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December 06, 2018 - 4:19 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The air cleared following the trade of star Jimmy Butler, the Minnesota Timberwolves are talking more and winning as a result. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 35 points, Andrew Wiggins added a season-high 26 points and Minnesota beat the Charlotte Hornets 121-104 on Wednesday night for...
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football at soccer field
Minnesota United FC
December 04, 2018 - 4:29 am
The first football game at St. Paul's new soccer stadium is next year's matchup between Saint John's and St. Thomas. The arch-rivals will play October 19, 2019 at the home of Major League Soccer's Minnesota United. Last fall, the game was played before 37,335 at Target Field, setting an NCAA...
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Taj Gibson goes against Houston forward James Hardin
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December 04, 2018 - 4:20 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Karl-Anthony Towns and the Timberwolves got together in the locker room at halftime to address what needed to be fixed - all their defensive lapses that led to a big second quarter by the Rockets. Minnesota clamped down after that, and Houston had hardly any offense at all. A...
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Another rebound for KAT
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November 27, 2018 - 5:12 am
CLEVELAND (AP) - There's no question the Timberwolves have been better since trading disgruntled star Jimmy Butler. Monday night's 102-95 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers improved Minnesota's record to 6-2 since the trade two weeks ago that sent Butler to Philadelphia. The victory moved...
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November 22, 2018 - 6:58 am
By PATRICK DONNELLY= Associated Press= MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Paul Millsap left the game to get stitches, then came back in time to help the Denver Nuggets stop the bleeding and get a big win. Millsap had 25 points, five rebounds and five steals, Jamal Murray added 18 and the Nuggets had a 35-point...
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November 15, 2018 - 4:49 am
By Patrick Donnelly | AP MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins are the main men in Minnesota again, and on Wednesday night they gave the Timberwolves exactly what they needed for a big win. Towns had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Wiggins scored 23 and Minnesota improved to 2-0 since...
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) battles for position against Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
November 12, 2018 - 2:53 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler is in Philadelphia, and upon his arrival he immediately began talking about winning a championship. "The Process" has a whole new meaning. Butler, a four-time All-Star forward, is now officially a member of the 76ers, after they and the Minnesota Timberwolves received...
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Dan Cook
November 09, 2018 - 6:32 pm
"After much consideration, I have decided to retire from playing baseball." With those words one of the all-time Twins greats has called it a career. He made the announcement official on Monday at Target Field. Joe Mauer Retirement Press Conference Mauer penned a heartfelt letter to Twins fans...
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November 08, 2018 - 1:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Chandler savored the ovations when he first took the court in downtown Los Angeles. The cheers at the end were even sweeter. The Lakers' newest big man got to represent his hometown Wednesday night for the first time in his 18 NBA seasons, and he came up bigger and better...
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