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Ever wonder how much college sports cost? Here are more numbers.

Ever wonder how much college sports cost? Here are more numbers.

Feb. 18 |     All 23 University of Minnesota sports teams generate revenue, but only football, men’s basketball and men’s hockey in the last two years have been profitable, according to reports supplied by the school. Each sport’s total operating...

College sports: where the money goes

College sports: where the money goes

Feb. 4 |   The Knight Commission on Sports recently reported that college athletic spending is three to 12 times more than is spent on academics. Recently, the MSR received the most recent reporting data from the University of Minnesota, and we examined...

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Jan. 15 |   The only thing I like about a proposed “Eddie Robinson Rule” for college sports hiring is that it is being named for the late Grambling football coach. Otherwise, if the proposed law is modeled after the NFL’s Rooney Rule, I’m afraid...

U of M campus assaults prompt racial profiling

U of M campus assaults prompt racial profiling

Jan. 10 | Student drinking, ‘rampant’ mental heath issues also top concerns of Student Affairs     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Conclusion of a two-part story   A series of criminal attacks on and around the University of Minnesota main...

My top photos of 2013

My top photos of 2013

Jan. 2 |               Minneapolis Washburn running back Jeff Jones, who was named Mr. Football, runs against St. Paul Central in September.                       Central...

New U of M hire advocates for students

New U of M hire advocates for students

Jan. 2 | Student Affairs Vice Provost challenges Black students to use their voice on campus   First of a two-part story By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   The MSR first met Danita Brown Young at a Gopher football game this fall, just a few months...

Off-and-on student discovers it’s never too late PhD Project encourages people of color to pursue graduate business study

Off-and-on student discovers it’s never too late PhD Project encourages people of color to pursue graduate business study

Dec. 12 | PhD Project encourages people of color to pursue graduate business study   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   It took a while, but V. Marcia Pruitt later this month finally will get her sheepskin. Pruitt, a St. Paul Central graduate, will receive...

One Black coach, a few Black players reach NCAA women’s volleyball playoffs

One Black coach, a few Black players reach NCAA women’s volleyball playoffs

Dec. 10 |       Each of the four teams that played in the NCAA first- and second-round volleyball matches hosted last weekend by the University of Minnesota had at least one player of color: Cheyanne James (Radford), Alexis Austin (Colorado),...

Spotlight on the Gophers 100

Spotlight on the Gophers 100

Dec. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. Beginning this week and throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year, the MSR...

Upcoming TV show to address media neglect of women’s sports

Upcoming TV show to address media neglect of women’s sports

Nov. 27 | Almost half of all athletes are women, but not even five percent are shown in this country’s media. This is expected to be discussed in the upcoming U of M Tucker Center-TPT2 co-produced Media Coverage and Female Athletes on Channel 2 this Sunday,...
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