Michigan Wolverines (Football)

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    October 10, 2013

    Jerry Kill taking leave from coaching Gophers football

    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 >>

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    October 7, 2013

    Coach Kill's latest seizure reignites speculation over his health

    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 >>

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    February 9, 2012

    U of M spent over $6 million per football win, but still made money

    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 >>

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    June 21, 2011

    Five Minnesota sports saviors who fell short

    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 >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Confirmed: U2 will play TCF Bank Stadium

    Bono and the boys plan to bring some elevation to the new home of Gophers football.

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    November 25, 2008

    University of Minnesota: Maroon & Gross

    After Saturday's Hawkeye pecking, only a bowl win can make Ti ... More >>

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    November 7, 2008

    Gopher trophy guide

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    Three Saturdays, three trophies, three cracks at a haughty Bowl game for the Maroon ... More >>

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    January 5, 2007

    The Great Sidoni, p.II

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    You can't call him fickle. During the long death watch for Gopher football coach Glen Mason, Strib methu ... More >>

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    October 29, 2005

    The Idiot Gets His Swerve Back

    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 >>

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    October 22, 2005

    Buck the Idiot: Reversal of Fortune

    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 >>

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    October 1, 2005

    The Inaugural "Buck the Idiot" Tip Sheet

    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.