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  • Gophers seeking bigger, stronger, better offensive line

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The transition in head coaches at Minnesota from Jerry Kill to Tracy Claeys has been subtle, save for a contrast in personality and size. Claeys had one big target for change, though. …

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    15 Aug 16
  • Agent UMinn coach informed university of drug allegations

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The agent for the longtime University of Minnesota wrestling coach is disputing allegations from a team member that the coach covered up the wrestlers’ plans to sell and use an anti-anxiety drug. …

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    31 May 16
  • Michigan beats Big Ten top-seeded Gophers 3-2 on wild pitch

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Jonathan Engelmann scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch with two out in the eighth inning, and Michigan defeated Minnesota 3-2 Thursday hours after Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes died …

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    27 May 16
  • Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes dies after leukemia battle

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota pitching coach Todd Oakes died Thursday after a four-year battle with leukemia. The school announced his death and Terri Oakes wrote on her husband’s CaringBridge page that he died “surrounded by …

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    27 May 16
  • Gophers take top seed in Big 10 baseball tournament

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota will take its 23rd regular-season Big Ten baseball title and the top seed into the conference tournament this week. The Gophers will start the double-elimination draw Wednesday against eighth-seeded Iowa at …

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    24 May 16
  • Audit finds overspending on travel by Gophers' coach

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A University of Minnesota audit shows Gophers men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino spent more than double his allowance for private jet travel since his hiring. An audit to be considered by university …

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    11 May 16
  • Prosecutor delays charging decision against Minnesota player

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A prosecutor has delayed a decision on whether to charge a Minnesota basketball player arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct last weekend. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office on Tuesday deferred a …

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    11 May 16
  • Minnesota Basketball player arrested on sex assault charge

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota suspended center Reggie Lynch after he was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of “criminal sexual conduct.” The 6-foot-9 Lynch, who didn’t play last season as he sat out following his transfer …

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    09 May 16