Acquiring Rose is a bad idea for Minnesota

The Minnesota Timberwolves need to add defensive prowess and efficient 3-point shooting to their roster this summer. Naturally, one of the first free agents they’ve been linked to is a poor defensive player who cannot shoot threes. ESPN’s Ian Begley reported in May the Timberwolves “view Derrick Rose as a potential free-agent target this summer.” Earlier this month Begley reported

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Premier League Week One Storylines

Another season has started in the always entertaining, rarely predictable, often wacky Premier League. The College Tailgate will be here every step of the way to guide you through the twists and turns of English football and keep you updated on the never-ending list of stories it provides. Here we go with week one.   New Managers at Big Clubs

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Boston Celtics on the verge

One of the leading sub-plots during the summer of Kevin Durant’s OKC departure was the Boston Celtics continuing their rise up the ladder of contenders. Lost in the chaos is the answer to this question: Where do Brad Stevens’ C’s go from here? The 2015-16 Boston Celtics won 48 games in their third season of the Brad Stevens-era rebuild. Celtics fans

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Why the Timberwolves should not trade for Jimmy Butler

The Minnesota Timberwolves are willing to part with the number five pick in the 2016 NBA Draft in hopes of acquiring Jimmy Butler, according to a Monday report by ESPN. Butler just completed his fifth season in the NBA, earning his second all-star selection and a spot on the league’s All-Defensive Second team. The 26-year-old is one of the best

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Roundtable April 27th

Who looked the best in round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs? Peter Fiorentino: Blues. I don’t care if it went 7, it shows a tremendous amount of heart to beat the Hawks, and Brian Elliot looked really good. Jamey Schilling: The Pittsburgh Penguins. Even without their starting goalie the Pens looked like a team a dangerous team. Any one who

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Roundtable – April 7th

Monday night’s NCAA championship game was objectively one of the most entertaining ever. Was it the best NCAA Championship game of all time? Kellan Buddy: I’d say definitely the best in the 21st century; certainly in our lifetime. Nobody thought that Jenkins would hit that three after Paige nailed it. To be honest, I feel bad for Marcus Paige; hope his

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TCT Roundtable February 25th

Another week of sports means another week of questions for The College Tailgate staff. Have a question you want answered? Email us: thecollegetailgate@gmail.com.   NBA: The race to make the playoffs in the Western Conference is getting tight as four teams compete for three spots. Amongst Portland, Dallas, Utah and Houston, who is most likely to miss out and who

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15 Minute Football

Off the Woodwork’s Michael Beiermeister and Grant Becker break down a big weekend in the Premier League. They discuss what happened in the first four UCL Round of 16 matchups and preview the next four. They also answer a big question: If you have to sell one of Messi, Neymar or Suarez, who is it? Off the Woodwork’s Michael Beiermeister

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Below the Rim

Grant Becker, Michael Gilbert and Connor Basch discuss the rise of the Blazers, the Joe Johnson “sweepstakes,” and the Pelicans. They also buy and sell stocks of Eastern Conference playoff teams and play NBA “Would You Rather?” Ryan Patterson and Grant Becker discuss all star weekend and break down what happened at the trade deadline. They also answer three big

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