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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 5/25

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.

05/25/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 4/20

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.

04/20/2013

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Maturi To Be Honored With Hometown Field Renaming

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.

08/11/2012

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Maturi Tells Teague It’s OK To Say No Sometimes

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?

06/26/2012

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Teague’s 1st Day As Gopher Athletic Director

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.

06/18/2012

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Norwood Teague Takes Over As Gopher Athletic Director

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.

06/18/2012

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Maturi Reflects On His Time As Gophers Athletic Director

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.

06/13/2012

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Mike Max’s News And Notes For April 28, 2012

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.

04/28/2012

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Va. Commonwealth AD Is Finalist For Next Minn. AD

Virginia Commonwealth athletics director Norwood Teague has been announced as a finalist to be the next athletics director at Minnesota.

04/22/2012

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Mike Max’s News And Notes For April 14, 2012

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.

04/14/2012

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Dungy Not Interested In Being Minnesota AD

Former NFL head coach and University of Minnesota standout Tony Dungy has dropped by spring practice to talk to the Gophers team.

04/03/2012

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‘U’ Announces Panel In Search For New Athletic Director

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.

02/21/2012

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Mike Max’s News And Notes For February 11, 2012

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.

02/11/2012

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Coaches Bracing For Fallout At Minnesota

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.

02/03/2012

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Gopher Coaches Reflect On Working For Joel Maturi

Maturi’s record with hiring high profile coaches was one big subject of debate during his tenure as athletic director.

02/02/2012

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Joel Maturi To Step Down As ‘U’ Athletic Director

University of Minnesota athletics director Joel Maturi will leave his post when his contract expires this summer.

02/02/2012

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Tubby Says He’s Not Worried About Job With New AD

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he isn’t concerned about the effect of athletics director Joel Maturi’s retirement on his job status.

02/02/2012

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Minnesota Tabs OSU Administrator As Associate AD

Minnesota has named former Ohio State administrator Tom McGinnis as associate athletics director and chief financial officer.

10/21/2011

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Lucia Gets Contract Extension Through 2014-15 Season

The University of Minnesota has agreed to extend the contract of Don Lucia, the Gopher’s head hockey coach, through the 2014-2015 season.

10/19/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

It’s about two weeks until National Signing Day and new U of M Football Coach Jerry Kill is putting the finishing touches on his first recruiting class. U of M Athletic Director Joel Maturi talks about what he has seen from the new coach.

01/19/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Joel Maturi talked to Mike Grimm about an article in the Star Tribune this past weekend.

01/18/2011

Search Firm Will Help Find Next U of M Football Coach

Atlanta-based firm hired to help find Tim Brewster’s replacement. It should be noted Parker is the same firm that helped bring together Tubby Smith and the U of M. Maturi also confirms he’s been in […]

10/25/2010

10/18/10 Sports to the Max

Mike Max and Wally Shaver talk Gopher hockey with Head Coach Don Lucia! It’s been quite a couple of turbulent days for Gopher Football.  Head Coach Tim Brewster is out and interim coach Jeff Horton […]

10/19/2010

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Maturi Wants To Make A Splash With New Coach

Athletic director Joel Maturi insists Minnesota has all the resources and amenities to attract a big-time football coach to resurrect a program that hasn’t been to the Rose Bowl in nearly 50 years.

10/18/2010

Gophers Let Tim Brewster Go

Here is some of the coverage on the firing of Gophers Football coach Tim Brewster. Gophers AD Joel Maturi addressed the media on Sunday afternoon.  The first cut of audio is his initial statement.  The […]

10/17/2010

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