1. Timberwolves Likely to Make More Moves, David Kahn Says

    New Timberwolves forward Chase Budinger almost became an afterthought at a news conference that was arranged Wednesday, June 27, to introduce him to the local media and explain his role under coach Rick Adelman...

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  2. Report: Bobcats Rejected Offer of Derrick Williams for No. 2 Pick

    Trade offers are in full force as the NBA draft approaches Thursday night, and according to sources close with Jonathan Givony of Draft Express, the Timberwolves offered a deal ...

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  3. The Newest Timberwolf: Chase Budinger

    Heading into his fourth season in the NBA the 6 foot 7 forward was introduced yesterday to the Minnesota media at Target Center after the deal that sent the Timberwolves ’ 18th overall pick to Houston and Chase Budinger to Minnesota...

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  4. Josh Klecko Spurns Owls for Rutgers

    Defensive tackle Josh Klecko's (Red Bank, N.J./Red Bank Catholic) brother (Dan) and father (Joe) played football at Temple before embarking on successful careers in the NFL...

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  5. Recruiting: Lake Mary TE Taylor Marini commits to Rutgers

    What was once supposed to be a week for reflecting and contemplating will now be a week of celebration for Lake Mary’s Taylor Marini. The rising senior tight end committed to Rutgers Wednesday morning, which was a little ahead of schedule...

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  6. Timber Creek's Nash Accepts Rutgers Offer

    Myles Nash, a 6-foot-5, 205-pound senior-to-be at Timber Creek High School, has accepted a football scholarship to Rutgers. Nash played defensive end and was the backup quarterback for the 12-0 Chargers...

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  7. Rob Gronkowski, Maurice Jones-Drew to Strip Down for ESPN

    Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be taking off his shirt again, although it probably won’t generate quite as much controversy as his topless gyrations following the Super Bowl...

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  8. Jaguars Season Ticket Sales Are Ahead of 2011 Pace

    In recent years there have been many stories about attendance and ticket sales in Jacksonville with few of those stories containing much in the way of good news.....

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  9. Could Jags Live with so-so Pass Protection?

    Not long ago, I pondered whether it would be so terrible if the Titans had a great pass-protecting offensive line that was only average at run-blocking.....

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  10. Sullivan: Jags' WRs Need 'Elevator Music'

    Jerry Sullivan spent the position period of the Jaguars ’ offseason practices running slow-motion routes. Put your foot in the ground, like this. Drop your hips, like this. Don’t round the corner, like this...

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  11. Titans Introduce Half-Season Ticket Packages

    The effort to keep LP Field full won’t be confined to building a couple of giant TV screens. For the first time ever, the Titans will give fans an alternative to buy tickets on a full-season or single-game basis...

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  12. Tennessee Titans' Craig Stevens Is 'a Beast of a Blocker'

    Titans tight end Jared Cook has nearly 80 receptions over the past two years. Teammate Taylor Thompson is already drawing comparisons to Rob Gronkowski...

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  13. Titans' Hidden Treasure: Cornerbacks

    Lose a known name, fail to replace him with a equally notable veteran or a prominent draft pick, and outsiders tend to panic. That’s what’s happened in Tennessee as the Titans lost Cortland Finnegan as a free agent to St...

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  14. Pat Cummings, an Ex-Maverick, Dies at 55

    Pat Cummings, who played forward for the Knicks in the mid-1980s, died yesterday afternoon in a friend’s apartment. He was 55.....

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  15. If Deron Williams Doesn't Come, Who Does?

    The leading question about the Dallas Mavericks heading into Sunday's start of free agency is, if not Deron Williams, then who? Well, it's a fine question...

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  16. Delonte West Recruits Deron Williams on Twitter

    Delonte West took to Twitter late Wednesday night to try convincing Deron Williams to sign with the Mavericks . Williams is reportedly going to decide between staying with the Brooklyn Nets and joining his hometown Mavericks...

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  17. Mavs Fear Deron Williams Is Brooklyn-Bound

    As executives make their final preparations for the draft and engage in serious trade talks over the next 48 hours, Deron Williams’ impending free agency looms large...

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  18. VIDEO Glen Davis Does the "Shuffling Dance"

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  19. Time to Trade Howard Is Now

    When the Orlando Magic went out without so much as a whimper during the first round of the NBA playoffs in May, the calls for change in Central Florida rang louder than they ever have before...

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  20. New Magic GM Says No Decision Made Yet on Howard

    If the Orlando Magic are planning to make any franchise changing moves on draft night, new general manager Rob Hennigan isn’t about to tip his hand about it one bit.....

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  21. On Leaving the Orlando Magic

    As you all know by now, my tenure as Director of Player Development for the Orlando Magic has come to an end- I was let go by the organization on Monday...

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  22. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Prospects with the Most Potential

    One draft pick can change everything. Just ask the Portland Trail Blazers after choosing Sam Bowie over Michael Jordan and Greg Oden over Kevin Durant...

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  23. Schedule Analysis: Virginia Tech

    Gut-check time: Take your pick between Sept. 3 versus the Jackets, Oct. 20 at Clemson, or Nov. 8 against Florida State. My pick is the October game in Death Valley...

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  24. Linebacker, Safety No Longer on Team, Expected to Transfer

    A pair of Virginia Tech players -- outside linebacker Nick Dew and safety Theron Norman -- are no longer on the football team and are expected to transfer, a school spokesman confirmed...

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  25. ACC's Swofford Applauds Virginia Tech President Steger's Playoff Leadership

    An architect by trade, Virginia Tech President Charles Steger is far less visible, and appears far less active, in Hokies athletics than his predecessor, Paul Torgersen...

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