We're all in the habit of calling it the new Vikings stadium, so it's easy to forget that the place will host more than just football.SEE ALSO: Watch the roof get blown off the MetrodomeThe latest renderings released by HKS architects show what the place will look like when configured for baseball, ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: Vikings unveil stadium design: Top 10 tweets 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 ... More >>
One NCAA tournament win apparently wasn't enough to save Tubby Smith's job.SEE ALSO: Tubby Smith busts all sorts of dance moves following Gophers' season-saving win [VIDEO] Late this morning, CBS's Jeff Goodman reported that one day after losing in the round of 32 to Florida, Tubby has been fired. D ... More >>
For a while, Joel "WhysGuy" Bauman was both a rapper and a wrestler at the University of Minnesota. Now, after he's seen some success on the music side, he's ineligible to compete as a wrestler based upon NCAA rules. Recently, the school contacted him and requested he take down his motivation-bent ... More >>
Three-time Olympian and nine-time NCAA champion Suzy Favor Hamilton has confessed to leading a secret life as a high-end prostitute since December of last year.SEE ALSO:-- Minneapolis sixth-horniest city; St. Paul considerably less aroused, study finds-- Woodbury and Edina rated as top extramarital ... More >>
A month after a sex offender expert testified that he didn't think the videos that landed Mankato State head football coach Todd Hoffner in trouble were pornographic, charges were dropped before the case went to trial.SEE ALSO: Todd Hoffner's wife says her husband is innocent of child porn chargesAc ... More >>
Plus, Brett Favre pube-gate leads to laughs while DRE Occupy scandal thickens
Put your credit cards away, folks -- the Brett Favre pubes sale that took Craigslist by storm last week was a hoax.SEE ALSO: Brett Favre's pubes for sale for $200 (or best offer) on Minneapolis CraigslistIn a Wednesday blog post entitled "No Country For Old Pubes," the person behind the purported sa ... More >>
Question of Joe Paterno involvement divides students
Michael Beasley claimed innocence, but his benefactor says otherwise.Michael Beasley is suing Joel Bell, the street agent who pursued Beasley when he was a 14-year-old prospect and tried to lock up his future rights. Among Beasley's allegations in the lawsuit are benefits that Bell and other men ... More >>
Gophers coach Tubby Smith and the U of M are on the hook for $1 million.The University of Minnesota and head Gophers basketball coach Tubby Smith are on the hook for $1 million in a legal battle now four years in the making with would-be assistant coach Jimmy Williams. In a judgement released M ... More >>
U of M: The M stands for "mediocre." The University of Minnesota really is one of the best schools in the country... if you get far enough down the list. The U came in No. 68 on the U.S. News and World Report's influential college rankings list, which was released yesterday. Coming in 68th in any ... More >>
A few ideas to better the event.
The second-year guard makes the most of his opportunities.
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 >>
WikipediaTrans men can jump.Kye Allums, formerly known to his teammates as Kiara, has become the first transgendered person to play Division 1 basketball. He is originally from Hugo, and played girl's basketball at both Highland and Centennial. Allums was hit by a media storm this week aft ... More >>
Will the postseason greenhorns be up for the pressure?
Image courtesy Hell's KitchenAt least a dozen samples of jerky--possibly even one made out of tofu!--will be on hand at Hell's Kitchen Monday night for the restaurant's First Annual Jerky Competition, and the first 140 people to show up will get a chance to try it. Why jerky? In addition to bei ... More >>
The former Minnesota high school and collegiate standout is finding the fairway in his first season on Tour.
The sophomore guard may well prove the X-factor needed to get the Gophers into March Madness.
The Twins' final series at the Dome is inflated with more than nostalgia. Two down in the Central with three to play -- stranger things have happened.
The Universities of Minnesota and Wisconsin are among many colleges objecting to a Bud Light beer promotion: "Fan Cans" in college colors. And it looks like they have won.
Get your bracket out and advance the Gophers to Round 2. Here's why.
Al Nolen and Lawrence Westbrook look to stop their collective slide tomorrow at Penn State.
The Wolves' massive overhaul begins with top pick Randy Foye
The Wolves, with little to lose, may go for broke
Lindsay Whalen goes down, and the lights go out in Williams arena
Which local heroes deserve their own stretch of asphalt?
Meet Wolves center Loren Woods: King of Pout
Putting Minnesota on the map with a national title was the easy part. For the Gopher women's hockey team, sustaining that reputation is the challenge.
University of Minnesota wrestling coach J Robinson's to-do list this season: win big ten championship. Win national title. Put stranglehold on the growth of women's athletics.
What's with Kevin Clark's erratic performance this season? And what's Clem Haskins going to do about it?
The Gophers look good for '99. Unfortunately, so does the rest of the Big Ten.
Scott Paulson was sick of his stepson's complaints about a white posse beating up his black friends. Then the phalanx of trucks pulled up on his lawn.
After nearly 10 rocky years on the job, UM Women's Athletic Director Chris Voelz finally has plenty to smile about.
Why sports teams get away with blackmailing cities.