It’s that time of year again, March Madness. Every year millions of people fill out brackets in an attempt to predict the winner of the NCAA men’s Division I basketball national champion.
Eric Colvin is a Senior at the U studying Economics. He is a Cross Country runner as well as a Track and Field athlete.What is your favorite part about being a gopher athlete? My favorite part is being with my teammates and the opportunity to work and compete with them everyday.What are you doing to prepare yourself in between indoor and outdoor track season? In between seasons we will focus on increasing our mileage to prepare for a long outdoor season.How do you think running with the Gophers has changed you over the past 4 years? It has been a very humbling experience.
This weekend, the University of Minnesota Gopher hockey team will take on the University of Michigan's Wolverines.
On the weekend of February 24, 4th ranked Gopher hockey took on the Wisconsin Badgers in the Border Battle.
People have been taking the idea of free speech way too far. Why do people feel entitled to a constitutional right when it subjectively offends me, as a marginalized person?
The United States completely dominated the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
As the month of Augustnears its latter halfand the dog days linger, young men and women around the nation feel excited to begin nights of staying up late crunching numbers, buying study materials, and finally cracking open the booksto preparethemselves for intellectual conversations amongst one another. If you're thinking this occurs due to the start of the school year, you're wrong.
Soccer, contrary to the opinions of Ann Coulter, is an American sport. To be sure, it did not originate in America, but the world’s most popular sport exemplifies just what it means to be American. Soccer is a game of constant effort, there’s no room to take breaks.
When there are 64 teams in a tournament, people know that correctly predicting the outcome of all of the games is nearly impossible.
On the second leg of the 2014 Red Bull Crashed Ice World Tour, 100,000 spectators filled the streets of St.
Calling ice cross downhill an extreme sport just doesn’t seem to describe the intensity that is Red Bull Crashed Ice.
On February 1, David Stern will step down from his role as NBA commissioner after 30 years. The NBA and the game of basketball has changed enormously in 30 years and a lot of that change came from the direction of the 71-year-old commissioner. It is interesting that the same year Stern became the NBA Commissioner, 1984, that Hakeem Olajuwon, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, and John Stockton all entered the league.
On January 10, bond sales for the new Vikings stadium were delayed for two weeks because of the protest of three Minnesota residents who claimed the funding mechanism was unconstitutional.
The season is finally over for the Vikings, and oh, what a season it was. Finishing with a record of 5-10-1, the Vikings were the worst team in the NFC North, and one of the worst teams in the NFL this year.
I have to imagine that Tim Brewster voted for President Obama. After all, the similarities between the reviled former Gopher football coach and the President are too obvious to miss.
With declining union membership nationwide and growing distrust of union leadership among workers and the general public, Minnesota's most powerful unions are cashing in on campaign donations they made last fall to help put Democrats in control of state government. HF 950, a bill that would require over 9000 home daycare small businesses to join a union and pay dues, has passed out of several committees and is on its way to the House floor in the coming weeks.
The Minnesota Gophers Football Team clinched post-season bowl eligibility during its wins over Illinois and Purdue several weeks ago.
As we enter the month of November, we reach the exciting intersection of winter sports beginning and fall sports looking toward the postseason.
The NFL’s newest installment of drama and entertainment has come with the replacement referees.
On Thursday, September 20th, the Minnesota Daily published an article detailing the amount of money that the University of Minnesota paid out to non-conference teams for what is referred to as “guarantee” games. Essentially, this means that the larger Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams pay out other non-conference teams, either in the FBS or smaller ones in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), to play on the road before conference games start. The idea behind these games is a two-fold strategy. For smaller Division I (D-I) schools in either the FBS or FCS, these guarantee games become a revenue engine to advance their football programs and generate funds for their school as a whole.