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Competitors for MLS team in Minneapolis in holding pattern

MINNEAPOLIS -- Las Vegas has its shimmering lights, robust nightlife and a $200 million stadium in the works. Sacramento has its own venue site ready to go, along with the internal infrastructure of a USL Pro team and an investor group ready to front the cash necessary. But in the race for Major League Soccer expansion, neither can boast what the Twin Cities claim: two entities vying...
Via Fox Sports North
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota’s good owners want a soccer team

This isn’t fair to the Wild or Craig Leipold. Perhaps I should have said “Minneapolis’s” good owners instead. The point is, Minnesota United want to move up to the MLS as that league seeks to expand by about 5 teams. The Wild, who already support Minnesota’s lacrosse franchise, are essentially the only team who hasn’t expressed interest in bringing an MLS team to Minneapolis...
Via The Rhino and Compass
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves veteran Martin embraces leadership role

MANKATO, Minn. -- Kevin Martin's phone didn't ring all that late. But to the 31-year-old Timberwolves shooting guard, a call owner Glen Taylor says he made no later than 9 p.m. a month or so ago felt like it came in the middle of the night. Sleep has become more imperative to Martin than it once was, a symptom of entering the twilight of an NBA career. "It's past my bedtime," Martin...
Via Fox Sports North
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio, Wolves Continuing Extension Talks On Possible $11M Annually

Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves will have contract talks in person this week that could make him the second-highest paid player on the team. Both sides appear willing to make a deal. Rubio and Glen Taylor spoke several times by telephone last week, with each expressing hope a contract extension can get done soon. A new deal, expected to be for four seasons, could be worth...
Via RealGM
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves announce affiliation with D-League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves officially announced Monday their already assumed affiliation with the NBA D-League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants. But players whom coach and president Flip Saunders assigns to the NBA's minor league won't necessarily play in Fort Wayne. If there isn't room on the Mad Ants' roster, they'd either be chosen by another D-League team or assigned there by the league...
Via Fox Sports North
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Baseline: Ep 83 | Rajon Rondo Rumors | Glen Taylor blasts Kevin Love | KD Decision

Via CLNS Radio
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Glen Taylor’s trade comments not needed

Earlier this week, ESPN reported that Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor made some statements about the Kevin Love trade, commenting on Love’s defense, claiming that Love will get the blame if the Cleveland Cavaliers struggle and bringing up Love’s injury history. Kevin Love I understand the frustration that Taylor must feel now that Love has officially left the Minnesota...
Via isportsweb.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs GM Not Worried About Love’s Defense

Since the Cleveland Cavaliers acquisition of Kevin Love, plenty has been made of the the All-Star’s ability to contribute on the defensive end. Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor started things off by saying that Love is foul-prone and didn’t play much defense during his time in the Twin Cities. Love, of course, wasn’t too happy about the comments, telling Taylor to worry...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Glen Taylor fires back at Kevin Love. Why?

Divorces are always nasty, even when they are necessary. Kevin Love has been largely quiet even as everyone knew he wanted out of Minnesota or that his talent needed to escape the wasteland that has become the Timberwolves — no Playoff appearances in the last decade speaks for itself. It was time for both the player and the franchise to move in a new direction as Love was close...
Via Bloguin Best
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

David Griffin: Defensive concerns aren’t a product of Kevin Love

Glen Taylor’s getting all sorts of replies these days. Not long after questioning Kevin Love’s defense, the star power forward’s new general manager, David Griffin, came to his player’s defense. “I think he’s an elite defensive rebounder,” Griffin told FOX Sports Radio’s Jay Mohr. “I have concerns relative to our ability to protect the rim, and that’s not just...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Owner takes shot at Kevin Love

While Kevin Love is now a Cleveland Cav, his former owner in Minnesota is now taking shots at him. Here is what Glen Taylor told ESPN 1500. “I question Kevin if this is going to be the best deal for him because I think he’s going to be the third player on a team. I don’t think he’s going to get a lot of credit if they do really well. I think he’ll get the blame if they...
Via roundballchat.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love To T-Wolves Owner: Focus On Your Own Team

Reality struck Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor yesterday following the official welcoming party for newly acquired Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love, and, similar to how Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert reacted after the initial departure of the since-returned LeBron James in 2010, he let his emotions get the best of him. Happily sporting a new No. 0 jersey, K-Love has put his...
Via The League News
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love: Timberwolves Owner Should Worry About His Own Team

It wasn’t quite a Dan Gilbert-level meltdown, but Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor had some not-so-positive things to say about Kevin Love in the wake of the All-Star forward’s trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Taylor took a few shots at his former star in a radio interview Monday, questioning Love’s health, effort on the defensive end and role in Cleveland’s new...
Via NESN.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Love: Taylor Should Focus On How He 'Got A Lot For Me'

As Kevin Love was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves' owner Glen Taylor told a local radio station that his issues on defense and staying healthy may be an issue for his new team. "I think where maybe he got away with some stuff not playing defense on our team, I'm not sure that's how it's going to work in Cleveland," Taylor said on ESPN Radio 1500 AM in the...
Via RealGM
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Owner Takes Shots At Kevin Love Post-Trade

Timberwolves owner, Glen Taylor, took multiple shots at Kevin Love following the All-Star’s trade to the Cavs which sent No.1 pick Andrew Wiggins, among others to Minny. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com: “I think where maybe he got away with some stuff not playing defense on our team, I’m not sure that’s how it’s going to work in Cleveland,” Taylor said on ESPN...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love shoots back at Wolves owner Glen Taylor

Newly acquired power forward Kevin Love thinks his former boss, Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, should focus more on the players he acquired than the one that left. Following the announcement of the deal that sent Love to Cleveland for two No. 1 draft picks and a future first-rounder, Taylor took a parting shot at his former All-Star. “I question Kevin if this is going...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love Tells T-Wolves Owner to Worry About His Own Squad

Glen Taylor took shots at Kevin Love’s defense, his tendency of getting in foul trouble and the possibility he could be the scapegoat in Cleveland if they struggle, so Love took a shot back at Taylor. “I think emotions are definitely running high right now,” Love told “Mike & Mike.” “For Glen to say that, I just think that he should be focusing on the players that...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love to Glen Taylor: Focus on your own team

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor took some parting shots at Kevin Love on Tuesday, pointing out some shortcomings in the star forward’s game and wondering out loud if he will be a good fit for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Love responded on Wednesday by basically telling Taylor to worry about himself. Love’s message during an appearance […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Owner Takes Shots At Kevin Love After Trade With Cavaliers

Breaking up is hard to do, and Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor proved that after parting ways with his franchise player. The Wolves and Cleveland Cavaliers finally have completed their blockbuster trade that will send All-Star big man Kevin Love to the Cavs where he’ll team up with LeBron James. Taylor didn’t necessarily wish Love well, as the T-Wolves owner instead...
Via NESN.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love says Timberwolves owner should focus on his own team

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love responded Wednesday morning to comments made by Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, who said Tuesday that the All-Star forward will end up being the scapegoat if the new-look Cavs struggle. “I think emotions are definitely running high right now,” Love told ESPN Radio’s ‘Mike & Mike.’ “For Glen to say that, I just think...
Via Sports-Glory
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

T-wolves owner critical of Love, says Cavs might not be best fit

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor had some parting shots for his departing franchise player. On the same day the Cleveland Cavaliers introduced Kevin Love, Taylor questioned just how well the three-time All-Star will fit with his new, star-studded cast. "I think where maybe he got away with some stuff not playing defense on our team, I'm not sure that's how it's going to work...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

T’Wolves Owner on Love: “I Guess They’re Going To Ask Him To Play More Defense”

With Kevin Love officially gone, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor decided to take a few shots at his former franchise player. “I think where maybe he got away with some stuff not playing defense on our team, I’m not sure that’s how it’s going to work in Cleveland,” Taylor said on ESPN Radio 1500 AM in the Twin Cities on Tuesday. “I would guess they’re going to ask him...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

T-Wolves owner Glen Taylor takes parting shots at Kevin Love

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is kicking himself for not signing Kevin Love to a maximum five-year contract extension, but the team owner still has some criticism for the franchise’s former top player. Though Taylor admitted at a press conference Tuesday that he regrets not giving Love the deal the forward sought in 2012, he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

T-Wolves Owner Rips Kevin Love For Not Playing Defense

Look who’s got a case of sour grapes…. Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has taken to ripping his former franchise player, in the most bitter way possible. Here’s Taylor’s delusional statements. Makes you feel bad for a the T-wolves endless fail-saga, until you realize, this is the main largely responsible for years of struggle. Taylor issued the following statements...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves owner takes a few parting shots at Kevin Love

Now that Kevin Love is officially a Cleveland Cavalier, it’s open season for his former employer and/or teammates to take shots at him on his way out the door. That’s exactly what Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has done. Would you […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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