Gophers to shave heads as cancer benefit

Sixty University of Minnesota football players and one volleyball player will be shaving their heads on Monday to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research. The idea was inspired by Gophers wide receiver Connor Cosgrove, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010.
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