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Belmont Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.

06/04/2015

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Belmont Stakes Preview: American Pharoah Can Become 12th Triple Crown Winner

For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.

06/02/2015

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American Pharoah Dominates Field In Preakness

Torrential rain came to Baltimore about ten minutes before post-time of the Preakness Stakes but that didn’t bother the Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah.

05/16/2015

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Preakness Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

The slightly shorter distance of the Preakness and the likelihood of another manageable pace makes Dortmund a solid play at odds of 3-1 or better.

05/14/2015

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Preakness Stakes Preview: Can American Pharoah Keep Triple Crown Dream Alive?

Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.

05/12/2015

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Kentucky Derby: How I’d Bet $100

When betting the Derby, you have to take a stand against colts that some very sharp handicappers will pick to win.

04/30/2015

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Kentucky Derby Preview: American Pharoah, Dortmund Favorites To Win

The 2015 class lining up for America’s most popular horse race includes a handful of horses with superstar potential.

04/28/2015

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Hayward Helps Jazz Beat Timberwolves 104-84

Rudy Gobert had 15 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, including an impressive stop on Andrew Wiggins in the second quarter, and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday night.

03/30/2015

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Hornets Upend Timberwolves 109-98

Mo Williams scored 24 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Al Jefferson each added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets snapped their three-game skid by beating Minnesota 109-98 on Sunday night.

03/22/2015

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Nets Beat Wolves In 1st Matchup Since Garnett Trade

Joe Johnson scored 22 points, rookie Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 122-106 on Monday night.

03/16/2015

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Timberwolves Snap Blazers’ Win Streak With 121-113 Victory

Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.

03/07/2015

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Clippers Outlast Timberwolves 110-105 Despite Triple Double From Rubio

Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night.

03/02/2015

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Gasol, Grizzlies Withstand Scare From Wolves In 101-97 Win

Marc Gasol had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley hit a big 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a much-needed 101-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.

02/28/2015

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Muhammad To Miss Rest Of Season For Timberwolves

Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad needs season-ending surgery on the middle finger on his right hand. The Wolves and Muhammad learned of the need for surgery on Saturday. The people requested anonymity because an official announcement has not been made. Yahoo! Sports first reported the news.

02/21/2015

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Timberwolves Hold Off Short-Handed Suns, 111-109

Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Andrew Wiggins added 20 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the stumbling Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Friday night.

02/20/2015

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Reserves Help Warriors Survive 94-91 Over Timberwolves

Andre Iguodala and Leandro Barbosa led a dominant effort from the Golden State Warriors’ reserves and Klay Thompson hit a big 3-pointer down the stretch to close out a long road trip with a 94-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

02/11/2015

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Timberwolves Win 3rd Straight, 112-101 Over Pistons

Nikola Pekovic scored 29 points and Kevin Martin added 24 to lift Minnesota to its third straight victory, 112-101 over the sluggish Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. The Timberwolves had not even won back-to-back games this season until this recent run.

02/08/2015

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Podcast Page: 2-5-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to U of M President Eric Kaler discuss measles preparations, and other highlights from Thursday by clicking the link above.

02/05/2015

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Rubio’s Return Sparks Wolves Late In 102-101 Win Over Heat

Kevin Martin scored 30 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame another monster game from Hassan Whiteside to beat the Miami Heat, 102-101 on Wednesday night.

02/04/2015

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Martin’s Return Sparks Timberwolves Over Celtics, 110-98

Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Zach LaVine added 17 points and six assists and Martin scored nine straight points during a crucial stretch of the fourth quarter to help the Timberwolves (8-38) snap a 10-game losing streak at Target Center.

01/28/2015

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Kevin Martin Returns To Wolves After 34-Game Absence

Kevin Martin has returned to the lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing the previous 34 games with a fractured right wrist. Martin was activated on Wednesday night against the Boston Celtics. The Timberwolves initially ruled him out on Tuesday, but Martin felt good enough after a workout on Wednesday morning to play.

01/28/2015

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Muhammad Out At Least 2 Weeks With Oblique Strain

Just when the Minnesota Timberwolves appeared to be getting some good news on the injury front, they suffered another blow.

01/12/2015

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Afflalo, Nuggets Hand Timberwolves 12th Straight Loss

Gorgui Dieng tied a career high with 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Shabazz Muhammad added 19 points and six boards for Minnesota. The Timberwolves shot just 43 percent and have not won since Dec. 10 while playing without Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic and Kevin Martin.

01/05/2015

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Timberwolves’ Turiaf To Have Hip Surgery

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday that forward Ronny Turiaf will have arthroscopic hip surgery this week and will be sidelined indefinitely.

12/15/2014

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Timberwolves’ Martin Has Wrist Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that guard Kevin Martin underwent successful right wrist surgery and will be sidelined about six to eight weeks. Martin suffered the injury during the first quarter of the Timberwolves’ 115-99 win over the New York Knicks last Wednesday.

11/25/2014

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