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Gophers celebrate with the Axe

Instant analysis: Inept offense forces Wisconsin to again watch Minnesota celebrate with Axe. Wisconsin’s offense sputtered after the Badgers took the lead in the third quarter. Minnesota capitalized to keep Paul Bunyan’s Axe.
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Volleyball: #5 Nebraska and #9 Minnesota Face off on an Emotional Senior Night in Devaney

#5 Nebraska (24-4, B1G 16-3) vs #9 Minnesota (19-8, B1G 14-5) When: Saturday, November 26, 2022, 8 pm. #5 Nebraska (24-4, B1G 16-3) #9 Minnesota (19-8, B1G 14-5) It is senior night in Devaney and Kenzie Knuckles is not on the court to play against Minnesota. This is going to be emotional. Coach Cook thought his team played in a frenzy last night against Wisconsin in an effort to make up for Knuckles not on the court. The effort was there but execution took a dive as hitters sent balls out of bounds and communication errors left balls falling between two players.

How a basketball jersey can open pathways for Native opportunities

Those are the words imprinted on the black and gold warmup jerseys that debuted at the University of Minnesota women’s basketball game against Presbyterian College last Sunday. The jersey features a combination of loom and beadwork designs reflecting both Dakota and Ojibwe heritage, said Anishinaabe designer Sarah Agaton Howes,...
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Watch Wisconsin vs. Minnesota: TV channel, live stream info, start time

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. The Golden Gophers and the Wisconsin Badgers will face off in a Big Ten battle at 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. If the nothing to nothing final from the last time they met is any indication, this contest will be decided by the defense.

Wisconsin falls in regular season finale to rival Minnesota

MADISON, Wis. (WSAW) - In a renewal of the longest-running rivalry in college football, Wisconsin fell short on the game’s final play, losing to Minnesota 23-16, giving the Gophers Paul Bunyan’s Axe for a second straight season. The Badgers played a mild game offensively, scoring just one touchdown...

Hundreds of USA, England fans fill downtown Minneapolis for World Cup draw

MINNEAPOLIS -– Hundreds of soccer fans left Brits Pub in Minneapolis without the joy of victory or the pain of defeat Friday afternoon.Neither team could muster a goal during the World Cup matchup between the two nations."I feel like we definitely could have put one away," said Ben Nisbet, who attended Friday's watch party at Brit's Pub in downtown Minneapolis. "I'm disappointed that we didn't – but we played good defense and that's what matters – Nil-Nil is better than a defeat."Friday's draw means the United States could guarantee an appearance in the Round of 16 with a win over...

Gophers to start Athan Kaliakmanis at QB, without Tyler Nubin at Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota football team closes out its 2022 regular season at rival Wisconsin Saturday, and Athan Kaliakmanis will get this third straight start at quarterback. That's according to a report from the Pioneer Press. Sixth-year senior Tanner Morgan has not played since suffering an upper body...

Braelon Allen ruled out in Border Battle against Minnesota

Braelon Allen has been ruled out as Wisconsin and Minnesota play for Paul Bunyan’s Axe on Saturday. The RB has been dealing with a lingering shoulder injury that he sustained in the win over Purdue. In the Badgers close win over Nebraska last Saturday, Allen also injured his ankle in the last quarter of the game. According to the Wisconsin Injury report, it’s the ankle injury that will keep Allen off the field on Saturday.

Gophers Hold Off Arizona State for Fourth-Straight Win

TEMPE, Ariz. - It wasn't always pretty, but the No. 2 Minnesota men's hockey team skated to a 3-2 win Friday in the series opener at Arizona State from Mullett Arena. Jaxon Nelson and Bryce Brodzinski scored first-period goals for the Golden Gophers (11-4-0 overall) in their first-ever NCAA hockey game played in the state of Arizona. Logan Cooley's lacrosse-style goal in the third period added insurance for the visitors to hold off the Sun Devils (7-7-0 overall) and extended the team's win streak to four.

Minnesota Football: 3 keys to winning The Axe and how to watch Badger game

Last week sucked, but the Gophers still have a shot at 8 wins and retaining Paul Bunyan’s Axe. Minnesota football games are now available to stream on Sling TV! Which gives you even more accessibility to the Golden Gophers, no matter where you are watching from. Sling TV lets you stream live TV and on-demand content over the Internet on any device; access free DVR storage in case you miss any moments; and choose from a selection of other sports packages.

Minnesota Advances to Title Game with 5-1 Victory over Penn State

HENDERSON, Nev. – The No. 3 Golden Gopher women's hockey advanced to the Henderson Collegiate Hockey Showcase title game after a 5-1 win over No. 12 Penn State on Friday evening at Lifeguard Arena. After failing to score first in the past three games, Minnesota (10-2-2) scored four goals...