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Kevin Martin To Sign With The Minnesota TimberwolvesUpdated Jul 2 Share Tweet
This evening, Woj reported that Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Kevin Martin agreed to a four-year, $28 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, trading in yearly title challenges for nigh-unbearable winters, and with any luck, a slew of e…
Share TweetKevin Martin is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to rejoin former coach Rick Adelman with the Minnesota Timberwolves.Share TweetAs you are well aware by now, the Pups took Shabazz Muhammad with the 14th pick in Thursday night’s draft. I went scouring YouTube to find a short video of highlights from his season at UCLA. However, I didn’t necessarily find one that I liked. The reas…Source: timberpups.comShare TweetThe Minnesota Timberwolves entered free agency with two priorities at the top of their list -- add a shooting guard with range and retain Chase Budinger.Share TweetThe Minnesota Twins placed slugger Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list with a torn meniscus and bone bruise in his left knee on Tuesday, and they hope he won't need any more time than that to get the troublesome injury healed.Source: ESPN.com
Vikings near the middle in terms of salary cap space.Updated Jul 2 Share TweetBelow is a list of the current NFL salary cap numbers per team. The Cleveland Browns lead with a whopping $31,739,610.00 While the St. Louis Rams sit dead last with a paltry $314,088.00 The Vikings are right smack in the middle (#17 of 32)and have 7.01 …Source: vikingsgab.com
Cano-led offense hangs 10, leaves Twins in wakeUpdated Jul 2 Share TweetThe Yankees ended their five-game losing streak in a big way, with Robinson Cano's two homers leading an attack that reach double digits for the first time in nearly two months, in a 10-4 win over the Twins on Monday night.Source: MLB.com
Cano homers twice as Yanks snap 5-game skidUpdated Jul 2 Share TweetRobinson Cano homered twice and Andy Pettitte broke Whitey Ford's club record for career strikeouts to help the New York Yankees snap a five-game skid with a 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.Source: ESPN.com
The All-22 All-Star Team: The Vikings' John SullivanUpdated Jul 2 Share TweetThe NFL is a nearly perfect television product. But the way football is presented limits our ability to understand the game. On a 100-yard field popul...Source: grantland.com
Which player will help his new team the most?Jul 2The "NFL Total Access" crew debates how players like Percy Harvin, Greg Jennings, Reggie Bush, Steven Jackson, Ed Reed and Mike Wallace will help their new teams in 2013.
Rookie Premiere: Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle PattersonJul 2Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson shares a high-school rivalry that has spilled over into the NFL, what his nickname "Flash" truly means and answers some rapid-fire questions from host Willie McGinest.
SweetSpot TV: Trade BaitJul 2Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at Chase Utley, Andre Ethier and the Yankees as the trade deadline nears.
Cano, Yankees Win Second StraightJul 2Robinson Cano hit his third home run in two games as the Yankees defeated the Twins 7-3.
Sacramento Kings make Andre Iguodala their free-agent priority, according …Jul 2The Sacramento Kings have made Denver Nuggets swingman Andre Iguodala their free-agent priority, according to sources familiar with Sacramento's thinking.
Report: Sacramento Kings abruptly pull offer to free agent Andre IguodalaJul 3The Sacramento Kings, after making Andre Iguodala their top free-agent priority, have abruptly pulled their lucrative offer to the Denver Nuggets swingman, according to USA Today.
Sources: Martin, Wolves reach 4-year dealJul 2Free-agent swingman Kevin Martin is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Sources -- Tiago Splitter agrees to re-sign with San Antonio SpursJul 2The San Antonio Spurs have reached an agreement in principle to re-sign power forward Tiago Splitter, according to sources close to the process.