Upper Midwest Sports Headlines for Thursday, Dec. 7th:
Here is the latest Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota sports news from The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the sliding Los Angeles Clippers 113-107. Jimmy Butler and Jeff Teague each scored 19 points for the Timberwolves (15-11), who placed six players in double figures. Andrew Wiggins and Taj Gibson had 16 apiece, and Jamal Crawford finished with 11 points.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had a critical role to fill on their defense this season following the departure of nickel cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. Mackensie Alexander was a second-round draft pick with the potential to step up. Terence Newman was back for a 15th season in the league. Newman is always a trustworthy option even if his skills are more limited at age 39. There were no guarantees of a seamless transition. But the Vikings’ pass defense has been as stout as ever.
UNDATED (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment by an assistant for his sports marketing firm, according to a lawsuit filed in California. The civil lawsuit was filed in Orange County Superior Court. According to court documents, Wendy Haskell alleges Moon made “unwanted and unsolicited” sexual advances as part of her role as Moon’s assistant working for Sports 1 Marketing
PRIOR LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Ellie Goulding and DJ Kygo have been announced as the latest acts to perform in Minnesota during a star-studded Super Bowl week. The Grammy-nominated Goulding and Norwegian electronic dance music artist Kygo will headline at Club Nomadic at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel on Friday, Feb. 2.
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