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By Mike Max, WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One-time Minnesota Wild CEO and pro sports deal maker Jac Sperling is helping advise MSFC Chair Ted Mondale on a Vikings stadium.

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Cretin-Derham Hall’s Michael Floyd was suspended from Notre Dame after a DUI. He could try to end up in the NFL supplemental draft.

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Benilde grad and Wisconsin All-American Jordan Taylor said he’s leaning towards returning to the Badgers. He could test the NBA waters without coming out.

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Departed basketball player Gopher Colton Iverson is being courted by Colorado State, Northern Iowa and Minnesota State-Mankato.

Former Gopher basketball player Jamal Abu Shamala is playing professionally in Mexico.

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Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton has gone viral with a plea to the NFL during the lockout.

“I make an appeal to all of you people out there, to you fans, make your voices heard. To you owners and to you players, think of what we’ve got here? We got the most successful sports franchise in the history of the world,” said Tarkenton.

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While some NFL players have talked about informal workouts amongst the team as a form of practice, don’t expect that from the Minnesota Vikings. Most players say nope, too much to risk in terms of an injury without insurance.

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Timberwolves assistant Reggie Theus is being mentioned as a candidate for the Fresno State job.

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