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 >>
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 >>
WikipediaRambis took a bad situation and made it worse.Like a wounded deer limping around the forest, Kurt Rambis was finally put out of his misery -- appropriately, by Timberwolves.The T-Wolves fired Rambis this morning, ending his reign at the helm of one of the league's worst teams.
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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.
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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 >>
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?