J Robinson, legendary Gophers wrestling coach, fired over team drug scandal

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TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press – J Robinson’s 30-year reign as one of the nation’s best wrestling coaches is over, terminated Wednesday for “multiple acts of serious misconduct” regarding the use and sales of prescription drugs among his wrestlers.

“I have a great deal of respect for Coach Robinson and what he’s accomplished during his 30 years at the University of Minnesota,” athletics director Mark Coyle said. “That respect cannot excuse his conduct in this instance.”