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Wild Acquire Bergenheim From Panthers For 3rd-Round Pick

The Minnesota Wild acquired Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim on Tuesday in exchange for a 2016 third-round draft choice.

02/24/2015

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Klobuchar: Cuba Holds Economic Opportunity For Minn.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar wants to lift the Cuba trade embargo. She just got back from a visit to the island country, and at a summit Monday morning in St. Paul, the Democrat talked about how ending the embargo could help farmers and businesses here.

02/23/2015

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Fans, Players React To Garnett’s Return To Minnesota

Kevin Garnett’s looming return to the Wolves has fans feeling nostalgic. They’re hoping he can bring some of the 1990s magic back to Target Center. Garnett led the Timberwolves to the Western Conference finals in the 2003-04 season and was a fan favorite.

02/19/2015

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AP Source: Garnett Agrees To Return To Timberwolves

The Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets are discussing a deal that would bring Kevin Garnett back to Minnesota, the place where his brilliant career began and to the franchise that he put on the map.

02/19/2015

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Wolves Trade Mo Williams & Troy Daniels; Acquire Adreian Payne

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they’ve traded guards Mo Williams and Troy Daniels to the Charlotte Hornets for guard Gary Neal and a 2019 second-round pick. They also announced the acquisition of a rookie from Atlanta.

02/10/2015

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Wild Acquire Goalie Dubnyk From Coyotes For 3rd-Round Pick

The Minnesota Wild acquired goalie Devan Dubnyk from the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday for a third-round draft pick.

01/14/2015

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U.S. Agriculture Has Big Appetite For Cuba Trade

U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of President Barack Obama’s plan to ease economic and travel restrictions imposed against the communist-ruled island.

12/19/2014

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Love Traded To Cavaliers, Joins LeBron

Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that’s been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days. Love, arguably the game’s best power forward, is headed from Minnesota to Cleveland

08/23/2014

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Wolves Reportedly Get Young As Part Of Love Trade

The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the deal that will send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

08/22/2014

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Report: Wolves Reach Agreement To Trade Kevin Love To Cavs

It appears the Kevin Love era with the Minnesota Timberwolves has come to an end. According to a Yahoo Sports Report from NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski, Love will be traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, this year’s No. 1 overall draft pick, and other assets.

08/07/2014

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Cavs Sign Wiggins, Who Can’t Be Traded For 30 Days

Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days.

07/25/2014

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Twins Trade 1B Kendrys Morales To Mariners

Kendrys Morales is on his way back to Seattle to try and give the Mariners’ struggling offense a boost as they chase a playoff spot. The Minnesota Twins traded Morales to the Mariners on Thursday for minor-league pitcher Stephen Pryor. Morales hit 23 home runs and drove in 80 runs for the Mariners last season, but turned down a $14.1 million qualifying offer from Seattle to become a free agent.

07/24/2014

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Timberwolves Weighing Options With Kevin Love

The summer of LeBron has quickly turned into the summer of Love. When it ends is anybody’s guess. The Minnesota Timberwolves are weighing their options when it comes to trading All-Star Kevin Love, with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls both trying to land the versatile forward. But any talks are complicated by a league rule that requires a 30-day waiting period to trade any rookie that signs his contract.

07/23/2014

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AP Source: Cavs To Sign Andrew Wiggins To Contract

Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It’s still not clear if he’ll play for them. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 overall pick to his deal, an agreement that would prevent any potential trade involving the small forward from being completed for 30 days.

07/22/2014

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Love Rumors Swirl Around Timberwolves Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been fielding trade proposals for star forward Kevin Love all week. All that talk has overshadowed the fact that they have the 13th pick in the first round of the NBA draft and three more in the second round on Thursday night. Whether the Wolves trade Love on or before draft night, they are likely to hold on to their first pick because they believe they will be able to find a solid rotation player at that spot.

06/25/2014

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Kevin Love Scheduled At Target Field For Celeb Softball

Yes, Kevin Love is the subject of trade talks by the Minnesota Timberwolves. The star power forward is still one of the notable names scheduled for the celebrity softball competition at Target Field, as part of festivities leading up to the Major League Baseball All-Star game.

06/23/2014

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Flip Says He Expects Love In Minnesota Next Year

During a weekend trip to Boston, All-Star forward Kevin Love has been taking pictures with fans and seeing the sights, leading Celtics fans to speculate that he’s going to follow in the footsteps of Kevin Garnett as the next Minnesota star to come to town and turn around a struggling franchise.

06/01/2014

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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-19-14

Sid Hartman Day was quite the celebration! Listen back to highlights by CLICKING THE LINK above.

05/19/2014

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AP Sources: Wolves Open To Idea Of Trading Love

Throughout most of last season, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders and owner Glen Taylor remained steadfast in their stance that they would not consider trading Kevin Love.

05/18/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-21-14

Mike Lynch singing Karaoke during Mike Max’s Sports Segment. That and other highlights are here on the Podcast Page. Click the above link to listen back.

04/21/2014

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Yankees Trade INF Nunez To Twins For LHP Sulbaran

Eduardo Nunez’s time with the Yankees ended after a decade when the infielder was traded to the Minnesota Twins for left-hander Miguel Sulbaran. The deal was announced Monday. The Twins assigned Nunez to Triple-A Rochester. Signed by the Yankees in 2004, Nunez came up to the major leagues in 2010 and was seen as a possible successor to Derek Jeter at shortstop.

04/07/2014

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Wild Trade Mitchell To Sabres, Acquire Moulson, McCormick

The Buffalo Sabres have traded forwards Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Torrey Mitchell. The Sabres also acquired a pair of second-round draft picks in a deal made just before the NHL’s trade deadline hit Wednesday. Moulson changes teams for a second time this year after the Sabres acquired him in a deal that sent leading scorer Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders in October. In his seventh NHL season, Moulson is a three-time 30-goal-scorer, who has 17 goals and 38 points in 55 games this season.

03/05/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee…. 3-5-14

To listen to Wednesday’s MORNING TAKE with BLOIS OLSON Click     To hear MIKE MAX discuss the BOYS STATE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT and the WILD’s TRADE Click  To listen to IRRRB COMMISSIONER TONY SERTICH talk […]

03/05/2014

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2-18-14 Mike Max Sports On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Mike Max and Dave Lee chat Timberwolves and more….click the above link to listen back

02/18/2014

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Minn. Official To Discuss 2 New Trade Offices

The sites of two new Minnesota trade offices are being formally announced. The Department of Employment and Economic Development planned to reveal the locations on Tuesday. Earlier this month, the agency posted advertisements in the State Register seeking contractors in Brazil and South Korea.

12/17/2013

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