This is the January 17, 2013 news archive. View today's Minnesota Sports rumors and news.

Minnesota Sports News and Rumors

Twins Caravan makes stop at event for new affiliate

Twins Caravan makes stop at event for new affiliate

MLB.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
The first leg of the 53rd annual Twins Caravan came to a close on Thursday night with a special ceremony involving the club's new Class A affiliate: the Cedar Rapids Kernels.
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Clips, without Paul, cruise past sliding Wolves

    Clips, without Paul, cruise past sliding Wolves

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Jamal Crawford scored 22 points, Blake Griffin added 20 and the Los Angeles Clippers hardly broke a sweat in cruising to a 90-77 victory over the free-falling Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Wolves' sign French swingman Mickael Gelabale

    Wolves' sign French swingman Mickael Gelabale

    nba.com Jan 17, 2013
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms with French swingman Mickael Gelabale.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rubio returns to Timberwolves' starting lineup

    Rubio returns to Timberwolves' starting lineup

    nba.com Jan 17, 2013
    Ricky Rubio is back where he belongs -- in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Howlin’ T-Wolf, Crowd Seats FREE ticket giveaway

    Howlin’ T-Wolf, Crowd Seats FREE ticket giveaway

    howlintwolf.com Jan 17, 2013
    Howlin’ T-Wolf has teamed up with Crowd Seats and we’re giving away 2 Timberwolves tickets when they face the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday February 6th! All you need to do to enter is RETWEET our contest tweet, which can also be found on our Twitte
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Butera, Twins avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Butera, Twins avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 17, 2013
    The Twins avoided arbitration with catcher Drew Butera, signing him to a one-year deal worth $700,000, the club announced Thursday.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Vikings 2013 look ahead: Defensive line

    Vikings 2013 look ahead: Defensive line

    startribune.com Jan 17, 2013
    What's next for veterans Jared Alled and Kevin Williams? Will the Vikings use a high draft choice on a defensive tackle? Our snapshot evaluation of the defensive line takes a look.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Clippers (1/17/…

    Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Clippers (1/17/13)

    timberpups.com Jan 17, 2013
    Setting the stage: The Pups return home to the Target Center for Thursday night’s game against the LA Clippers.  As an added bonus, TNT will be carrying the game to a national audience.  When TNT picked this game up, I wonder if they thought the Twolv
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Clippers Cruise Past Wolves, 90-77 00:50

    Clippers Cruise Past Wolves, 90-77

    Jan 17
    Wolves lose fifth straight.
  • Video - USA Announces WBC Roster 02:58

    USA Announces WBC Roster

    Jan 17
    Jim Bowden breaks down Team USA's roster for the World Baseball Classic.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Los Angeles Lakers left wanting more after loss to Miami Heat

    Jan 17
    The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
  • NBA -- Debating who will be on the move at the trade deadline?

    Jan 17
    Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
  • Weekend Dime -- 2013 All-Star reserve picks

    Jan 17
    It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.
  • Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks

    Jan 17
    Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks