With Dalvin Cook, Alexander Mattison, and Mike Boone, the Vikings have boasted an enviable RB depth chart over the past several seasons. In order to keep that trio together, however, Minnesota will need to make a decision on Boone, a restricted free agent. As Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports, the club wants to retain Boone (Twitter link). The question, … [Read more...] about Vikings Want To Retain RB Mike Boone
The Twins have high expectations for their offense in 2021. It’s a talented group with veterans Nelson Cruz and Josh Donaldson playing alongside young players on the rise like Alex Kirilloff, Ryan Jeffers, and Luis Arraez. In the middle both metaphorically and positionally, however, centerfielder Byron Buxton undergirds the Twins’ machine in both halves of the inning. He’s the … [Read more...] about MLBTR Poll: Should The Twins Extend Byron Buxton?
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Former Minnesota Timberwolves wing Andrew Wiggins was the talk of the NBA earlier this year as he helped the Golden State Warriors to a somewhat surprising start to the season. But lately, he’s looked a lot more like the Wiggins that Wolves fans watched for five-plus seasons. Now that we’re at the All-Star break and […] Andrew Wiggins is largely the same player he was with the … [Read more...] about Andrew Wiggins is largely the same player he was with the Minnesota Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves currently hold the worst record in the NBA. Their G League team, the Iowa Wolves, finished the regular season with the same unfortunate distinction. Still, there can be positive takeaways from the Wolves’ time in the G League bubble. A 2-13 record notwithstanding, there were still some notable individual performances. Remember, the […] Minnesota … [Read more...] about Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 takeaways from Iowa Wolves’ season
Larry Nance Jr. has drawn the most interest in the trade market among Cavaliers players, including an offer that featured multiple late first-round picks, Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Nance is in the second year of a four-year, $44.8MM contract that was front-loaded, adding to his appeal. The Timberwolves have been pursuing Nance since the offseason, with … [Read more...] about Larry Nance Jr. Drawing Interest From Multiple Suitors
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jacob Young had 23 points, seven assists and five rebounds to help Rutgers hold off Minnesota for a 77-70 victory Saturday in overtime to finish the regular season. Myles Johnson added nine points and 15 rebounds and Geo Baker and Montez Mathis scored 12 points apiece for the Scarlet Knights (14-10, 10-10 Big Ten), who took a critical step toward solidifying … [Read more...] about Gopher Basketball Falls Against Rutgers, 77-70 In OT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tyler Pitlick scored twice, Conor Garland had a goal and an assist, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-2 Saturday night. Lawson Crouse scored for the first time in 21 games, and Jakob Chychrun also scored for the Coyotes, who trailed 2-0 after one period. Niklas Hjalmarsson, Clayton Keller and Derick Brassard each had two … [Read more...] about Coyotes Rally For 5-2 Win Over Wild
David Berding-USA TODAY Sports Minnesota ended its regular season with a loss to Rutgers at Williams Arena in overtime. The Gophers finish 13-14 on the season, 6-14 in Big Ten, and a seven game losing streak. Brandon Johnson led all Minnesota scorers with 19 points. Today’s game functioned as a lovely metaphor for the season. The Gophers jumped out to a small early … [Read more...] about Minnesota loses to Rutgers in OT 77-70