The over-matched Gophers are down to two running backs -- Duane Bennett and Donnell Kirkwood. Hamstring injuries are expected to keep David Cobbs and Devin Wright out against Nebraska. Lamonte Edwards could see action at linebacker and running back if he's needed.
After long wait, storms eventually cancel Duran Duran concert
The newly inaugurated Rock 'N Roll Hall of Famers were kicking off their North America tour in Minnesota.
Boy arrested in St. Paul hit-and-run that killed 70-year-old woman
Phoua Hang is remembered as a community leader.
Former priest in Minnesota charged with sexually assaulting friend
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Student loans cancelled for 1,380 Minnesota ITT Tech students
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School district sued by teachers' union over staff 'gag order'
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Bennett and Kirkwood work well together
The Golden Gophers haven't had a two-headed monster in the backfield since Marian Barber III and Laurence Maroney were tearing apart the opposing defense. Minnesota doesn't have a backfield that good this year, but Duane Bennett and Donnell Kirkwood compliment each other well.
Gophers' Kirkwood injures hamstring
Gophers' sophomore running back Donnell Kirkwood re-injured a hamstring on the first day of spring practice, and it will keep him out at least a few weeks. Head coach Jerry Kill said he hopes Kirkwood will be able to take part in individual drills before spring practices end.
Peterson called Titans RB Chris Johnson
Adrian Peterson reportedly placed a phone call to Titans running back Chris Johnson offering support for the struggling star. While Peterson leads the NFL in rushing yards, Johnson is having his worst professional season after signing a monster contract.
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