St. Cloud neurologist Dr. Kathleen Rieke tells MPR’s Daily Circuit that it’s “ridiculous” to blame University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill’s seizures solely on the stress of his job:   “When it comes to seizures, certainly increased stress can be a trigger — particularly lack of sleep, poor diet, poor exercise associated with that Read more

University of Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill told reporters today he’s not answering questions about his epilepsy. At his weekly noon press conference, he said he appreciated the public’s concern for him over the weekend. He suffered an epileptic seizure during Saturday’s game against Western Illinois. But he said the press conference — his Read more

University of Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill was scheduled to be back at work today after suffering an epileptic seizure during Saturday’s game against Western Illinois. He returns with the full backing of Athletic Director Norwood Teague, who told reporters today he was “confident” in Kill’s ability to overcome his condition. “I see what Read more

The Gophers edged into truly respectable territory for the first time in this year’s Wall Street Journal Grid of Shame. The grid, based on information compiled by the paper, rates football teams from 125 major colleges in their performance both on the field and off. The horizontal axis shows how strong the colleges and universities Read more