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Minnesota Timberwolves 77 — Memphis Grizzlies 92

Minnesota Timberwolves 77 — Memphis Grizzlies 92

timberpups.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
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
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  • Loadholt, Jennings signings have Frazier upbeat

    Loadholt, Jennings signings have Frazier upbeat

    startribune.com Mar 18, 2013
    Losing Percy Harvin is no longer a concern for the Vikings coach.
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  • NFL grants Vikings $200M stadium loan

    NFL grants Vikings $200M stadium loan

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    PHOENIX -- 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…
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  • Christian Ponder excited to unite with both Greg Jennings and M…

    Christian Ponder excited to unite with both Greg Jennings and Matt Cassel

    startribune.com ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    Here's some of what the Vikings quarterback had to say Monday about the arrival of two high-profile teammates.
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  • Electronic bingo games approved to help fund Vikings stadium

    Electronic bingo games approved to help fund Vikings stadium

    startribune.com Mar 18, 2013
    Their jackpots of up to $75,000 and community play are expected to boost Vikings stadium finances.
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  • For Timberwolves Forward, a New Decisiveness

    For Timberwolves Forward, a New Decisiveness

    nytimes.com Mar 18, 2013
    Derrick Williams of the Timberwolves has become a genuine offensive threat.
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  • Yelich, Valaika homer in Marlins' rain-shortened win

    Yelich, Valaika homer in Marlins' rain-shortened win

    MLB.com Mar 18, 2013
    Top 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.
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  • Closing the game; Wolves win 97-95

    Closing the game; Wolves win 97-95

    howlintwolf.com Mar 18, 2013
    Derrick 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 two
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  • Leslie Frazier wants Winfield back

    Leslie Frazier wants Winfield back

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    Last 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 back
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  • Vikings Overpay Greg Jennings, Continue Storied Tradition of Sc…

    Vikings Overpay Greg Jennings, Continue Storied Tradition of Scooping Up Ex-Packers

    grantland.com Mar 18, 2013
    On 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...
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  • Video - PTI Big Finish  March 18 01:03

    PTI Big Finish March 18

    Mar 18
    PTI runs down Monday's top stories.
  • Video - Frazier Says Ponder Is The Starter 03:40

    Frazier Says Ponder Is The Starter

    Mar 18
    Matt Williamson reacts to Vikings coach Leslie Frazier making it clear that QB Christian Ponder is the team's starter.
  • Video - Frazier on Jennings: 'It was huge for our football team' 01:34

    Frazier on Jennings: 'It was huge for our football team'

    Mar 18
    Minnesota 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.
  • Video - Grizzlies Halt Two-Game Skid 00:55

    Grizzlies Halt Two-Game Skid

    Mar 18
    Mike Conley's 20 points lead the Grizzlies by the Timberwolves.

Sports Columnists

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    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- 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 meetings

    Mar 18
    The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.
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    Mar 18
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    Mar 18
    The Heat is too great for a Derrick Rose return this season.