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Wolves score with .08 remaining to beat Pacers

Wolves score with .08 remaining to beat Pacers

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Nov 9, 2012
Chase Budinger converted a layup on a feed from Andrei Kirilenko with 0.8 seconds to go, lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 96-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
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  • Sanders, Steelers fined $50,000 for faking injury

    Sanders, Steelers fined $50,000 for faking injury

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The NFL has levied $50,000 in fines to the Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders for faking an injury during an Oct. 21 game in Cincinnati.
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  • Colts get three-day weekend before prepping for Patriots test

    Colts get three-day weekend before prepping for Patriots test

    indystar.com Nov 9, 2012
    Bruce Arians rewarded his surging football team with a three-day weekend, but he shouldn't have any trouble regaining its attention when meetings resume Monday.
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  • Colts Daily Links: Andrew Luck is 'not just a pretty boy quarte…

    Colts Daily Links: Andrew Luck is 'not just a pretty boy quarterback'

    Soaring through cyberspace to find interesting takes on the Colts after Thursday night's victory at Jacksonville:
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  • Mularkey says no drastic changes for the Jaguars

    Mularkey says no drastic changes for the Jaguars

    The Jaguars fell to 1-8 on Thursday night against the Colts, but there aren’t going to be any big changes with the team before they take the field in Week 11. That was the message from coach Mike Mularkey on Friday and it includes the quarterback positi
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  • Chart: Rookie records of quarterbacks drafted No. 1 overall

    Chart: Rookie records of quarterbacks drafted No. 1 overall

    indystar.com Nov 9, 2012
    A look at the most wins and rookie records of quarterbacks taken No. 1 overall in the draft since 1970. What's striking is that no QB has finished with a winning record.
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  • Accorsi to help Panthers find general manager

    Accorsi to help Panthers find general manager

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers have announced that Ernie Accorsi will serve as a consultant during their search for a new general manager.
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  • A Thursday Blowout Offered The Quintessential Jaguars Gif

    A Thursday Blowout Offered The Quintessential Jaguars Gif

    deadspin.com Nov 9, 2012
    Another underwhelming Thursday Night Football matchup on paper, Indianapolis-Jacksonville had its saving grace: it was, somehow, the first and only national game this year for Andrew Luck and the frisky Colts. They didn't disappoint, having their way wi…
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  • Anatomy of a Play: How the Colts' Darius Butler sealed Thursday…

    Anatomy of a Play: How the Colts' Darius Butler sealed Thursday's 27-10 rout of Jacksonville

    What went into the biggest play of the Colts' 27-10 rout of the Jaguars on Thursday night? Here's how Indianapolis cornerback Darius Butler put the game out of reach.
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  • Reviewing Colts-Jaguars predictions

    Reviewing Colts-Jaguars predictions

    jacksonville.com Nov 9, 2012
    Reviewing the five statistical predictions from Thursday’s Colts-Jaguars game: 1. JAGUARS’ INITIAL FIRST DOWN Prediction: 12:42, first quarter. Actual: 6:52, first quarter. The Jaguars notched their initial first down nearly a quarter earlier than las
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  • Details on the Luck-Wayne connection

    Details on the Luck-Wayne connection

    ESPN.com Nov 9, 2012
    At the start of the Colts’ Thursday night win over the Jaguars in Jacksonville, Andrew Luck developed rhythm by throwing to his most dependable target. Of course, to go so often to Reggie Wayne, the receiver had to be open. ESPN Stats & Info says Luck b
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  • Rookie QB Andrew Luck leading Colts' turnaround

    Rookie QB Andrew Luck leading Colts' turnaround

    A year ago, Jacksonville and Indianapolis played on the final day of the regular season, both knowing they each faced a difficult rebuilding period. The Colts bypassed a lot of those growing pains by taking Andrew Luck with the first pick in the NFL Dra…
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  • Colts Notebook: Finally, some takeaways from the defense

    Colts Notebook: Finally, some takeaways from the defense

    indystar.com Nov 9, 2012
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Two football teams headed in opposite directions departed EverBank Field on a cool Thursday night, the Indianapolis Colts with a four-game winning streak that is the AFC's longest, the Jacksonville Jaguars with a six-game losing st…
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  • Colts Insider: Team's win streak a product of Pagano's system

    Colts Insider: Team's win streak a product of Pagano's system

    indystar.com Nov 9, 2012
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Team Solidarity solidly put itself in the playoff picture on a crisp Thursday night. The Indianapolis Colts are playing for their recovering coach, themselves and bald folks everywhere. They dealt with a quick turnaround, mounting …
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  • Report Card: Colts 27, Jaguars 10

    Report Card: Colts 27, Jaguars 10

    jacksonville.com Nov 9, 2012
    Sports columnist Gene Frenette grades the Jaguars' performance in a 27-10 loss to Indianapolis RUSHING OFFENSE F: Probably because the Jaguars couldn’t run once they got behind, the backs were a forgotten part of the offense. Rashad Jennings was the onl
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  • Colts dump Jags for fourth straight win

    Colts dump Jags for fourth straight win

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    The NFL's biggest surprise team keeps turning heads. Andrew Luck and the Colts improved to 6-3 after getting revenge against the Jaguars and cruising to a 27-10 win in Jacksonville.
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  • Bob Kravitz: Luck, Colts demonstrate on national stage they're …

    Bob Kravitz: Luck, Colts demonstrate on national stage they're for real

    indystar.com Nov 9, 2012
    Now Football America knows what we know in Indianapolis. Andrew Luck is not only the leading candidate for Rookie of the Year, but along with Reggie Wayne, he's carrying the Colts on this magical mystery tour toward the NFL Playoffs.
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  • About Last Night: Colts Feeling Lucky

    About Last Night: Colts Feeling Lucky

    grantland.com Nov 9, 2012
    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Andrew Luck threw for 227 yards and ran for two touchdo...
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  • Video - Can Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck win MVP? 03:38

    Can Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck win MVP?

    Nov 9
    Should Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck be an MVP candidate? Charlie Casserly and Willie McGinest discuss what Luck needs to do to enter the conversation with guys like Matt Ryan.
  • Video - Budinger Propels Timberwolves In Final Second 00:54

    Budinger Propels Timberwolves In Final Second

    Nov 9
    Chase Budinger comes off the bench to score 18 points, including the game winner, lifting Timberwolves to 96-94 win over Pacers.
  • Video - Colts postgame press conference 01:49

    Colts postgame press conference

    Nov 9
    Colts react following game with Jaguars
  • Video - Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars highlights 02:56

    Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars highlights

    Nov 9
    The Indinapolis Colts move to 6-3 and triple their win total from last season and after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-10 Thursday night.

Sports Columnists

  • Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant opens the campaign for Phil Jackson - J.A.…

    Nov 9
    For Kobe, there's only one logical choice to take over in Lakerland: Phil Jackson.
  • NBA -- Los Angeles Lakers' future hinges on Jim Buss

    Nov 9
    After two failed coaching hires, the pressure is on Jim Buss to make the right choice.
  • Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night schedule

    Nov 9
    If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
  • Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive play

    Nov 9
    The Texans bat passes down -- 25 of them this season. The Bears force fumbles -- 21 of them this year. You think a defense-fest can't be fun? Watch Sunday night when the Texans (7-1) travel to Soldier Field to face the similarly 7-1 Bears.