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.
Thunder selects Chet Holmgren 2nd overall in NBA Draft
The Minneapolis native becomes the highest-drafted Minnesotan in NBA history.
One airlifted after crash on rural Scott County highway
The State Patrol shut down Highway 282 in both directions Thursday afternoon.
Police investigating after two men found dead in Maple Grove
Few details are known about the investigation.
Gallery: Charming, Northeast Minneapolis Home is perfect for first-time homebuyers
Located in the Holland neighborhood, it's near the Eastside Co-op, tons of amazing restaurants, breweries, and a distillery
Eden Prairie 19-year-old killed in crash near Valleyfair is ID'd
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash, involving a 26-year-old driver from Hopkins.
Man pleads guilty for threatening to kill Hennepin County employees
Peter Robert Berry has a criminal history dating back to the 1970s, according to court records.
Fourth person sentenced for murder of Minneapolis realtor
Lyndon Wiggins is the fourth person that has been sentenced in the kidnapping and killing of Monique Baugh.
Paraglider airlifted to hospital after winds cause crash
Winds impacted the paraglider's ascent.
Woman, 29, dies in two-vehicle crash south of Mora
The crash occurred in Brunswick Township just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Gophers sloppy in spring practice
While the Gophers hockey and basketball teams are taking all the headlines, the football team is hard at work in week No. 2 of spring practices. Tuesday's session was sloppy, but head coach Jerry Kill says it was to be expected as they implemented new drills.
Jerry Kill: Gibson-Nagurski football complex needs 'immediate' upgrades
Gophers football coach Jerry Kill met with soon-to-be athletics director Norwood Teague and told him the Gibson-Nagurski football complex needs "immediate" upgrades. Kill says it's an "eyesore in recruiting," but for about $3 million it can be fixed.
Coach Jerry Kill takes blame for low attendance problem
Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill tells the Star Tribune it is his responsibility to fix the attendance issues at TCF Bank Stadium. "I'm not going to blame anybody. We've got to put a good product out there. That's what I was hired to do a year and a half ago, and that's what we'll do," Kill said. Last Saturday was the lowest-attended game in TCF Bank Stadium's four-year history -- just 41,062 tickets sold.
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