Sports http://www.mndaily.com/rss/sports en Athletics director resigns after sexual harassment allegations http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/08/07/athletics-director-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-allegations By: <a href="/users/caadlandmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Christopher Aadland</a><br/><p>University of Minnesota Athletics Director Norwood Teague resigned following sexual harassment allegations, the school announced Friday.</p> <p>University President Eric Kaler accepted Teague&rsquo;s resignation Thursday, which took effect Friday. Kaler issued a statement Friday saying the alleged behavior, which included &ldquo;unwelcome sexual advances and verbal and physical conduct,&rdquo; occurred on one night and involved an intoxicated Teague harassing two non-student University employees.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2015/08/07/athletics-director-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus Sports Administration Eric Kaler Board of Regents Norwood Teague Fri, 07 Aug 2015 21:45:59 +0000 tgieseke 97546 at http://www.mndaily.com Groenewegen helps pitch Canada to gold medal win http://www.mndaily.com/sports/softball/2015/08/05/groenewegen-helps-pitch-canada-gold-medal-win By: <a href="/users/epolglaze" title="View User Profile"> Emily Polglaze</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Trying to snap a 32-year gold medal drought, the Canadian women were in a scoreless tie with the Americans in the Pan Am gold medal game going into the eighth inning.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">It was the fifth consecutive Pan America Games that the Canadians and the Americans were playin </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/softball/2015/08/05/groenewegen-helps-pitch-canada-gold-medal-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Softball Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:35:30 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97461 at http://www.mndaily.com Big Ten conference making a comeback http://www.mndaily.com/sports/2015/08/05/big-ten-conference-making-comeback By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Urban Meyer strode to the podium at Big Ten football media days with a title none of the schools in his conference have earned in more than a decade: defending national champion.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes won the inaugural college football playoff last s </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/2015/08/05/big-ten-conference-making-comeback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Big Ten Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:33:01 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97456 at http://www.mndaily.com Minnesota looking to improve passing attack in camp http://www.mndaily.com/sports/football/2015/08/05/minnesota-looking-improve-passing-attack-camp By: <a href="/users/epolglaze" title="View User Profile"> Emily Polglaze</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Despite not keeping in contact with his players over the summer, Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill didn&rsquo;t want them easing off the gas pedal before fall camp begins&nbsp;<span class="aBn" data-term="goog_556934871" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">August 7</span></span>.</div> <div st</p> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/football/2015/08/05/minnesota-looking-improve-passing-attack-camp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:30:54 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97451 at http://www.mndaily.com Boddy-Calhoun still feels lack of respect http://www.mndaily.com/sports/football/2015/08/05/boddy-calhoun-still-feels-lack-respect By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Briean Boddy-Calhoun stood on the sidelines of Kinnick Stadium, burning up on the inside.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The Gophers were in the midst of what would become a 31-13 loss on the road to Iowa, and the Hawkeyes&rsquo; fans began to taunt the Minnesota cornerback from the stands.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&ldquo;P </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/football/2015/08/05/boddy-calhoun-still-feels-lack-respect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:27:42 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97446 at http://www.mndaily.com Kiera Janzen helps set Pan Am record http://www.mndaily.com/sports/swimming-diving/2015/07/29/kiera-janzen-helps-set-pan-am-record By: <a href="/users/epolglaze" title="View User Profile"> Emily Polglaze</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">With her college swimming days over, Kiera Janzen has moved on to compete in international waters.&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The former Minnesota swimmer participated in the Pan Am Games in Toronto from July 10-26. </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/swimming-diving/2015/07/29/kiera-janzen-helps-set-pan-am-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Swimming & Diving Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:01:15 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97141 at http://www.mndaily.com Potential location for new track and field facility faces opposition http://www.mndaily.com/sports/track-field/2015/07/29/potential-location-new-track-and-field-facility-faces-opposition By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The University of Minnesota athletics department is still searching for a new location for its track and field facilities, as the current space would be displaced by a new proposed athletics village.</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Jon Steadland, a spokesman from University President Eric Kale </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/track-field/2015/07/29/potential-location-new-track-and-field-facility-faces-opposition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Track & Field Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:58:22 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97136 at http://www.mndaily.com Gophers add goal scorer April Bockin http://www.mndaily.com/sports/soccer/2015/07/29/gophers-add-goal-scorer-april-bockin By: <a href="/users/epolglaze" title="View User Profile"> Emily Polglaze</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Both April Bockin&rsquo;s mother and high school coach describe her as shy and reserved, but that&rsquo;s hard to believe when she steps onto the field.&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The incoming freshman forward had 25 goals and 13 assists for the Eden Prairie high school her senior s </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/soccer/2015/07/29/gophers-add-goal-scorer-april-bockin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soccer Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:50:25 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97126 at http://www.mndaily.com Fabrication suspected for other Minnesota Daily sports stories http://www.mndaily.com/sports/2015/07/29/fabrication-suspected-other-minnesota-daily-sports-stories By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The Minnesota Daily announced on July 15 that three published sports stories contained fabrications. </div> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/2015/07/29/fabrication-suspected-other-minnesota-daily-sports-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:06:23 +0000 jthomas@mndaily.com 97076 at http://www.mndaily.com New track faces opposition in St. Paul http://www.mndaily.com/sports/2015/07/22/new-track-faces-opposition-st-paul By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/><p>The University of Minnesota athletics department is still searching for new location for its track and field facilities, as the current space could be displaced by a new proposed athletics village.</p><p> Jon Steadland, a spokesman from University President Eric Kaler’s office, said Tuesday evening school leaders are considering a combined facility with the Gophers soccer team near the St. Paul campus. Another potential option would displace parts of the historic Les Bolstad golf course, but not the land that makes up the course’s driving range.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/sports/2015/07/22/new-track-faces-opposition-st-paul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Administration Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:36:35 +0000 hhansen@mndaily.com 96896 at http://www.mndaily.com