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Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

CLEVELAND (AP) 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. Wiggins has been linked to a possible blockbuster trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. But any deal now involving Wiggins can't be finalized for at least 30 days. The Cavs...
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Despite loss, Wolves show a lot of improvement in summer league

LAS VEGAS -- The NBA Summer League is the ideal place for young players to get adjusted to the speed of the NBA, to learn critical strategies and concepts their new teams and coaches espouse, and to try out new players and new roles that could help the team during the season. It's not necessarily about winning, but getting better as individual players and as a team. The Minnesota...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild latest to take advantage of U.S. developmental program

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In the revelry that followed being drafted in the first round by the Minnesota Wild last month, Alex Tuch was approached by members of the organization and asked about Louis Belpedio, who Tuch played with last season as part of the U.S. National Under-18 team. Tuch wasn't sure what the line of questioning meant, but he figured the Wild were interested in his...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Time to run: Wolves bringing back fast-break offense

MINNEAPOLIS -- Sidney Lowe slumped down in his chair after practice, an ice pack the size of a watermelon fastened to his right knee. It had been a perspiration-filled, physically demanding workout. But this wasn't a session with Bill Musselman during the 1989-90 preseason. This was Monday, July 7 at the Target Center. And Lowe was dressed in a coaching polo, not a practice jersey...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

5 second-half Twins storylines to watch

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Vikings training camp preview: Cornerbacks

  This is the ninth in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: CORNERBACKS Rating (1-to-10 scale): 5 Projected starters: Captain Munnerlyn (sixth year) and Xavier Rhodes (second year) Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): *Derek Cox, Kendall James, Julian Posey, *Shaun Prater, Jabari...
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Wolves owner Taylor: Team keeping Love for now

Some soap operas conclude where they commenced. This one probably won't. But one of its main characters continues, despite strong evidence to the contrary, to entertain the notion that it will. Keeping in line with previous public comments regarding his NBA franchise's indignant superstar, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Wednesday the team plans on having Kevin Love in...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins 'thrilled' at how Target Field All-Star Game went off

  Major League Baseball's All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Target Field wasn't just a hit. It was a home run. The Minnesota Twins played host to the 85th Midsummer Classic on a night that produced plenty of memorable moments. At the top of the list was a farewell to Derek Jeter, the longtime Yankees shortstop who was playing in the final All-Star Game of his illustrious...
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After defeat of Tulsa, Lynx look to catch fire in season's second half

MINNEAPOLIS -- The dish from Damiris Dantas was fluid, certainly unbecoming of a rookie who's still a toddler to this current Lynx run. Early in the second quarter of Wednesday afternoon's 93-82 Minnesota triumph over Tulsa, Dantas took an entry pass and immediately, effortlessly and clandestinely deposited it via bounce pass in the hands of veteran point guard Lindsay Whalen...
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Lynx top visiting Shock, 93-82

MINNEAPOLIS -- After a rocky midseason stretch, Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve believes the defending-champion Lynx have just started to play their best basketball. Maya Moore scored 32 points and the Lynx handed the Tulsa Shock their fifth straight loss with a 93-82 win on Wednesday afternoon. "A strong, strong testament to how good Lindsay (Whalen) and Maya are to be sitting...
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Shock at Lynx: 7/16/14

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Whalen leads Lynx to 91-84 win over Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With the Minnesota Lynx missing one of their three Olympians, Monica Wright made sure they never missed a beat. Wright hit two early 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 17 points as the Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 91-84 on Thursday night. Seimone Augustus missed her second straight game with bursitis in her left knee, so Wright stepped into the starting...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North podcast: Draft recap, free agency and the All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS -- It's a free agent frenzy in the Twin Cities, with the Timberwolves and Wild set to add to their rosters starting Tuesday, July 1. Or is it? As FOXSportsNorth.com's Tyler Mason, Brian Hall and Phil Ervin discuss on the latest FOX Sports North Podcast, the Twin Cities' NBA team is strapped for cash and thus won't be as busy during this year's NBA...
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Saunders, Wolves taking 'wait and see' approach to free agency

MINNEAPOLIS -- When the clock strikes 11 on Monday night in Minnesota, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony will officially begin determining the rest of the Timberwolves' offseason plans. No, naive pipe dreamers, neither NBA free-agent megastar is coming to the Twin Cities. But for a franchise with little to spend and a potentially departing star of its own to deal with, the top...
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Wild open season Oct. 9 against new rivals

The Minnesota Wild won't have to wait long to renew the budding rivalry with the Colorado Avalanche. Minnesota opens the 2014-15 regular season at home against Colorado on Oct. 9. The NHL revealed the full schedule on Sunday. The opener will be one of five games against the Avalanche, whom the Wild beat in seven games in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs this...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Twins, slugger Morales agree to one-year deal

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins reached an agreement with free-agent veteran Kendrys Morales, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal confirmed. Morales, 30, had yet to sign with a team this season before the Twins inked him to a one-year deal Saturday. The seven-year veteran spent six years with the Los Angeles Angels and played the 2013 season with the Seattle Mariners. Morales is a...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Saunders' timeline shows plenty of coaching success

MINNEAPOLIS -- FOXSportsNorth.com learned Thursday that Flip Saunders will become the Timberwolves' next head coach. In addition to his duties as president of basketball operations, he'll reassume the position that made him the most successful head man in franchise history. Saunders brings an impressive coaching resume back to the bench. Heading into the 2013-14 season, his...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Million dollars, baby: Cost of Big Ten opponents keeps rising

David Sayler recalls a decade ago when the thought of commanding $1 million for a nonconference football game contract seemed a preposterous pipe dream. But Sayler, the Miami (Ohio) athletic director, understands how quickly times have changed as the multimillion-dollar industry of college football impacts every facet of the sport. Sayler, in fact, won't even field calls to schedule...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Chad Greenway helps boaters stuck on Lake Minnetonka

A couple that was out house gazing on Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota will never forget Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway. The two-time Pro Bowler happened to be on the scene when two boaters lost the ability to steer their boat and became stuck, forcing the newly purchased craft to go round and round in circles. Subsequently, they started drifting "scary close to the rocks...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Correia overcomes early trouble, matches Yankees' Tanaka

Minnesota Twins' starter Kevin Correia knew he was matching up with New York Yankees Japanese import and early season sensation Masahiro Tanaka. Correia and Tanaka had matched up against each other in Spring Training. It's hard to miss what Tanaka has done in his first two months in major league baseball. Correia knew he couldn't let his team get behind early. Then Correia...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Greenway accepting challenge of learning new spots in Zimmer's defense

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The names have changed, the players come and gone. Chad Greenway has been the one constant on the second level of the Minnesota Vikings defense. The scenario won't change this season. Erin Henderson is gone now. Jasper Brinkley is back for a second round. First-round pick Anthony Barr will try to work himself into a starting role. Greenway is still the...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves maintain expected draft position following lottery

Once again, the ping-pong balls weren't kind to the Minnesota Timberwolves. But they weren't overly rude, either. Entering the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery as the No. 13 picker with an overwhelming chance to stay there, the Timberwolves remained in their slotted position for a second consecutive year. Minnesota has never moved up in the lottery and now has stayed in place eight...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Two groups vying for potential Twin Cities MLS team

MINNEAPOLIS -- The potential for Major League Soccer competition in the Twin Cities has area aficionados, business executives and legislators salivating. In all actuality, it's begun before an opening whistle ever blows. One end of the positioning pitch, the big kids on the block are gathering into formation. The one with all the assets, the venue and, its brass say, the legislative...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins option Florimon, Herrmann to Triple-A

The Twins' game of roster roulette continues. Shortly after their 9-4 loss Thursday at Cleveland, the team optioned shortstop Pedro Florimon and catcher/outfielder Chris Herrmann to Triple-A Rochester. The move came just hours after they placed outfielder Sam Fuld on the 7-day disabled list and recalled Eduardo Nunez from the Red Wings. The team said corresponding moves will...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild 'slipped a little bit from last game' in Game 1 loss at Chicago

The Minnesota Wild rallied time and again in an emotional, tight first-round series with the Colorado Avalanche and had two days to turn their attention to the defending Stanley Cup Champions in the next round. Minnesota knows well the danger that can come without being at its best against the Chicago Blackhawks, the team who sent the Wild home in five games last year in the first...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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