The Timberwolves believe opposing defenses are being too rough on rookie point guard Ricky Rubio. To get their point to the league, Wolves' president of basketball operations David Kahn sent video examples of Rubio being muscled around. Head coach Rick Adelman says Rubio is "learning on the fly" to deal with the physical play.
Evacuations underway after explosion, fire on U of M campus
Evacuations are in effect on campus after an underground explosion and fire Thursday afternoon.
‘Terrible prank’ during tornado drill causes scare at Hopkins High School
The school principal said the incident brought armed police to the school and "understandably caused some scholars anxiety."
Woman admits to role in St. Paul man's gruesome murder
A 32-year-old Duluth woman has taken a plea deal in the case of a 34-year-old St. Paul man's murder.
'Living nightmare’ alleged at Savage, Minn. rabbit sanctuary
"Peacebunny Cottage" is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.
Tractor tips on embankment, killing man in Kandiyohi County
The tractor reportedly tipped and fell on top of the man, pinning him underneath.
Sloane Martin teams with Mike Golic Jr. for college football broadcasts
Martin, 33, lives in Minnesota and continues to climb the sports broadcasting ladder.
Minnesota radio legend Tom Barnard set to leave KQRS
Barnard says he's not retiring.
Delta pilots picket at MSP Airport amid mass issues in airline industry
The picket is one of several nationwide.
St. Paul plans to extend $500 payments to low-income families
The expansion would give more than 300 families a monthly payment of $500.
Use of car seat in crash that killed child still under investigation
The mother of the child was treated for injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
Rubio 'can pass the [expletive] out of the ball', Wolves play 'horrendous' defense
The Timberwolves began training camp Friday and are little over two weeks from opening the season at Target Center against the Oklahoma City Thunder. We've already learned that Rick Adelman despises the way the Wolves played defense last year, and Kevin Love really likes the way Ricky Rubio passes the ball.
Wolves' defense drastically improved
When Rick Adelman was hired to coach the Minnesota Timberwolves, he knew he would have his hands full improving the team on the defensive end. He watched film of last season's league worst defense, and referred to it as "horrendous." Now the Wolves' defense is close to being top ten in the NBA.
Souhan: Adelman, Love moves earn Kahn chance for real impact
Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan writes that Timberwolves' president of basketball operations David Kahn has finally given Minnesota a chance to win. Kahn has often times found himself at the center of ridicule, but the combination of Rick Adelman, Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio could be a good one for a long time to come.
Adelman: English only on the court, please ...
With the addition of Spanish-speaking guard JJ Barea to the Timberwolves backcourt along with Ricky Rubio, coach Rick Adelman said he wants only English spoken on the court. I have to know what they are talking about back there, Adelman said.
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