Ricky Rubio being cleared for full-contact practices brings us closer to the answer to this question: Who is the most valuable player on the Timberwolves?
Thursday night NFL games don't always offer the most scintillating matchups, but this week is an exception: Saints vs. Falcons in a game New Orleans really needs to win (7:20 p.m., NFL Network).
"After dropping three balls in the Vikings-Bears game on Sunday, I think Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson's new nickname ought to be 'Homer.' DOH!"
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"'LSU'S MILES TO RECEIVE SALARY INCREASE, CONTRACT EXTENSION.' WELL I NEVER."
Mock surprise at Les Miles' new deal at LSU.