Mike Max

Fmr. NBA Player Reaches Out To Kids About AddictionChris Herren is not a name recognized locally, but his story applies to all because it is a story of how you can become addicted. Herren played division one basketball and made it to the NBA -- until heroin took over his life.
For Gophers, Winning Axe From Wisconsin Would Mean Bowl EligibilityWhat will it take to beat Wisconsin? The Gophers have been trying to figure that out for the last decade, or more. The Badgers come to TCF Bank Stadium Saturday carrying the axe. The Gophers want it, and another trip to a bowl.
Jerry Kill Talks On His Time With The Gophers: 'I'm Blessed'Jerry Kill is no longer the football coach at the University of Minnesota. His retirement less than a month ago because of health reasons with epilepsy and seizures have been reported. Monday night, Kill and his wife, Rebecca, take us through that final week.
Vikings Focused On Defending Aaron Rodgers In Rivalry GameJust another Vikings-Packers game? Hardly. Not since Brett Favre torched the Packers wearing puple in 2009 have the Vikings been ahead of Green Bay in the NFC North standings this late in the season. Of course defending Green Bay starts with Aaron Rodgers, the unflappable quarterback who has struggled the past few weeks.
Osseo's 'Prince Of Perseverance' Runs Over All Obstacles, On And Off The FieldFor Osseo's 6A title-competing football team, there's one crucial ingredient: A running back who is asked to carry the ball 30-40 times a game.
Gophers Prepare For Iowa As Claeys Is Set To Be Named Head CoachIt would be a monumental upset for the Gopher football team to go to Iowa City and beat the unbeaten Hawkeyes this Saturday. But as MIke Max reports, there is a rallying cry in the Gopher locker room: "Remember last year."
Sean Hill Proving To Be Reliable Back-Up QB For VikingsIf Teddy Bridgewater has a setback with his concussion this week or at any time, the Minnesota Vikings give the keys to the offense to Sean Hill. He's the seasoned back up who was brought in for this very reason.
Mike Max Tries His Hand At Duck Hunting In North DakotaSaturday marked the first day for firearm deer hunting in Minnesota, but many more hunters are waiting for the migration of northern ducks to pass through our state.
Timberwolves Honor Flip Saunders With 2-0 StartThe Minnesota Timberwolves are ironically coping with the death of Flip Saunders by playing basketball. It helps when you go 2-0 on the road to start the season, creating some optimism.
Gophers Playing For Coach Kill, Teammates To Keep Little Brown JugThe players understand that Gophers football coach Jerry Kill needed to leave the game he loves. They also understand there is an important game to be played Saturday against Michigan. So how do those two tie together?
Unbeaten Orono Prep For Becker RematchThe Orono Spartans are a football team with great team speed. "We have a couple kick returners, both the running backs and receivers that every time they touch the ball it's exciting because they could go all the way," Coach Jeff Weiland said. They also have a great senior class.
Vikings Looking To Take Home Mindset To Detroit For VictoryThe Minnesota Vikings feel good about a 3-2 start, but not so good about their road history as they head to Detroit to face the Lions on Sunday. Maybe the Lions are the cure, but as Mike Max found out, there are theories and there is bewilderment in the locker room.
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