In a piece published over the weekend, the Star Tribune's Jerry Zgoda and Dennis Brackin went there -- they wrote a story about the Timberwolves' historically white roster, which has been dubbed the 'Cream Team.'SEE ALSO:-- Wolves acquire Chase Budinger, white guy who jumped over P. Diddy at Dunk Co ... More >>
Life can be a cruel, cruel journey sometimes.Friday night, Ricky Rubio planted his leg while defending Kobe Bryant, and his left knee buckled. Initially, it looked like Bryant and Rubio had just bumped knees, but concern about Ricky's injury quickly mounted when he couldn't put any weight on his ... More >>
Sid Hartman is old as dirt -- the Twin Cities most iconic sports scribe turns 92 a week from today.Sid's so old, he was general manager of the Minneapolis Lakers. Really, he was. Twitter, on the other hand, is young and hip. How many of you follow anybody born before 1950? Yeah, exactly. Not only ... More >>
Yesterday, Timberwolves rookie forward Derrick Williams learned he'll be taking part in the slam dunk competition next Saturday night during the NBA's All-Star weekend.Williams' rookie campaign, frankly, has been somewhat disappointing. The second overall pick in last year's draft, the 6'8", 240- ... More >>
The story behind the iconic St. Paul venue
This stadium will have to wait until the legislature's New Year's hangover wears off.The Minnesota Vikings are, putting it kindly, not a very special football team right now. Fittingly, the team won't get a special session from the legislature to rule on its new stadium(s?), and will have to wait ... More >>
Who will pay for it? Where will it go?We finally have a Vikings stadium bill -- effectively the last bill of its kind the Legislature can consider before the team's lease expires on the Metrodome -- and lawmakers have until May 23 to pass it. Talk about a Hail Mary.
Does god wants a new Vikings stadium?The last time a Christian minister raised eyebrows with an invocation at the Legislature, he drew rebukes for failing to take note that Jewish lawmakers deserved as much respect as their Christian colleagues when it came time for prayer. Now, a minister ... More >>
Chris Baker quit yesterday.Chris Baker no longer has a megaphone to pollute the airwaves every morning at KTLK-FM. He's off the air. Good riddance. In the name of ratings, this is a guy who once opined that a transgender man was a mutilated lesbian, and said that former Lakers star Magic Johnso ... More >>
Milicic may prove the 'Wolves finest foreign-born player in team history.
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.
The Vikings and the Saints are well-matched in talent, and empathy.
We're countin' em down, end-of-decade style.
The Timberwolves' front office is reportedly close to reaching a deal to make the ex-Laker the team's latest head coach. Meaning Rambis would replace Kevin McHale. Speaking of Rambis and McHale, anyone remember the 1984 Finals?
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The Wolves fall hard against the Warriors. And things are only getting worse.
How far away are we from running naked through the streets and flipping cars? A look at our sporting chances to stand atop an athletic zenith.
A retrospective of Minnesota's most heartbreaking franchise
Can Philip Anschutz lure the likes of Billy Joel and Justin Timberlake back to Minneapolis?
Since when could the Wolves hold their opponents to fewer than 90 points a game?
Eddie Griffin, shot-blocker extraordinaire, is delivering huge value on his new contract with the Wolves
When you've got swagger, you look like a winner. When you don't, you look like the Wolves.
The Wolves cap a lost season by thinking like losers
The big loser in "The Brawl" is--surprise--the NBA
No matter what happens in the playoffs, KG is having a season for the ages
In a pinch, AP belongs at point guard
Of Shots, Roles, and Team Dysfunction
Reasons to hope for, but not expect a first-round upset
The NBA embraces a long-prohibited defensive style. The Timberwolves are poised to cash in.
If the Wolves get past the first round of the playoffs, they...could...go...most of...the way!
Everything's going the Timberwolves' way. But is everything enough?
The T-Wolves may well land in the playoffs again, but 2000's still a rebuilding year
The Wolves' round-one playoff ouster wasn't all bad news
Fresh from their first decent season and fronted by a pair of 21st-century superstars, the Timberwolves have gained the league's respect and the fans' enthusiasm. Now comes the hard part.
Nike's dissection of "The Jordan Moment"