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2016 Schedule
9-4, 4th in Big Ten - West
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Minnesota clears 3 players in assault case

Three Minnesota football players have been cleared in an alleged sexual assault and harassment case that included accusations against 10 players.

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16dDan Murphy

Big Ten speed shines at NFL combine

Once considered a home for slow, plodding players, who knew that the Big Ten would stake a claim as the nation's fastest conference at the NFL combine?

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Minnesota is about to hit the practice field for the first time under P.J. Fleck. How different will the offense look for the Gophers this season? "I mean, until we get down by the goal line, we really won't be under center at all," QB Conor Rhoda said. "But other than that, the basics are going to be very similar. The verbiage we use is a lot different and stuff like that, but really I don't think there's a huge difference in what we're trying to accomplish."

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28dJesse Temple

Biggest questions for teams in Big Ten West

Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota must pick QBs. Northwestern and Purdue need playmakers. Wisconsin and Illinois need help on the defensive front.

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31dJesse Temple

Biggest strengths of teams in Big Ten West

From Iowa's running game to Wisconsin's linebackers, we examine the biggest strengths of each team in the Big Ten West division.

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36dDarren Rovell

New coach Fleck can 'Row the Boat' with Gophers

P.J. Fleck will be able to use "Row the Boat" with the Golden Gophers after his agent reached an agreement with Western Michigan, which had trademarked the phrase.

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43dJesse Temple

Instant impact recruit: Minnesota Gophers

P.J. Fleck's first recruiting class at Minnesota includes an offensive lineman who could help keep the Gophers' rushing attack rolling.

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Lawyer: Minnesota players discussing lawsuit

An attorney representing a group of Minnesota football players says several are still considering bringing a federal lawsuit stemming from an investigation into allegations of sexual assault.

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Minn. panel drops discipline for 4 football players

The Minnesota panel that heard the case of 10 football players allegedly involved in a sexual assault has upheld punishment for five and overturned or reduced discipline for the other five.

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Suspended Minn. players present case to panel

The 10 Minnesota football players suspended after an alleged sexual assault presented their case Friday, one day after the school presented its side in a session that lasted more than nine hours.