Jimmy Butler plans to travel with Timberwolves to play Warriors on Friday

Jimmy Butler plans to travel with Timberwolves to play Warriors on Friday

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler said he won’t play in Wednesday’s game against Utah “because my body is hurting,” but added that he intends to join the team for Friday’s game against Golden State. Butler told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols on Wednesday that he doesn’t want any soreness from playing in games after missing training camp to escalate into an injury. “Because my body is hurting and I don’t want to go out there and risk…

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Baker Mayfield believes Lincoln Riley’s style would fly in the NFL: ‘He gets his guys to believe in him’

Baker Mayfield believes Lincoln Riley’s style would fly in the NFL: ‘He gets his guys to believe in him’

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Baker Mayfield remains extremely close to Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley and has told cleveland.com they’ll be friends for life. But he was noncommittal Wednesday when asked if he’ll lobby for him to be the next coach of the Browns. “I love Linc, but we have what we have,’’ said Mayfield. “He’s doing his thing and I’m doing mine. Not worried about that. Coach (Gregg) Williams is our head guy now, Freddie (Kitchens)…

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Naidu-Rahul talks may fortify anti-BJP alliance

Naidu-Rahul talks may fortify anti-BJP alliance

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s decision to meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Thursday was taken at a meeting of Ministers available in Amaravati and senior party leaders over lunch on Wednesday. One Minister was stated to be sceptical about going with the Congress but Mr. Naidu had overruled him. It would be the first time Mr. Naidu is holding a direct dialogue with Mr. Gandhi, though they greeted each…

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Want Location, Identity Of Those Spreading Fake News, Centre To WhatsApp

Want Location, Identity Of Those Spreading Fake News, Centre To WhatsApp

WhatsApp has been under pressure to put in place a mechanism to curb fake messages on its platform. New Delhi:  Continuing with its firm stance on traceability, the government Wednesday stated that it has not sought decryption of WhatsApp messages but instead wants the location and identity of those misusing the platform to spread fake news that provokes violence. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who met WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels, also asserted that the…

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