Following months of speculation, the Metrodome's $975 million replacement got its big reveal in a special ceremony at the Guthrie Theater on Monday night.In front of a crowd that included Governor Mark Dayton (wearing a Vikes-appropriate purple tie), Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. R ... More >>
Michael Bennett was once known for his speed. Now, less than two years removed from his last NFL action, the Wisconsin Badgers and Minnesota Vikings standout has been busted for trying to pull a fast one on what turned out to be an FBI-run fake check-cashing business.On Monday, Bennett, 33, was arre ... More >>
The U of M ranked 20th overall in spending on college sports. Talk about getting little on-field bang for the buck. A Memphis Business Journal analysis indicates that during the 2010-11 academic year, the University of Minnesota spent $17 million on its football program -- the 36th most out of an ... More >>
Jerry Kill is not Tubby Smith.Back on September 25, Jerry Kill and his Northern Illinois Huskies handed the Gophers their third straight home loss of the season.
Now Kill is coming back to try and give Minnesota a hand out of the ditch. The university will officially announce its way-off-the ... More >>
Tim Brewster has been fired.University of Minnesota football coach Tim Brewster was kicked out of his job Sunday, a day after the Gophers lost 28-17 at Purdue.
Offensive coordinator Jeff Horton has now been handed the responsibility of salvaging the team's 1-6 season, while Brewster rides of ... More >>
TCF Stadium ticket sales are weakSwanky new stadiums only go so far: The University of Minnesota is reporting that it's having a hard time selling tickets to students to watch their very own Golden Gophers ahead of the 2010 season, just a year after the same seats sold out well in advance. Th ... More >>
Should taxpayers foot the bill for a new Purple Palace?When the Legislature adjourned earlier this week, the latest Vikings stadium bill died on the vine. And while the organization never endorsed the fresh attempt to get taxpayers to foot the bill for a new Purple Palace, it was happy to ham ... More >>