According to the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Report released Wednesday, the Gophers football team almost lost scholarships this year. Minnesota's multiyear score was 932, two points above the minimum. U of M athletics director Joel Maturi says the team will "shoot the roof off of" next year's report.
Standoff in St. Michael ends with suspect shot, airlifted
The two-day standoff ended at some point Wednesday evening.
Standoff in St. Michael continues late Wednesday afternoon
Communication with the suspect is "sporadic at best," according to Wright County Sheriff Sean Deringer.
Charges: Man baited trophy-sized bear with donuts, killed it
The man told authorities be bought a hunting license weeks later to cover the out-of-season killing.
Locally-crafted flowers to be sold at Spyhouse Coffee
The floral pop-up shop will benefit local charities.
Sun Country sorry for Vancouver to MSP flight debacle
The new route to the Canadian city was announced late last year.
Brooklyn Center to pay Daunte Wright's family $3.25 million
The settlement is the largest for a city outside of Minneapolis in Minnesota's history.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, June 22
The latest from the state health department.
Eden Prairie 19-year-old killed in crash near Valleyfair
The crash happened just before midnight near Valleyfair.
Renderings unveiled for potential World's Fair in Bloomington
Minnesota is one of five destinations in the running to host the event in 2027.
Jerry Kill, Gophers football leaning towards playing a 'real' spring game
Last year the Minnesota Gophers football team held a scrimmage, offense vs. defense, to close spring practices. This year head coach Jerry Kill is planning a real game. U of M athletic director Joel Maturi says Kill believes a "game-like atmosphere" is "best for his program and best for the fans." Spring practices begin Thursday.
Maturi, Big Ten athletic directors in favor of NCAA football playoff system
Joel Maturi spent much of the last week in Chicago meeting with Big Ten athletic directors about a college football playoff system. "I think the majority of Big Ten athletic directors favor a four-team playoff, two semifinal games followed by a championship game," Maturi said.
Assessing Maturi's career with Gophers
Joel Maturi is retiring from his role as University of Minnesota athletics director on June 30. What kind of legacy will he leave behind? The Gophers haven't been spectacular in any major sports under Maturi's watch, but he avoided scandals and brought football back to the U of M campus.
Mbakwe deletes Tweets vowing to repay scholarship
Gophers basketball star Trevor Mbakwe is offering to pay back his scholarship this year if Minnesota doesn’t make the NCAA tournament in March. He tweeted that news over the weekend, but FoxSportsNorth now says those messages have been deleted from his account.
Gophers football spring practices will be open to the public
Golden Gopher spring football practices begin March 22 and run through April 21. The team will meet three times a week for five weeks, totaling 15 practices. The sessions will be open to the public.
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