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2011-05-03 15:11:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henkel's Right Guard®, the official deodorant and body wash of the NBA, awarded Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves with the "Best Smelling Player" award. Right Guard selected Kevin, the 2011 Kia NBA Most Improved Player, based on his determination to hit the showers immediately after practice and encourage his fellow teammates to leave the stink on the court. (Logo:...

2010-04-20 14:00:00

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- This is the most exciting thing to hit Minnesota since the return of the NHL and the arrival of Brett Favre. For the last 28 years the Minnesota Twins have been playing indoors at the Metrodome. As of April 2010 the Twins, fans and the entire state of Minnesota will be enjoying baseball in an outdoor stadium. Events and festivities will be lasting from opening week through the entire season in order to promote the stunning new venue. CBS Outdoor's...

2010-01-04 11:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortenson Construction gave the Minnesota Twins a big present this holiday season: early completion of their new ballpark. Mortenson has completed all major work on the new $425 million Target Field more than two months ahead of schedule, and less than two and a half years since the official groundbreaking on August 30, 2007. The Twins and the Minnesota Ballpark Authority received the certificate of occupancy on December 22, 2009. "This is truly an...

2009-10-13 14:35:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A wheelchair basketball team representing the United States is home after winning a Gold Medal at the inaugural Australian Paralympic Youth Games in Melbourne, Australia. The wheelchair basketball team included eight athletes and four coaches, past and present, who compete on Courage Center's Rolling Timberwolves. The Paralympic competition took place October 5-11 at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre and included teams from throughout...

2009-09-23 11:36:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States has been invited to participate in the inaugural Australian Paralympic Youth Games in Melbourne, Australia, in October. The wheelchair basketball team includes nine athletes and three coaches from Courage Center in Golden Valley, Minn. The competition takes place October 5-11 at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre. The Paralympic event includes teams from throughout Australia plus international teams of athletes age 20 years or...

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2009-09-10 11:59:11

The Minnesota Timberwolves have picked up veteran guard Antonio Daniels and a future second-round draft pick from the New Orleans Hornets. Minnesota gave up forward Darius Songaila and guard Bobby Brown. Daniels, 34, split time with the Hornets and Washington Wizards last season. The 12-year NBA veteran averaged 4.1 points and 2.4 assists in a combined 74 games. In 867 career games, he has averaged 7.6 points and 3.4 assists in stints with Vancouver, San Antonio, Portland, Seattle, Washington...

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2009-09-03 15:59:34

Newly hired Minnesota Timberwolves Coach Kurt Rambis announced his assistants Thursday, including former NBA stars Reggie Theus and Bill Laimbeer. Theus, who spent 13 years with five teams as a player, was head coach at Sacramento where he was 44-62 in a 106-game stint from the start of the 2007-08 season to last December. He also was head coach at New Mexico State for two years. Laimbeer, a three-time All-Star and two-time NBA champion with the Detroit Pistons, most recently spent seven...

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2009-08-14 13:27:57

The Minnesota Timberwolves are still doing the off-season shuffle, sending guard Quentin Richardson to Miami to get back center Mark Blount. The T-Wolves, who also got a new general manager and coach this off-season, picked up Richardson last month when they shipped guard Sebastian Telfair and forwards Craig Smith and Mark Madsen to the Los Angeles Clippers. It's the fourth trade since the end off the 2008-2009 season for Richardson, who has averaged 11.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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