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The freak accident happened Friday morning.
It was one of two related ATV crashes in Buhl, Minnesota.
The original belief was that there were 5-6 tornadoes.
Jimmy Butler may be on his way out, but KAT is here to stay.
Media day is Monday and Butler reportedly won't be there.
The University of Minnesota is struggling to reverse the trend of getting students interested in going to Gopher football games. The Star Tribune reports that student season ticket sales have steadily declined since the 50,800-seat TCF Bank Stadium opened three years ago -- from 10,000 in the first year to 7,800 in the second. This year, just two weeks before the season opener, only 2,000 have been sold.
University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill has made it a personal mission to make sure students come to the Gopher's home opener at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday. Kill handed out hundreds of free tickets at an afternoon pep fest at the U of M Friday in an effort to spur student season ticket sales for his team.
The University of Minnesota uncorked a two-year trial of beer and wine sales at TCF Bank Stadium during the Gophers football game against the University of New Hampshire. Although sales totals won't be available until mid-week, there are indicators that sales were a success.
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.
The Gopher men's basketball team starts the season Friday night with their All-Star festivities at Williams Arena. Minnesota is getting national respect from Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Eisenberg, who says they have a great shot to reach the NCAA Tournament and "do some damage" when they get there.