Looking back — and ahead — with the Wolves' big hires

Looking back — and ahead — with the Wolves' big hires

Wolves new coach Tom Thibodeau and GM Scott Layden are moving on to fill coaching staff, front-office roles. Meanwhile, here what Sam Mitchell is up to and more.

Wolves' coaching search to include Mark Jackson

April 19
Wolves' coaching search to include Mark Jackson
Former Golden State coach Mark Jackson led Warriors to 51 victories in his third and final season there.

Clean sweep: Towns goes 6-for-6 winning West's Rookie of Month

April 15
Clean sweep: Towns goes 6-for-6 winning West's Rookie of Month
Wolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns joins an exclusive club that includes LeBron, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Tim Duncan and David Robinson
Sports
April 15
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio (9) looked down with disappoi...

Wolves want players to spend more time in Minnesota over summer

Wolves' international players' summer training plans are complicated by national team commitments and getting ready for the Olympics.
Twins
April 15
Third baseman Trevor Plouffe sat in the dugout alone Thursday at Target Field after the Twins lost their ninth game.

Quick fixes for Minnesota teams? Souhan has medicine for each

Simple if difficult solutions
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Twins
April 14

Souhan: Checking in on the local pro teams

Sam Mitchell can make the case that the team and the key players improved under him. There are reasons why Glen Taylor was right to look for a new coach.
Sports
April 12

Wolves players weigh in on interim coach Sam Mitchell's future

Andrew Wiggins, Shabazz Muhammad and Karl-Anthony Towns praise the job Mitchell and his staff did this season
Sports
April 11

Postgame: For the Wolves, home is not where the wins are

Monday's blowout loss to the Rockets at Target Center curbed the enthusiasm of the Wolves' 3-0 road trip
Sports
April 11

Towns wins NBA's West Player of the Week

Wolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns gets honor after leading team to 3-0 record on Western trip
Sports
April 11

Basketball writers honor Rubio with award named for Flip Saunders

Minnesota chapter present its inaugural Flip Saunders Award for his professionalism interacting with local media
Twins
April 10

From The Masters: Smith on Schmitz, conditions

Cameron Smith, a wonderful young player, played first two rounds with Schmitz
Sports
April 9

End of the road: Wolves play last away game at Portland

Wolves get the road-court advantage tonight for the last time this season.
Twins
April 8

Souhan: About that six-putt by Ernie Els

Sammy starts, thoughts on Ernie
Sports
April 7

Cousins, Rondo out for Kings tonight vs. Wolves

Sacramento's stars DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo will be "rested" for tonight's game against Wolves
Twins
April 7

Souhan: Sammy Schmitz's first nine at The Masters

The Minnesota amateur left his opening drive to the right, chipped out, saved bogey, and has looked remarkably steady since that first swing.
Twins
April 7

Souhan: Good morning from The Masters

Earlier this morning Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player hit the traditional ceremonial tee shots while Arnold Palmer watched from a chair on the tee box.
Sports
April 6
Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins (22) during an NBA basketball g...

Warriors coach on Wolves win: 'They earned it. They were the aggressors'

Thanks to the Timberwolves, the Warriors now must be perfect in their final four games to surpass 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' all-time 72-10 record. Golden State coach Steve Kerr praised the winners.
Twins
April 6

Souhan: Who wins the Masters?

Forecasters are predicting high winds for this weekend in Augusta, and that is blowing away a lot of previous predictions about who will win the 2016 Masters.
Twins
April 6
Sammy Schmitz playing in The Fox Club international 4-ball tournament...

Souhan: Sammy Schmitz has a plan for Wednesday at the Masters

Masters veterans often tell first-year Masters players not to overdo the practice. Here's how Minnesota amateur Sammy Schmitz intends to spend the day before play begins.
Twins
April 5

Souhan: Nicklaus at Augusta 30 years after winning the Masters

Jack Nicklaus arrived at Augusta National on Tuesday afternoon and went to the interview room, wearing his green jacket, to speak before attending the champion's dinner.
Twins
April 5

Schmitz' tee times

Playing with former Masters champ Mike Weir
Twins
April 5

Souhan: Sammy Schmitz has a following at Augusta

St. John's golf coach Bob Alpers and swing coach Joe Greupner of Braemar were in attendance to watch Sammy Schmitz practice Tuesday, as well as his wife, college friends and colleagues.
Sports
April 4

Mitchell wants Wolves to finish with professional attitude

The Timberwolves have five games remaining, including Tuesday's game at Golden State. "We love the challenge," said center Karl-Anthony Towns.