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

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