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    October 31, 2014

    Photo of Timberwolves Ticket Man Can't Give Away Goes Viral

    With a roster featuring a unique blend of established veterans and young, athletic prospects, the 2014-15 Minnesota Timberwolves should be a fun team to follow, if not a successful one in terms of wins and losses.But if one U of M student's experience is any indication, locals aren't buying it just ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    Kevin Love's Goodbye Letter to Minnesota Stirs One Last Controversy

    Kevin Love finally got around to saying goodbye to Minnesota. Yesterday, Deter Jeter's new website, The Players' Tribune, published an essay by Love entitled, "How I Spent My Summer Vacation." Referring to the month-long period late in the summer during which the departure he requested from Minneso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    "Controversial" MSHSL Draft Transgender Policy Really Shouldn't Be

    Yesterday, the Minnesota State High School League held a hearing on the draft "Participation of Transgender Students" policy board members are set to vote on as soon as today.As we wrote about in the context of an anti-transgender ad the Star Tribune ran last Sunday, the draft policy is controversia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Glen Taylor puts Kevin Love on blast

    During his introductory news conference yesterday in Cleveland, Kevin Love followed Denny Green's path down the high road."I loved my time there. The people of Minnesota were great," Love said. "The fans were great. They showed up win, lose or draw... It was a great six years. I enjoyed my time."Bac ... More >>

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    August 25, 2014

    Bye Bye K-Love: A tribute to a Timberwolves all-time great [VIDEO]

    With the blockbuster trade now finalized, there will be plenty of time to get excited about the new batch of young, athletic Timberwolves, headlined by top draft choice Andrew Wiggins, who will be publicly introduced to Minnesota by Flip Saunders during a press conference at the State Fair tomorrow. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    "Minnesota nice" Kevin Love jersey burning is pretty funny [VIDEO]

    Cleveland fans were pissed as hell when LeBron took his talents to South Beach in 2010 and burned his jerseys on the streets to show it.Sure, Kevin Love ain't no Bron. But as news broke last week that he's on his way out of town, you'd expect there to be some First Avenue angst about the second ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Kevin Love's spoof of LeBron's dunk video is incredible

    During a recent road trip to Phoenix, the Miami Heat took a great from practice so Dwayne Wade could film LeBron James throwing down this sick dunk:

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    February 26, 2014

    Kevin Love was the NBA's best player in February [VIDEOS]

    Step aside, LeBron, and eat your heart out, Durant. Because this month, Minneapolis has been home to the best basketball player in the world.SEE ALSO: Kevin Love makes City Pages blogger look like a fool [VIDEO] In February, Kevin Love averaged an otherworldly 34 points (that's a franchise record fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Listen to T-Wolves radio guy Alan Horton's epic meltdown at end of last night's loss

    Last night, a spirited Timberwolves comeback from a pathetic first half and a 21-point third quarter deficit fell just short, as the refereeing crew swallowed their whistles and didn't call what looked to be an obvious foul on Kevin Love during his last-second attempt to tie the game.SEE ALSO: Kevin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Riff Raff: Whatever somebody thinks of me, I'm probably the opposite

    On Saturday evening, Riff Raff and company graced the Fine Line with their own special brand of rap insanity. Inflatable sea animals soared over the crowd, and the stage was a frenzy of rapping, push-ups, and poppin' bottles. While stalking Riff on the internet in preparation for writing my review ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    Wolves fan's story makes LeBron sound like a cool guy

    People love to hate on LeBron James for the way he left Cleveland and for being arrogant, but there's actually a lot of evidence he's a cool guy. SEE ALSO: Wolves take swipe at LeBron's Harlem Shake video... with a baseball bat For instance, consider this story a self-proclaimed Minnesota fan poste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Kevin Love wins "White Guy Award"

    The Timberwolves roster isn't quite as chock full of white dudes as it was last season, but they still have the best "white guy" in the NBA, according to the league's annual survey of its 30 general managers.SEE ALSO: Kevin Garnett takes a shot at T-Wolves management, and who can blame him? We put " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Homeboy Sandman: The media provokes negative hip-hop stereotypes

    Stones Throw rapper Homeboy Sandman maintains the spirit and style of golden era New York hip-hop with his refreshing approach. After a string of projects since his first work Nourishment in 2007, he's earned acclaim from critics and fans alike as a musician with powerful lyrics and something real t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Mpls more than three times as energy-demanding as Miami in terms of heating, cooling

    Since we don't have to run air conditioners for the vast majority of the year, you might think living in Minneapolis (America's coldest major metro) is less energy-demanding, in terms of heating and cooling, than living in Miami (American's warmest metro).SEE ALSO: Climate change could make Mpls the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Timberwolves take a swipe at Miami Heat's Harlem Shake video... with a baseball bat [VIDEOS]

    Last week, the defending NBA champion Miami Heat released an official team Harlem Shake video, complete with a crown-adorned and shirtless LeBron James busting some moves.SEE ALSO: Minnesota does the Harlem Shake: The ten best local Harlem Shake videos on YouTube The video has been viewed more than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Ricky Rubio's return, so far: Two games, two spectacular passes [VIDEOS]

    Ricky Rubio is back from his ACL injury and is doing his best Adrian Peterson impression.SEE ALSO: Ricky Rubio puts backyard wrestling career on hold, returns to practiceOkay, so Rubio hasn't been as impressive as All Day, but who could be? Nonetheless, just two games in, Ricky has already demonstra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Bruce Springsteen's evangelical nation baptized me in St. Paul

    By Justin BakerI have spent almost a decade goofing on my former boss and his Bruce Springsteen superfandom. As my adult music appreciation has grown, the issue has become amplified, and I've unfairly been branded a youth hipster and a full-blown cynic.So began my ex-employer's quest to engineer ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012
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    July 10, 2012

    Kevin Love: "My patience is not high" with T-Wolves

    While Kevin Love deserves to be on Team USA's roster as much as the next big-name forward in the NBA, he said he feels like he's missing something that the rest of the star-studded Olympic roster has. "It's tough seeing all these guys that are young and older who have all played in the playoffs," Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Joe Mauer is 29th highest-paid athlete in world, according to Forbes

    Joe Mauer takes a lot of heat, but as one of the world's highest-paid athletes, he's more than adequately compensated for whatever mental anguish he incurs.With total earnings of $27 million between June 2011 and this month, St. Paul's favorite son is the 29th highest-paid athlete in the world, acco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Rick Adelman blasts disappointing Darko Milicic, who may be playing himself out of NBA

    ​Darko Milicic was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the second overall pick during the 2003 NBA draft. The other top five picks that year? LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, and Dwayne Wade.Suffice it to say Darko hasn't quite lived up to his draft peers' level of performance during hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Don Shelby taking his talents to BringMeTheNews

    ​It's not exactly LeBron jilting Cleveland for the pleasures of South Beach, but today Don Shelby made a decision of his own. Starting next month, the longtime WCCO TV news anchor will anchor BringMeTheNews' drive-time newscasts between 6 and 9 a.m.Shelby, 64, will also develop original content wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Paul Berglund of The Bachelor Farmer: A chef in the making, part 2

    This week, we're profiling Paul Berglund, executive chef of The Bachelor Farmer. In part 1 of the series, we learned about his childhood in St. Louis, his introduction to the exciting flavors of Spain, and his career in the U.S. Navy. When it came time for him to leave the military, he began consi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Wolves show promise, but 0-2 start is a buzzkill

    ​After nearly a decade of ineptitude, this season's incarnation of the T-Wolves is generating some buzz.But last night's disappointing loss to Milwaukee dropped the team to 0-2 and featured the shoddy defense and ball-handling characteristic of the horrible Kurt Rambis teams fans are so eager to f ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011
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    August 15, 2011

    Minnesota can't afford its sports teams

    We can't afford to buy tickets to this beautiful building.​It's bad enough all of Minnesota's sports teams stink. Now, it turns out we can't even afford them.Minneapolis-St. Paul is about $40 billion too poor to host four professional teams, according to a new study by the Business Journal. That d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Brett Favre spoofed: "What should I do?" [VIDEO OF THE DAY]

    Not the real Brett Favre: What should he do?​Remember the infamous LeBron James "What should I do?" Nike commercial? The one where he looks in the camera and asks, "Should I admit that I've made mistakes? Should I admit that I've done this before? Should I give you a history lesson? What shoul ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010
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    September 24, 2010

    Kanye West's top three recent leaks

    ​In case you've been living inside of a Louis Vuitton handbag, Kanye West is kind of back. In a big way. As in, making himself totally unavoidable. Everywhere you turn, there he is again: popping up as an animated character on The Cleveland Show, closing out the Video Music Awards in the most bomb ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010

    RSVP to Michele Bachmann's Tea Party

    Who wants to board Michele Bachmann's crazy train?​Michele Bachmann is having a tea party! Only instead of inviting all the neighborhood girls to bring their dollies, she's hosting members of Congress!Bachmann has scheduled a special announcement to reveal the elite members of her new Tea Party Ca ... More >>

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    July 12, 2010

    Harvey Pekar RIP: Bard of the Rust Belt

    FantagraphicsHarvey Pekar, the iconic autobiographical comics writer, died today.​In a week highlighted by LeBron James's decision to leave Cleveland, the Rust Belt also lost its bard: Harvey Pekar, the writer of the long-running, autobiographical American Splendor comic, died today at the age of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Timberwolves feeling the chill

    After a heartbreaking home loss to the Hornets, the Wolves sink back into some old familiar territory. The Bucks, Knicks and Cavs all sink the Wolves by double-digits.

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Timberwolves crushed by Blazers and Warriors

    The T-Wolves get bloody. Plus, Antoine Walker is broke and Lebron James could be king of this chilly little town.

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Wolves commence losing

    The Timberwolves are struggling to know themselves; King James drops science.

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    August 13, 2009

    Timberwolves front office not fucking around describes the franchise's on-going wheeling-and-dealing as "one of the most profound and rapid rebuilds the NBA has ever seen." So when will that translate into wins? Patience, childrens. Patience.

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    December 17, 2008
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    November 6, 2008

    11/6 Morning Must Reads

    Mass_media_4.jpgThursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • Feature

    February 27, 2008

    Al Jefferson: Minnesota's Franchise 2.0

    The Wolves believe in life after Kevin Garnett

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    November 22, 2007


    LeBron James excels, Rashad McCants doesn't, and Gerald Green(!) emerges. Oh, and the Wolves lose, 96-87, falling to 1-8 on the season.

  • Music

    August 8, 2007
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    November 18, 2006

    The Three Pointer: An Opportunity Lost

    1. No rest for the weary 2. Where was Foye? 3. Give credit where credit is due

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2006

    Eastern Conference Finals Preview

    Analysis and predictions on the Heat-Pistons series which begins tonight.

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    April 22, 2006

    Regular Season Awards and Playoff Picks

    The Rookie of the Year and the Pistons first-round triumph are slam dunks. But who's the MVP and can the Clips clip the Nugs?

  • Sports

    February 15, 2006

    The Yeoman

    In an otherwise disastrous season for the Wolves, Trenton Hassell is quietly having a career year

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2006

    The Three-Pointer: Zoned Out

    1. Centers of Attention 2.Hasselling LBJ 3.Oh yeah, the zone

  • Sports

    January 25, 2006

    One Man's Rubble is Another Man's Building Block

    The Wolves' current squad is either inching toward improvement or crawling into the dustbin

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    December 7, 2005

    The Three-Pointer: Just Win, Baby

    1. 4th Quarter Warriors 2.A good game for Pete 3.A cry from the peanut gallery: McCants over Frahm!

  • Sports

    April 14, 2004

    True Grit

    The Wolves set the stage for an extended playoff run

  • Sports

    November 26, 2003

    A Hard Road

    Banged-up team meets brutal schedule

  • Sports

    February 26, 2003

    Hope After All

    Maybe the Timberwolves can get closer to the promised land. Maybe.

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