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A Star Rockets Rookie Faces His Fear Of Flying

Royce White couldn’t wait any longer. Last weekend, just before the Houston Rockets opened training camp, he called his agent and told him he had a problem.


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Wolves Host Will Barton For Pre-Draft Workout

The Minnesota Timberwolves worked out Memphis guard Will Barton and three other draft prospects on Monday as they continue their preparation for the NBA draft.


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Twins Prepare To Enter Critical Draft

The Minnesota Twins plunge into the MLB draft this week with a lot of holes to fill and a lot of ammunition to fill them.


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Wild Sign Goaltender Johan Gustafsson

The Minnesota Wild have signed have signed rookie goaltender Johan Gustafsson to a three-year, entry-level contract.


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Rochester Pitcher Shows Major League Draft Promise

The last Minnesota high school player taken in the first round of the major league draft was Joe Mauer in 2001. That streak might be snapped this year if Rochester pitcher Mitch Brown is projected as a late first round pick in next month’s draft.


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Vikings Sign 4th-Round Draft Pick Rhett Ellison

The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Rhett Ellison and now have seven of their 10 draft picks under contract.


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Minnesota Vikings Sign 6 Of 10 Draft Choices

The Minnesota Vikings’ roster has plenty of new faces as team announced the signings for six of their 10 draft choices Tuesday.


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Vikings Trade No. 3 Pick With Browns For Draft Picks

The Cleveland Browns have traded up to No. 3 with the Minnesota Vikings just before the NFL Draft, according to CBSSports.com’s Mike Freeman.


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Vikings Poised To Pick USC Left Tackle Matt Kalil

The Minnesota Vikings will listen to trade offers. They’ll consider every option. That’s what any NFL team does during the draft.


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Vikings Awarded Pair Of Compensatory Draft Picks

The Minnesota Vikings have been awarded two compensatory fourth-round selections for the NFL draft next month, 128th and 134th overall, giving them a total of 10 picks.


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Lynx Hope To Get Lucky In Lottery Again

The WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx are hoping to go from rich to richer.



Johnson To Draft Picks: ‘Don’t Take It Too Seriously’

He grew up locally and was the number one overall pick in the NHL draft in 2005, which means Erik Johnson has had a few years to learn a few things about the business he is in.


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Wild GM Fletcher Previews NHL Draft Tonight

Sid Hartman talked with Wild GM Chuck Fletcher on the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee.


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Timberwolves Workout Kanter, Williams Up Next

Enes Kanter worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday and said he’d love for them to take him No. 2 overall in next week’s draft.


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Rubio Says He’s Talking With Barca About Future

Minnesota Timberwolves draft pick Ricky Rubio says he is talking with Spanish club Barcelona about his future.


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Twins Select UNC SS In 1st Round Of Draft

The Minnesota Twins have selected North Carolina shortstop Levi Michael in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft.


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Vikings Take QB Christian Ponder With 12th Overall Pick

The Minnesota Vikings had gone 12 years without taking a quarterback in the first round of the draft. With Brett Favre back to retirement, NFL free agency not yet begun and no other proven options on the roster, the Vikings grabbed gritty Christian Ponder from Florida State with the 12th overall pick on Thursday night.


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Frazier Prepares For 1st Draft As Head Man

Leslie Frazier has dreamed for years about one day stepping into an NFL draft room as a head coach.


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‘Status Quo’ For Vikings After Lockout Ruling

The Minnesota Vikings have contingency plans in place for every conceivable scenario surrounding the labor situation and the NFL draft.


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Childress To Do Draft Analysis For CBSSports.com

Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress will have a say in the NFL draft this weekend.


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Lynx Sign Maya Moore, The 1st Pick In WNBA Draft

The Minnesota Lynx have signed Maya Moore, the first pick in this year’s WNBA draft.


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Twins Blog: Fantasyland Help

I need your assistance. Tomorrow is the one day that I can not JUST be a Twins fan. That’s kinda hard for me.


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2012 NBA Draft Twitter Wall

Schools around the metro are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid-April. Whether going out of town isn’t in your financial picture right now or you’d just rather stay home (which is my case — my kids’ spring break isn’t until the first week of April. It’s nice here in April — why go away?), here are some ideas to keep your family from going stir-crazy.


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Minnesota Lynx Sign 6-Time All-Star Center

The Minnesota Lynx have signed six-time All-Star center Taj McWilliams-Franklin.


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Frazier, Vikings Looking To Draft For New QB

Leslie Frazier has his coaching staff pretty much assembled, and the decisions he made hint at the direction the Minnesota Vikings want to go as they look to replace quarterback Brett Favre.