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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Adelman’s path to 1,000 career coaching victories didn’t begin when he was thrust into the interim head coaching job with the Portland Trail Blazers in 1989. It started on a snowy night in Denver some 30 years ago, a few hours after the Blazers lost to the Nuggets. Adelman was an assistant under Jack Ramsay then, and the championship-winning head coach was distraught after watching his team drop the game.
EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will start their final season at the Metrodome at home, against Houston in an exhibition game the weekend of Aug. 8-10. The NFL announced the preseason schedule on Thursday, but most exact dates and times haven’t been set. The Vikings will play at Buffalo the weekend of Aug. 15-17 and at San Francisco on Aug. 25 before hosting Tennessee on either Aug. 29 or 30. The San Francisco game will be televised nationally by NBC. The regular season schedule will be released later this month.
Walgreen Co. has stretched the reach of its drugstore clinics beyond treating ankle sprains and sinus infections to handling chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure. By...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who became the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and,...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting a pinch on some local law enforcement departments. By MICHAEL VIRTANEN Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of Best Buy jumped on Thursday after it announced plans to create store-within-store kiosks for Samsung products - a vote of confidence from a major...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines similar to the ones used by the man who gunned down 20 child and six educators in the massacre.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers for opponents of Minnesota's wolf hunt argue the state didn't adequately consider public concerns before the first managed hunt was established. The state Court of Appeals is hearing arguments from two wolf advocacy groups that say the Department of Natural Resources violated its own rules last year when it failed to hold public hearings on the proposed hunt.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose to a four-month high last week, although the increase partly reflects seasonal distortions around the spring holidays. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jamie Dixon hired Mike Rice as an assistant at Pittsburgh in 2006, drawn by Rice's passion and ability to get into the living room of a prized recruit and close the deal. By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer