The Minnesota Golden Gophers open up the 2013 season tonight against the UNLV Rebels at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers went 6-and-6 during the regular season last year before losing to Texas Tech in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas. Minnesota beat UNLV 30-27 in a triple-overtime thriller to begin last season. UNLV went just 2-and-11 last year.
OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than eight years last week.
Police say an international ring defrauded the StubHub online ticketing service of some $1.6 million.
An estimated 10.3 million Americans have gained health coverage since Obamacare enrollment began, according to a study published on Wednesday.