Stories by Jon Krawczynski

Monday, April 18, 2016

Hawks eye 2-0 lead in series with Celtics

After a slim victory in Game 1, the Atlanta Hawks look to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series against the Boston Celtics.
By Jon Krawczynski

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

Timberwolves' Saunders dies after short battle with cancer

Flip Saunders, who rose to become one of the most powerful men in the NBA as coach, team president and part owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, died Sunday.
By Jon Krawczynski

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

NBA West preview: Warriors have plenty of challengers

Last season the Golden State Warriors were invigorated by a new head coach and ran circles around the rest of the NBA, culminating with the franchise's first title. Other West powers are looking ...
By Jon Krawczynski

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Lynx claim another WNBA title

Sylvia Fowles had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx captured their third championship in five years with a 69-52 victory over the Indiana Fever in Game 5 on Wednesday night.
By Jon Krawczynski

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Lynx even series with Fever at 1-1

MINNEAPOLIS - Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and nine rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx evened the best-of-five WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 77-71 victory over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night.
By Jon Krawczynski

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Gritty Fever top Lynx in Game 1 of WNBA Finals

MINNEAPOLIS - Briann January had 19 points and six assists and the Indiana Fever stole home-court advantage in the WNBA Finals with a 75-69 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in Game 1 on Sunday.
By Jon Krawczynski

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

2012 WNBA Finals teams meet again

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota and Indiana square off beginning today in a rematch of the 2012 WNBA Finals.
By Jon Krawczynski

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Peterson brings pop in return to training camp

Most veterans dread the early days of camp and the first few hits that open the door to six months filled with jarring blows, aches and pains. Not Adrian Peterson.
By Jon Krawczynski

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota Vikings

Peterson returns to Vikings, tells The Associated Press he hasn't lost his love for the team.
By Jon Krawczynski

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Peterson reinstated by NFL

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season.
By Jon Krawczynski

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Kidd-Gilchrist becomes more balanced threat

As the Charlotte Hornets limp to the finish of a disappointing season, all Michael Kidd-Gilchrist can do is watch helplessly from the sideline.
By Jon Krawczynski

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Hawks ride second-half surge

MINNEAPOLIS - Al Horford scored a season-high 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lift the Atlanta Hawks to a 117-105 win over the Timberwolves.
By Jon Krawczynski

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Spurs fighting uphill battle to defend title

San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich said Manu Ginobili and Marco Belinelli are not eligible for play last weekend.
By Jon Krawczynski

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Competitiveness drove Bryant to chase Jordan

All these years, Kobe Bryant has been chasing Michael Jordan. The bar doesn't get any higher.
By Jon Krawczynski

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

76ers avoid 0-17 start

MINNEAPOLIS - The Philadelphia 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on ...
By Jon Krawczynski

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Spurs coach learns valuable lesson

Together, Gregg Popovich and Manu Ginobili have won four championships, including the one last June, despite a stormy relationship at the beginning.
By Jon Krawczynski

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Goodell won't hear Peterson's appeal

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
By Jon Krawczynski

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Falcons lose three linemen in defeat

The Falcons lost three more offensive linemen to injuries, forcing them to play a tight end at right tackle, and the porous defense gave up 558 yards to the Minnesota Vikings in a 41-28 loss.
By Jon Krawczynski

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Criticism of Vikings, Peterson is mounting

Now that he is facing a felony charge of child abuse for spanking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch, Adrian Peterson is facing criticism like never before.
By Jon Krawczynski

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Vikings bring back Peterson

The Vikings brought Peterson back to the team anyway even as the public furor over the NFL's approach to addressing domestic abuse reached a fever pitch.
By Jon Krawczynski
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