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Rubio's deal done Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio have agreed to a four-year, $55 million contract extension, an NBA source told 1500 ESPN's Darren Wolfson. The deal prevents Rubio from hitting restricted free agency after the 2014-2015 season. [Full Story]

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Feelings Aren't Numbers: Rubio's contract extension; mind the cap Posted by Steve McPherson | 4 hours ago Plenty of people are going to look at the deal and say he's not worth that money, but there's a lot more than meets the eye here, both for Rubio and the Wolves. [Full Story]
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Wolves, Ricky Rubio agree on lucrative contract extension Posted by Phil Mackey | 8 hours ago Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio have agreed to a four-year, $55 million contract extension, an NBA source told 1500 ESPN's Darren Wolfson. The deal prevents Rubio from hitting restricted free agency after the 2014-2015 season. [Full Story]
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Report: Byron Buxton has surgery on broken finger Posted by Derek Wetmore | 13 hours ago Buxton had most of his 2014 season wiped out with various injuries and now his Fall League season if done, too. He's expected to be ready for spring training 2015. [Full Story]
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How does Vegas think the Vikings will fare against Washington? Posted by 1500ESPN | 14 hours ago In this Week 9 edition of Pros or Joes, Todd Fuhrman from Fox Sports 1 provides Vegas insight on Patriots vs. Broncos, Vikings vs. Washington and more with Mackey and Judd. [Click to listen]
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Vikings still trying to refine Xavier Rhodes' on-field aggression Posted by Andrew Krammer | 14 hours ago "That's the thing we have to get him to understand. That last part is probably the most important part: don't be so aggressive at the top of the play," DBs coach Jerry Gray told 1500ESPN.com about Xavier Rhodes. [Full Story]
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Report: Terry Ryan mulling whether to interview Rick Renteria Posted by Derek Wetmore | 14 hours ago Not long after the Cubs officially announced they had fired Rick Renteria to pursue Joe Maddon, a report from USA Today said the Twins are considering if they should interview Renteria. [Full Story]
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Cubs fire manager, probably to clear the way to hire Joe Maddon Posted by Derek Wetmore | 14 hours ago Joe Maddon has reportedly been hired by the Cubs but the team had a manager in place. Not anymore. [Full Story]
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Reports: agent reiterates Vanek is not in trouble in gambling case Posted by Derek Wetmore | 15 hours ago Vanek's agent, according to reports, reiterated what he said months ago, that Vanek is not in criminal trouble and had bet on football. [Full Story]
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Injury report: Kyle Rudolph out, Jabari Price questionable for Sunday Posted by Andrew Krammer | 15 hours ago The Minnesota Vikings are nearing full strength with week-to-week injuries. [Full Story]
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Notebook: 'Timing is overrated' in defending the jump ball Posted by Andrew Krammer | 19 hours ago The Vikings lost five final-minute leads in 2013 and have watched fourth-quarter jump balls land in the arms of opposing receivers in back-to-back weeks. What can the Vikings do to better defend those late-game desperation lobs? [Full Story]
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Andrew Wiggins scores 8 third quarter points in home debut Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Wiggins said he tried to attack more in the third quarter, and at least one teammate has implored him to be aggressive more often on the court. [Full Story]
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Rubio remains mum on contract on the eve of deadline day Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago If Ricky Rubio and the Timberwolves don't reach an agreement on an extension by Friday's deadline, they'll go to restricted free agency next summer. [Full Story]
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Myers: Wild rally, win with unexpected offensive boost from Brodziak Posted by Jess Myers | 1 day ago After being scratched for five games, Kyle Brodziak is in the lineup and contributed in a big way Thursday. [Full Story]
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On a young team, vets stay on floor to close out win in home opener Posted by The Associated Press | 1 day ago Andrew Wiggins made his Target Center debut Thursday in the Wolves 97-91 win against the Pistons. [Full Story]
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Shootout winners: Vanek adds pair of assists as Wild top Sharks Posted by The Associated Press | 1 day ago Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout and the Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 Thursday night. [Full Story]
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