St. Paul Pioneer Press
Rachel Banham is ready to topple the all-time scoring record at the University of Minnesota, even though she has plenty of incentive to slow down
LAKEVILLE -- David Rucki finally knows the whereabouts of his two teenage daughters. The Lakeville father learned Wednesday that his two girls — who went missing in April 2013 after...
ST. PAUL — The leaders of Minnesota’s largest higher education system want to start rewarding colleges for performance. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities trustees on Wednesday agreed in principle to...
MINNEAPOLIS — Tensions rose Wednesday as investigations continue into the police shooting of an unarmed 24-year-old black man. Protesters threw rocks and other objects at police as officers moved some...
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 play would be fun to watch and that it would be a great brand of basketball. He told fans he would try to recruit high-level players, especially in the state.
Mike Ellis, who worked under disgraced former University of Minnesota athletics director Norwood Teague, quit his job Friday after a two-month leave of absence
When Adrian Peterson watched film this week, it felt like old times. For three straight games, the Vikings running back fell short of 100 rushing yards. Defenses were loading up against him. Kansas City held him to 60 yards on 26 carries on Oct. 18.
Two years ago, Cordarrelle Patterson was the rookie receiving star on the Vikings. This season, he has mostly watched from the bench as rookie Stefon Diggs has taken the NFL by storm. Patterson wasn’t playing much even before Diggs got his first look in the fourth game, but now he’s really buried on the depth chart. Still, the third-year man doesn’t buy into the notion that he isn’t part of Minnesota’s future.
Gophers women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings tried her best after last season to persuade Amanda Zahui B. to hold off leaving school early for the WNBA draft. The sales pitch was that Zahui B., a first-team All-America center, could be the face of college basketball by returning for her junior season this fall.
Two games into his stint with Estrellas in the Dominican Winter League, Miguel Sano has played third base each time. That could soon change if the Twins get their wish.