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5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 

Max Meyer hopes to use Team USA experience to power Gophers baseball

July 31, 2019

In his second stint with Team USA, Gophers junior Max Meyer is doing everything he can to improve his game while simultaneously facing some of the world’s best competition. “I really worked on refining...

Outside hitter Adanna Rollins jumps to spike the ball at Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Nov. 30. The Gophers swept Bryant three sets to none as a start to their postseason.

Gophers volleyball players show off their skills for Team USA

July 24, 2019

The United States volleyball circuit was well-represented by Gophers this summer as the team gears up for the 2019-2020 season.  Sophomores C.C. McGraw and Adanna Rollins, as well as juniors Regan...

Ben Brinkman keeps the puck away from his opponent in the final game of Da Beauty League at Braemar Arena in Edina on Wednesday, July 18.

Gophers flock to Da Beauty League for offseason play

July 24, 2019

While the Gophers' men's hockey team calls 3M Arena at Mariucci home throughout the season, a large group of current and former Gophers seem to have found their off-season home in Da Beauty League.  The...

Sarah Bacon competes in the women's 3 meter diving competition at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.

Gophers diver Sarah Bacon makes history at world championships

July 17, 2019

On Saturday, July 13 in Gwangju, South Korea, rising senior Sarah Bacon accomplished what no other American woman had in 14 years.  The Gopher won an individual diving medal at the FINA World Championships,...

5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 

UMN junior Max Meyer coming into his own with Team USA

July 17, 2019

In his second summer pitching for Team USA, rising junior Max Meyer has thrived in his new role, moving from the bullpen to a starter.  “I’m really happy for him and really proud”, Gophers pitching...

Senior Jordan Murphy winds up for the tomahawk dunk at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 30.

Jordan Murphy and Amir Coffey debut in the NBA Summer League

July 10, 2019

While neither Jordan Murphy nor Amir Coffey saw their dream of getting drafted in the NBA become a reality, both have found homes on NBA teams, hoping to earn a roster spot the hard way.  Murphy and...

A Gophers football player watches from the sidelines during a game on Sept. 16, 2017.

Gopher football unveils a newer, cheaper ticket plan

July 8, 2019

After TCF Bank Stadium saw its lowest average attendance numbers on record in 2018, the University of Minnesota released its newest football ticket package on Monday — one aimed at luring more fans into...

Former Gopher Tom Lehman prepares for his tee shot on the 10th hole during his Monday practice round at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minnesota. 

Gophers great Tom Lehman to play in 3M Open

July 2, 2019

This weekend, the PGA Tour will return to Minnesota for the first time since the PGA Championship in 2009.  Previously part of the PGA Tour Champions, the 3M Open was recently added as an event in...

Freshman Ben Brinkman keeps the puck away from St. Lawrence on Saturday, Nov. 17 at Mariucci Arena.

Seven Gophers selected in 2019 NHL draft

June 26, 2019

The Minnesota men’s hockey team saw seven total members — six future Gophers and one current member of the team — selected this weekend in the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver, British Columbia. The seven...

Williams Arena as seen on Monday, June 17, 2019.

Newly approved alcohol sales hope to keep Gophers “competitive” for fans

June 19, 2019

Gophers fans can expect to see more changes inside Williams Arena and 3M Arena at Mariucci this upcoming year, as the University of Minnesota will now be allowed to sell beer and wine during home games. The...

Former Gopher wrestling Pat Smith talks to the press about Olympic qualifications on Friday, June 14 at Bierman Field Athletic Building in Minneapolis.

Former Gophers wrestler “In the driver’s seat” for Olympic qualification

June 19, 2019

After falling to Kamal Bey 11-2 in the first of the best-of-three matchup on June 8, former Gophers wrestling standout Pat Smith was on the brink.  Smith, who graduated from Minnesota in 2015, needed...

Waconia High School senior and University of Minnesota golf recruit Connor Glynn follows the ball during the Minnesota state tournament at Bunker Hlils Golf Club in Coon Rapids on Tuesday, June 11. 

Incoming golf recruit Connor Glynn hopes to end senior year with a championship

June 12, 2019

When the Minnesota men's golf team tees up for the first time in the fall, it will return every member of the 2019 Big Ten Championship lineup from the spring. However, one new face will hope to break...

UMN research team aids in study of inequities in criminal justice system

May 1, 2017

Penalties for low-level criminals have put people in cycles of debt in Minnesota and eight other states, according to an ongoing national research project.The University of Minnesota is one of eight schools...

A 42-story luxury apartment tower spurred the group, Neighbors for East Bank Livability, to file a lawsuit against Alatus LLC. The tower would be located on Central Avenue Southeast, as represented here with a superimposed rendering.

40-story condo delayed by East Bank neighborhood lawsuit

April 13, 2017

A lawsuit filed by a Marcy-Holmes neighborhood committee has delayed the construction of a new condominium complex.The group, Neighbors for East Bank Livability, alleges the building will damage the historical...