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Minnesota dropping men's track, gymnastics, tennis programs

Sep. 10, 2020 7:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota is dropping men’s indoor and outdoor track and field, gymnastics and tennis because of budget concerns brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Minnesota President Joan Gabel and athletic director Mark Coyle said Thursday that the athletic department is facing a...

FILE - In this Thursday, March 5, 2020 file photo,Drake's Liam Robbins, left, heads to the basket as Illinois State's Matt Chastain defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference men's tournament in St. Louis. Minnesota transfer center Liam Robbins was granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA, the university announced Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Robbins made the switch in April after two seasons at Drake.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Minnesota transfer Liam Robbins gets immediate eligibility

Sep. 2, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota transfer center Liam Robbins was granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA, the university announced Wednesday. Robbins made the switch in April after two seasons at Drake. The 7-foot, 235-pound Robbins will have two years of eligibility remaining with the Gophers. As a...