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:
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 >>
With 10 seconds left in last night's season opening tilt, sure it looked like the hometown Timberwolves were headed for a disappointing defeat.After leading for basically the entire game, the T-Wolves let a team widely expected to be one of the worst in the NBA -- the Orlando Magic -- surge past the ... More >>
-- Original post published Friday afternoon; update at bottom -- Sure, you have to take everything "The Common Man" Dan Cole says during his KFAN show with a grain of salt, but his sources when it comes to University of Minnesota men's basketball have been solid.SEE ALSO: DFL Rep. Gene Pelowski: Tub ... More >>
As another baseball season begins, MLB faces an unstable future — and you're picking up the tab
Last night's competitive contest between the Timberwolves and the defending NBA champions was ruined in the fourth quarter by horrendous officiating.SEE ALSO: A.J. Pierzynski calls Nick Blackburn a "piece of shit" [VIDEO] J.J. Barea was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul for bumping the Miami Heat's Ray All ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Vikings punter pries open the last closet in America: major league sports
When Minnesota Wild management did their best Miami Heat impersonation and signed free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to identical 13-year, $98-million contracts last week, the franchise immediately became relevant for the first time in nearly a decade.After years of neglecting them, we here at C ... More >>
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 >>
A year ago, the David Kahn Era had gone so negative that ESPN's Bill Simmons successfully turned Kahn's last name into a punchline. Now, Kahn is laughing all the way to the bank. The PiPress' Charley Walters reports that Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor plans to bring Kahn back for at least one mor ... More >>
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 >>
Derrick Williams is looking at the NBA lockout -- and a map of Europe.Derrick Williams, the Timberwolves' high-flying, high-scoring No. 2 pick in last year's NBA draft, might not stick around to wait for the basketball lockout to end.In an interview with a site that follows the University of Ariz ... More >>
Michael Beasley, living up to dreadlock stereotypes. Looks like Michael Beasley's long love affair with weed is not over yet. Beasley was pulled over for speeding at around 3 a.m. on June 26. When police searched his vehicle they found a little more than a half-ounce of dope under the driver's se ... More >>
wikipediaRambis is looking for a new gig.Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis didn't put in an appearance at the Ricky Rubio rock star welcome at MSP earlier this week, and he won't be coaching Rubio either. The Timberwolves have decided to fire him, and plan to announce their decision after toni ... More >>
druminhands/flickrIf you're going to have the worst record in the American League wrapped around your neck, you may as well take the edge off by having playing in America's Best Sports Facility. And as humbled as the Twins must surely be by having their home base named with such an honor, t ... More >>
Beasley is coming to a T.C. golf course near you.
The Orlando center is coming on strong.
The Wolves' assistant explains his approach.
Friends say Mike is a playful kid at heart
At their current pace, the Wolves will win only two more game than last year.
Milicic may prove the 'Wolves finest foreign-born player in team history.
A new season opens for the 'Wolves and sixth straight losing campaign appears inevitable.
Photos by Peter Michael MillerGreensboro, North Carolina was tubular. There are nice folks, a nice joint called the green bean, and home to some youngster blue grass musicians that make me embarrassed to pick up a guitar ever again.
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 >>
The Timberwolves show signs of life against Phoenix, but drop their record-tying 16th straight.
The Wolves keep losing but we refuse to despair.