The NBA is trying to force Clippers owner Don Sterling to sell the team after a racial rant to his gal pal V. Stiviano was leaked to the press. He’s digging in his heels. Sterling is despicable – but as far as owners go – the team could do worse. Here’s a list.
No such luck for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA draft lottery. Again. The Timberwolves received the 13th pick in the lottery on Tuesday night, which is exactly where they were slotted heading into the annual drawing. The Timberwolves have never improved their draft position in franchise history.
Sid Hartman Day was quite the celebration! Listen back to highlights by CLICKING THE LINK above.
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The CEO of Target Corp. steps down. Dave Lee discussed it this morning….for those interviews and others, CLICK THE LINK ABOVE.
Toni Lynn from North St. Paul asked: Why are robin eggs blue? According to DNR bird expert Carol Henderson, the pigments in the blood of the mom robin are embedded into the egg shell as the egg passes through the oviduct before it’s laid.
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The NBA commissioner will address racist statements attributed to LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday. The statements, reportedly between Sterling and his girlfriend, surfaced over the weekend. In the recordings, a man is heard telling a woman, “Yeah, it bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you’re associating with black people. Do you have to?”
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Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.
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Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons in the NBA, The Associated Press has learned. Adelman was expected to announce his decision Monday morning, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.
Rick Adelman trudged off the basketball court for maybe the final time in his professional life and he couldn’t hide the disappointment. He was sure his Minnesota Timberwolves were going to respond in the season finale, finishing a year of unmet expectations on a high note against the lowly Utah Jazz.
Former NFL MVP Adrian Peterson advocated for college athletes on Wednesday, saying they deserved to be paid for the millions of dollars they bring to school coffers and took aim at NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s stated desire to require college players to spend two years in school before declaring for the draft.