(Chicago, IL) — Max Kepler walked with the bases loaded in the top of the 13th inning to force in the go-ahead run as the Twins outlasted the White Sox 2-1 in Chicago. Chicago tied it in the bottom of the ninth with a bases loaded walk. Logan Morrison homered for Minnesota in the seventh. Alan Busenitz got the win after Fernando Rodney blew the save. The Twins had lost five of their previous six games.
(Chicago, IL) — The Twins are staying in Chicago as they open up a three-game series with the Cubs tonight at Wrigley Field. Jose Berrios will get the ball for Minnesota. Chicago will counter with Mike Montgomery.
(Philadelphia, PA) — Next up on the NBA offseason schedule for the Timberwolves is the opening of free agency on Sunday. Free agents can start verbally agreeing with new teams Sunday, but deals can not officially be signed until July 6th. The NBA Summer League also tips off on July 6th.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx return to the hardwood tonight at home against the Atlanta Dream. Minnesota is riding a five-game winning streak after beating Seattle 91-79 on Tuesday. The Lynx are fourth in the West at 8-and-6, three games behind the first-place LA Sparks. The Dream are third in the East at 7-and-7.
(Minneapolis, MN) — U.S Bank Stadium will be covered up during the NCAA Final Four next April. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority signed off yesterday on spending just over five-million-dollars to cover the stadium’s roof and glass walls with darkening curtains. The curtains are necessary to ensure consistent lighting for teams playing in the Final Four.
(Omaha, NE) — Oregon State is the champion of college baseball. Freshman Kevin Abel pitched a complete game shutout to lead the Beavers to a 5-0 win over Arkansas in the deciding Game Three of the College World Series in Omaha. It’s the third title in school history. The Razorbacks were shut out for the first time all season.
(Undated) — The Round of 16 is set at the World Cup in Russia. Senegal became the first country ever to be eliminated due to fair play rules on Thursday and did not advance. Teams will get a break today before the knockout stage opens tomorrow when France faces Argentina and Uruguay plays Portugal.