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Kirk Cousins was already in line for a big payday upon hitting free agency, but the Washington QB had to be rubbing his fingers together when news broke Thursday about Jimmy Garoppolo's five-year, $137.5 million contract with the 49ers. Case Keenum couldn't have been too upset, either.

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It's the first meeting between the Timberwolves and Bulls since last summer's draft night trade that sent Jimmy Butler to Minnesota. With Zach LaVine healthy and playing for the Bulls, the deal is looking better from Chicago's perspective. 8:30p.m., FSN and ESPN.

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"I remember watching Jessie Diggins ski at a big event, ABCC Relays, at Theodore Wirth Park years back. She not only had the fastest girls time, she was also faster than all the boys. She's amazing. Go Jessie, go!"

"danj" commenting on startribune.com.

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"If Derrick Rose signs and ends up eating into Tyus Jones' minutes, #TWolves Twitter, in the short time I've known it, may explode."

@ChristopherHine