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Kevin Martin To Sign With The Minnesota Timberwolves

Kevin Martin To Sign With The Minnesota Timberwolves

deadspin.com Updated Jul 2, 2013
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…
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  • Report: Wolves, Martin agree to four-year deal

    Report: Wolves, Martin agree to four-year deal

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 2, 2013
    Kevin Martin is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to rejoin former coach Rick Adelman with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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  • VOTW – Shabazz Muhammad

    VOTW – Shabazz Muhammad

    timberpups.com Jul 2, 2013
    As 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…
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  • Report: Budinger, Wolves agree on $16M deal

    Report: Budinger, Wolves agree on $16M deal

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 2, 2013
    The Minnesota Timberwolves entered free agency with two priorities at the top of their list -- add a shooting guard with range and retain Chase Budinger.
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  • Twins put Willingham on DL with torn meniscus

    Twins put Willingham on DL with torn meniscus

    ESPN.com Jul 2, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Vikings near the middle in terms of salary cap space.

    Vikings near the middle in terms of salary cap space.

    vikingsgab.com Jul 2, 2013
    Below 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 …
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  • Cano-led offense hangs 10, leaves Twins in wake

    Cano-led offense hangs 10, leaves Twins in wake

    MLB.com Jul 2, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Cano homers twice as Yanks snap 5-game skid

    Cano homers twice as Yanks snap 5-game skid

    ESPN.com Jul 2, 2013
    Robinson 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.
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  • The All-22 All-Star Team: The Vikings' John Sullivan

    The All-22 All-Star Team: The Vikings' John Sullivan

    grantland.com Jul 2, 2013
    The 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...
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  • Video - Which player will help his new team the most? 06:33

    Which player will help his new team the most?

    Jul 2
    The "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.
  • Video - Rookie Premiere: Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson 02:13

    Rookie Premiere: Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson

    Jul 2
    Minnesota 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.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Trade Bait 03:53

    SweetSpot TV: Trade Bait

    Jul 2
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at Chase Utley, Andre Ethier and the Yankees as the trade deadline nears.
  • Video - Cano, Yankees Win Second Straight 00:32

    Cano, Yankees Win Second Straight

    Jul 2
    Robinson Cano hit his third home run in two games as the Yankees defeated the Twins 7-3.

Sports Columnists

  • Sacramento Kings make Andre Iguodala their free-agent priority, according …

    Jul 2
    The 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 Iguodala

    Jul 3
    The 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 deal

    Jul 2
    Free-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 Spurs

    Jul 2
    The San Antonio Spurs have reached an agreement in principle to re-sign power forward Tiago Splitter, according to sources close to the process.