Minnesota Rumors & News

  • Minnesota panel dismisses punishment for four players linked to sexual assault case

    CBS Sports "Four Minnesota Golden Gophers players will have their punishment stemming from a sexual assault investigation overturned or reduced, the Associated Press reports. The four players who will have their discipline adjusted by the University of Minnesota panel that heard the case are quarterback..." February 04

  • Minnesota expected to hire P.J. Fleck as coach

    SI "The University of Minnesota is expected to hire P.J. Fleck as its new coach, according to a source. The two sides are working on a deal, which could be finalized as early as Friday morning. Fleck led Western Michigan to an undefeated regular season and MAC title this year before losing in the..." January 06

  • Tracy Claeys fired as Gophers football coach

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The University of Minnesota fired Gophers football coach Tracy Claeys on Tuesday, Claeys confirmed, as athletic director Mark Coyle reversed course after indicating in late November that Claeys would be back for next season. After the Gophers upset Washington State in last week’s Holiday Bowl,..." January 03

  • Minnesota stymies Washington State in Holiday Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "SAN DIEGO -- The Minnesota Golden Gophers, true to their mascot, stayed low in beating the Washington State, 17-12, at the Holiday Bowl on Tuesday night. The result was the grounding of the Cougars high-octane offense. The Gophers (9-4) snapped a two-game losing streak with a steady..." December 28

  • Petition wants coach Tracy Claeys fired for his response to Minnesota players' boycott

    ESPN "More than 400 "concerned citizens" have signed a petition calling for the University of Minnesota to fire football coach Tracy Claeys for his response to a recent player boycott. Released Monday, the MoveOn.com petition centers on the Dec. 15 tweet that Claeys posted hours after the team..." December 27

  • Former Minnesota HC Jerry Kill to be named Rutgers OC

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Former University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill is set to become offensive coordinator at Rutgers, the website Rutgers.247sports.com reported Sunday. The website reported that Kill would be introduced at a news conference Monday at the Piscataway, N.J., university. Other websites..." December 19

  • Minnesota unlikely to play in Holiday Bowl amid boycott, prez firm on suspensions

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The University of Minnesota football players’ boycott likely will force the school on Saturday to back out of its Holiday Bowl commitment. A late-night summit on the U campus involving school President Eric Kaler, other school leaders and most Gophers football players failed to produce an..." December 17

  • Minnesota's football team ends boycott, will prepare for Holiday Bowl

    ABC News " Minnesota's football team has ended its boycott and will resume preparations to play in the National Funding Holiday Bowl. The Gophers had been protesting the suspension of 10 players connected to a sexual assault allegation, demanding that the players be reinstated immediately." December 17

  • Gophers football players face expulsion, 1-year suspension over sexual assault allegation

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Five of the 10 University of Minnesota football players suspended from the team in the fallout of a student’s sexual assault allegation now face expulsion from school, the players’ attorney, Lee Hutton, said Wednesday night. Four other players face a one-year suspension and another could get..." December 15

  • Ten Gophers football players indefinitely suspended

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Ten Gophers football players were suspended indefinitely by the University of Minnesota on Tuesday, the latest fallout from an incident that happened a few hours after the season began. The suspended players are Ray Buford, Carlton Djam, Seth Green, KiAnte Hardin, Dior Johnson, Tamarion..." December 14

  • No. 6 Wisconsin downs Minnesota to reach Big Ten title game

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Veteran players helped rally No. 6 Wisconsin as the team marked senior day during its regular-season finale. Senior running back Corey Clement rushed for two touchdowns and senior cornerback Sojourn Shelton collected two fourth-quarter interceptions to pace Wisconsin to a..." November 26

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