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Winfield reflects on College World Series

Dave Winfield, Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2001, is the guest speaker for the opening ceremonies for the men’s College World Series today at T.D. Ameritrade Park Omaha, Nebraska. Winfield, who played both baseball and basketball at the University of Minnesota in the early 1970s, led the Gophers to their last College World Series appearance in 1973.

Wrestling with a deadline

J Robinson, Minnesota wrestling coach for 29 years, explains the pressures of preparing a team to reach the ultimate goal.

Driven to heal

Last fall, debilitating seizures sidelined Jerry Kill for a conference matchup, and doctors forbade him from driving or flying to the next one, too. He found his way there anyway.

Putting school on hold to chase gold

Amanda Kessel led Minnesota to a national championship last season, but won’t be returning to the ice this year. Instead, she’ll be fighting for gold in Sochi alongside America’s best, though she plans on returning to school to finish her degree and chase one more national title next year.

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