Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, less than a week before the Wolves pick first in the NBA draft. Towns arrived in the Twin Cities on Friday night. He took a tour of the Wolves’ new $25 million practice facility and dined with owner Glen Taylor, President Flip Saunders and several other team officials.
The Minnesota Timberwolves held a grand opening for their shiny new downtown practice facility on Wednesday, hoping that it can help end a decade of futility in the NBA. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and WNBA President Laurel Richie attended the ceremony.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx will host a grand opening for their new training center and corporate headquarters in Mayo Clinic Square on Wednesday, June 17.
Taylor Corp. founder Glen Taylor is turning over his role as CEO to his niece, Deb Taylor.
Major League Soccer is coming to Minnesota. The league made it official on Wednesday at Target Field when they announced that the Minnesota United FC team would play in the league starting in 2018. It’s the news die-hard soccer fans here have been waiting years for.
Five Minnesotans have made the list for wealthiest people in the country. The top 400 richest Americans are reported by Forbes magazine every year. And the highest ranking from Minnesota at number 133 is Whitney MacMillan.
Five Minnesotans are among the 400 richest people in America, according to the Forbes 400 list which was released Monday morning. The highest-ranking Minnesotan is former Cargill CEO Whitney MacMillian, who is number 133. The Minneapolis resident and great-grandson of William Cargill is worth $3.9 billion.
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The Star Tribune Media Holdings Co. announced Monday it has closed the sale of the company to Minnesota businessman Glen Taylor, who owns the Timberwolves and Lynx.
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Dave Joerger met with Timberwolves leadership on Saturday for the second time in three days, this time with owner Glen Taylor included as the two sides move toward bringing the Memphis Grizzlies coach back to coach in his home state, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
Memphis coach Dave Joerger met with Minnesota president of basketball operations Flip Saunders on Thursday about the team’s coaching vacancy. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the next step in the process is to meet with team owner Glen Taylor.
Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said he fully supports the decision by the NBA to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.
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Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has signed a letter of intent to buy the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Now, one of Minnesota’s richest men has 60 days to put together the deal for Minnesota’s largest newspaper.
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Marv Wolfenson, one of the two businessmen who brought the NBA back to Minnesota, has died. Timberwolves spokesman Brad Ruiter told The Associated Press on Saturday that Wolfenson died in LaJolla, Calif. Ruiter did not know any other details. Wolfenson and Ratner were the Timberwolves original owners when the NBA granted them and Minnesota an expansion franchise that began play in 1989. They also owned a series of Twin Cities health clubs.
Derrick Williams era ends in Minnesota
Glen Taylor, the owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx celebrated the teams’championship
The word is Joe Coleman is getting a lot of inquiry from major colleges across the country since announcing he’s leaving the University of Minnesota. Richard Pitino is starting to make his imprint, including inquiring about a private workout area across from his office for personal player workouts.
Flip Saunders was announced as the new president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves last week. He’s returning to familiar grounds, and to a boss that once fired him.
Glen Taylor has pulled the Minnesota Timberwolves off the market. Taylor said Friday that he has stopped looking for a buyer for the team and will instead offer to buy out any limited partners who are looking to sell.
David Kahn is out as president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Flip Saunders is coming in.