Beer and wine sales brought in more than $900,000 in their first season at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium. University officials say sales at the Gophers' seven home football games averaged $129,610.
Minnesota assistant coach Saul Smith will keep his job and return to the team next month after a drunken-driving arrest that put him on unpaid leave for the last five days. Athletic director Norwood Teague said Smith returned to the payroll on Friday but will remain on administrative leave until Nov. 13.
Minnesota assistant basketball coach Saul Smith, the son of head coach Tubby Smith, has been placed on indefinite unpaid leave by the university after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
University of Minnesota officials say the first game with alcohol sales at TCF Bank Stadium went smoothly. Schools spokesman Chuck Tombarge says extra security staff effectively isolated the area where alcohol was sold Saturday.
Fans will be able to drink beer and wine at Minnesota's first home football game of the year at TCF Bank Stadium this weekend. Saturday's Gophers game against New Hampshire will mark the first time alcohol will be sold at an athletic event on the University of Minnesota campus.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the university through the 2016-17 season. The deal was finalized Monday, more than a year after talks first began between Smith's agent and school officials.
Norwood Teague starting his new job as Athletic Director at the University of Minnesota Monday and he said they are close to working out a long term contract for Men's basketball coach Tubby Smith. He says they may have an announcement soon. Teague inherits a department that has stability in his 3 revenue sports. Jerry Kill is locked up to a long term contract as football coach and Don Lucia is firmly entrenced as head men's hockey coach.
The University of Minnesota has issued a list of the top 10 plants that have changed Minnesota and how its people live today. After considering more than 100 nominations, a panel of experts gleaned the final list.
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