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Wolves star Jimmy Butler suffers meniscal injury to right knee; no timetable given for return

The Timberwolves announced Saturday that star guard Jimmy Butler suffered a miniscal injury to his right knee in a 120-102 loss on Friday night in Houston. The team did not give a timetable for how…


Jimmy Butler suffers knee injury, will undergo MRI on Saturday

The Timberwolves suffered a potentially devastating loss on Friday night when All-Star guard Jimmy Butler suffered an injury to his right knee late in the third quarter of a 120-102 loss at Houston. Tom Thibodeau,…


Twins agree to minor league deal with Erick Aybar

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins have agreed to a minor league deal with Erick Aybar and invited the infielder to spring training, according to a source with knowledge of the deal. Aybar has a…


Vikings awarded two compensatory draft picks

The Minnesota Vikings have been awarded a pair of compensatory draft picks from the exits of Adrian Peterson and Cordarrelle Patterson in free agency. The two picks are both in Round 6. That brings the…


Report: Eagles won’t re-sign TE Trey Burton

If the Minnesota Vikings want to add to their tight end group, it appears they will have a chance to sign a top free agent target. NJ.com is reporting the Philadelphia Eagles will not re-sign…


Dodgers claim ex-Twins reliever J.T. Chargois on waivers, clearing a spot on Twins’ 40-man roster

FORT MYERS, Fla. — J.T. Chargois is headed west after the Dodgers claimed the hard-throwing former Twins reliever on waivers Friday. The Twins announed the move Friday afternoon, and it clears a space on their…


Jon Heyman ties the Twins to Lance Lynn, the starting pitcher they ‘seem to prefer’

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins have added 6 Major League pitchers this winter, and according to one report, they might not be done. The Twins could look to add another big-name free agent starter…


Vikings free agency top 30 countdown, Part 4 (15-11)

With nearly $60 million in salary cap space, the Minnesota Vikings could be active in free agency this year. In the weeks leading up to the free agent period beginning on March 14, we will…


Is Zack Littell the best starting pitching prospect in the Twins organization?

Although not as well known as fellow pitching prospects Stephen Gonsalves and Fernando Romero, Zack Littell had perhaps the best season of any Twins starting pitching prospect in 2017. Littell, acquired at the trade deadline…


Reports: J.T. Chargois placed on waivers, clearing a spot on Twins’ roster

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins have cleared a spot on their 40-man roster by placing hard-throwing reliever J.T. Chargois on outright waivers, according to multiple reports. If Chargois clears waivers, the Twins can outright…


Zulgad: Should Wild GM be looking to make any big moves at trade deadline?

The Minnesota Wild was leading the Western Conference with 84 points last February as the NHL trade deadline neared. General manager Chuck Fletcher, sensing an opportunity to win a Stanley Cup, decided to go all…


Under-25 Vikings whose progress could impact offseason plans

The Minnesota Vikings may be a veteran team, but they still have 16 players on the active roster who are under the age of 25. As the front office makes decisions in the free agent…


Report: Talk of Jets’ crazy Cousins offers is overblown

Is it March 14th yet? The closer we get to the opening of NFL free agency, the more wild the rumors have become about where free agent quarterbacks will land and how much they could…


What to look for in the second half of the Timberwolves’ season

Most of us would consider the Timberwolves season a success so far. They may have played the most games in the league so far (61) but they hold a 36-25 record. That’s good enough to…


What’s next for Laquon Treadwell?

If the 2017 season was a make-or-break year for Laquon Treadwell, his performance trended more toward break than make. In a season that saw incredible output from Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen, the shortcomings of…


Zulgad: If Miguel Sano wants to reach his potential, it’s time for him to shape up

Disappointment. That’s not the word the Twins’ brass used as Miguel Sano and his “generous carriage,” reported to spring training this week in Fort Myers, but it’s what everyone from chief baseball officer Derek Falvey…


Guard Josh Sitton should be a top free agent target for Vikings

As we approach the opening of free agency, there are likely to be some players who surprisingly end up on the market. The first one to drop is Chicago Bears guard Josh Sitton, who will…


Vikings free agency top 30 countdown, Part 3 (20-16)

With nearly $60 million in salary cap space, the Minnesota Vikings could be active in free agency this year. In the weeks leading up to the free agent period beginning on March 14, we will…


After second surgery, Twins feel like they’re ‘getting another free agent’ with Phil Hughes

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins haved added 6 pitchers this winter that they feel are Major League-caliber: Addison Reed, Fernando Rodney, Zach Duke, Jake Odorizzi, Anibal Sanchez and Michael Pineda. And they might consider…


Twins targeting early June return date for starting pitcher Trevor May

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Twins and Trevor May don’t have an exact return date circled on their calendar but they are targeting early June, according to three people with an understanding of their process.…


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