Century Community College left-handed ace Jared Dettman, who is pitching in the Junior College World series, should get drafted for a second time next week. Cedar Rapids Kernels’ manager Jake Mauer sees some similarities between first-round prospect Byron Buxton and his brother – the Twins’ Joe Mauer. The Timberwolves are concerned about Kevin Love’s conditioning since his injury ended his season.
Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.
Recently retired University of Minnesota athletics director Joel Maturi is getting a hometown honor. The Iron Range town of Chisholm is renaming its high school football field after Maturi on Saturday.
Joel Maturi put the “go” in Gophers over his 10 years as Minnesota’s athletics director. One piece of advice he’s passed on to his successor?
On his first day on the job as the new athletic director at Minnesota, Norwood Teague proclaimed the long-talked about and exhaustively negotiated contract extension for men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith “at the very end” of completion.
It’s off to work on Monday for the new athletic director at the University of Minnesota. Norwood Teague got the job back in April.
Joel Maturi’s tenure is almost over as the University of Minnesota’s athletic director. Maturi recently took some time to look back at a life lived, where often times work had to come before everything else.
The Vikings second first round pick, Harrison Smith out of Notre Dame, has quite a connection to his childhood team in Tennessee. Former Viking Tim Irwin was Smith’s childhood coach, and currently coaches Smith’s younger brother.
Virginia Commonwealth athletics director Norwood Teague has been announced as a finalist to be the next athletics director at Minnesota.
There’s some Vikings stadium talk, some Gopher athletic director talk and some Minnesota Wild trade talk that’s all part of this week’s news and notes.
Former NFL head coach and University of Minnesota standout Tony Dungy has dropped by spring practice to talk to the Gophers team.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler announced Tuesday that a 21-member advisory committee and a four-member search committee will help in the process of finding the school’s new athletic director.
From Ricky Rubio to a former Timberwolves star and to the search for a new athletic director at the University of Minnesota. It’s all a part of this week’s news and notes.
Moments after Joel Maturi announced his retirement as athletic director at Minnesota, a group of reporters gathered around Golden Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson to get his reaction.
Maturi’s record with hiring high profile coaches was one big subject of debate during his tenure as athletic director.