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Gopher shortstop leads team in runs, hits, doubles, triples and home runs

Gopher shortstop leads team in runs, hits, doubles, triples and home runs

May. 15 |       The leadoff hitter in baseball is mainly expected to be speedy and a regular on-base player. After her last home game of the season, we asked U of M shortstop Tyler Walker, who bats leadoff for the Gophers, if there is a similar...

Final 4 memories

Final 4 memories

Apr. 9 |       As this year’s NCAA tournaments crown new men’s and women’s national champions, this reporter took a stroll down my own memory lanes. I didn’t begin watching college hoops until the mid-to-late 1960s – I sneaked downstairs...

Another View Extra — Coaching Gopher basketball a career killer

Another View Extra — Coaching Gopher basketball a career killer

Apr. 3 |       By Charles Hallman   Only two coaches in Minnesota men’s basketball history have ever led teams to a national championship: Clem Haskins won two NIT crowns in the 1990s, and Tubby Smith won the 1998 NCAA title at Kentucky....

Tubby Smith relieved of coaching duties at Minnesota

Tubby Smith relieved of coaching duties at Minnesota

Mar. 25 |   University of Minnesota Director of Athletics Norwood Teague announced today that head basketball coach Tubby Smith has been relieved of his coaching duties, effective immediately. A national search for the 17th men’s head basketball coach...

Gopher senior leaves the team like  she played: with a big smile

Gopher senior leaves the team like she played: with a big smile

Mar. 6 |       Her coach and this reporter both watched Leah Cotton’s growth over her four years at Minnesota from a happy-go-lucky freshman to a fully confident young woman in her senior year. “It’s fun to watch her grow as a person,...

U of M assistant coach helps guards transition to college play

U of M assistant coach helps guards transition to college play

Jan. 9 |     The main teaching point Saul Smith stresses to the Minnesota Gophers basketball guards he works with is tempo. “As a former point guard, I think tempo is going to be crucial to any player. “[Controlling] tempo — whether that’s...

Twitter accounts pose new challenges for college athletes

Twitter accounts pose new challenges for college athletes

Jan. 9 | Maverick Ahanmisi A new study has found that college student-athletes use Twitter to stay in contact with family and friends, but it also allows fans to be overly negative toward the players. “The Positives and Negatives of Twitter: Exploring How...

Minnesota suits Puerto Rican native   just fine, weather and all

Minnesota suits Puerto Rican native just fine, weather and all

Oct. 10 |   It’s been almost a year since Daly Santana’s first-ever experience of Minnesota. “It was real cold,” she quickly recalled of her visit here last December. The cold weather didn’t discourage the Puerto Rico native from signing with...

For 30 years now, college football  has chased the green

For 30 years now, college football has chased the green

Sep. 5 |   Many think it’s time all the workers get their share   It went unnoticed, but last week was the 30th anniversary of college football turning into a big green industry. Green as in $$$. From the early 1950s, the NCAA negotiated college football...

Hall of Fame coach took father’s advice, stood up for what’s right

Hall of Fame coach took father’s advice, stood up for what’s right

May. 9 |     I first met C. Vivian Stringer back in the late 1980s when she was the head coach at Iowa and I was a radio reporter covering the visiting Gophers there. She discussed at length her concerns about Proposition 48, then a new NCAA-passed...
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