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Charlotte Bobcats Commit A Chris Webber, Escape Minnesota With …

Charlotte Bobcats Commit A Chris Webber, Escape Minnesota With A Win Anyway

deadspin.com timberpups.com Updated Nov 14, 2012
The hapless Charlotte Bobcats won in spite of themselves tonight against the Timberwolves 89-87, needing a Kemba Walker score in the final seconds to seize a lead partially frittered away when Reggie Williams called a time out the Bobcats didn't have an…
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  • Vikings GM Spielman works by another calendar

    Vikings GM Spielman works by another calendar

    And his says it's time to start thinking about next year's draft and Percy Harvin's and Leslie Frazier's expiring 2013 contracts.
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  • Seat license fees are prevalent in the NFL

    Seat license fees are prevalent in the NFL

    startribune.com Nov 14, 2012
    The governor's concern over any use by Vikings might have more to do with their potential cost.
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  • NBA's most surprising (and unlucky) team

    NBA's most surprising (and unlucky) team

    CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    There are unlucky teams, and then there are the Timberwolves. But in the face of early misfortune, Rick Adelman has his team off to a hot start. Rob Mahoney examines their success.
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  • Timberwolves lose Budinger for 3 months after surgery

    Timberwolves lose Budinger for 3 months after surgery

    CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    Timberwolves lose Budinger for 3 months after surgery
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  • SidCast: On Dayton and the stadium bill

    SidCast: On Dayton and the stadium bill

    startribune.com Nov 14, 2012
    Sid Hartman talks about the Vikings stadium bill and Gov. Dayton. Also, the Twins made a mistake by not signing Scott Baker and the Timberwolves have yet to be tested by a good team.
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  • Ray Edwards clears waivers

    Ray Edwards clears waivers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 14, 2012
    On Monday night, the Atlanta Falcons abruptly cut defensive end Ray Edwards.  Per a league source, Edwards has now cleared waivers. The window closed at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, with no teams making a claim for the man who spent five years with the Vi…
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  • Wolves' Pekovic, Roy, Barea out vs. Bobcats

    Wolves' Pekovic, Roy, Barea out vs. Bobcats

    nba.com Nov 14, 2012
    Brandon Roy sat down at his locker on Wednesday night as he prepared to sit out another with a sore right knee. He was asked if he planned on suiting up for the Minnesota Timberwolves in their next game on Friday night.
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  • Pekovic, Roy, Barea all out for Timberwolves

    Pekovic, Roy, Barea all out for Timberwolves

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Nov 14, 2012
    Brandon Roy sat down at his locker on Wednesday night as he prepared to sit out another with a sore right knee. He was asked if he planned on suiting up for the Minnesota Timberwolves in their next game on Friday night.
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  • Spielman Part I: On Peterson's recovery, a playoff chase, build…

    Spielman Part I: On Peterson's recovery, a playoff chase, building through the draft

    startribune.com Nov 14, 2012
    More highlights from GM Rick Spielman's bye week meeting with reporters.
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  • Twitter Double Coverage: Manning vs. AP

    Twitter Double Coverage: Manning vs. AP

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Hopefully you followed along earlier Wednesday when, after a brief technological issue, I chatted via Twitter (@ESPN_NFCNblog) with AFC West colleague Bill Williamson (@ESPN_AFCWest) about the stunning comebacks this season of Minnesota Vikings tailback…
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  • The 10 Most Interesting Story Lines Of The NBA Season

    The 10 Most Interesting Story Lines Of The NBA Season

    dimemag.com Nov 14, 2012
    Yes, we know the season is still young. There are a lot of games left to be played in what should be a great year, but still, it seems there’ll be a surprise for us waiting around every corner. This season has already given us some unexpected gut-punche
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  • Not Quite A Sure Thing: Bobcats-Timberwolves Preview

    Not Quite A Sure Thing: Bobcats-Timberwolves Preview

    howlintwolf.com Nov 14, 2012
    Being short-handed, the Timberwolves could use a locked in Derrick Williams tonight. Where: Target Center (GO BUY TICKETS NOW!!!) When: 7pm See It: FSN Hear It: WCCO-AM 830 Two teams. Two previews. Two sets of live-tweets. Two recaps. One game. Yep, tha…
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  • ChatWrap: The middleman in PSL debate

    ChatWrap: The middleman in PSL debate

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Thanks to those of you who participated in Tuesday's SportsNation chat. One of your questions merited a follow-up, mostly because it pointed out an important nuance in Tuesday's post on the potential for personal seat licenses (PSLs) at the Minnesota Vi…
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  • BBAO: Adrian Peterson vs. Peyton Manning

    BBAO: Adrian Peterson vs. Peyton Manning

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Hey gang. We're going to mix things up a bit Wednesday morning and try something new. At 11 a.m. ET, I'm going to have a Twitter chat with AFC West colleague Bill Williamson about the seasons of Minnesota Vikings tailback …
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  • Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Dero…

    Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Deron Williams & Kyrie Irving Put On A Show

    dimemag.com Nov 14, 2012
    Pau Gasol, we hope you surround yourself with protection tonight. You might turn up along the rocks in the Pacific Ocean tomorrow morning, courtesy of a crazed Kobe Bryant. Down two on the last possession last night against the Spurs, Gasol couldn’t fin
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  • Video - Adrian Peterson's top 5 plays of 2012 01:21

    Adrian Peterson's top 5 plays of 2012

    Nov 14
    After Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suffered a torn ACL on Christmas day 2011, he proved all the doubters wrong with a superhuman comeback in the 2012 season. Check out Adrian's top 5 plays in the first 10 games of 2012.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s Identity 08:28

    TrueHoop TV: L.A.'s Identity

    Nov 14
    David Thorpe loves Mike D'Antoni's offense, and he loves the Lakers' top players, but he doesn't see a match between coach and roster. Plus Coach Thorpe's favorite rookie.
  • Video - Walker, Bobcats Win Third Straight 01:00

    Walker, Bobcats Win Third Straight

    Nov 14
    Kemba Walker's shot at the buzzer lifts Bobcats to the 89-87 win over Timberwolves.

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  • Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscope

    Nov 14
    With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.