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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - April 16: Ricky Rubio #9 of the Minnesota Timberwolves drives to the basket against the Utah Jazz on April 16, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With dust finally settled after the blockbuster Kevin Love trade that changed the face of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the franchise has one big move still to address before the start of the season.


Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) and teammate Sidney Crosby (87) wait during a time out in the third period of game 1of a second-round NHL playoff hockey series against the New York Rangers in Pittsburgh Friday, May 2, 2014. The Rangers won in overtime, 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh Penguins forwards Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will be held out of the start of training camp as a precaution with what the team described as minor injuries. First-year coach Mike Johnston said both players were injured in the lead-up to camp, which begins Friday. Johnston added Crosby's issue is not related to a wrist injury that hindered him late last season and into the Stanley Cup playoffs.


Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington escorts his wife Gerry, left, away after Washington made a statement at a news conference, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Thursday that he is embarrassed for breaking the trust of his wife of 42 years, offering some insight but few details for his sudden resignation two weeks ago.


Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) celebrates his touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone. Hester set an NFL record with his 20th return for a touchdown, Ryan threw for 286 yards and three TDs, and Jones hauled in nine passes for 161 yards and a couple of scores to lead the Falcons past the hapless Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 56-14 on Thursday night.


Auburn wide receiver Ricardo Louis (5) and wide receiver D'haquille Williams (1) celebrate after Louis scored a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Gus Malzahn squeezed into the ramshackle shed used for postgame news conferences at Kansas State, gripped both sides of the makeshift podium and exhaled deeply. Fifth-ranked Auburn had just squeezed out a 20-14 victory over the No. 20 Wildcats, and its coach was asked whether it was the kind of nip-and-tuck nonconference game that he likes to play. ''You do.'' Aubun's vaunted ground game held in check all night, the Tigers finally pulled away when they went to the air. Nick Marshall threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns, and Auburn forced a trio of turnovers while capitalizing on three missed field goals by the Wildcats.


Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts while speaking to members of the media during a press conference in Durham, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Mike Krzyzewski says his side job as coach of U.S. Krzyzewski met with media in Durham Thursday for the first time since leading the Americans to the gold medal at the Basketball World Cup in Spain. He acknowledged he and Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, his assistant with the U.S. Without being asked, he also took exception to critical comments about a photograph of him visiting Paul George in a hospital after the Indiana Pacers star suffered a gruesome compound fracture of his right leg during a U.S.

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