Well, well, well, it appears as though Seattle will see a NBA franchise. The Sacramento Kings are reportedly finalizing an agreement to sell the franchise to a Seattle group led by hedge-fund manager Chris Hansen and Microsoft chairman Steve Ballmer. The new ownership group would relocate the team to Seattle for the 2013-2014 season.
Ray Edwards will make his return to the boxing ring January 25th in Hinckley. There was some concern amongst the promotion that Edwards would be signed by the Seattle Seahawks to fill the void left by Chris Clemons. The Seahawks ended up a former defensive end but it wasn't Edwards. It was Patrick Chukwurah. Patrick Chukwurah? Edwards remains on the card on January 25th.
Ryan Longwell also dusted off his cleats and signed with the Seahawks after the team placed kicker Steven Hauschka on injured reserve because of a calf injury.
Rick Adelman will miss the second straight game due to personal reasons. Assistant Terry Porter will take over bench boss duties for the Wolves against Oklahoma City.
Jack Morris is deserving of the Hall of Fame. Sure, the sneaky righty had down seasons, but his work with Detroit in the mid to late 80's and with the Twins in 1991 can't be ignored. Blackjack came up 40 votes shy of the required percentage needed.
For only the second time in the past four decades no player was voted into the HOF. Not that it is a huge surprise as MLB is coming off the steroid era.
The Hopkins Royals girls basketball team lost Tuesday night to Centennial. We bring this up because losing isn't something that happens in title town. The two-time defending champions had a 68-3 record over the past three seasons heading into their contest against the Cougars. We will likely see a new number one when the polls are released tomorrow.
Reports are that Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love will need surgery on his broken right hand. The Yahoo! Sports report states Love will miss 8 to 10 weeks meaning he will return with a few games left in the regular season.