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Pau Gasol a T-Wolf? Not likely. David Kahn has a special affection for Pau Gasol, doesn’t he? The Timberwolves executive has been linked to the skilled Lakers’ big man for over a year now. The reason for Kahn’s fixation beyond Gasol’s basketball e
Peterson unfazed by unreal statisticsUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetRunning back believed in himself, but most doubted his bold early-season statements.
Hartman: Frazier knows 'we have to find a way to win'Updated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetVikings coach acknowledges that beating the Bears is a must for the team's fading playoff hopes.Share TweetCoach Leslie Frazier said the Vikings' leading receiver just was not progressing and IR was the best decision for Harvin and the team.
VikesCentric: Pondering options at QBUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetWill the Vikings enter the 2013 season with Christian Ponder as their only realistic option at quarterback? It all depends on what the brain trust thinks about their other choices.Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Jared Burton on a two-year, $5.5 million contract that includes a club option for the 2015 season.
Wolves find success with international playersUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetThe cold, snowy climate in Minnesota has always been considered a hindrance to the Timberwolves' efforts to recruit top-flight free agents to join them. American players seem more enamored with the sun in Los Angeles, the sand in Miami or lights in New …Source: nba.com
Timberwolves-Cavaliers Preview with Cavs Blogger Andrew SchnitkeyUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetFor Friday night’s game preview against the Cleveland Cavaliers we’re crossing over into enemy territory again for a Q&A on the burning issues coming into the game for both the Cavs and our Pups. This week, we’re working with Andrew Schnitkey fromSource: timberpups.com
Gov. Dayton not worried about Vikings stadium revenue shortfallUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetAs budget officials lower pull-tab revenue estimates, Dayton says he is confident that more businesses will turn to new gambling system.Share TweetThe latest on the Vikings' injury issues involving players not named Harvin.Share TweetLet's take a quick spin through the Thursday practice report in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: Receiver Earl Bennett (concussion) was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Running back Michael Bush (ribs) and cornerback Tim Jennings (…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetAfter a quiet start to the Winter Meetings, the Twins made a big splash on the final day on Thursday.Share TweetThe surprising Minnesota Vikings are 6-6 right now and still in the hunt for a playoff spot in the NFC. Their make-or-break game is this weekend against the Bears at the MetroDome, and linebacker Chad Greenway wants fans to show their support by getting…
Allen: `These are must-win games now'Updated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetDefensive end points to 4-8 Arizona, which won four straight to start the year.
Twins select right-hander Pressly in Rule 5 DraftUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetThe Twins selected right-hander Ryan Pressly from the Red Sox organization in the Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings on Thursday.Source: MLB.comShare TweetA tired Wolves team was no match for the Celtics down the stretch. Two Positives: Derek: Yes, I finally get to go first! Don’t worry, that’s not my positive. The Wolves were able to take advantage of the Celtics’ frontcourt by winning the pointsSource: howlintwolf.com
Ponder: Packers game 'a wake-up call'Updated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetThe Vikings quarterback, recently engaged, says he still has his confidence.Share TweetWith wide receiver Earl Bennett possibly out for the Chicago Bears match up with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, the return of Alshon Jeffery and Devin Hester to practice on Wednesday was a tremendous positive for the battered Bears. Jeffery has missed…Source: profootballtalk.com
Final Thoughts On Winter MeetingsDec 6Karl Ravech and Tim Kurkjian share their thoughts on the big signings and deals that didn't get done at the winter meetings.
Preview: Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota VikingsDec 6NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-VikingsDec 6The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at Minnesota
NBA -- What scouts are sayingDec 6Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.