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Timberwolves Announce NBA Summer League Roster

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday their roster for the upcoming NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The Timberwolves will open a three-game preliminary schedule in Las Vegas on July 12 against the Dallas Mavericks.

07/06/2014

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Janelle McCarville Offers Subtle Difference To Lynx Lineup

The Minnesota Lynx hope they are starting to peak. Playing well as team has to do with knowing each other well, and Janelle McCarville has shown she knows her teammates strengths and how to highlight them. Now in her second season and second time through Minnesota, she can be the subtle difference the Lynx need to stay ahead.

07/05/2014

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Jeter Bids Twins Farewell, Gets Metrodome’s 2nd Base

This weekend likely isn’t Derek Jeter’s last time playing in Minnesota — he’s nearly a lock to make his 14th All-Star team here in a little more than a week. But it will be his last time playing against the Twins, with the future Hall of Famer announcing that this will be his final season.

07/05/2014

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Minnesota Twins Honor Lou Gehrig, The Fight Against ALS

Nothing says the Fourth of July like watching baseball. Fans packed Target Field Friday just like they packed Yankees Stadium 75 years ago to hear Lou Gehrig give his now-famous speech that ushered in the fight against ALS – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

07/04/2014

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Good Question: How Many Different Uniforms Do Twins Players Have?

Like most of us, the Twins have made quite a few changes to their wardrobe over the years. From the pinstripes of the ’60s, to the pinstripes of today, and in-between, there’s a favorite of Twins pitcher Casey Fien.

07/03/2014

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Wild Blog: Vanek’s 3-Year Signing

It was the worst kept secret in all of hockey. Over the last year the hot rumor in the NHL was that Thomas Vanek would play for the Minnesota Wild once he became a free agent. That rumor became reality on Tuesday as Minnesota signed Vanek to a three year contract worth $19.5 million. With the deal signed, it ends a year that was a long journey for Vanek.

07/02/2014

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Cretin-Derham Hall Star Cornell Chooses Ohio State

Cretin-Derham Hall senior Jashon Cornell can breathe a sigh of relief as he heads into his final year of prep football for the Raiders. He announced Wednesday morning where he’s headed to play college football. Cornell gave his verbal commitment to Ohio State.

07/02/2014

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Wild Sign Thomas Vanek To 3-Year Deal

The Minnesota Wild announced Tuesday they’ve signed free agent left winger Thomas Vanek to a three-year contract. Vanek, who played his college hockey for the University of Minnesota, had been a standout winger for the Buffalo Sabres.

07/01/2014

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Timberwolves Hire Ryan Saunders As Assistant Coach

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they’ve added to Flip Saunders’ coaching staff, and the name should sound very familiar. Ryan Saunders, Flip’s son, was named to the staff. He joins David Adelman, Sidney Lowe and Sam Mitchell.

07/01/2014

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Mpls. Hosts USA Volleyball Girl’s Junior National Championship

If you journey to downtown Minneapolis you can’t miss the volleyball players. They are everywhere. The biggest tournament in the country is going on at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and the numbers are staggering. Overall, the tournament includes 60 courts and 1,230 teams.

06/30/2014

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Who Are The Most Overrated, Underrated Vikings?

Pete Prisco of CBS Sports says Greg Jennings is the Vikings most overrated player, while Phil Loadholt is the team’s most underrated player.

06/30/2014

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Timberwolves Hummel, Jeffers Become Free Agents Tuesday

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that the team will not extending qualifying offers to forwards Robbie Hummel and Othyus Jeffers.

06/30/2014

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Golf Courses Around The Metro Close As Participation Declines

The Theodore Wirth Golf Course in Minneapolis opened in 1916. It’s one of the oldest golf courses west of the Mississippi River.Keller Golf Course in Maplewood, Minn. was a regular stop on the PGA Tour from the 1930s through the ’60s and hosted two PGA Championships. “That’s one of the things that make this place so special, is all the history,” Paul Diegnau, Keller’s superintendent, said.

06/30/2014

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For Newest Timberwolves Players, Basketball Is A Family Affair

Zach LaVine’s parents, Paul and C.J., are celebrating right along with him. “It’s great. It feels good,” Paul said. It’s been a long journey. LaVine’s mother remembers many nights watching her son practice at their home. “When he was in the third grade, we would have to pull him from the backyard to eat. Only to get back out there again,” C.J. said.

06/28/2014