Stories 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

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

WNBA star to join Spurs' staff

The San Antonio Spurs hired WNBA star Becky Hammon on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.
By Jon Krawczynski

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Twins want to show off Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS - With the All-Star Game coming to the Twin Cities, the Minnesota Twins see the mid-summer party as more than a way to distract from another disappointing season.
By Jon Krawczynski

Monday, June 30, 2014

Teams with NBA title dreams look to free agents

As free agency opens Tuesday, the allure of splurging on one big star will be too intoxicating for most teams to resist.
By Jon Krawczynski

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Simple formula has helped Spurs thrive

SAN ANTONIO - While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise's almost unfathomable ...
By Jon Krawczynski

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Timberwolves might part with coach

MINNEAPOLIS - As the clock ticks down on the Minnesota Timberwolves' regular season finale tonight, one of the most quietly successful coaching careers the NBA has ever seen could be coming to a ...
By Jon Krawczynski

Monday, April 14, 2014

Paternity leave more accepted

Major League Baseball remains the only one of the four major professional leagues in North America to have a standardized paternity leave policy.
By Jon Krawczynski

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Belinelli has been 'pleasant surprise' for Spurs

On the list of free agents available last summer, Marco Belinelli's name certainly didn't stand out.
By Jon Krawczynski
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