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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.


Head coach Tubby Smith of the Minnesota Golden Gophers (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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 […]


10/18/10 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 […]


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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.


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 […]




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