U Of M To Name Sports Pavilion After Joel MaturiFormer University of Minnesota athletics director Joel Maturi is getting a lasting honor on the Twin Cities campus. As revealed Sunday on WCCO Radio's Sports Huddle with Sid Hartman and Dave Mona, the university is set to name the school’s Sports Pavilion after Maturi.
Mike Max’s News & Notes For 5/25Century 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.
Mike Max’s News & Notes For 4/20Flip 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.
Maturi To Be Honored With Hometown Field RenamingRecently 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.
Maturi Tells Teague It's OK To Say No SometimesJoel 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?
Teague's 1st Day As Gopher Athletic DirectorOn 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.
Norwood Teague Takes Over As Gopher Athletic DirectorIt's off to work on Monday for the new athletic director at the University of Minnesota. Norwood Teague got the job back in April.
Maturi Reflects On His Time As Gophers Athletic DirectorJoel 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.
Mike Max's News And Notes For April 28, 2012The 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.
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.
Mike Max's News And Notes For April 14, 2012There’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.
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.