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Mike Max’s News And Notes For 12/20

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Zygi Wilf and the Minnesota Vikings can expect in the $60-$70 million additional revenue per year if the new television contracts continue to fall into place. The money is shared equally among teams and while the salary cap will be expanded, so will owners’ bank accounts.

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Don’t be surprised if former Highland Park and Gopher receiver Tony Levine, named the interim coach at University of Houston, becomes the permanent head coach. He will coach the team against Penn State in the upcoming bowl game.

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Austin’s Michael Wuertz, who was injured some last season playing with the Oakland A’s, said he’s looking for a team and would welcome a look from the Minnesota Twins. He could be a right-handed set-up man.

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The Timberwolves front office folks are finding themselves severely understaffed having to wait for new hires to give two week’s notice just to join the team.

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Former Timberwolves forward Sam Mitchell, who recently parted ways as an assistant coach with New Jersey is starting his own radio show in February.

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Braham’s Rebekah Dahlman, one of the state’s top girl’s basketball players, got a look from the nation’s number one ranked Baylor a couple weeks ago.

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Former Gopher Jon Hoese has been re-signed by the Green Bay Packers practice squad.

Former Gopher Nate Triplett got a two-year deal from San Diego.

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The Timberwolves JJ Barea brings tenacity to the court and a name off the court for his romance with 2006 Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera.

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