The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Twins have postponed games scheduled for Monday evening in the wake of Sunday's police-involved shooting of Daunte Wright.
Rodriguez and Marc Lore, an e-commerce billionaire, intend to keep the team in Minnesota, the current owner said.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are following the Twins' lead -- their game against the Brooklyn Nets will also be postponed, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Minnesota Twins will NOT be taking the field Monday afternoon -- the team has
The Minnesota Twins postponed their game against the Boston Red Sox at Target Field because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man and the potential for unrest in the area. | Stacy Bengs/AP
Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce mogul Marc Lore signed a letter of intent Saturday to buy the Timberwolves and keep the NBA franchise in Minnesota, owner Glen Taylor said. The agreement, which also includes the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx, opens a 30-day window for negotiations to be finalized.
The former MVP shortstop will join billionaire Marc Lore as they fully take over operations of the T-Wolves in 2023.
Both teams had postponed their games on Monday following the fatal shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center on Sunday afternoon.
The NBA has postponed the Minnesota Timberwolves game against the Brooklyn Nets following the police-involved shooting of Minnesotan Daunte Wright.
The NBA has postponed Monday’s Brooklyn Nets-Minnesota Timberwolves game in the wake of the fatal shooting on Sunday of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old African-American man, in Brooklyn Center, Minn.
One of baseball's greatest players and a retail leader are teaming up on a bid for a professional sports team.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Timberwolves postpone game vs. Nets, join Twins, Wild in calling off events because of fatal police shooting.
The Minnesota Twins postponed their game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday because of safety concerns after the fatal police shooting of a Black man and the potential for unrest in the area. The NHL’s Minnesota Wild and NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves also postponed their games scheduled for Monday night.