Mike Hendrickson


Mild winter provides Gophers a head start

It was a mild winter in Minnesota this year, which is very good news for the Gophers rowing team.     The tame weather meant more time outside on the water for the team instead of indoor practice on rowing machines.  

Sawvel sees room to grow on defense

Gophers defensive coordinator Jay Sawvel said he didn’t think the team was that good on defense immediately after the 2015 season.     Then, the former defensive backs coach saw that Minnesota was 24th in the Football Bowl Subdivision in yards al

Notre Dame hockey team joins Big Ten

The Notre Dame men’s hockey team will leave the Hockey East and become an affiliate member of the Big Ten in the 2017-18 season, the conference announced Wednesday.  

Wolverines end Minnesota’s season

Head coach Don Lucia said the Gophers had Michigan right where they wanted them.     Minnesota held a one-goal lead after the second period of the Big Ten Championship game after erasing a two-goal deficit.   &nbs

Border battle to determine Minnesota’s Big Ten fate

The Minnesota-Wisconsin hockey rivalry appears dormant on the surface.     The Gophers need only one more victory to win a conference regular season title for the fifth consecutive season, while the Badgers will likely finish at the bottom of the Big T

Gophers host annual Pro Day

De’Vondre Campbell made the switch from defensive line to linebacker in college, but he tried to show coaches and scouts on Monday he has the ability to switch back to the position.