Staal talks about joining Wild; could deal with Matt Cullen be next?

Staal talks about joining Wild; could deal with Matt Cullen be next?

The Wild struck out on David Backes and Kyle Okposo. But the team signed former Carolina captain Eric Staal, is bringing back winger Chris Stewart and reached a deal with goalie Alex Stalock.
We should try to cope with the Timofey Mozgov news together
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We should try to cope with the Timofey Mozgov news together

2:19pm
If we come together, if we open up to one another and share our fears and disbelief, maybe we can get through the first 24 hours of NBA free agency.
NBA money flows freely as Thibodeau begins courting potential Wolves
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NBA money flows freely as Thibodeau begins courting potential Wolves

12:16pm
We all knew the big jump in the salary cap would result in some amazing free-agent contracts. But some are mind-boggling, including $64 million for a center who scored 6 points per game.
Five things you should know about Luol Deng
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Five things you should know about Luol Deng

11:43am
As contract talks begin between the Wolves and Deng, here are some things to know about the 31-year-old veteran forward.
Game of hoops or game of oops? Staff party is exercise in futility
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Game of hoops or game of oops? Staff party is exercise in futility

11:41am
Not even the Lakers could justify offering a contract to someone at The Kenwood, where they make burgers and brunch and not very many baskets.
NHL update: Wild talking to reps for Backes and Staal among others
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NHL update: Wild talking to reps for Backes and Staal among others

10:54am
The Wild and Boston Bruins are two of the teams hot after Backes. It could come down to dollars, cents and term and/or where the former Spring Lake Park sees the best fit.
Sano returning to Twins for Texas series, Park sent down
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Sano returning to Twins for Texas series, Park sent down

10:49am
Byung Ho Park, who has 12 home runs but has also become a part-time player because of a prolonged slump, has been sent to Class AAA Rochester.
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Ozzie Guillen falls in love with CHS Field, St. Paul Saints fans

10:24am
The former major league All-Star and manager spent the past three nights at CHS Field watching his son play for the Sioux Falls Canaries and raving about the St. Paul Saints
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Cris Carter's son scores touchdown, knocks over coach, starts brawl

8:31am
The son of the former Vikings' Hall of Famer scored a touchdown in a Canadian Football league game Thursday and then took his celebration to the opposing bench.