Gophers’ J Robinson proving difficult to pin

The University of Minnesota’s erstwhile wrestling coach is proving difficult to pin. The problem for J Robinson is that he can’t win on escape points.

John ShipleyAs negotiations between Robinson and the U near an end, it’s difficult to envision a scenario in which the NCAA title-winning coach keeps the job he has held since 1986. The drug scandal that tore apart his team last semester, and the surfeit of bad publicity since, seems too much for any coach to survive.

On paid leave since June 1, Robinson’s quest to keep his job now appears to be a fight to leave with some vindication and a buyout from a school run by people who never liked him much in the first place. Continue reading at