The coach and players of the Climax-Fisher girls’ basketball team are still basking in the glow of an improbable, double-overtime win that ended a four-year losing streak. Playing in their home gym in the tiny northwestern Minnesota town of Climax.
The Minnesota Timberwolves would probably have to go 20 and 10, or maybe even 22 and 8 for the rest of the way to make the playoffs. The task is again becoming daunting, and forward Corey Brewer is painfully aware. “We need a win before All-Star break. We got a lot of injuries, man,” Brewer said. “It’s tough when you have injuries.” They are indeed a team riddled with current injuries, and frustrated by another sub-par season. Healthy or not, the Wolves cannot get stops on defense.
For years, foes of same-sex marriage had a potent talking point: They’d won every time the issue went to a popular vote.
Kobe Bryant truly realized his life had changed when he had to meet with the officials in the customary pregame captains’ meeting. Derek Fisher, Bryant’s co-captain and longtime Lakers teammate, always handled those duties before he was traded to Houston a day ago.
After last night’s historic loss I found Twins mascot “T.C. the Bear” giving out free hugs outside our station on Tuesday.
Michael Cuddyer capped off an emotional day for Minnesota with a big hit that helped the Twins end their nine-game losing streak. The victory came hours after the death of Minnesota great Harmon Killebrew.
NEW YORK (AP) _ David Wright and the New York Mets ran the bases well and made several sparkling plays in the field to support a solid pitching performance. In short, they beat the slumping […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Justin Morneau asked Ron Gardenhire for a day off before the game. That might have to wait for a while. Morneau hit a home run and drove in two runs, and […]