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Men's Hockey 11/24/2017, 10:47am

'Junior' emerges as one of Gophers' top scoring threats

Forward Brent Gates Jr. hears the name junior a lot these days. His nickname is ‘Junior’, and now fitting enough, he is in his junior year at Minnesota. Gates Jr. is finding scoring success this season. He has scored four goals in his last eight games.


Volleyball 11/24/2017, 10:46am

Gophers aim for better postseason results

The best 64 teams in the country make the NCAA tournament and compete for a national championship. Two years in a row, the Gophers have gone to the tournament and reached the Final Four.  They hope this year will be different. The No. 8 Gophers (25-4, 14-4 Big Ten) wrap up the 2017 regular season Friday and Saturday with home matches against Rutgers and No. 1 Penn State. 


Football 11/22/2017, 12:20pm

P.J. Fleck signs contract extension through 2022 season

Head coach P.J. Fleck received a contract extension that will keep him at the University of Minnesota through the 2022 season, the team announced on Wednesday. The extension adds an additional year to what was agreed on for his first contract. He will be paid an extra $50,000 in the extended year. The original contract was five years, $18 million — roughly $3.6 million per year. This new deal will bring the total to over $20 million.