With many having a banner year, they help the U in several ways — filling seats, boosting enthusiasm and building youths’ loyalty to consider the U when they’re older.
The senior safety carries a 3.95 GPA with a double-major, was a semifinalist for national scholar-athlete awards and made a coaches’ Good Works team for community service.
GM Terry Ryan called it “a good day for the organization,” an opinion that might not be universal among Twins fandom.
The interactions between him and General Manager Terry Ryan suggest Gardenhire will be back. But nothing would surprise me.
The first-team WNBA All-Star handles herself with dignity and grace, even at times when many of us might be tempted to act otherwise.
Football coach Gary Fasching, who replaced legendary John Gagliardi, believes his team can compete against the likes of arch-rival St. Thomas.
Perkins assembled a blueprint that won him Nathan’s job, and a spot on this year’s A.L. All-Star Team.
Their 2004 Final Four run gave women’s basketball a brief interlude at the top of Twin Cities sports mountain. Salt and jalapeno. People loved them.
All other Dome events are exempt. There is, though, variable Event Rate parking near Target Field and the U’s TCF Bank stadium.
The Minneapolis schools’ new athletic director offers himself as an example of what can happen if an athlete blows off the academic piece.
On Friday the young Pitino talked up the virtues of The Barn, the quality of the university, and the passion of Gopher fans.
In a rare sight, the infield was steaming from its underground heating system. Twins hitters were not.
He’s gone because Athletic Director Norwood Teague decided mediocrity and underachievement are no longer acceptable in Dinkytown.
Unfortunately, Kyle Gibson and Mike Pelfrey are the only members of the Tall Brigade who might be ready to help this season.
In a week when two schools bolted for the Big Ten money, the university’s decision not to ramp up for Division I bears re-examination. And celebration.
The team expects 9,000-plus for Friday night’s game against Seattle, which means a sold-out lower bowl with spillover into the upper level.
Luke Watson, who ran collegiately at Notre Dame, persuaded nine of his running buddies to join him on a wild fundraising jaunt from Dinkytown to Pennsylvania.
A bustling card room has kept the north metro racetrack plugging along, but its hopes of adding slot machines seem more of a long shot than ever.
The forestry service marked our beloved elm with the orange “ring of death” late last month, the sign that the disease had finally reached us.
The pressure is on for free agent Ryan Suter — and especially for Parise, who will face the same superstar expectations that have dogged the Twins’ All-Star catcher.