February 4, 2012 |
The last time Nevada Republicans caucused in a presidential contest, they delivered a stunning second-place finish to Texas Rep. Ron Paul, the libertarian-minded candidate who had been largely written off, averaging last place in polls leading up to caucus day. The lesson was that Paul may not appeal to a broad base of voters, but the people who like him can be counted on to turn up and disproportionately represent themselves at caucus events, which...
April 8, 2012 |
C.J. Wilson's earned-run average in the warmth of Arizona and Dodger Stadium was 1.11 as the Angels' $77.5-million left-handed addition to the pitching rotation cruised to a 4-0 exhibition record. Tough, however, to simulate pitching in an icebox there. Now, Orange County's Wilson makes his regular-season debut in the frigid conditions of early spring in Minnesota, where he'll oppose the Twins' Nick Blackburn Monday at Target Field. “Nothing you can do, just adjust,” Wilson said.
October 25, 2012
TAMPA BAY (2-4) AT MINNESOTA (5-2) TV: NFL Network, 5:15 p.m. Line: Vikings by 6. Over/Under: 42. Sam Farmer's pick: The Vikings are looking to go 5-0 at home, and the Buccaneers have lost nine in a row on the road. Adrian Peterson will still get his yards against a tough run defense. Vikings 24, Buccaneers 17.
April 11, 2012 |
When: 5 PDT. Where: Target Center. On the air: TV: FS West; Radio 980, 1220. Records: Clippers 35-23, Timberwolves 25-34. Record vs. Timberwolves: 0-3. Update: The Clippers know who their nemesis is this season, and it is the Timberwolves, a team the Clippers haven't beaten all season. Both teams played Wednesday, the Clippers winning at Oklahoma City and the Timberwolves losing at Denver.