(Detroit, MI) — The Twins open up a six-game road trip tonight in Detroit with the first of three against the Tigers. Minnesota will visit Cleveland this weekend. Jake Odorizzi will get the start tonight for the Twins. The Tigers will counter with left-hander Blaine Hardy.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings begin mandatory mini-camp today. The three-day camp will run through Thursday. The preseason is less than two months away. The Vikes begin the exhibition slate August 11th at Denver.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are off the hardwood until Saturday when the New York Liberty come to town. Minnesota is coming off a 1-and-2 road trip that has them at just 3-and-6 on the season.
(Singapore) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is in Singapore in a show of support for the summit between the U.S. and North Korea. Rodman didn’t participate in the talks between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Rodman has met with Kim in North Korea several times. He was also a contestant on Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice.”
(Detroit, MI) — The Pistons have landed on their replacement for Stan Van Gundy. Detroit announce Dwane Casey will be the organization’s next head coach. ESPN reports he will received a five-year contract. Casey is coming off a 59-win season with the Raptors, but was fired after they were swept out of the playoffs by the Cavaliers in the second round. He reached the postseason five times in seven seasons with Toronto.