(Minneapolis, MN) — A former Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player who was paralyzed in a 2011 game is reporting movement in his toes. Jack Jablonski posted a video yesterday showing him slightly moving his toes. Jablonski has previously reported feeling pain and other sensations in the lower part of his body. The video of the 22-year-old was taken while he was on his family’s deck in Minneapolis on Independence Day. Jablonski is a senior at the University of Southern California.
(Fargo, ND) — North Dakota State is not only continuing its athletic success, but its teams continue to strive in the classroom. The Bison had all 14 teams record a GPA above 3.0 for the first time in school history. Twenty-two percent of student-athletes finished with a 4.0 GPA.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Jose Berrios allowed one run over seven innings in the Twins’ 3-1 victory over the Royals at Target Field. Joe Mauer had three hits, drove in a run and scored a run for Minnesota. Eduardo Escobar also had three hits and a run-producing single for the Twins, who won their fifth straight. The Twins and Royals continue their three-game series tonight at Target Field. Aaron Slegers will get the start for Minnesota. KC will counter with veteran Ian Kennedy.
(Los Angeles, CA) — LeBron James is officially a Los Angeles Laker. James signed his contract that will pay him $153.3-million over the next four seasons. Klutch Sports Group tweeted out a picture with Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, LeBron and his agent Rich Paul with the contract on Monday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves are bringing back big man Anthony Tolliver. He officially signed an undisclosed contract with the Wolves yesterday. Tolliver spent last season with Detroit, and averaged 8.9 points in 79 games last season. The 33-year-old played with the T’wolves for two seasons from 2010 through 2012.
(Las Vegas, NV) — Keita Bates-Diop and Josh Okogie scored 11 points apiece as the Timberwolves knocked off the Nets 78-69 in Las Vegas Summer League action. Jared Terrell tallied 13 points for Minnesota, which finished 2-and-1 in preliminary round play. The Wolves will now be seeded in a tournament, which begins tomorrow.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are headed to Indiana to face the Fever tomorrow. Minnesota is coming off a 77-63 loss at Chicago on Saturday. The Lynx sit at 11-and-8 on the season.