-- 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>