Basketball

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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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) looks toward the basket while Army's Tommy Funk (3) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 12, 2018 - 11:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Duke has supplanted Kansas atop the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky, giving the Blue Devils a record number of appearances at No. 1. The Blue Devils jumped from fourth to first in Monday's first regular-season poll. That allowed Duke to set a record with...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
Entercom
November 10, 2018 - 7:32 am
"Hey, that was pretty fun!" First-year Gopher women's basketball coach Lindsay Whalen received a rousing cheer from a packed house at Williams Arena when she took the microphone at midcourt following Friday's 70-47 win over New Hampshire. It was Whalen's first game leading the program that she...
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Gopher coach Lindsay Whalen
USA Today Sports Images
November 09, 2018 - 4:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota has a first team all-conference player coming back with Kenisha Bell, along with Big Ten Freshman of the Year award winner Destiny Pitts and four of the top five scorers from a team that finished 24-9 last season and won an NCAA Tournament game. When the Gophers start...
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Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech as he is joined on stage by his wife R. Jai Gillum, right, and running mate Chris King and his wife Kristen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. Gillum lost the Florida governor’s race to Republican Ron DeSantis. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
November 08, 2018 - 9:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida faced the prospect of recounts in the razor-thin races for governor and U.S. Senate, potentially prolonging the battle over two of this year's most-closely watched campaigns. In the governor's race, Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign said Thursday it's prepared for a...
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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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Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Rose, right, takes a fall-back shot as Utah Jazz's Dante Exum defends sueinf the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 31, 2018 - 11:24 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the final buzzer sounded and his teammates swarmed him on the court, Derrick Rose couldn't help but fight back tears. Rose's emotions were on full display moments after he scored a career-high 50 points in a vintage performance that lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves over the...
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Susie Jones
October 15, 2018 - 3:28 pm
It's hard to say how the Timberwolves will do this season, but one thing is pretty certain, fans will be able to enjoy some very delicious new food items.  The organization invited members of the media on Monday to taste many of the featured items. The unveiling of the food food took place inside...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler, right, watches from the bench during the second half in Game 5 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets, in Houston. With Butler's status still unresolved, coach Tom Thibodeau and the Timberwolves head toward the season coming off the franchise’s first playoff appearance in 14 years but carrying yet a still-cloudy outlook despite the super-max contract Karl-Anthony Towns.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
October 12, 2018 - 7:26 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jimmy Butler was absent as the Minnesota Timberwolves wrapped up preparations for their preseason finale Friday night. Butler has demanded a trade but returned to practice with the team Wednesday, a session that included him verbally challenging teammates and coaches. He was not...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Norristown Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 24, 2018 - 8:06 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home. Montgomery County District Attorney...
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