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Top-ranked Gophers men's hockey squad motivated entering new campaign

MINNEAPOLIS -- It took Don Lucia more than four months before he could finally bring himself to watch it. Lucia's Gophers men's hockey team lost, 7-4, to Union in the national championship on April 12, a bitter ending to an otherwise promising season for a Minnesota squad that was ranked No. 1 in the nation for most of the season. It wasn't until early September that...
Via Fox Sports North
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Posts Photo Of Updated Little Brown Jug

Michigan is currently in the midst of one of its worst seasons in recent history, as the Wolverines have dropped contests to Notre Dame, Utah and Minnesota in ugly fashion. But the Golden Gophers, who until Saturday had lost 22 of their past 23 games in the rivalry, don’t seem to care about Michigan’s troubles. Minnesota has done a bit of gloating after Saturday’s 30-14 victory...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NXT Star Gets His New Ring Name, Undertaker In WrestleMania 31 Ad

- Mike Rallis, who played linebacker at the University of Minnesota, has received his new WWE NXT ring name and will be called Digg Rawlis. He can be found on Twitter at @DiggRawlisWWE. – The Undertaker is featured with Roman Reigns and AJ Lee on a mobile billboard promoting next year’s WrestleMania 31 pay-per-view from the San Francisco Bay Area. Below is a photo: RT" ...
Via Wrestle Scoop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE NXT Star Gets His New Ring Name, The Undertaker Featured In WrestleMania 31 Ad

- Mike Rallis, who played linebacker at the University of Minnesota, has received his new WWE NXT ring name and will be called Digg Rawlis. He can be found on Twitter at @DiggRawlisWWE. - The Undertaker is featured with Roman Reigns and AJ Lee on a mobile billboard promoting next year's WrestleMania 31 pay-per-view from the San Francisco Bay Area. Below is a photo: RT"...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
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WWE NXT Star Gets His New Ring Name, The Undertaker Featured In WrestleMania 31 Ad

- Mike Rallis, who played linebacker at the University of Minnesota, has received his new WWE NXT ring name and will be called Digg Rawlis. He can be found on Twitter at @DiggRawlisWWE. - The Undertaker is featured with Roman Reigns and AJ Lee on a mobile billboard promoting next year's WrestleMania 31 pay-per-view from the San Francisco Bay Area. Backstage News on Plans for...
Via Ring Side News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Minnesota Players And Fans Celebrate Winning The Little Brown Jug After Beating Michigan

Saturday was a big day for Minnesota football. For the first time since 2005, the squad beat Michigan and won the Little Brown Jug, upending the Wolverines 30-14. Predictably, it was a big moment for Golden Gophers players, coaches, and fans. After the game, the school released a video of the team celebrating the big win, first with a group of fans that made the trip to Ann Arbor...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Michigan-Minnesota Rivalry Page On Wikipedia Says Today’s Score Was ‘A Lot’ To ‘Not As Much’

People have been using Wikipedia as a way to make fun of Michigan football recently. Last Saturday, someone updated Wolverines’ coach Brady Hoke’s page to say that he’s unemployed. Today, someone went to the page for the Michigan and Minnesota football rivalry, and updated the score of the 2014 game between the two schools. According to this update, Minnesota won “a lot...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Different starting QB, but same ugly result for Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Mitch Leidner ran for a touchdown and passed for another in Minnesota's 30-14 win against Michigan on Saturday. Minnesota (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) also got a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by De'Vondre Campbell, highlighting a defensive effort that saw the Golden Gophers limit Michigan (2-3, 0-1 Big Ten) to 171 yards of total offense. David...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers score noteworthy win at Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Mitch Leidner ran for a touchdown and passed for another in Minnesota's 30-14 win against Michigan on Saturday. Minnesota (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) also got a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by De'Vondre Campbell, highlighting a defensive effort that saw the Golden Gophers limit Michigan (2-3, 0-1 Big Ten) to 171 yards of total offense. David...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers score noteworthy win at Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Mitch Leidner ran for a touchdown and passed for another in Minnesota's 30-14 win against Michigan on Saturday. Minnesota (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) also got a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by De'Vondre Campbell, highlighting a defensive effort that saw the Golden Gophers limit Michigan (2-3, 0-1 Big Ten) to 171 yards of total offense. David...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota beats Michigan 30-14

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Mitch Leidner ran for a touchdown and passed for another in Minnesota's 30-14 win against Michigan on Saturday. Minnesota (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) also got a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by De'Vondre Campbell, highlighting a defensive effort that saw the Golden Gophers limit Michigan (2-3, 0-1 Big Ten) to 171 yards of total offense. David Cobb...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Different starting QB, but same ugly result for Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Mitch Leidner ran for a touchdown and passed for another in Minnesota's 30-14 win against Michigan on Saturday. Minnesota (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) also got a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by De'Vondre Campbell, highlighting a defensive effort that saw the Golden Gophers limit Michigan (2-3, 0-1 Big Ten) to 171 yards of total offense. David...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Michigan and Minnesota Battle for the Little Brown Jug

Michigan and Minnesota once again will be battling for the “Little Brown Jug.” It is one of the oldest rivalries in college football, and the Big Ten conference. The rivalry between Michigan football and Minnesota football has been brewing since 1892, but could be in danger with Michigan and Minnesota not guaranteed yearly matchups. Michigan will be looking to make some adjustments...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

It is the start of Big Ten play for both Minnesota and Michigan as the two lock up on Saturday. Minnesota (3-1) and Michigan (2-2) know a win is pivotal to the rest of their 2014 season. It may prove to be pivotal to Brady Hoke as far as his job is concerned. Coverage of the game between Michigan and Minnesota will air on ABC or ESPN2 depending on your market. The game will kick...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-2015 ITH season preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Despite the fact that he won 20 games in five of his […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers appeared first...
Via Inside the Hall
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Mason's Sept. 24 Gophers mailbag

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota improved to 3-1 with a win last Saturday against San Jose State, but much of the focus on that game was centered around the fact that the Gophers had just one completed pass for seven yards. As I anticipated, that fact came up several times in this week's mailbag. Thanks to all who submitted questions this week as Minnesota prepares to take on Michigan...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota needs to ramp up passing game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota quarterback Chris Streveler walked into class on Monday after the victory against San Jose State and the teasing began. ''Hey, Strev,'' they cracked, ''nice completion.'' In his first collegiate start, Streveler completed just one pass in his seven attempts. That's it. The Golden Gophers didn't exactly resemble a...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Goalie Adam Wilcox Has Iron Man On His Mask

Minnesota Golden Gophers goalie Adam Wilcox has a new mask for this upcoming season and it’s pretty sweet. Nothing like Iron Man and a T-Rex to accent your mask. [@GopherHockey] The post Minnesota Goalie Adam Wilcox Has Iron Man On His Mask appeared first on Diehardsport.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers report card: No pass, no problem

MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota football team improved to 3-1 Saturday with a 24-7 win over San Jose State in a game that included a one-hour weather delay. It wasn't always pretty, especially when the Gophers tried to pass, but Minnesota got the job done. Here's a look at the grades from Saturday's victory at TCF Bank Stadium: Running offense: A With Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Keeping themselves grounded: Gophers neglect passing game, still roll

MINNEAPOLIS -- As Saturday's game between Minnesota and San Jose State drew nearer to its conclusion, those in attendance seemed to be asking themselves the same question: Can the Gophers win without completing a single pass? The answer to that question likely would have been yes, if not for a seven-yard completion by redshirt freshman Chris Streveler to Drew Wolitarsky late...
Via Fox Sports North
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota handles San Jose State 24-7

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) David Cobb ran for 207 yards and two touchdowns and backup quarterback Chris Streveler ran for 161 yards and touchdown in his first career start on Saturday and Minnesota defeated San Jose State 24-7. Minnesota's defense forced five turnovers to support an offense that played without starting quarterback Mitch Leidner, sidelined with a sprained knee and turf...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers try to bounce back vs. San Jose State

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota is back home this weekend after a humbling loss. The Gophers were beaten badly at TCU, and already-hurting quarterback Mitch Leidner suffered a turf toe injury in the process. Leidner is considered questionable to play Saturday against San Jose State. If he's not deemed ready, Chris Streveler will take his place. With the Big Ten schedule waiting afterward...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NCAA Hockey Storylines

from Jashvina Shah at Shnarped, - Returning powerhouse Last season, Minnesota powered its way to the Frozen Four, ending rival North Dakota’s season with 0.6 seconds left in the semifinals. Union ended Minnesota’s season in the national championship game, but the Gophers return one of the strongest rosters in the country. The team’s top-five scorers will return...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Mason's Sept. 17 Gophers mailbag

This week brings us our first mailbag following a loss this season after Minnesota was beaten, 30-7, by TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, over the weekend. It was a game in which the offense brought little to the table against a talented Horned Frogs defense. Not surprisingly, most of the questions in this week's mailbag centered around the Gophers' offensive struggles. Thanks to...
Via Fox Sports North
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Guard DeAndre Mathieu Jabs Richard Pitino About Youthful Appearance, Wishes Him Happy “12th Birthday”

Minnesota basketball head coach Richard Pitino turned 32 today, but it would be hard to fault for people for assuming he is younger. He certainly looks it. Apparently, one of his best players likes to joke about his looks, and got him pretty good with his birthday wish. It took him a year but he finally made a funny joke! pic.twitter.com/2iAAy5rNiQ — Richard Pitino (@MNCoachPitino...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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