Minnesota’s other 1-5 football team, the Golden Gophers, face a tough second half. Of their six remaining opponents this year, four are Top 25 teams. They’ll start with No. 13 Nebraska Saturday. The ‘Huskers are 25 point favorites.
Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort
Several candidates will interview for the job this week.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
COVID testing site in Minneapolis to move temporarily as Boat Show moves in
The testing site will be moved to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth
A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.
Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'
Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.
Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting
Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
Man gets 10 years for fatal pawn shop fire during Minneapolis riots
The incident, which took place during riots in May 2020, resulted in one man's death.
Gopher wrestling ready for big weekend
The Golden Gopher wrestling team is ranked third in the country and they'll put their power on the mat against two great opponents this weekend. On Friday they wrestle against No. 5 Cornell. They follow that up with a match against No. 2 Penn State on Sunday.
Bemidji State plays Gophers tough in exhibition opener
Tubby Smith and the Golden Gophers defeated Bemidji State 71-58 in their exhibition opener Tuesday night. The Beavers' David Berthene led all scorers with 21 points. Trevor Mbakwe led Minnesota with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
If Vikings could just avoid the second half....
There it is. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier uttering a plea all too familiar to Minnesota sports fans: 'be patient'. Your friendly BringMeTheNews sports scribe might skew that advice to instead 'be realistic'. Frazier might have better luck merely asking the NFL to stop games after the first half.
Bucknell provides tough task for Gophers in season opener
The opening game of the season for the Gophers Friday night won't be an easy victory. Minnesota struggled against Bemidji State and Augustana in exhibition play, and now they're going up against a Bucknell team that reached the NCAA tournament last year.
Gophers picked to finish second in WCHA women's preseason coaches poll
The Golden Gophers women's hockey team has been picked to finish second in the WCHA this season. The coaches who voted on the preseason poll selected Wisconsin, the defending NCAA champions, to win the conference again.
Rebuilding Gophers will take longer than Kill thought
The Golden Gophers football team is getting set to host Nebraska this Saturday, but all eyes seem to be on the future. Brighter days for the struggling program might be on the way, but head coach Jerry Kill says rebuilding the team will take longer than he thought.
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