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Timberwolves 2013 Draft ReviewUpdated Jul 1 Share TweetIn case you weren’t aware, the NBA Draft was last Thursday and there were quite a few storylines. The night got off to a surprising start with the Cavs taking Anthony Bennett with the first pick of the draft. Any time you can appease your ex, and new he…Source: timberpups.comShare TweetWhen the Minnesota Timberwolves officially introduced first-round draft pick Shabazz Muhammad on Friday, the UCLA product spoke about entering the NBA with "a chip on his shoulder" after a pre-draft process that didn't go exactly has he'd plan…Source: yahoo.com
Gio confident he can aid Royals' ailing attackUpdated Jul 1 Share TweetFor the Royals, second base had become a silent zone in the hitting department in 2013. Johnny Giavotella, recalled by the Royals on Sunday, passed the first test, recording three hits in a 9-8 win over the Twins.Source: MLB.com
Vikings: Two credible kickoff optionsUpdated Jul 1 Share TweetHere is an interesting tidbit to keep in mind and impress your friends with: On their roster, the Minnesota Vikings have arguably the top kickoff men from both the NFL and college football last season. We all know what Blair Walsh did in 2012, leading t…Source: ESPN.com
BBAO: Vikings a 'model' franchiseUpdated Jul 1 Share TweetWe're Black and Blue All Over: The Minnesota Vikings have a traditional leadership structure, a new stadium under development and an ownership group that is committed to the long term. In the estimation of Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan, they are the…Source: ESPN.com
Pettitte Breaks Yankees' Strikeout RecordJul 1Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Andy Pettitte became the Yankees' all-time strikeout leader by passing Whitey Ford as New York snapped its five-game slide with a 10-4 win over Minnesota.
Los Angeles Clippers consider sign-and-trade deals for J.J. Redick, O.J. M…Jul 1Sources told ESPN.com that the Clippers have this week exchanged sign-and-trade scenarios with both the Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks in potential deals that would bring either J.J. Redick or fellow free agent O.J. Mayo to L.A.
Sources: Dunleavy to sign deal with BullsJul 1Free-agent forward Mike Dunleavy has verbally committed to sign with the Chicago Bulls later this month, according to sources close to the process.
Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs among five suitors for Greg Oden, according …Jul 1Greg Oden will likely choose from a group of suitors that includes the San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies, a source close to Oden told ESPN.com.
Sources -- Gal Mekel, Dallas Mavericks commit to multiyear dealJul 1The Dallas Mavericks received word Monday morning from Israeli point guard Gal Mekel that he is committing to sign a multiyear guaranteed contract for the league minimum, sources told ESPN.com