Wolves make Butler trade official

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has acquired forward Robert Covington, forward Dario Šarić (DAH-ree-oh SHAH-ritch), guard Jerryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round draft pick from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for forward Jimmy Butler and center Justin Patton. Covington, 27, has appeared in 304 career games (258 starts) with Houston and Philadelphia, recording averages of 12.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists while shooting 35.9% from the three-point line. Covington was named to the 2017-18 All-Defensive First Team after recording a career-best 315 deflections and a defensive rating of 99.0, which led all NBA forwards … Continue reading Wolves make Butler trade official

Joe Mauer Officially Retires: His letter to the fans

Joe Mauer officially announced on Friday that he is retiring from baseball. There will be a press conference for him on Monday morning. Below is his letter to the fans: Dear Twins Territory, After much consideration, I have decided to retire from playing baseball. This decision did not come easily as baseball always has been, and always will be, one of my greatest passions. The last few months of this season were very emotional for me and I wanted to take time to separate some of those emotions and think with a clear frame of mind. The decision came down … Continue reading Joe Mauer Officially Retires: His letter to the fans

UMD #1, St.Cloud St #2 in latest USA Today men’s hockey poll

Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2018-19 Record Weeks in Top 15 1. University of Minnesota Duluth, 508 (33) 2 6-1-1 5 2. St. Cloud State University, 453 3 5-1-0 5 3. Providence College, 413 6 4-1-1 5 4. Minnesota State University, 383 7 5-1-0 5 5. University of Notre Dame, 353 1 3-2-1 5 6. Penn State University, 328 (1) 9 5-0-0 4 7. University of Denver, 278 10 3-0-1 5 8. University of Minnesota, 248 5 1-1-1 5 9. Ohio State University, 238 4 3-2-1 5 10. Bowling Green State University, 210 — 5-1-1 1 11. University of Massachusetts, … Continue reading UMD #1, St.Cloud St #2 in latest USA Today men’s hockey poll

Twins name Rocco Baldelli new manager

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have named Rocco Baldelli the 14th Manager in club history.  This will mark the first managerial assignment of Baldelli’s career and the first time for the Twins to hire a manager outside the organization since Ray Miller in 1985. Baldelli, 37, joins the Twins for what will be his 20th season in professional baseball.  The former outfielder most recently served as the Tampa Bay Rays major league field coordinator in 2018.  In that role, Baldelli assisted Manager Kevin Cash and Bench Coach Charlie Montoyo during games, worked with outfielders … Continue reading Twins name Rocco Baldelli new manager

Game Notes: Wolves lose in Toronto 112-105

Timberwolves Notes After tonight’s loss the Wolves are 2-3, while continuing their road drought for the 2018-19 season. In his second career start, Josh Okogie recorded his first double-double of his career with 10 points and 11 rebounds. He is the fourth Wolves rookie guard to register a point/rebound double-double in franchise history. Coming into tonight, Okogie had just nine rebounds in his two career games. He has now scored in double-digits in two straight games. Minnesota ended the game with 15 made three-pointers, setting a season-high after surpassing its previous mark of 14 set in Dallas on Oct. 20. … Continue reading Game Notes: Wolves lose in Toronto 112-105