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Wolves Head Into Draft Looking For Shooters

Flip Saunders heads into his first draft in charge of the Minnesota Timberwolves with one big need, and two big chances to address it. The Timberwolves were the worst team in the league in 3-point shooting last season and need a big guard to play alongside Ricky Rubio and knock down open jumpers.

06/26/2013

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Minn. National Guard Launches New Drone Facility

The Minnesota National Guard has officially launched its new $3.9 million Unmanned Aircraft Operations Facility at Camp Ripley. Officials showed off the new 13,000-square-foot building Friday at a grand opening ceremony, giving the public a chance to see how the unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, work.

05/18/2013

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Vikings Draft LB, Punter On NFL Draft Day 3

The Minnesota Vikings have selected Penn State linebacker Gerald Hodges with the 120th overall selection in the fourth round.

04/27/2013

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Fmr Gopher Recruit Signs With Michigan State

Alvin Ellis III will be joining Michigan State’s recruiting class after he was released from his commitment to Minnesota.

04/24/2013

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Apple Valley’s Dustin Fronk: The Other Stand-Out Guard

You can’t talk about college basketball in Minnesota without talking about the state’s top talent – Tyus Jones. The Apple Valley junior is the most coveted point guard in the country. But you ought to know about one of his teammates.

04/08/2013

St. Thomas coach John Tauer likens his junior guard Erik Tengwall to Ohio State's Aaron Craft -- both hustle, lead and play unselfishly.
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Beyond Bounds: UST’s Glue Guy Erik Tengwall’s Quite Crafty

Pretty sure Erik Tengwall had a better weekend than you did. The St. Thomas junior’s No. 1-ranked basketball team eked out a 63-62 win at home and advanced to an NCAA D-III Elite Eight match […]

03/21/2013

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NBA Downgrades Flagrant Foul On J.J. Barea

J.J. Barea’s confrontation with Ray Allen got him ejected from Minnesota’s game against Miami on Monday night. One day later, the NBA ruled that Barea never should have been ejected.

03/05/2013

Senior Andrew Martinson is Concordia's best deep threat in school history, currently sitting at 143 3-pointers. (credit: Concordia Sports Information Office)

Beyond Bounds: Andrew Martinson Is The Cobbers’ Best Deep Threat Ever

Andrew Martinson is a 21st-century, red-blooded American man.

02/21/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Will DeBerg

St. Thomas senior Will DeBerg has a specific memory he recounts with detail and ecstatic ease — one he wants to repeat.

02/02/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Division-I Prospect JP Macura

What can you get by playing, on average, about 1 minute per game for your high school basketball team as a sophomore? A Division I scholarship, apparently.

01/19/2013

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Wolves Guard Lee Out Indefinitely With Knee Injury

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malcolm Lee will be out indefinitely with an injury to his right knee.

12/14/2012

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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.

06/25/2012

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Vikings Face Difficult Decision On Hutchinson

The Minnesota Vikings are going younger this offseason in their attempt to catch up with the rest of their division. Some of their most experienced starters have contracts and ages that make them candidates for a pay cut — or for simply being cut altogether.

02/20/2012

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Suspended Devoe Joseph To Transfer From ‘U Of M’

Junior guard Devoe Joseph has decided to transfer from the University of Minnesota, announced University officials and head coach Tubby Smith on Wednesday.

01/05/2011

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Gophers Suspend G Devoe Joseph

It’s a good thing the Minnesota Golden Gophers are used to dealing with adversity because they got another batch of it on the eve of their season opener.

11/11/2010