In a statement released this afternoon, University of Minnesota officials announced Jerry Kill will be taking a leave of absence from coaching the Gophers football team to focus on his epilepsy treatment.RELATED: Star Tribune apologizes for Jim Souhan column about Coach Kill's epileptic seizures As ... More >>
After Gophers football coach Jerry Kill collapsed at halftime during a September game against Western Illinois, some hoped it would be the only time his epilepsy made front-page news this season.But Saturday morning, Kill suffered another seizure, and stayed home in Minnesota while his team traveled ... 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 >>
Ricky Rubio: Caution, savior at work.Ricky Rubio has arrived in Minnesota with all the fanfare of a rock star, and now has the not-so-enviable task of trying to help the Minnesota Timberwolves earn the respect of their fans rather than ridicule.So in honor of Rubio's arrival, let's look back at f ... More >>
Bono and the boys plan to bring some elevation to the new home of Gophers football.
Hey folks. Bucking the idiot would have put you 9-5-1 in games last week, which would still only be the third-best outcome in the four times we've toted it up thus far. For those keeping score, my season mark now stands at 25-34-1, and if you excise the inexplicable hiccup from two weeks back, when ... More >>
Okay, so the idiot pulled a fast one last week, actually picking 11 winners out of 15 games. My percentage is now up to 44, which means if you've bucked the idiot from the start, you'd barely have any coin after paying the vigorish. But you'd still be ahead, my friend, and I'm guessing my idiocy wil ... More >>
My grand plan is to pick ten college and five pro games for the next few weeks, including my most confident "lock" in both pro and college. Let's see if I can prove to you that I don't know what I'm talking about.