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Bridgewater, Vikings brace for Redskins blitzes

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Teddy Bridgewater watched intently on Monday night as Washington battered Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo with blitz after blitz, sacking Romo five times and eventually knocking him out of the game for a period of time. Dallas' offensive line had dominated in the running game all season long and had allowed 12 sacks heading into the game, a big reason...
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Minnesota's newcomers, reserves make Memphis sweat despite eventual loss

In the heart of rock-and-roll and barbeque country, which Thaddeus Young called home for the better part of his childhood, the newly minted Timberwolves forward slipped on his new road jersey and looked as comfortable as if he were sitting in his parents' living room. Minnesota fell 105-101 against the Grizzlies in its season opener Thursday, but Young -- acquired in this summer...
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Memphis deals Wolves unsettling season-opening loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol scored a career-high 32 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-101 on Wednesday night for the franchise's first victory in a season opener since 2000. Zach Randolph added 25 points and 13 rebounds for Memphis, which had dropped its last 13 openers. Gasol also had nine rebounds, Mike Conley scored 16 points and Courtney...
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Former coordinators in Cincinnati, Zimmer and Gruden used to competing

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Just across the hallway in Cincinnati, Mike Zimmer had the perfect person to converse with as he sought to become the Minnesota Vikings' head coach; someone who was well aware of what Zimmer was going through and with whom he could share observations. Only, Jay Gruden was trying to become a head coach himself. Two of the most prominent head coaching candidates...
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Wolves' 5 things to watch this season

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ATTENTION DISH CUSTOMERS: ARE YOU MISSING WOLVES GAMES?

DISH customers will miss 35 Timberwolves games this season on FOX Sports North. FOX Sports North is the exclusive local home of the Minnesota Timberwolves and DISH will not carry all 75 scheduled Timberwolves games on FOX Sports North this season. DISH customers will miss 35 Timberwolves games, including the season opener against the Memphis Grizzles on Wednesday October 29 and the...
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Timberwolves waive veteran guard Barea

MINNEAPOLIS -- Looks like J.J. Barea is going back to where it all began. Flip Saunders said Monday the Timberwolves have negotiated a buyout with the veteran guard and waived him ahead of Monday's 4 p.m. 15-man roster deadline. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, Barea is expected to clear waivers and re-sign with Dallas. The Mavericks would still have to clear a roster spot...
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Vikings recover, win in overtime after Buccaneers rally

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Anthony Barr forced a fumble on the first play of overtime and returned it 27 yards to score, giving the Minnesota Vikings a 19-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The stunning end Sunday came just 17 seconds after the Vikings (3-5) extended the game on Blair Walsh's 38-yard field goal on the final play of regulation. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 241...
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Vikings at Buccaneers: 10/26/14

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Wild rout Lightning, 7-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jason Zucker had two goals, and the Minnesota Wild routed the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-2 on Saturday night. Zach Parise and Marco Scandella both had a goal and an assist, and 13 Wild players had at least one point. Minnesota tied a team record with four goals on eight shots in the first period, capped by Zucker spinning around along the boards and firing the...
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5 things to watch: Gophers vs. Illini

MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota football team continues to find ways to win. After last week's one-point victory over Purdue, the Gophers are now 6-1 and in first place in the Big Ten West. Minnesota looks to improve to 4-0 in conference play when it takes on Illinois this weekend. Here are five things to watch when the Illini host the Gophers on Homecoming. 1. Can...
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Griffen rewarding new contract with strong play in Zimmer's scheme

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A decision was brewing for the Minnesota Vikings with days remaining before the opening of free agency in March. Jared Allen's departure was all but certain and left a considerable hole at right end in Minnesota's defense. The Vikings had an in-house candidate to replace Allen in Everson Griffen, the long-time understudy. Michael Johnson, who had thrived...
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McLeod Blog: Gophers' Rau on a mission to win championship

Make no mistake, the Gophers men's hockey team thought it should have won the national championship last spring. When it didn't, and upstart Union College skated off with the hardware, it left a bad taste in the mouths of a number of Minnesota players. Especially Kyle Rau. The senior co-captain has won championships at every level in which he's competed: peewee, bantam...
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Love letter: Former Wolves forward says goodbye to Minnesota fans

Kevin Love would like to express his sincere gratitude. Gratitude toward Minnesota fans for what he calls "six great years." Adulation to former Timberwolves coach Kevin McHale for helping him develop into the player he is today. Thanks to the folks at Manny's Steakhouse for preparing him a good meal from time to time. And a shout to local comedian Mike Brody for not...
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Wolves overwhelm Bucks, 110-91

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Shabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday. Chase Budinger also scored 15 for the Timberwolves, who started the game on a 12-1 run and never trailed. The Timberwolves (4-2) opened the third quarter on a 10-0 run to build a 16-point lead. Milwaukee...
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Budinger becoming valuable asset for Wolves

Whether he's staying or going, Chase Budinger is in a good place right now. It's the place where his knees aren't failing him. Where his shot is sailing true. And where the hesitation and aggravation that have plagued his past two seasons are no more. The Timberwolves forward caught fire again Wednesday night, knocking down 3 of 7 3-pointers for 15 points in Minnesota...
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Pitino much more comfortable in second season with Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Richard Pitino knows what to expect now. The second-year Gophers coach knows how to get the most out of his players. He knows just how tough the Big Ten conference is. And at his second media day at Minnesota on Tuesday, he even had a sense of what questions were heading his way. "I know all you guys. I know the type and tone of questions you're going to ask...
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Vikings' Harris makes first appearance at guard since Pop Warner

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- There was little warning for Minnesota Vikings tackle Mike Harris. Harris was called over by a coach on Sunday and told, simply, "Go play right guard." There was no time to comprehend exactly what was being asked or go over Harris' responsibilities at guard. Seconds later, he had his hand in the ground playing guard for the first time as a professional...
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Wolves waive Fesenko to bring roster count to 17

MINNEAPOLIS -- If Kyrylo Fesenko is going to make his NBA comeback this year, it'll likely be somewhere other than the Twin Cities. The Timberwolves waived the Ukrainian center Monday afternoon, bringing the total roster count to 17 players. Coach and president Flip Saunders will have to cut two more by 4 p.m. Oct. 27 to meet the NBA's 15-man roster deadline. Fesenko, who...
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Vikings player Senser's wife finishes post-conviction work release

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The wife of Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser is being allowed to return home after completing a work release assignment for her conviction in a hit-and-run accident that killed a chef. Monday was Amy Senser's release date, Minnesota Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sarah Latuseck said. Senser will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing as part...
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Gophers hold off Purdue, 39-38

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- David Cobb rushed for 194 yards and a touchdown and Ryan Santoso kicked a 52-yard field goal with 4:59 left to cap Minnesota's comeback on Saturday, giving the Gophers a 39-38 victory over Purdue and their first 3-0 start in Big Ten play since 1990. Cedric Thompson had two interceptions for Minnesota (6-1, 3-0), including a diving pickoff of Austin Appleby...
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Kuemper, Wild knocked from scoreless pedestal in loss to Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Andrew Cogliano ended Minnesota's season-long shutout streak with a short-handed goal early in the third period, and Corey Perry got the tiebreaking goal with 8:25 left in the Anaheim Ducks' 2-1 victory over the Wild on Friday night. Frederik Andersen made 27 saves in the fourth consecutive victory for the Ducks, who made a dynamic rally to win their...
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Wolves player profile: Thaddeus Young

  This is the 13th installment in a 16-part series running Tuesdays and Fridays profiling each Minnesota Timberwolves player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Like Sean Connery mentoring Kevin Costner in "The Untouchables," Thaddeus Young describes it as bringing a knife to a gun fight. During the power forward's final year in Philadelphia, the 76ers weren...
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Wolves player profile: Nikola Pekovic

  This is the 12th installment in a 16-part series running Tuesdays and Fridays profiling each Minnesota Timberwolves player leading up to the start of the NBA season. The rim-rattling, lane-clearing, ice-fishing behemoth that is Nikola Pekovic has come to a bit of a career crossroads. The Timberwolves center's merits are no secret by now, his fifth NBA season. When healthy...
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Notebook: Gophers' goal is to give up 17 points or less per game

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Gophers football team gave up 17 points in Saturday's win against Northwestern. In the eyes of the defense, one point more would have been too many. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys said Minnesota's defense set a goal before the year started to give up 17 or fewer points per game. In their last three games -- all wins -- the Gophers have done...
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