The Associated Press and an NBA referee have reached a settlement in a lawsuit against the news agency over a Twitter message suggesting the ref intentionally made a bad call to make up for a bad one that went against the Minnesota Timberwolves last January. In the agreement, the referee agreed to drop his lawsuit against reporter John Krawczynski. In exchange, the AP pays for litigation costs and the Twitter post has to be deleted from the reporter's account
Twin Cities lake reopens following toilet waste spill
About 70,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the lake in mid-May.
MN lake sturgeon spawning event marks first of its kind in over a century
Conservationists celebrate a huge milestone for the living fossil of the fish world.
Police: 18-year-old woman carjacked outside Plymouth Target
The armed carjacking occurred just before 10 p.m. in the parking lot Wednesday.
St. Paul man pleads guilty to robbing Penn Lake Roast Beef, shooting owner
Devon Dwyane Reginald Glover, 22, shot Kevan Tran during the June 2020 robbery.
Charges: Man shot brother in the eye, let his body decompose in camper
James Robert Hess faces second-degree murder charges for the shooting death of his brother, William Harold Hess Jr.
Coupled charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Video: Plane with blown tire makes emergency landing at MSP Airport
An aviation enthusiast caught the moment on video.
St. Paul man charged in online 'sextortion' scheme targeting at least 500 girls
Yue Vang, 31, was charged in U.S. District Court Wednesday.
Emaciated Great Danes rescued after being found living in minivan
Great Dane Rescue of Minnesota and Wisconsin posted that two of the dogs are in "rough condition" and "barely hanging on."
2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing
The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.
Wolves players file antitrust suit against NBA in Minneapolis court
Last spring, it was the NFL, now it’s the NBA. Minneapolis is at the center of the sports lawsuit universe again. Timberwolves’ forwards Anthony Tolliver and Derrick Williams are among the plaintiffs named in a federal antitrust suit against the NBA designed to end the lockout. A similar suit was filed in California.
Kluwe bashes replacement refs
Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe criticized replacement officials on Twitter Friday night after losing to the San Diego Chargers in the team's third preseason game at the dome. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said this week the labor dispute between the NFL and the NFL Referees Association needs to reach an agreement to put full-time officials on the field for the regular season.
TMZ: Boogaard's parents sue NHL Player's Association for $9.8 million
The parents of former Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard are suing the NHL Player's Association for $9.8 million after the union failed to help them claim the remainder of Boogaard's multi-million dollar contract, TMZ reports.
Report: NBA lockout to wipe out two more weeks
Look for the NBA to cancel two more weeks of the regular season today. That means every game through November 28 will be scrapped. For the Wolves, that’s another four games deleted from the home schedule, against Milwaukee, San Antonio, Golden State and Houston.
Unnamed Packer: 'Refs are out to get us'
From Packer-land, a bit of paranoia. In the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel an unnamed Packers player told a reporter, ”I think the refs are out to get us this year.” NBC’s Mike Florio says the comment not only warps reality, but it amazingly covers two sets of refs: regular and replacement.
Tolliver say NBA's proposed deal better, but not good enough
Timberwolves player representative Anthony Tolliver is being urged by fans via twitter to take the league's latest deal. But Tolliver remains hesitant, saying "It's easy to tell someone else to take a bad deal if it doesn't affect you."
NBA lockout postpones Wolves' camp indefinitely
We’ll have to wait a while longer to see the new-look Timberwolves. The NBA says due to the lockout, training camps set to open in early October have been postponed indefinitely and the first week of exhibition games have been wiped out. The NBA regular season is due to begin Nov. 1.
Garnett leads Celtics over Love, Wolves, 100-79
Kevin Garnett won his one-on-one battle against Kevin Love and the Celtics blew out the Timberwolves, 100-79 at Target Center Friday night. Garnett led Boston with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Love didn't shoot well, but finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds.
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