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Compiled by Ken Chia

KNOW THIS

It's not surprising for a team with a .391 winning percentage, but of the 12 men to serve as Timberwolves coach only two have had winning records through five games: Dwane Casey and Sam Mitchell were both 3-2. Tom Thibodeau is one of seven to start 1-4 or worse.

WATCH THIS

What seemed like a pedestrian "Monday Night Football" matchup took on a whole new light when the Bills brought Percy Harvin out of retirement. He is expected to play at Seattle, where Harvin both won a Super Bowl and fought with his teammates (7:30 p.m., ESPN).

RANDOM FANDOM

"I saw a Gophers team that I have not seen for a long long time: a team that plays with heart, courage, spirit, skill and speed. We miss WCHA competition!"

"kenlsan" on the Gophers men's hockey team's victory over North Dakota at startribune.com.

TWEETED

"There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball. #BillVeeck #SMELLBASEBALL"

Ervin Santana. Don't let the weather fool you, winter is here.

@ErvinSantana_54