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Twins Blog: Ron Gardenhire At All-Star Game

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has never been on the losing side of an All-Star game, and with Target Field hosting this year’s festivities, he doesn’t plan on starting now. This will be the third time Gardenhire’s been a part of an American League All-Star staff.

07/08/2014

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AP Source: Joerger Won’t Coach Wolves, Staying In Memphis

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Dave Joerger has decided to stay in Memphis with the Grizzlies and not go to Minnesota to coach the Timberwolves.

05/25/2014

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Motherwell Added To Minnesota Coaching Staff

Minnesota women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings has added John “Mo” Motherwell to her coaching staff. The university said Monday that Motherwell will serve as assistant coach and be involved in Gophers recruiting.

05/05/2014

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Timberwolves’ Rick Adelman Retiring After 23 Years

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons in the NBA, The Associated Press has learned. Adelman was expected to announce his decision Monday morning, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.

04/21/2014

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2-11-14 Bob McDonald Day On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

The Governor has proclaimed today to be “BOB McDONALD DAY IN MINNESOTA.” Dave Lee caught up with Coach this morning.

02/11/2014

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1-14-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Click the above link to hear the Old Dutch Team Of The Week and Mike Max’s thoughts on Mike Zimmer.

01/14/2014

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1-8-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Sid is having a garage sale and you won’t believe what is for sale! Click the above link to listen back.

01/08/2014

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After 50 Years, Olivia HS Golf Coach Steps Away

When John Johnston started coaching boys golf at Olivia High School, Lyndon B. Johnson was President. After 50 years, he just retired this week as the head coach of BOLD High School. “Not in any stretch of my imagination did I think I’d be doing this for that long,” Johnston said.

06/14/2013

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Fmr. Viking Udeze A Welcome Addition To OTAs

The Minnesota Vikings’ organized team activities continue this week and among the visitors was a welcome addition to the camp — former Vikings defensive end Kenechi Udeze.

06/11/2013

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Gary Wilson Reflects On Coaching 28 Years At ‘U Of M’

Gary Wilson has been coaching track and cross country since he got out of college. Last week, at age 66, he decided to hang up the stop watch and retired from the University of Minnesota.

06/10/2013

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Tony Dungy On Life After The NFL

Five-thousand people packed into Eden Prairie’s Grace Church Saturday morning to hear Tony Dungy speak – part of a program called “Rise with the Guys.” Dungy flourished as an NFL coach, and he’s still flourishing.

04/20/2013

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Pitino’s Hired: Now What?

New University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Rich Pitino is here.

But what does it mean to the local basketball community?

04/05/2013

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Shaka Smart Staying At VCU

Highly sought VCU head men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart is staying put, according to a national source.

03/27/2013

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Gophers’ Smith, UCLA’s Howland Feeling Pressure

When Minnesota and UCLA meet Friday in the NCAA tournament, the winning coach just might put the loser out of his job.

03/21/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Asst. UST Coach Mike Keating Thriving Back In Purple

If St. Thomas basketball’s assistant coach Mike Keating were to snag a nasty little paper cut while dishing out scouting reports, I’m certain his blood would not be a maroon hue.

03/08/2013

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