(St. Paul, MN) — Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend begins today. Minnesotans can fish without a license if they take their children 15-years-old or younger with them. The event is designed to get the entire family involved in a commitment to fishing.
(Las Vegas, NV) — The Capitals are Stanley Cup champions for the first time in franchise history. They rallied in the third period for a 4-3 win over the Golden Knights in Game Five of the Stanley Cup Final in Las Vegas. Washington won the best-of-seven series four-games-to-one. Alex Ovechkin received the Conn Smythe Trophy as MVP of the playoffs
(Minneapolis, MN) — Eduardo Escobar belted a two-run homer in the first inning as the Twins trounced the White Sox 7-2 at Target Field. Eddie Rosario added a three-run blast and Ehire Adrianza had a solo shot for the Twins, who earned a split of the four-game set. Jose Berrios went the distance, striking out 10 while giving up two runs on six hits as he improved to 7-and-5.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins open up a three-game weekend series with the Angels tonight at Target Field. Lance Lynn will be on the bump for Minnesota. The Halos will counter with right-hander Garrett Richards.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Twins pitcher Trevor May has been activated from the disabled list and is headed for a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A. May hasn’t pitched in nearly 15 months following Tommy John surgery. The Twins moved catcher Jason Castro to the 60-day DL to clear a spot on the 40-man roster.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are off for the weekend. The team will hold a three-day mandatory mini-camp starting Tuesday. The preseason is just over two months away. The Vikes begin the exhibition slate August 11th at Denver.
(Washington, DC) — The Lynx put an end to their four-game losing streak with an 88-80 win over the Mystics in D.C. Sylvia Fowles racked up 21 points and 12 rebounds for Minnesota, which moved to 3-and-5 on the year. The Lynx visit Connecticut tomorrow.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers face Oregon State tonight in the Super Regionals of the NCAA Baseball Tournament. The best-of-three series is in Corvallis. The winner advances to the College World Series in Omaha.