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University of Minnesota senior forward Trevor Mbakwe will not face jail time for violating his probation.
According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Miami-Dade judge Jose Fernandez on Friday gave Mbakwe an additional two years of probation for a July DUI charge he pleaded guilty to in Minneapolis last month.
According to the newspaper, Fernandez warned Mbakwe, 23, of future slip-ups.
"You're not a cat; you don't have nine lives," Fernandez told Mbakwe at the hearing. "You're going to do something, and it's going to be the end of any chances you have. This may be it; this may be your last chance."
The Star Tribune reported that Mbakwe's attorney, Gregory Samms, asked the judge for four extra years of probation in addition to the probation Mbakwe was given when he was charged with felony assault in Miami in 2009 after transferring from Marquette University to Miami Dade college. He later pleaded guilty to violating a restraining order in 201...
BEST OF MAXIM
One night after suffering its first loss of the season, the top-ranked University of Minnesota hockey team had another difficult game against Michigan Tech in Houghton, Mich.
This time, however, the Gophers came out ahead, 3-2, thanks to Seth Ambroz's goal 16:25 into the third period.
The 600th career win for Gophers coach Don Lucia left Minnesota at 3-1-0 overall and 1-1-0...
The top-ranked Minnesota Gophers had a chance to help their head coach reach a career milestone Friday night, in a hockey clash at Michigan Tech. Alas, coach Don Lucia's 600th career win celebration will have to wait at least one more night. Michigan Tech bolted out to an early, 3-1 lead and was rarely threatened, as the host Huskies upset the Gophers, 5-3, in Houghton, Mich...
MADISON, Wis. The University of Minnesota quarterback carousel took another turn Saturday against Wisconsin.Gophers freshman Philip Nelson got the start at quarterback, making his college debut against Wisconsin. Nelson started in place of injured senior MarQueis Gray and struggling sophomore Max Shortell.Nelson was a standout at Mankato West High School and was the top-ranked quarterback...
Minnesota freshman quarterback Philip Nelson has made his college debut at Wisconsin.
Nelson started the season as the third-stringer, but starter MarQueis Gray has been bothered by a sprained left ankle for the last month and backup Max Shortell hurt his neck in last week's loss to Northwestern. So coach Jerry Kill decided to burn Nelson's redshirt season and start him...
Following its 38-13 victory over the Golden Gophers on Saturday, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema and selected players addressed the media.
According to a report by Phil Miller of the Star Tribune, Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill has elected to start true-freshman Phillip Nelson at quarterback against Wisconsin on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.
Neslon, who was expected to take a redshirt this season, would forfeit his redshirt should he make the start.
Marquees Gray, who came into the season as the...