Timberwolves win draft lottery, Lakers move to No. 2

...were in the pole position, 1992 and 2011.Several hundred fans gathered to watch on the big screen at Target Center in Minneapolis and erupted when the Lakers card came out of the envelope for No. 2, meaning Minnesota had finally earned the top pick...
Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

...which aims to encourage community engagement to thwart radicalization. It's been tested in Los Angeles, Boston and Minneapolis-St. Paul.Peter Bergen, in his prepared testimony for the Senate committee, said relatives of potential Islamic state...
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Peterson reinstated by NFL, looks to leave Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season...
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Today In Sports History for Tuesday, April 28

...including six title defenses and 43 knockouts.1960 - The Minneapolis Lakers announce that they will relocate to Los Angeles...New Orleans in Game 4 of their first-round series. The Minneapolis Lakers had the other 58-point postseason victory, beating...
6 charged with trying to join Islamic State

...November, he tried to board a flight in Minneapolis, but was stopped by the get to Syria to join ISIL."The Minneapolis area is home to the largest concentration...Abdurahman, Musse and Omar were arrested in Minneapolis. They entered no plea, as is standard...
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Today In Sports History for Thursday, April 23

...Rangers 4-3 in Game 7 to win the Stanley Cup.1950 - The Minneapolis Lakers become the first team to win back-to-back NBA...Lakers with 40 points in a game marred by three fights, four Minneapolis players fouling out and the ejection of Nats coach Al Cervi...
Terror program: Prevention or profiling

...being tested in Los Angeles, Boston and Minneapolis.Local law enforcement officials have...the terrorist group were arrested in Minneapolis and San Diego.Countering Violent furthest ahead in Los Angeles and Minneapolis; Boston is still forming its strategy...
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Today In Sports History for April 24-25

...Globetrotters, becomes the first black to be picked in the NBA draft when he's taken by the Boston Celtics.1952 - The Minneapolis Lakers, led by George Mikan's 22 points, beat the New York Knicks 82-65 to win the NBA title in seven games.1964...
Today In Sports History for Sunday, March 29

...points, wins the NCAA basketball championship with a 39-34 victory over Washington State.1952 - George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers scores an NBA playoff record 47 points in an 88-78 loss in Game 1 of the Western Division Finals against Rochester...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 19

...and Si Green combine for 56 points to lead Duquesne to a 70-58 triumph over Dayton in the NIT championship.1956 - The Minneapolis Lakers post a 133-75 victory over the St. Louis Hawks for the biggest rout in NBA playoff history.1960 - Ohio State...


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