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Nets' Lopez continues push for All-Star team

Nets' Lopez continues push for All-Star team

ESPN.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
Brook Lopez strengthened his push for a spot on the All-Star team with 22 points on 10-for-16 shooting, helping the Brooklyn Nets hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 91-83 on Wednesday night.
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  • Hartman: Birk's ultimate goal is within his grasp

    Hartman: Birk's ultimate goal is within his grasp

    startribune.com Jan 23, 2013
    In his 15th season, the longtime Vikings stalwart finds himself in his first Super Bowl with the Ravens.
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  • Young's contract with Phillies has a weight bonus

    Young's contract with Phillies has a weight bonus

    CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Delmon Young has some incentive to lay off the desserts: He can earn $600,000 based on his weight this season.
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  • Jake Mauer excited to lead Twins' new Class A club

    Jake Mauer excited to lead Twins' new Class A club

    MLB.com Jan 23, 2013
    After going through candidates for their vacant Class A Cedar Rapids managing job, the Twins decided to stay in house and went with a familiar name in Jake Mauer -- Joe's older brother.
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  • Pro Bowl Watch: More changes

    Pro Bowl Watch: More changes

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    We're continuing to have NFC North movement on the Pro Bowl roster with the game just five days away. The latest includes the injury withdrawal of Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall, the addition of Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph and the …
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  • Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Brooklyn Nets, 1/23/13

    Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Brooklyn Nets, 1/23/13

    timberpups.com Jan 23, 2013
    Setting the stage: The Timberwolves host the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, returning to Target Center after a very disappointing loss to the Atlanta Hawks on MLK Day.  After building an 18 point lead, the Pups slowly but surely fell apart at the sea…
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  • Study on NFL players gives hope for brain disease treatment

    Study on NFL players gives hope for brain disease treatment

    startribune.com Jan 23, 2013
    Researchers found tau protein in brains of five living retired NFL players with varying levels of cognitive and emotional problems.
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  • Vikings 2013 look ahead: Wide receivers

    Vikings 2013 look ahead: Wide receivers

    startribune.com Jan 23, 2013
    The biggest questions revolve around Percy Harvin's future with the Vikings. But as a whole, the receiving unit seems to need a total overhaul.
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  • Video - Lopez, Nets Push Past Wolves 00:58

    Lopez, Nets Push Past Wolves

    Jan 23
    Brook Lopez scores 22 points as Nets improve to 12-2 under P.J. Carlesimo with 91-83 win over Timberwolves.