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Game Summary: Less than 24 hours afer a nice win on their home floor, the Timberwolves were back on the court in Memphis to take on the Grizzlies. Let’s get right to it; the Wolves opened up with the same lineup from Sunday night (!!) — Rubio, Ridnour
Loadholt, Jennings signings have Frazier upbeatUpdated Mar 18 Share TweetLosing Percy Harvin is no longer a concern for the Vikings coach.Source: startribune.com
NFL grants Vikings $200M stadium loanUpdated Mar 18 Share TweetPHOENIX -- We have a bit of business to address from the first official day of the NFL owners meeting. As expected, the league's full ownership approved a $200 million "G-4" loan to the Minnesota Vikings' stadium financing plan. The money coun…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetHere's some of what the Vikings quarterback had to say Monday about the arrival of two high-profile teammates.
Electronic bingo games approved to help fund Vikings stadiumUpdated Mar 18 Share TweetTheir jackpots of up to $75,000 and community play are expected to boost Vikings stadium finances.Source: startribune.com
For Timberwolves Forward, a New DecisivenessUpdated Mar 18 Share TweetDerrick Williams of the Timberwolves has become a genuine offensive threat.Source: nytimes.com
Yelich, Valaika homer in Marlins' rain-shortened winUpdated Mar 18 Share TweetTop prospect Christian Yelich and Chris Valaika homered to help lead the Marlins to a 6-2 win over the Twins in a rain-shortened game that was called after five innings Monday.Source: MLB.com
Closing the game; Wolves win 97-95Updated Mar 18 Share TweetDerrick Williams’ career day gave the Wolves a chance at the end but it wasn’t him or any other young guy who finished the strongest The Timberwolves two most talented players right now are just 22 and 21 years old. That’s why when you see those twoSource: howlintwolf.comShare TweetLast week, the Vikings apparently had “no intent” to cut cornerback Antoine Winfield. But Winfield is now a former member of the team, and his now-former head coach is hoping for a reunion. “I’m hoping that we can figure out a way to get him backSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetOn Friday, Greg Jennings accepted an offer from the Minnesota Vikings that could pay him as much as $47.5 million over the next five years, with $18 m...Source: grantland.com
PTI Big Finish March 18Mar 18PTI runs down Monday's top stories.
Frazier Says Ponder Is The StarterMar 18Matt Williamson reacts to Vikings coach Leslie Frazier making it clear that QB Christian Ponder is the team's starter.
Frazier on Jennings: 'It was huge for our football team'Mar 18Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier sits down with Steve Wyche to discuss the Greg Jennings signing and if Matt Cassel will compete with Christian Ponder for the starting quarterback spot.
Grizzlies Halt Two-Game SkidMar 18Mike Conley's 20 points lead the Grizzlies by the Timberwolves.
Don Banks: Patriots owner Robert Kraft upset with Wes Welker's agentMar 18PHOENIX -- Thanks to the culture established by their tight-lipped head coach, the New England Patriots in the Bill Belichick era have been well known for their refusal to re-live the past, always choosing to focus on the future and moving ahead rather …
Lots of sunshine at 2013 NFL owners meetingsMar 18The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: NFC West an emerging powerhouse after first week of free agenc…Mar 18PHOENIX -- Lord, the NFC West is going to be a bear of a division in 2013.
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls should sit rest of seasonMar 18The Heat is too great for a Derrick Rose return this season.