STAFF BLOG JAMESTOWN SPORTS Hobey Baker finalists named
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — New Hampshire forward Bobby Butler, Wisconsin forward Blake Geoffrion and Maine forward Gustav Nyquist are the finalists for this year’s Hobey Baker Memorial Award.
... Posted on 3/31/10 at 12:53 PM
Brady Hoke was talking the way football coaches do, the way university presidents can’t. Imagine, if you will, the snickering in academia if Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman, a biochemist by trade, accused her counterparts at Notre Dame of chickening out on a science fair.
Might as well go all the way and tell them their pocket protectors are two pens shy of a full load.
Joe Coleman is the first player to transfer after the coaching change at Minnesota.
The Gophers announced Wednesday that Coleman has been granted a release from his scholarship after two years. The shooting guard didn’t see a place for himself in the program following the switch from Tubby Smith to Richard Pitino this offseason.
Hawaii’s athletic department is scrapping a plan to drop the word “Rainbow” from its men’s teams’ nicknames.
The university announced Tuesday it is changing its football, baseball and other men’s team nicknames to the Rainbow Warriors — a name previously used by the football team but dropped in 2000.
Mayville State led 4-2 after three innings, but 13th-ranked Cumberlands (Tenn.) scored four of the last five runs of the game to rally for a 6-5 win in loser-out play at the Joliet, Ill., bracket of the NAIA national tournament on Friday night.
A former head football coach for Minnesota State University, Mankato, who was cleared of child pornography charges last year but reassigned to an administrative position, is no longer employed at the university, the school said Wednesday.
Minnesota’s cancellation of two nonconference matchups against North Carolina cost the school $800,000 and plenty of bad publicity.
The university took a big step on Tuesday toward gaining that back. The Gophers will play a home-and-home series with TCU instead.
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