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  1. W2W4: These Wolves are no longer pups

    Jeff Caplan

    After stringing together a few wins after the Dallas Mavericks stumbled to a 1-4 start following an embarrassing 15-love skunking to end their New Year's Day loss at Minnesota, Jason Terry had this to say: "The loss to Minnesota was our wake-up call...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  2. Kevin Love suspended, but back for Mavs

    Jeff Caplan

    Minnesota Timberwolves forward and Dallas Mavericks tormentor Kevin Love was suspended for two games today by the league office for stepping on Rockets forward Luis Scola as he lay on the floor during Saturday's Wolves win. That takes Love, averag...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  3. W2W4: Mavs' D looks to get it back together

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS --In their seven home games prior to Wednesday's 15-point loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Dallas Mavericks allowed an average of just 80.1 points a game. And then Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love paced the T'Wolves to 105 points, dropping...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  4. After 3: Timberwolves 78, Mavs 72

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavs' franchise record of 15 consecutive games holding their opponent under 100 points in serious jeopardy. The Wolves got 99 in their last meeting are 22 away tonight and lead by six entering the fourth quarter. Minnesota used an 8-...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  5. W2W4: Love and Rubio make Wolves tough

    Jeff Caplan

    Only the 0-3 record screams Minnesota Timberwolves. But, ask the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat how easy it was pull a victory from the teeth of these new and improved Wolves. Rick Adelman has a a young, talented and intriguing cast to mold,...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  6. J.J. Barea's job a big one with T'Wolves

    Jeff Caplan

    Ricky Rubio meet J.J. Barea, and take good notes. Learn about heart, sweat and guts. Learn how to deal with adversity in the no-mercy NBA. Learn how to overcome. Learn how to be a winner. Why else do you think the Minnesota Timberwolves outbid ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  7. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 108, T-Wolves 105

    Jeff Caplan

    How it happened: Playing without center Tyson Chandler for a third consecutive game (sprained right ankle) and without Dirk Nowitzki for large chunks of the second and third quarters (foul trouble), the Dallas Mavericks wobbled and bobbled, but in th...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  8. Board work makes easy work of Wolves

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Tyson Chandler has this habit of sometimes perceiving his energy and level of play as unacceptably low, and then taking that annoyance out on his opponent. Latest example: Wednesday night, third quarter, Minnesota Timberwolves at Dallas ...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  9. Rapid Reaction: Mavs 100, T-Wolves 86

    Jeff Caplan

    How it happened: Despite shooting just 36 percent in the first quarter, the Dallas Mavericks (14-4) led the woeful Minnesota Timberwolves by nine points. The lead increased to as many as 16 in the second quarter, and really that was about all she wro...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  10. Mavs leaving no doubt in rout of Wolves

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Tyson Chandler had 14 of his 18 reounds in the third quarter. Shawn Marion hit his second 3-pointer of the game -- his first game with two since 2008 -- in the quarter. Brian Cardinal hit two of his own 3-pointers in the third quarter as Da...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  11. At the half: Mavs lead Wolves by 12

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The good news from a Mavericks perspective is the home team is maintaining a double-digit lead against a bad team. The bad news is when the lead hit 16 in the second quarter, instead of it going to 20, the Timberwolves nibbled it back to 12...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  12. Will Mavs get caught in a T-Wolves trap?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The phrase "trap game" is part of the sports lexicon for a reason. It happens. Take Team A. Team A is playing very well of late, say, riding a six-game win streak. On the horizon still two days away is a big road game at Team C, which...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  13. TCU stays No. 3, but Boise State closes in

    Jeff Caplan

    The TCU Horned Frogs remained No. 3 in the latest BCS rankings released Sunday evening. After a bye week, they'll finish up the regular season Saturday at woeful New Mexico. It could also be the week that No. 4 Boise State (10-0), which made up gr...

    Blog | November 21, 2010
  14. Nervous 24 hours await No. 3 Frogs

    Jeff Caplan

    TCU coach Gary Patterson preaches winning by one. In theory, that's great. But this is the unapologetic BCS, and now the third-ranked Frogs must wait anxiously to see if a five-point win over the unranked San Diego State Aztecs -- 40-35 after leading...

    Blog | November 13, 2010
  15. TCU wants door to hit BYU on way out

    Jeff Caplan

    Well, well, well, look who's coming to town. The independent-bound BYU Cougars will visit Fort Worth on Saturday afternoon to face the No. 4 TCU Horned Frogs for the last time in maybe, well, forever. And if intense Horned Frogs coach Gary Patters...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  16. Frogs will have eyes on K-State tonight

    Jeff Caplan

    The No. 5 TCU Horned Frogs will become big backers of the undefeated, yet still unranked Kansas State Wildcats (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) when they take on the No. 7 Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-0, 0-0) in Manhattan, Kan., on ESPN. Meanwhile, the Frogs (5-0) be...

    Blog | October 07, 2010