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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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For T-Wolves and Lynx, a practice multiplex

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 31 / 15

The Mayo Clinic runs a sports medicine clinic that shares a lobby with the practice facility. Photo by: DON MURET / STAFF The gleaming new practice facility for the Minnesota Timberwo...

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