arch-rival Wisconsin, 31-21. Paul Bunyan’s Axe...
November 29, 2015 - 11:19pm
College Football: Badgers keep Axe after run game buries Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Retired Gophers coach Jerry Kill spent part of Saturday’s third quarter slowly pacing a few yards outside the coaches’ box...
November 29, 2015 - 11:17pm
Men's Basketball: Gophers outlast Nebraska-Omaha
Sports Xchange Joey King led five Minnesota players in double figures and the Golden Gophers withstood a comeback effort on Friday to defeat...
November 29, 2015 - 1:09pm
November 27, 2015
College Football: Couple of Gophers cornerbacks drawing NFL intrigue
By Andy Greder St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — Briean Boddy-Calhoun is a big talker. Instead of trash toward opponents, though, he shares...
November 27, 2015 - 11:45pm
November 24, 2015
Men's Basketball: Gophers’ Pitino: Fouls ‘draining our team’
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — If the Gophers discovered anything about themselves in their two losses at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament, it was...
November 24, 2015 - 10:28pm
Men's Basketball: Gophers to play for fifth in Puerto Rico against former coach
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A berth in the consolation final of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament seemed to be a sure thing when the Gophers opened the second half with an 18-point lead Friday morning against Missouri State. But it wasn’t going to be that easy.
November 24, 2015 - 4:28pm
November 20, 2015
College Football: Late-bloomer Maye is Gophers' go-to receiver
MINNEAPOLIS — KJ Maye’s college career could culminate with a game on his high school football field in Mobile, Ala. The wide receiver’s...
November 20, 2015 - 10:48pm
November 16, 2015
Men's basketball: Gophers down La.-Monroe
Minnesota built up a big lead early, then had to withstand a late charge by Louisiana-Monroe to post a 67-56 victory on Sunday in Minneapolis, Minn. Minnesota forward Joey King led all scorers with 20 points, and went 9-for-10 at the free throw line. Guard Nate Mason added 12 points,...
November 16, 2015 - 10:43am
November 12, 2015
Men's basketball: Young Gophers certain to test patience
Richard Pitino didn’t promise much when he was hired to take over the Gophers basketball program two seasons ago. He told fans his style of...
November 12, 2015 - 10:50pm
November 6, 2015
Women's basketball: Issue 1: Who replaces Zahui B.?
Gophers women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings tried her best after last season to persuade Amanda Zahui B. to hold off leaving school...
November 6, 2015 - 10:01pm