Kill returns to Gophers' practice

University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill checked out of Mayo Clinic Wednesday and was back in the Twin Cities in time for the Gophers' afternoon practice. Kill checked himself into Mayo Sunday after suffering another seizure. His coaches fully expect him to be on the sidelines Saturday in Michigan when the Gophers play the Wolverines.
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University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill checked out of Mayo Clinic Wednesday and was back in the Twin Cities in time for the Gophers' afternoon practice. Kill checked himself into Mayo Sunday after suffering another seizure. His coaches fully expect him to be on the sidelines Saturday in Michigan when the Gophers play the Wolverines.

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