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Spring Big Ten Preview #13 - Minnesota

LAST SEASON – The only thing which saved Minnesota from a historically awful season was the presence of Rutgers. Yet, in a lot of ways, I think you could classify Minnesota’s performance as being even worse than Rutgers, mostly because we have no expectations for RU. 1,042 more words


Jerry Kill joining K-State in non-coaching role

Seven months after health issues forced him to step away from the game, Jerry Kill has stepped back in.  Sort of.

In a release Tuesday morning, Kansas State athletic director… 478 more words

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Minnesota Finally Hires An AD

Mark Coyle, who held the same job at Syracuse for the last 10 months. He had previously been an associate AD at Minnesota in the early Oughts and is a native of Iowa, so it makes sense from those perspectives. 271 more words


The Plane Truth: the University of Minnesota needs to give Richard Pitino a bigger travel budget

It’s no real secret that the University of Minnesota’s men’s basketball program really hasn’t lifted off under the tutelage of Richard Pitino. It’s widely known that the players that have graced Dinkytown during Pitino’s reign haven’t exactly been the best characters in the world with PR nightmares ranging from sex tapes on social media to an arrest for sexual assault. 561 more words

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After a year on the job, Syracuse AD Mark Coyle out the door for Minnesota

Mark Coyle left the top job at Boise State for the athletics director’s chair at Syracuse in June of 2015.

By May of 2016, he’s already gone. 247 more words

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Richard Pitino Doubled His Travel Budget on Private Jets, Returned Rental Cars With Empty Tanks

Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville’s Rick Pitino, is the head coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. A recent university audit revealed that Pitino drastically overspent his yearly $50,000 personal travel budget. 213 more words


Audit finds Minnesota's Richard Pitino overspent on travel

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota audit shows Gophers men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino spent more than double his allowance for private jet travel since his hiring. 269 more words

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