Hope everyone had a safe and happy 4th. Pretty good time to have our best weekend weather of the year. Sunburns all around!
New University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is officially on the job, and he has a lot on his plate. The big question about Gopher sports for him is what to do with current athletic director Joel Maturi? If he needs advice, I'm sure myself, and the vast majority of Gopher fans, could give him a quick and simple answer...
He likes us! He really, really likes us! The E!SPN.com Big Ten blog debates which of the current B1G have-nots will get to a league title game first? Adam Rittenberg takes Minnesota (obviously) while Brian Bennett makes the wrong choice with Purdue.
Finally, on a tragic note, former walk-on Purdue football player and Roseville high school star Sean Matti died in a lake accident in Indiana over the weekend. Thoughts and prayers with the Matti family and those who knew Sean.