Gophers’ Coffey to miss rest of season

University of Minnesota sophomore Amir Coffey (Hopkins, Minn./Hopkins HS) will miss the remainder of the season, head coach Richard Pitino announced Saturday. Coffey, who suffered a right shoulder injury in early January, will undergo season-ending surgery. The 6-8 guard has missed a total of 10 games, including the last five. Coffey finishes the season after averaging 14.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 31.6 minutes per game. Advertisements Continue reading Gophers’ Coffey to miss rest of season

Vikings name John DeFilippo offensive coordinator

Eden Prairie, MN (February 9, 2018) – The Minnesota Vikings have named John DeFilippo offensive coordinator. DeFilippo (pronounced dee-fah-LIP-oh) joins the Minnesota Vikings as the team’s offensive coordinator in 2018 after serving as the Eagles quarterbacks coach during their Super Bowl-winning 2017 season. DeFilippo spent two seasons (2016-17) as the Eagles quarterbacks coach after spending the previous season as the offensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns. “We are very excited to add John to our staff. We took our time with the search and made sure we left no stone unturned to get the right fit. He has a track … Continue reading Vikings name John DeFilippo offensive coordinator

Butler, Towns named to NBA Western Conference All-Stars

Minneapolis/St. Paul – Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler and forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns were today named NBA Western Conference All-Stars by the National Basketball Association. Butler and Towns were named to the team as reserves via balloting by NBA head coaches. Towns and Butler become the 6th and 7th Wolves players to earn NBA All-Star honors, joining Tom Gugliotta, Kevin Garnett, Wally Szczerbiak, Sam Cassell and Kevin Love. Butler and Towns become the fourth pair of teammates to be named NBA All-Stars in the same year in Wolves history (Garnett/Gugliotta, 1997; Garnett/Szczerbiak, 2002; Garnett/Cassell, 2004). For Butler, this will be his fourth … Continue reading Butler, Towns named to NBA Western Conference All-Stars